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Dev Patel delivers an incredible performance in “Lion”

Sam Bernstein staff writer Garth Davis, in his feature debut, brought the riveting nonfiction book “A Long Way Home” to life in his Oscar nominated film “Lion”. Dev Patel delivered the best performances of his budding careers in this heart-wrenching tale about a young man destined to find his way back home. “Lion” follows Saroo Brierley, […]

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Television has flipped the script on Hollywood

Isaiah Freedman Sports Editor Before the early 2000s, cinema reigned supreme over television shows. Famous actors would always flock to Hollywood, while TV was relegated to the actors who “couldn’t make it on the big screen”. But ever since shows such as ‘The Sopranos’,‘The Wire’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ became smash-successes quarterbacked by big-time actors in […]

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Highlights previews summer movie slate

Nirav Desai staff writer Students have been treated to an embarassment of riches during the last few Mays. On account of Hollywood, and probably some local parents who work in the industry, what was previously celebrated as the final month of the school year now marks the beginning of the summer movie season. This extended […]

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‘Boyhood’ misses the mark

Celine Rezvani, staff writer  “Boyhood”, the coming-of-age movie of the new millenium directed by Richard Linklater, has received attention and praise this awards season. It was nominated for five Golden Globe awards, winning Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director (Linklater) and Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette). It is nominated for six Academy Awards, including […]

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‘The Theory of Everything’ gives love new meaning

Lolita Gorbacheva, staff writer “The Theory of Everything” was awe-inspiring, majestic, sumptuous and delightful. The film was nominated for five Academy Award nominations, including Best Actor for Eddie Redmayne. A heartwarming yet heartbreaking journey, “The Theory of Everything” paints the beauty of a tragic love story. The film was marked by picturesque cinematography, as well […]

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A Preview of December’s New Releases

Max Stahl, staff writer December 7 “Playing for Keeps” Rated: PG-13 Runtime: 106 min. Genre: Romantic Comedy Director: Gabriele Muccino Starring: Gerard Butler The Premise: A retired soccer player tries to get his life back on track by coaching his son’s soccer team, but he has trouble resisting flirting with the other players’ mothers. As the […]

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