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Cold War a chilling, unconventional, Oscar-worthy film

<em>Cold War</em> a chilling, unconventional, Oscar-worthy film

Griffin Sendek | Features Editor 02/07/19 I did not hear about Cold War from trailers or online Oscar discussion. Rather, I first discovered the film on the T back to campus. Wedged between the seat in front of me and the wall was an issue of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. As I unfolded the wrinkled-up paper […]

Oscar-winning movie uses sci-fi to exhibit compassion

Oscar-winning movie uses sci-fi to exhibit compassion

Salena Moran & Evan Penrod | Staff Writers 03/22/2018 Oscar season has officially come to a close with the honor of best picture awarded to Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water. This film pairs a nautical man-creature with a mute custodian in a bizarre romance. While the film presents an original concept among today’s […]

Black Panther displays excellence in action, narrative

<em>Black Panther</em> displays excellence in action, narrative

By Zach Landau | Editor-in-Chief 02/22/2018 Welcome to the most pointless review in the world. I’m your host, an entitled white man who values his opinion too much, and I am here to tell you that Black Panther is good. Really good. As gaudy as the phrase is, “believe the hype” perfectly encapsulates my feelings […]

‘Phantom Thread’ weaves exquisite cinematography

‘Phantom Thread’ weaves exquisite cinematography

By Salena Moran & Evan Penrod | Staff Writers 01/25/2018 From the mind behind Boogie Nights and Punch-Drunk Love comes Paul Thomas Anderson’s all-around exquisite period piece, Phantom Thread. Phantom Thread revolves around designer and bachelor Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) who attracts a variety of women that serve as both short-term companions — and inspirations. […]