Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

What Happened with ‘The Retirement Plan’?

What Happened with ‘The Retirement Plan’?

By Jasmine Criqui September 20, 2023

★★☆☆☆ There are good movies, bad movies and so-bad-they’re-good movies. Then there’s whatever “The Retirement Plan” has going on. An action comedy that can’t decide how seriously...


Movie Review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

By Liddy Kasraian November 10, 2017

★★★☆☆ “Murder on the Orient Express,” the star-studded film adaptation of the 1934 Agatha Christie novel of the same name, is a fast-paced mystery that captivates even those familiar...


Movie Review: ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

By Jiwon Noh November 3, 2017

★★★★★ With Marvel Studios, it seems like the third time is the charm. The third Captain America movie, “Captain America: Civil War,” pitted beloved superheroes against each other...


Movie Review: ‘Happy Death Day’

By Megan Shapiro October 17, 2017

★★★☆☆ With its premiere Friday, Oct. 13, “Happy Death Day” has branded itself as one of the scariest films of the fall. Created by Blumhouse Productions, the company behind films such...


Movie Review: ‘Blood Money’

By Charlotte Lindsay October 16, 2017

★★☆☆☆ Despite what its name may suggest, “Blood Money” does not live up to its status as a thrilling action flick. The film follows three high school friends who find millions of dollars...


Movie Review: ‘Blade Runner’

By Jose Villalobos October 3, 2017

★★★★★ The fear of the sequel slump is real. Rarely do remakes and follow-ups live up to their billings. They instead rely on the nostalgia of fans and hope for the continued efficacy...


Movie Review: ‘American Made’

By Ben Macher October 3, 2017

★★★☆☆ Director Doug Liman and megastar Tom Cruise are a match made in Hollywood heaven. Liman’s “Edge of Tomorrow,” starring Cruise, was a box office success, receiving positive...


Movie Review: ‘American Assassin’

By Jiwon Noh September 18, 2017

★★★☆☆ American Assassin is an origin story, and it starts as such at the very beginning. Like many beginnings, it sets a happy scene: Mitch Rapp, played by Dylan O’Brien, romps on the...

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

By Ben Macher June 23, 2017

★★☆☆☆ With a star-studded cast, featuring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, and the direction of Edgar Wright, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed comedies like “Shaun...

Movie Review: ‘Snatched’

By Alexandra Brunjes June 4, 2017

★★☆☆☆ As the product of screenwriter Katie Dippold, best known for comedies like “The Heat” and “Parks and Recreation,” and director Jonathan Levine of the Golden Globe-nominated...

Movie Review: ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’

By Ben Macher June 3, 2017

★★☆☆☆ For more than a decade, Captain Jack Sparrow has been one of Hollywood’s most iconic Disney characters, capturing audiences of all ages with his quick wit and eccentric charm....

Best Summer Movies

By Marina Tian May 19, 2017

“Adventureland” (2009) Directed by Greg Mottola | Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Recent college graduates who still do not feel ready to tackle the world will find an unlikely...

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