Tag: movies

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings BY JOSEPH MOORE STAFF WRITER The best superhero movies draw the audience into a fantastical world and lets people escape for a few hours. “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,”…

THE OSCARS ARE STILL WORTH IT

BY LUKE HARRIS STAFF WRITER The Oscars are far from perfect. The tiny gold statue may be full of prestige, but it also carries a legacy of controversy. Racial equity hasn’t always been their priority, and the jury is still…

PIXAR MOVIES AREN’T KIDS MOVIES

BY LUKE HARRIS STAFF WRITER Kids movies don’t have to achieve much. All they need to do is have pretty colors, a clichéd plotline and some slapstick jokes to capture a kid’s attention for an hour or two. On the…

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“The Queen’s Gambit” BY ALEXIS MCCUTCHAN STAFF WRITER The Netflix original “The Queen’s Gambit” directed by Scott Frank follows the story of an orphan by the name of Beth Harmon. It shows her prodigious journey to conquer what was a…

CONVENIENT ENTERTAINMENT ISN’T GOOD FOR US

BY LUKE HARRIS STAFF WRITER Our world is stuck in the fast lane. Text messages give us instant communication. Amazon promises speedy delivery. McDonalds gets you crappy food quickly. This desire for quickness is driven by an underlying desire for…

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“Enola Holmes,” a Netflix original BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER There have been countless adaptations of the classic Sherlock Holmes stories — from Robert Downey Jr. on the big screen to the famous detective as a garden gnome. Since the…

Movie Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

“I’m Thinking of Ending Things” leaves the viewer wondering what is real and what isn’t BY TRAVIS MCMILLAN STAFF WRITER The film “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” written by Charlie Kaufman and based on the book by Ian Reid, was…

“Tenet” can save the movies

BY LUKE HARRIS Movie theaters have awoken from their deep slumber. After six long months away, I finally got to experience a movie in a theater: Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet.” I’ve been looking forward to “Tenet” since it was announced in…

What to Watch Weekly

BY: PETER NJOROGE, CULTURE EDITOR Hello Patriots! It’s Peter, your Culture Editor at Fourth Estate. As we wind down this truly strange semester in our homes or with our families, I thought it might be a good idea for us…

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Hidden Hangouts: University Mall Theaters

Cross the street and enjoy the movie magic BY: AHMED FARID, STAFF WRITER The first half of February has come and gone, which means we have already witnessed the biggest movie event of the year: the Oscars! Mid-February is that…