Eli Engler

eengler2@binghamton.edu

15 Articles


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"Diary of a Wimpy Kid" animated reboot fails to be memorable

Everyone’s favorite wimpy kid returned to the cinematic world on Dec. 3 with the release of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” exclusively on Disney+. The film succeeds four previous “Wimpy Kid” films...


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"Mission: Impossible" is the best action film franchise

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read about why “Mission: Impossible” is the best action film franchise. This article will self-destruct in seven minutes. Over the last 25...


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Ways to combat seasonal depression this finals season

We may love winter for the beautiful snow, cheery holidays and warm drinks, but one of the worst parts is seasonal affective disorder (SAD), more commonly known as seasonal depression. SAD is...


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A ranking of the live-action "Spider-Man" films

With “Spider-Man: No Way Home” coming out this December, it is the perfect time to look back at and rank the seven live-action, standalone “Spider-Man” films that have been released in the...


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"The Departed" is Martin Scorsese's best film

“Taxi Driver,” “Raging Bull,” “Goodfellas,” “The Wolf of Wall Street” — Martin Scorsese’s legendary filmography as a director is second to none, but which of his films is the best? Opinions on...


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“Red Notice” film worth watching despite low quality

Netflix’s newest original film, “Red Notice,” was released in select theaters on Nov. 5 and then came to Netflix on Nov. 12. The film, written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, has...


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Tom Holland outshines other Spider-Men

Spider-Man is undeniably one of the most popular superheroes, as he has been portrayed in numerous comic books, films, television shows and video games since his first appearance in 1962. In the...


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The polar graphing system is valuable, but flawed

Most people are familiar with the Cartesian coordinate system, where points are graphed based on their “x” and “y” coordinates, but there is another important graphing system for the study of mathematics:...


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"Dune" sci-fi universe left some to desire

“Dune” was released in theaters and on HBO Max on Oct. 22, and stars Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides, the son of royalty, who must reach his full potential in order to...


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"Don't be a Stranger," short film starring BU students, premiered this Halloween

On Oct. 31, the short film “Don’t Be A Stranger” was released on YouTube. It was directed by Josh Wahl and written by Wahl and Julia Marie Black. The film stars Black,...