Eli Engler

eengler2@binghamton.edu

62 Articles


Movies

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...


Movies

“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:...


Movies

"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...


Movies

"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,...


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Marvel's 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' deserved better marketing

As an avid fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), there is nothing more electrifying than a new MCU film coming out. As such, it was extremely exciting when “Shang-Chi and the...


Television

The 'Squid Game' hype is deserved and here's why

Every once in a while, a television show will come out of nowhere to shock the world and become seemingly the only thing that people are talking about. It happened in the...


Television

Marvel releases first animated show, "What If...?"

The first season finale of “What If…?” came to Disney+ on Oct. 6, marking the end of Marvel’s first official animated television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). In total,...