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“Hellboy” Meets “The Help” in Guillermo Del Toro’s “Shape of Water”

In Guillermo Del Toro’s “The Shape of Water,” the camera never stops moving. Even in the seemingly conventional scenes, there’s always a subtle jitter or a slow pan. This constant motion makes for a vibrant—yet… Read More...

‘Justice League:’ an inoffensive mess

I am not a DC fan. Personally, I’ve always preferred Marvel comics over their older counterparts. But I’ve always respected the archetypal nature of DC heroes. Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman are larger than life,… Read More...

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is packed with emotions, yet parts of the plot remain uncertain

Noah: Last week we both went and saw “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and I have to say we were both kind of floored by it. Just a little bit of set-up: It’s the third… Read More...

“Lady Bird,” a movie so good it’ll make you call your parents

Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” is probably not the first coming of age movie you’ve seen, but it might be the best. Clocking in at just over 90 minutes, this film is an honest, funny and… Read More...

Stranger Things Season Two: it’s still (probably) exactly what you want (Spoiler Free)

People want more of what they like. That’s the clear trend in pop culture today: Audiences want more of what they already know fits their taste. We see it in movies, where every successful blockbuster… Read More...

Marvel’s ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ exceeds expectations

Jonah: So, “Thor: Ragnarok.” It’s pretty good. It’s easily the best of the solo “Thor” movies, but that’s a pretty low bar to surpass. If I had to rank it within the rest of the… Read More...

Colin Jost charms parents and students alike with a solid set

I’ll admit, I’m not the biggest Colin Jost fan. Since gaining a spot on Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update” in 2014, Jost has struggled to exude the charisma so many comedians have so easily (looking… Read More...

Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter:’ less than the sum of its parts

Netflix has a lot of original shows, so many that it’s getting hard to keep track. Sure, everybody has heard of the hits “Stranger Things,” “Master of None” and their gritty Marvel dramas, but a… Read More...

T.V.’s best drama returns as ‘Mr. Robot’ enters its third season

When it comes to “Mr. Robot,” my objectivity has been compromised. But then again, that’s kind of the point of the show. If my headline didn’t give it away, I absolutely adore USA’s highbrow hacker… Read More...

Brandeisians tackle Kafka in stunning adaptation of ‘The Metamorphosis’

“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” That’s the first line of Franz Kafka’s deeply unsettling 1915 masterpiece novella, “The Metamorphosis.”… Read More...
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