Movie Review

“Tick, tick … BOOM!” on Netflix review: An explosion of musical genius

Lin Manuel Miranda’s directing and Andrew Garfield’s acting add to the original musical, creating a beautiful movie experience.

| Senior Engagement Editor

With ‘Shang-Chi,’ Marvel proves they can still make a good movie

The barely-advertised movie is more than the sum of its Marvel-typical parts.

| Managing Editor

Stop animating Black characters as inhuman

Blackness in the media is equated with animalistic behavior and barbarism. The animators’ choice to portray Black characters as less than human, sub-human if you will, reinforces this idea.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘To All The Boys: Always & Forever’ isn’t perfect, but it didn’t need to be

Though the third installment of the Netflix series was not set up for success, it still found ways to shine through.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘Happiest Season’: Fun, gay and bright, but Mackenzie Davis’s character sucks

It’s safe to say that there’s a character who needs a personality transplant, but the film is marvelous and I would recommend it if Mackenzie Davis’s character wasn’t a horrible person.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Thanksgiving movies to enjoy this holiday weekend

As the days wind down before Thanksgiving, members of the Student Life arts and entertainment staff gave their picks for movies to watch as we recharge over the next few days.

Let Him Go: Dark crime, drama, and a hint of poignance

With elements of horror and melodrama, “Let Him Go” is a gripping thriller and blood-curdler more than a tearjerker, although at times it attempts to become one.

Alice Nguyen | Contributing Writer

‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’ provides outrageous comedy and unexpected poignancy 

The film not only succeeds in following up the successor’s hysterical stunts, but also in providing a new lens through which to observe and critique the growing issues in the United States.

Grady Nance | Staff Writer

Try to keep up: ‘Tenet’ is as electrifying as it is perplexing

Though Nolan has toyed with the theory in earlier films, this is his most sincere attempt at time travel, and his knack for delivering a bold and original perspective shines yet again.

Grady Nance | Contributing Writer

Superhero movies need to do better

“The New Mutants” is an example of how superhero movies have lost their touch in recent years, Senior Cadenza Editor Isabella Neubauer argues.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

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