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"Midway” between heartwarming and longing for more

By Shruti Chauhan | Nov. 17, 2019, 2:39 p.m. | In Movies »

Set on the Pacific Coast, "Midway" focuses on the World War II interactions between the United States and Japan.


"Last Christmas" is a holiday gift for all

By Vivian Li | Nov. 11, 2019, 3:37 p.m. | In Movies »

For rom-com fanatics, this holiday movie deserves a spot on the bucket list


Viewers will wish that "47 Meters Down" hadn't been "Uncaged"

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Aug. 20, 2019, 8:55 p.m. | In Movies »

Complete with clichéd dialogue, poorly-developed characters and a predictable plot, "47 Meters Down: Uncaged" is exactly what one would expect from a shark movie.


"The Art of Racing in the Rain" is a shower of boredom

By Vivian Li | Aug. 13, 2019, 9:50 a.m. | In Movies »

The movie's narration by a dog falls short of successful


Hobbs and Shaw prove to be both fast and furious

By Shruti Chauhan | Aug. 12, 2019, 7:26 p.m. | In Movies »

Step aside, Bonnie and Clyde… there’s a new dynamic duo in town. Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) prove that there is no situation they cannot get out of in “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw.”


"Brian Banks" is worth the bank

By Billy Scott | Aug. 12, 2019, 1:25 p.m. | In Movies »

Tom Shadyac's directing causes a rollercoaster of emotions


“Once Upon a Time…” in Tarantino’s childhood

By Mercedes Pierce | July 30, 2019, 9:36 a.m. | In Movies »

The classic Tarantino movie’s nuanced nostalgia may be lost on some


The Lion (Rema)King

By Yuri Kim | July 22, 2019, 8:36 p.m. | In Movies »

Disney’s latest live-action movie depicts realistic animals for an unrealistic direction


Yesterday will be forgotten tomorrow

By Joy Xu | July 20, 2019, 12:46 p.m. | In Movies »

Thousands of teenage girls have dreamed about being a part of The Beatles since the group’s inception in 1960. Yesterday certainly tries to fulfill that fantasy on the big screen.


Spider-Man: Far From Home(coming)

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | July 11, 2019, 12:25 a.m. | In Movies »

The latest Marvel film is a shaky kickoff to a new era


Men in Black: International is where humor comes to die

By Boaz Yoo | June 22, 2019, 12:10 p.m. | In Movies »

"The universe has a way of leading you to where you are supposed to be at the moment you are supposed to be there," Agent T (Liam Neeson) says knowingly. But Men in Black (MIB): International is far from where audiences should be as they peruse the wide selection of films at the nearest theatre.


"Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald" brings magic to the theatres

By Alex Russ | Dec. 1, 2018, 10:07 p.m. | In Movies »

After a two-year wait the sequel to "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" has finally arrived


First Man: The "first" good movie about Armstrong in a while

By Jasmine Ali | Dec. 1, 2018, 9:15 p.m. | In Movies »

Damien Chazelle combines both human and thematic elements of the race to space


How The Grinch stole my heart

By Absa Fall | Dec. 1, 2018, 6:31 p.m. | In Movies »

A sweet Christmas movie filled with messages of harmony


The House with a Clock in its Walls is right on time for Halloween

By Sophia Lucarelli | Sept. 29, 2018, 7:20 p.m. | In Movies »

This season brings a perfect movie for families looking for a fun holiday scare


Mission: Impossible - Fallout climbs to towering new heights

By Emmy Song | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:42 p.m. | In Movies »

The series' sixth installment does the impossible: surpassing all of its predecessors


Hotel Transylvania 3 in two words: "frankly unremarkable"

By Jasmine Ali | Sept. 3, 2018, 9:37 p.m. | In Movies »

Hotel Transylvania 3 brings audience a contrived plot with dull animation


Ant Man and the Wasp shrinks away from the success of its predecessor

By Sam Kulp | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:18 p.m. | In Movies »

The latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe does not live up to the hype.


A Meg(a) Disappointment

By Shifra Dayak | Sept. 3, 2018, 8:08 p.m. | In Movies »

The flick is too predictable and cliched to hold audiences' attention


"Incredibles (makes a heroic return) 2" theatres

By Alex Russ | June 26, 2018, 8:59 p.m. | In Movies »

After 14 years, our favorite childhood heroes, The Incredibles, are back


A quiet place, a loud theater

By Tiara Oldfield | April 26, 2018, 7:38 p.m. | In Movies »

If you're looking for the typical paranormal, blood-gushing horror movie, A Quiet Place would be a waste of your time. A Quiet Place is a horror film in a class of its own.


Ready Player One is a nice trip back to the 80s

By Nene Narh-Mensah | April 23, 2018, 1:12 p.m. | In Movies »

Based on the bestselling novel written by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One directed by Steven Spielberg, is set in the year 2045 in Oklahoma City, an industrial shell of a city. To escape their current situation, residents spend most of their time in the OASIS, a Virtual Reality simulator


I, Tonya strikes gold

By Oreet Zimand | Jan. 9, 2018, 10:10 a.m. | In Movies »

Nobody has thought about Tonya Harding in a while, which is not at all surprising. The scandal involving her and rival, Nancy Kerrigan, that captured national attention happened almost a quarter century ago. However, with the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, just around the corner it seems fitting to revisit the story of the embattled ex-figure skater. I, Tonya does exactly that, telling of the life and times of Tonya Harding entirely from her perspective for the first time.


"Coco" brings vibrant color and life to the land of the dead

By Mahnaz Habib | Dec. 11, 2017, 1:43 p.m. | In Movies »

Pixar and Disney have taken us into outer space with "WALL-E", inside our mind with "Inside Out", and under the ocean with "Finding Dory," but "Coco" enters into a world that we've never seen before.


Screenagers doesn't keep audience engaged

By Oreet Zimand | Dec. 1, 2017, 8:11 a.m. | In Movies »

We've all heard it before. A parent thinks you're spending too much time with screens and launches into the same tired tirade: "nobody had a computer when I grew up" or "back in my day we used to make friends waiting around at a payphone."

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