Tag: Movie Review

ON THE SLATE

“Mulan” (2020) BY MATTHEW HOANG STAFF WRITER The story of Mulan has been a beloved Disney classic for over two decades. Both the original animated film, released in 1998, and last month’s remake follow a similar premise to the folk…

Movie Review: Tiger King

Netflix’s powerful answer to boredom during the global pandemic BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER Netflix, one of the few things keeping us sane during the pandemic, released the documentary series “Tiger King” on March 20. In a strange way, the…

Movie Review: Titanic

The importance of learning to share BY: AHMED FARID, FAUX ESTATE CORRESPONDENT  Editor’s Note: This piece is a work of fiction written for Fourth Estate’s satire issue, Faux Estate. As is usual for Fourth Estate on the Slate, we explore…

“Parasite” and the One Inch Jump

Why this foreign film continues to break barriers BY: SHYLOH-SYMONE BAILEY, STAFF WRITER “Once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films,” said Bong Joon-ho at the 2020 Golden Globes….

Movie Review: Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems showcases Adam Sandler’s surprisingly serious role in this surreal A24 film BY: TRAVIS MCMILLAN, STAFF WRITER I think most anyone around today knows who Adam Sandler is, whether it’s from his early days on “Saturday Night Live” or…

‘Joker’ Movie Review

 Joaquin Phoenix shines in supervillian thriller BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER After the waves of controversy surrounding  surrounding “Joker,” the film was released on Oct. 4. Because of the 2012 Aurora, Colo. theater shooting that happened during a midnight showing…

Judy Movie Review

The incredibly raw biopic delves into the life of the late “Wizard of Oz” actor BY DANA NICKEL, CO EDITOR-IN-CHIEF I remember the first time I learned who Judy Garland was. My mother was obsessed with her iconic role in “The…

Lion King Movie Review

Disney looks to reserve a batch of classic live-action films BY PETER NJOROGE CULTURE EDITOR In the near and present future, multiple beloved Disney cartoons are being transformed into brand new live-action spectacles that are threatening precious childhood memories throughout…

Nic’s Flicks November movie recap

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there BY NICOLAS MACOTTO  Bohemian Rhapsody: Will it, will it rock you? Not entirely. Rami Malek’s performance as the great Freddie…

Nic’s Flicks

KEY 4 = Great; 3 = Good; 2 = Fair; 1 = Poor; 0 = Ooh, let’s not go there By Nic Macotto, Staff Writer Star Wars: The Last Jedi does what the second chapter of any film trilogy should…