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‘First Man’ proves another success for Damien Chazelle

In 2014, Damien Chazelle introduced “Whiplash,” a compelling drama about a drummer in music school, to the world. The film was very well-received by critics and garnered five Academy Award nominations. Two...


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Marvel's 'Venom' hit the theaters on Friday, Oct. 5

“Venom” is not the action movie you’d expect in any way. From the intense trailers to the eerie posters, the film sets itself up to be a dark and dramatic war between...


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BlacKkKlansman' parallels white America's past and present

In stride with the increasing number of politically conscious movies that have been released since the 2016 election season, Spike Lee’s new film, “BlacKkKlansman,” produced by Jordan Peele, addresses the distinct differences...


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Avengers: Infinity War' unites 10 years of Marvel Cinematic Universe heroes

Looking back, it really is incredible to think about the journey leading up to “Avengers: Infinity War.” It’s been almost 10 years since “Iron Man” was released, at roughly the same time...


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Nostalgia in the near future

Whether you like it or not, ’80s nostalgia is a huge trend right now, and it’s a successful one. Over the past few years, there have been numerous reboots, sequels and homages...


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Pipe Dream's Oscars predictions

Which movies are you rooting for this Academy Awards season? Maybe you’re in a pool and want to guess which movies will take home the statue, or maybe you’re just a film...


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Black Panther' redefines the superhero movie

Excitement and anticipation for Marvel’s “Black Panther” has been building for months and its release did not disappoint. Ryan Coogler, the first African American director of a Marvel Studios film, turned the...


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Harpur Cinema opens spring series this weekend

Harpur Cinema will begin its spring 2018 series this weekend. The series, which is run through the cinema department, is organized by programmers Chantal Rodais, a professor of cinema, and Tomonari Nishikawa,...


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Pipe Dream's best picture picks


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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,...