Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya


Move Over ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Dune: Part Two’ Has Arrived

By Andre Albrecht, Hoya Staff Writer March 13, 2024

Forget Anakin Skywalker, the “Chosen One,” and meet Paul Atreides, the enigmatic “Kwisatz Haderach.” Directed by Denis Villeneuve, “Dune: Part Two” seamlessly continues the story of Paul...

AUTEUR SPOTLIGHT | Francis Ford Coppola

By Sophia Lu, Guide Columnist March 13, 2024

Whether it’s “Despicable Me,” “Star Wars” or “The Wolf of Wall Street,” many movies and TV shows have paid homage to “The Godfather” over the years. Helmed by Francis Ford Coppola, considered...

REEL DILEMMA | Oscars in Step With the Cinematic Monolith’s Decline

By Preston Shirazi, Guide Columnist March 13, 2024

The lackluster ratings for this year’s Academy Awards, despite having hugely popular Best Picture nominees like “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” to support the viewership, underscore an unavoidable...

REEL DILEMMA | The Modern Problem of the Cinema Industry

By Preston Shirazi, Hoya Staff Writer February 8, 2024

Have you ever scrolled through IMDb’s top 100 movies and noticed something peculiar? Only a handful from the last decade made the cut. Sure, you might think it’s just a matter of taste, but there’s...


Movie Review: ‘Going in Style’

By Jeff Naft April 7, 2017

★★☆☆☆ What happens when three 75--year-old men walk into a bank? They try to rob it. “Going in Style” tells the story of three lifelong friends who attempt to rob a bank after their...


Movie Review: ‘Life’

By Kathryn Lenihan March 31, 2017

★★☆☆☆ Director Daniel Espinosa brings extraterrestrial life on Mars to audiences in “Life,” in which a rapidly evolving life form that could lead to mass extinction on Earth threatens...


Movie Review: ‘The Lost City of Z’

By Ben Macher March 31, 2017

★★★☆☆ In “The Lost City of Z,” director James Gray’s adaptation of the eponymous book is a tremendous depiction of obsession and the drive to find truth in human history. In contrast...


Movie Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

By Meghan DeCourcey March 8, 2017

★★★★★ It is a story that everyone knows — the tale as old as time. Yet, somehow, the live-action digital remake of “Beauty and the Beast” still dazzles and leaves the audience longing...


Producer Terry Benedict on “Hacksaw Ridge,” Desmond Doss

By Meena Raman March 6, 2017

“Hacksaw Ridge,” a harrowing biographical war film about American pacifist and Medal of Honor recipient Desmond Doss, received no shortage of accolades this film awards season. Selected as one...


Movie Review: ‘Land of Mine’

By Yewande Ilawole March 3, 2017

★★★★★ Films about World War II typically deal with similar stories, similar types of characters or similar types of narrative voices. As a subject of film, war has always been wildly popular,...


Movie Review: ‘Get Out’

By Kathryn Lenihan February 24, 2017

★★★★★ In his directorial debut, Jordan Peele, one of the comedic minds behind Comedy Central’s acclaimed “Key & Peele,” shocks audiences with the racially charged horror film “Get...


Movie Review: “Fifty Shades Darker”

By Jessica Batey February 17, 2017

★★★★☆ Mr. Grey will see you — again. Bolder, darker and intensely intimate, “Fifty Shades Darker” is the much-anticipated sequel to the global sensation “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Based...

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