All posts tagged "movie review"

  • ‘Beauty and the Beast’ stuns as live-action remake

    By Briana Williams– Admittedly, I was nervous to see the new “Beauty and the Beast” recreation in theaters. While I loved the original animation film, I’ve seen too many remakes embarrass the originals. But this live-action take...

    • Posted March 21, 2017
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  • ‘La La Land’ captivates audiences in theaters

    By Brooke Moody– “La La Land” graced U.S. theaters back in December and has since won a record seven Golden Globes and received 14 Oscar nominations. The film warrants the praise surrounding it, even though it flew...

    • Posted February 3, 2017
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    ‘Fantastic Beasts’ stuns muggles everywhere

    By Peyton Schmidt– Earning an 87% audience approval rate on Rotten Tomatoes, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is a magical movie that will have audiences dazzled from start to finish. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to...

    • Posted November 19, 2016
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    Madea returns for a predictable Halloween movie

    By Jeff Milby– Regardless of how you feel about Tyler Perry, there’s no denying he has been incredibly successful in creating a niche for himself in Hollywood. “Boo! A Madea Halloween” is Perry’s latest in a long...

    • Posted November 3, 2016
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    New “Ouija” horrifies more than its prequel

    By Silvana Hill– Directed by Mike Flanagan, the first “Ouija” film was released in 2014. The movie was a box office success, despite its mixed reviews, and immediately sparked interest in the thin, wooden board. So much so,...

    • Posted October 23, 2016
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  • Review: ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ is an intriguing adaptation

    By Esther Lee– The proverb, “Every cloud has a silver lining,” means that in any bad situation, there is some good that comes out of it. Silver Linings Playbook was a well crafted movie about two people...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • Review: ‘House at the End of the Street’

    By Rebecca Timberlake– Coming off the success of “The Hunger Games”, Jennifer Lawrence has been acquiring roles very different from that of Katniss Everdeen in an attempt to avoid typecasting. “House at the End of the Street”,...

    • Posted October 16, 2012
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  • Review: ‘Hit and Run’ hits the mark

    By Rebecca Timberlake– Big budget movies loaded with CGI and special effects are typically the top earners at the box office. In fact, it seems if it isn’t a sequel or an over the top 3D film,...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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  • LGBT Film Festival: a colorful, moving showcase

    By Lara Kinne– The Floyd Theater was in rainbows last weekend as Louisville’s LGBT Film Festival returned to campus in its second consecutive year. Presented by the Kentucky Fairness Alliance, thirty-seven film entries were showcased over the...

    • Posted August 22, 2012
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  • ‘Hugo’ reveals the magic of cinema

    By Samuel Dent– It is unlikely that “Hugo” will go down as one of famed director Martin Scorsese’s most renowned or ambitious works. With an illustrious Hollywood filmography that includes items such as “Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull”...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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