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'The Post' is timely, but hollow

Though “The Post” garnered buzz in the movie world weeks before its release date, it was less of an inspiration than simply a critical darling — a film we’re supposed to like,...


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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ adds new characters to classic franchise

In 1977, a film was released that would change the cinema industry for generations. “Star Wars” was not only an instant classic, but it was a film people would watch for years...


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Venture out from the classics this Christmas

While some students have had holiday decorations up since Halloween ended, it’s now officially December — which means it’s time for comfort food, holiday-themed clothing and, of course, festive movies. Whether you’re...


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DC Comics continues film franchise of its extended universe

Every so often, the release of a certain movie either elevates a franchise or destroys it. “Justice League” is one of those movies where the stakes are high. The cinematic presence of...


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Netflix adds new titles for November

Whether you’re looking for something to do while sipping hot cider or just procrastinating, Netflix is a reliable way to spend your time. But scrolling through all those titles can be time-consuming...


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Ryan Gosling steals the screen in sequel

  For as much of a cult following “Blade Runner” has, I can’t help but feel that it’s relatively underappreciated today. “Blade Runner” is arguably one of the most influential science fiction...


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It' hits box offices with a sinister twist

Long before clown sightings frightened millions during the summer of last year, Stephen King wrote a book about Pennywise the Dancing Clown, one of the horror genre’s most memorable villains. Written in...


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Guardians of the Galaxy' brings comedy, action in second installment

Despite — or, perhaps, because of — its ragtag group of main characters, 2014’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” became one of the most popular superhero films ever to hit theaters, grossing a...


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'Life' keeps on-screen alien invasions fresh with new vision

If you need to scare yourself silly, “Life” just may be the movie to see. “Life,” which was released on March 24, deals with the idea of life beyond Earth. It follows...


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'Beauty and the Beast' comes alive

Following its release of “Cinderella” in 2015 and “The Jungle Book” a year later, Disney is continuing its trend of live-action remakes with its newest addition, “Beauty and the Beast.” The revival...


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Cinema professor talks Oscar nominations, trends in films

In honor of the Oscars this weekend, Pipe Dream asked Binghamton University cinema professor Chantal Rodais to talk about some of her favorite movies and performances on the list of nominations this...