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Oscars Favorites: The Hoya’s Top Picks for the 2024 Academy Awards

By Jasmine Criqui, Senior Guide Editor March 10, 2024

The Oscars aren’t the only highly prestigious and competitive film award given out today — with our columnists, writers and editors covering 2023’s best movies throughout the year, it’s time to...

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‘La sociedad de la nieve’ Horrifies and Impresses in Equal Measure

By William McCall, Senior Guide Editor January 31, 2024

There’s a scene in Jordan Peele’s 2022 film “Nope” in which a feral UFO-shaped alien “abducts” dozens of people, digesting them alive in a claustrophobic, harrowing portrayal of human panic...

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American Symphony: Sublime Scenes on Human Duality

By Amber Cherry, Deputy Guide Editor January 31, 2024

Jon Batiste experiences the divine in “American Symphony.” The biographical documentary film follows his career highs  —  composing a symphony for Carnegie Music Hall and earning 11 nominations...

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‘The Holdovers’ is a Loving Retread of Familiar Ground

By Jasmine Criqui, Senior Guide Editor January 31, 2024

Snow flurries, a cappella Christmas carols and dangerously homemade cherries jubilee make up “The Holdovers,” a refreshingly sincere comedy-drama that’s already picked up five Oscar nominations...

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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...

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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: ‘Wild Tales’

By Ryan Wolfe February 20, 2015

★★★★☆ The foreign film “Wild Tales” certainly lives up to its name. Technically, it is a collection of six short films that all share the common theme of vengeance and violence.  Directed...

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