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In ‘First Man,’ Triumph for White Male Dreams

When you only care about the First Man, it seems, there’s no room for anyone else.

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Ike Barinholtz Talks Family Life in Trump’s America

With midterm elections on the horizon and the increasing political unrest in the country dominating daily headlines, Ike Barinholtz’s film directorial debut, “The Oath,” hits a little too close to home.

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‘Beautiful Boy’ A Startlingly Clear Picture of Addiction

In the end, “Beautiful Boy”  is more horror than Hollywood, and takes no artistic shortcuts to portray addiction honestly: as incurable, unpredictable, corrosive, and dangerous.

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The Cast of ‘Mid90s’ Discuss Their Journey, On and Off-Screen

The cast of “Mid90s” focused much more on being real and honest with their responses than being dryly serious and professional.

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‘Little Woods’: The Female-Led Neo-Western We Didn’t Know We Needed

DaCosta navigates precisely, quietly, starkly, resulting in a small neo-Western that builds without judgment of its characters or the society that has condemned them to their fate.

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Stand Up for Stand-up — and Honesty — in ‘All About Nina’

In this film, the comedy’s most telling moments aren’t funny.

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A Heartfelt Story About ‘Family’

“Family” is an endearing, fun-to-watch, and occasionally cheesy story about the importance of family.

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‘The Oath’ Is Enjoyable, For a Two-Hour SNL Skit

The Oath” falls short in the way in unconvincingly tries to inspire a politically moving reaction in its audience.

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‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is a Good Time at the Movies

Since direction of the plot is unexpected, the film is never dull, as simple moments can have large consequences and effects. Near the middle of the film, as two characters have a tense discussion in a car with one pointing a pistol at the other, we are never entirely sure whether or not that pistol will go off and, if it does, who will be on the receiving end of the bullet.

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From Harvard Heavyweight Crew to the Boston Film Festival

Devin Adair '86 compares her experience in the male-dominated sport to her experience trying to break into the film industry post-Harvard.

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In ‘A Star is Born,’ Lady Gaga Peels Away the Poker Face

"A Star Is Born" can feel like it’s waffling between real female empowerment and its elusive approximation.

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‘Colette’ Brings Feminist Levity to Belle Epoque France

“Colette” is less a period piece and more a seductive and cheerful romp through one woman’s dramatic actualization of her physical and intellectual autonomy.

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‘Smallfoot’ Leaves a Big Impact

“Smallfoot” stands out with its mature commentary on the importance of questioning what is presented as repetition, a salient topic for both children and adults in this age of political cover-ups and sensational media.

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Bohemian Rhapsody Premier

Stars of the new movie Bohemian Rhapsody Rami Malek, Gwilym Lee and Joseph Mazzello arrive at the Boston premier of the movie on October 1st at AMC Boston Common which attracted many area college students.

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‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Sparks Debate

The message of "Fahrenheit 11/9" is clear: Get up, get angry, and get involved, because it’s not too late.

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