Movies

Today's superhero movies don't pack a punch

The contemporary superhero movie has proven to be little more than an action flick masquerading around in masks and colorful tights. ...


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J. Hoberman: Once a film student, now living the dream life

He’s taught film at Harvard, New York University and Cooper Union. In a list of the best movie critics of all time, Complex listed him at number five, writing, “Simply put, there’s ...


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In his new documentary, a BU student's vision emerges

Although the film’s primary purpose is to promote Gbemi’s novel, the depth to which the documentarian investigates the Black experience in the United States lends “Emerge” the authority to stand alone as ...


Movies

New Will Smith movie could use a bit more focus

“Focus” is indicative of an era of Will Smith’s career. He looks tired. He has been doing this for close to 25 years now. ...


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Leonard Nimoy, remembered

He was a giver. On the screen he opened his heart and his mind to embody a character that was not human, that was not emotional. ...


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'The Rewrite' is now screening in a Binghamton theater

Watching this movie is a big part of the BU experience. It’s practically a graduation requirement. ...


Television

Political speeches sweep the Oscars

Another highlight of the night was the completely out-of-character performance by Lady Gaga. Stripped down and dressed in a simple yet beautiful gown, Gaga belted out and stunned the crowd with her ...


Television

Be an informed Oscars watcher with our handy predictions

Will Michael Keaton win for best actor? His character in “Birdman” is about acting, and AMPAS enjoys giving its vanity mirror awards. ...


Movies

'Kingsman: The Secret Service' has swagger, action and Samuel L. Jackson

Colin Firth finally gets the Bond-like role we all hoped would one day come. Jackson plays the villain with poise, arrogance and perfection. ...


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Mr. Grey will see you now

“Fifty Shades of Grey” is the perfect recipe for a shameful disappointment. That’s why I’m almost embarrassed to admit that I liked it. ...