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With Coppola’s ‘Priscilla,’ What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Stay in Vegas

With Coppola’s ‘Priscilla,’ What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Stay in Vegas

By Mason Stempel November 8, 2023

★★★★☆ CW: This article references emotional and sexual abuse. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources.  Priscilla Presley pads across the plush pink carpet...

‘Oppenheimer’: Christopher Nolan’s Technical and Thematic Masterwork

‘Oppenheimer’: Christopher Nolan’s Technical and Thematic Masterwork

By Luke McMahan August 30, 2023

★★★★★ The list of all-time highest-grossing R-rated films reads as one might expect: superhero flick, superhero flick, superhero flick, big franchise sequel. Then, sitting at number four...

Amblin Partners | The heart of “On the Basis of Sex” comes from the biopic’s fusion of Ruth Bader Gisburg’s professional and personal lives. Despite the prominence of the relationship between Ruth, right, and her husband Marty, left, in the film, the love story does not distract from but rather complements the powerful narrative tracing Ruth’s legal fight against gender discrimination.

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Artfully Traces RBG’s Ascent to the Court

By Catriona Kendall January 24, 2019

★★★★★ As Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrates her 25th year on the nation’s highest court, “On the Basis of Sex” focuses on the court case that launched her battle to dismantle legal barriers...

‘Becoming Astrid’ Reveals Iconic Writer’s Hidden Struggle

‘Becoming Astrid’ Reveals Iconic Writer’s Hidden Struggle

By Alexandra Brunjes December 6, 2018

★★★★☆ Presented by Nordisk Film Production and Avanti Film, “Becoming Astrid” acquaints audiences with the personal history of beloved author Astrid Lindgren and provides a window into the...

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Movie Review: ‘Tom of Finland’

By Alexandra Brunjes December 8, 2017

★★★☆☆ In the aftermath of World War II in Helsinki, Touko Laaksonen, better known by his pen name, Tom of Finland, was quietly breaking the law. Beginning in his teenage years, Laaksonen...

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