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‘Becoming’ is a superficial look into Michelle Obama’s charming presence

“Becoming” opens similarly to the memoir of the same name — with former first lady Michelle Obama walking around her home. However, where the book is an intimate look into Obama’s life before and...

Surprisingly sophisticated, ‘The Invisible Man’ offers a nuanced take on surviving an abusive relationship

Courtesy of Universal Pictures 2017 was a big year for Universal Pictures. On May 22, the studio unveiled their answer to the incredibly popular Marvel Cinematic Universe: a...

‘Superman: Red Son’ offers a remarkably complex analysis of an iconic hero

In comics, stories that re-imagine heroes in entirely new situations are commonplace. Story arcs from both Marvel and DC have explored what it would be like if their heroes were to embrace...

The charming romance in ‘All the Bright Places’ fails to make up for its...

Courtesy of Netflix Netflix has been on a teen romance streak as of late. Following closely behind “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before: P.S. I Still Love...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ misses the iconic nostalgic charm of the ‘90s

Courtesy of Paramount Pictures The blue hedgehog zooms onto the silver screen with his first feature length film. Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” has finally arrived in theaters for...

‘P.S. I Still Love You’ adds a love triangle to the fairytale ending

Courtesy of Netflix “P.S. I Still Love You” is the much anticipated sequel to “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” the 2018 adaptation based on the novel...

‘Birds of Prey’ perfectly captures the colorful mayhem of Harley Quinn

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Following a series of critical flops with “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Suicide Squad,” DC and Warner Bros have...

‘The Grudge’ is another horrifying Hollywood remake

“The Grudge” is out … again. This new adaptation of Takashi Shimizu’s “Ju-On: The Grudge,” written and directed by Nicolas Pesces, creator of “The Eyes of My Mother” and “Piercing,” tries to give a...

Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’ is a striking, star-studded adaptation of the 19th century novel

“Little Women” was a highly anticipated release, and rightfully so — it is the seventh adaptation of the 19th century novel of the same name. Featuring a star-studded cast, it's the second film under...

Scorsese delivers on yet another crime classic with ‘The Irishman’

When film fans talk about the best filmmakers of all time, one name is sure to make everyone’s list: Martin Scorsese. Most known for his iconic crime films, it’s been over 10 years since...