movie review

Dune: The Pros and Cons

“Dune,” released last month, was unquestionably one of the most anticipated movies of 2021. And it was enjoyable — but far from perfect. Here are the upsides and downsides to the three-hour movie.

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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.

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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.

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Why are there so many superhero movies

“Birds of Prey” opens Feb. 6, and in honor of its upcoming theatrical release, here is a definitive ranking of my favorite (and least favorite) superhero movies of the 21st century*.

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Disney+ opens the vault for new generations to enjoy

Streaming is—and for the foreseeable future will be—a large part of our day-to-day lives. While there are a healthy number of streaming giants already in the mix, The Walt Disney Company threw their name in the ring with their own streaming service. Disney+ is all Disney, all the time.

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Spooky films for a spooky good time

When it starts to cool down and the leaves change, the pumpkins and the skeletons come out. The sounds and vibes of Halloween are in the air and there’s no better way to celebrate the spookiest of holidays than with a Halloween movie marathon.

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The weather up here: A tall girl’s opinion on ‘Tall Girl’

When Netflix dropped the trailer for the movie “Tall Girl,” my Facebook notifications jumped, with more than a dozen of my friends alerting me that a movie “for me!” was finally being released.

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What to watch: Essential fall break movie streaming line-up

Who has time to sit down for over an hour and dedicate yourself to a single plot line when you have a midterm, a paper and a lab all due in the next week? So if you’re planning on using your fall break as wisely as I am, here are, in no particular order, the five movies you should queue up each night of fall break.

Orly Einhorn | Contributing Writer

This month at the Tivoli: Movies a short walk from WU

Check these movies that the Tivoli Theatre will show over the course of the next month.

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ wraps up an 11-year journey in the best way possible

The appropriately titled “Avengers: Endgame” brings the 22-movie Marvel Cinematic Universe to a close.
This is a spoiler-free review.

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