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‘Captain Marvel’ Is About a Woman. That’s Not the Point.

Idealizing "Captain Marvel" as an answer to a long-standing feminist question feels incorrect, but so does disparaging it as inconsequential.

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Inside the Film Library

The Film Studies Library is part of the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies and is located on the fourth floor of Sever Hall.

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Yearning for a Revolution in ‘Infinite Football’

Porumboiu brings a unique insight to the documentary in drawing visual parallels between Ginghina’s ambitions and the future of Romanian modernization.

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A Conversation with Park Chan-wook at the Harvard Film Archive

Acclaimed South Korean writer and director Park Chan-wook visited the Harvard Film Archives to discuss the influences of his signature filmmaking style.

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What's New on Netflix: March 2019

Here are three particularly welcome additions — oldies but goodies — and two notable mentions coming to Netflix this month.

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The Lasting Impact of Yalitza Aparicio, Star of ‘Roma’

Aparicio, a former educator in her town of Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, did not even aspire to become an actress, yet the work she has done is nothing short of momentous for the indigenous people of Mexico.

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Netflix’s ‘Paris Is Us’ Takes You Down the Rabbit Hole

However stunning the film’s cinematography, Vogler severely dilutes it with a mélange of incomprehensible monologues.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ A Satisfying Finish to the Trilogy

Almost a decade and two movies later, a new player comes into the picture — a romantic interest for Toothless.

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‘Greta’: Just When Horror Movies Were Starting to Get Good Again…

A screenplay can make or break the film, and in this case, it turns "Greta" into a borderline-comedic dumpster fire.

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‘Little raisiny eggs’: Celebrating Womanhood in ‘The Breaker-Upperers’

The film’s big selling point is its particular brand of humor: The self-deprecation is all part of the fun.

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‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Is a Tour-de-Farce of Your Favorite Rom-Com Clichés

Improbable meet-cutes, pointless flash mobs, and spontaneous, somehow perfectly choreographed karaoke scenes are some of the enshrined elements of romantic comedies that have long deserved an affectionate parody.

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An Oscars Preview: A Ticking Catastrophe

This year, the Academy has found a way to turn the awards ceremony into a shipwreck before it has even set sail.

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Oscar-Nominated Animated Shorts Merit Primetime Viewing

Ranging in tone from absurdist allegorical comedy to deeply felt portraits of family and illness, the animated shorts selected by the Academy this year are a true testament to the creative largesse of the medium.

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'Roma' A Remarkably Beautiful Masterpiece

"Roma" is a poignant experience that will be imprinted in one’s memory for years to come.

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‘Dear Ex’ Navigates Grief In a Complex Love Story

Just like its characters, “Dear Ex” is imperfect, yet emotionally gripping, as it presents broken individuals seeking resolution for their messy and interwoven pasts.

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