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“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” capturing the queer experience on the silver screen

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March 4, 2020

After a long wait by audiences across the country, we may finally rejoice in the wide release of “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”  Winner of the prestigious Queer Palm Feature and Best Screenplay...

‘Joker’ social critique: All set-up, no punchline

oaquin Phoenix prances down a set of stairs in the film “Joker.” Courtesy of
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October 16, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers for "Joker" below. If you haven't watched the movie, help yourself to any of our other quality articles. Entering the month of October, America’s strange fascination with killer...

Put some spook in your step: Netflix’s best horror movies

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October 25, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner, what better way to get into the spooky spirit than by binge-watching horror movies? Netflix offers a wide variety of cult classics, as well as independent horror...

Netflix Queue: Lady Love

Netflix Queue: Lady Love
September 24, 2018

The romance genre has a long, long history, but only recently have we seen same-sex coupling normalized in the media. From bachelorette parties to summer flings, here are our favorite lesbian films released...

“Crazy Rich Asians” provides necessary, though limited, platform for Asian-American voices through Hollywood

A still from the film featuring Constance Wu (left) and Sonoya Mizuno (right).
September 6, 2018

Based on recent trends and tastes, there seems to be a rising representation of marginalized identities in the American film industry. Marvel’s “Black Panther,” along with its predominantly black...

Love and Capitalism class brings Crazy Rich Asians to Tulane

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August 31, 2018

We have all heard about the new and fascinating story taking the world by storm: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. To put our newfound interest to good use, the English Department’s Love and Capitalism...

‘Doctor Strange’ dazzles on all fronts

November 13, 2016

If you've been on social media since Thursday, then you probably have heard of "Doctor Strange", which just made $85 million during its opening weekend. This movie proves that the days of red-and-blue...

‘The Walk’ teeters on brilliance

October 2, 2015

"The Walk"Directed by Robert ZemeckisStarring Joseph Gordon-LevittThere's nothing like the story of a tightrope walker one misstep away from splattering on a busy New York sidewalk to keep viewers on the...

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