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The Lighthouse: Movie Review

The Lighthouse: Movie Review

Thomas Farrell, Contributor

November 8, 2019

Horror movies have seemingly become the last refuge for true artistry in popular cinema. Sure, we still get movies like Jigsaw or Unfriended: Dark Web, but we also get incredible films like Hereditary and The Wailing. This is probably on account of their low budgets, high returns, and polarizing nature...

Joker vs Society

Joker vs Society

Thomas Farrell, Writer

October 24, 2019

Joker is undoubtedly one of the year’s greatest success stories. Shot on a budget of $55 million dollars and with a limited advertising presence, it has already made over $700 million dollars worldwide and is on track to make profit on par with Avengers: Infinity War. On top of Joker beating the odds in that w...

Rambo: Last Blood Review

Rambo: Last Blood Review

Thomas Farrell, Writer

October 12, 2019

Rambo is one of the great American movie franchises. The entries are ostensibly all action movies, but ones that occasionally tap into deeper questions about war, loneliness, and the alienation veterans experience when they come home. This past September, the fifth film in this almost 40-year-old franchise...

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