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Breaking with Recent Patterns of the Genre, “The Invisible Man” Turns Away From Cheesy Horror

Breaking with Recent Patterns of the Genre, “The Invisible Man” Turns Away From Cheesy Horror

March 27, 2020

Rating: 4/5 Falcons One of the most common problems in the horror movie market today seems to be an over-reliance on spectacle. In a film like 2018 The Mu...

In “F*** The World,” Brent Faiyaz Showcases Sorrow and Vulnerability

In “F*** The World,” Brent Faiyaz Showcases Sorrow and Vulnerability

March 27, 2020

Rating: 3/5 Falcons Maryland-bred R&B vocalist Brent Faiyaz released his new album titled F*** The World this February. This album was heavily ant...

“The Slow Rush” Goes By Slowly and Feels Rushed

“The Slow Rush” Goes By Slowly and Feels Rushed

March 25, 2020

Rating: 3/5 Falcons Following the unprecedented success of his third album, Currents, Kevin Parker’s Tame Impala faced an important and possibly caree...

“Parasite”: A Topical Yet Universal Tale of Class and Struggle

“Parasite”: A Topical Yet Universal Tale of Class and Struggle

March 5, 2020

From the beginning of Parasite, you’re consciously aware of Joon-Ho’s intention, but it perfectly embodies its own themes to the very last shot.

The Oscar Winners: Lack of Diversity Apparent Again

The Oscar Winners: Lack of Diversity Apparent Again

March 5, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards were held on February 9th, kicking off a new decade for the film industry. In a strong year of groundbreaking and diverse movies, the Academy left viewers impressed by moving away from awarding more traditional films with awards. In a surprising step for the Oscars, South Korea’s entry for best foreign film, Parasite received six nominations, ultimately winning four: Best Original Screenplay, Best International Film, Best Director, and the coveted award of Best Picture.

“Cats”: A Movie So A-Paw-ling it Belongs in the Litter Box

“Cats”: A Movie So A-Paw-ling it Belongs in the Litter Box

February 21, 2020

Rating: 1/5 Falcons Despite its ridiculous appearance, Cats has been a staple on Broadway ever since 1980. After 38 years on stage, director Tom Hoop...

Why “The Rise of Skywalker” is Unsurprisingly Disappointing

Why “The Rise of Skywalker” is Unsurprisingly Disappointing

February 20, 2020

Rating: 2/5 Falcons Following two mediocre films, my expectations for the final installment in Star Wars’ third trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker, were not high. E...

Why “The Rise of Skywalker” Completes the Franchise

Why “The Rise of Skywalker” Completes the Franchise

February 20, 2020

Rating: 3/5 Falcons When I went into the theater to watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker last month, I was expecting to be underwhelmed. I had not en...

“Little Women”: A Story of Feminism and Friendship

“Little Women”: A Story of Feminism and Friendship

February 20, 2020

Greta Gerwig’s spin on the classic tale of Little Women, first penned by Louisa May Alcott in 1868, is both timeless and poignant. The film covers themes such as the...

Best Albums of the 2010s

Best Albums of the 2010s

February 12, 2020

The 2010s meant transformation for the music industry. Artists deviated from physical releases in favor of streaming platforms, rap music overtook pop, and mus...

On “Fine Line,” Styles Displays His Prowess as a Solo Artist

On “Fine Line,” Styles Displays His Prowess as a Solo Artist

February 5, 2020

Rating: 4/5 Falcons For emerging artists, a solid debut record is important to getting on the map in the music industry. However, a strong sophomore ...

“Uncut Gems” Expertly Keeps Audience on Edge

“Uncut Gems” Expertly Keeps Audience on Edge

February 5, 2020

Rating: 5/5 Falcons It takes a variety of skills to craft a film as sublime as Uncut Gems. The latest gift from Studio A24, Uncut Gems delivers on what the st...

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