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“BlackKKlansman”: A 1970s Depiction of Racism, Reflective of 2018

“BlackKKlansman”: A 1970s Depiction of Racism, Reflective of 2018

August 11, 2018

Throughout his decades-spanning career, Spike Lee has always remained an activist first and a filmmaker second. He uses his movies as catalysts for wha...

“Mission Impossible – Fallout” Lacks Impossibility

“Mission Impossible – Fallout” Lacks Impossibility

July 26, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2.5/4 Falcons Authenticity can be incredibly important for the big summer movies. If you couldn’t believe Iron Man was really flying, then...

“Incredibles 2”: Hilarious and Relatable, “Doesn’t Disappoint in the Slightest”

“Incredibles 2”: Hilarious and Relatable, “Doesn’t Disappoint in the Slightest”

June 22, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 In 2004, the original Incredibles came out, a movie about a family of superpowered people initially trying to hide their abilities b...

‘Ye Gets Personal On “ye”

‘Ye Gets Personal On “ye”

June 11, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3/4 After a tumultuous few months filled with controversial political statements, Kanye West has released his eighth studio album, ye...

Anderson Impresses with Signature Style in “Isle of Dogs”

Anderson Impresses with Signature Style in “Isle of Dogs”

May 30, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 The opening scene of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is the telling of a centuries-old prophecy of a war between dogs and the cat-...

Janelle Monae’s “True Self”

Janelle Monae’s “True Self”

May 30, 2018

Falcon Rating: 3.5/4 After a five year hiatus, the innovative artist Janelle Monae released a new album on April 27th. Dirty Computer is a departure fr...

“Phantom Thread”: A Boring Film in a Pretty Dress

“Phantom Thread”: A Boring Film in a Pretty Dress

April 25, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2/4 The whole point of movies is to entertain people. People go to the movies for stories and characters to distract them from their day. ...

“A Wrinkle in Time” Attempts to Adapt a Classic to 2018

“A Wrinkle in Time” Attempts to Adapt a Classic to 2018

April 25, 2018

Falcon Rating: 2.5/4 Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 book, A Wrinkle in Time, came to life this March for its second movie adaptation under Disney’s n...

“Black Panther”: Celebrating the Black Community with Film

“Black Panther”: Celebrating the Black Community with Film

April 25, 2018

Falcon Rating: 4/4 Produced by Marvel Studios and directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther is a 2018 American superhero film based on the famous Marvel co...

Academy Awards Commentary

Julian Knight, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

On a night celebrating the biggest stars of cinema, the Oscars on March 4th took an unusual step: self-reflection. Amidst the nostalgia of the ceremony’s 90th anniversary, the recent increase in sexual harassment allegations and accompanying criticism of Hollywood’s response were prevalent in discussion and speeches throughout the evening. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel reprised his role as 2...

SZA’s Album Is Out of CTRL

SZA’s Album Is Out of CTRL

February 26, 2018

Falcon Rating: 4/4 Solana Imani Rowe—more commonly known as “SZA”—has blessed the world with an unbelievable album. The album, CTRL, was released on ...

A Classic Love Story and a Political Allegory in Casablanca

A Classic Love Story and a Political Allegory in Casablanca

February 26, 2018

Falcon Rating: 4/4 Originally released in 1942, Casablanca is an iconic love story perfect for Valentine’s Day. But what really makes Casablanca worth watc...

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