The Problem With Pandemic Films

By Natasha Kangrga

No doubt, you’ve heard of the pandemic film, also known as the genre of films about widespread viruses, plagues, and diseases. Today, we associate the pandemic film with COVID-19, and from March 16th to March 20th, several pandemic films have found their way into the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival. We don’t need them.

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Sappy and sweet: Rom-coms reviewed!

By Andrea Dovale-Puig

A romantic comedy: a movie or play that deals with love in a light, humorous way.

The genre of romantic comedies is the most reliable of all- always has a happy ending, always has you fawning over the relationship and will always induce plenty of laughs. Perfect for a Sunday afternoon or for a Friday night; they never disappoint. Here are my top 6 rom-coms that are bound to become your comfort movies! 

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Plot Points

By Benny Streeter

When a director or writer is doing a bad job on a film the final product will have obvious cracks. Many important elements of film writing can sometimes seem almost absent in big studio movies, whether it’s the inability to take risks or an overambitious mess of convoluted plot, proper balanced stories can feel like a needle in a haystack when facing the unending wave of mediocre work. The main problem seems to be that so few major studios are capable of knowing what goes into making a good script, and that’s what I’ll be going over here today.

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It Was Okay; A Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker Review

By Lia Marchione

WARNING: SPOILERS

As one of the first people in the country to see this movie, I’d like to say that I’m one of the most qualified people to talk about it. In actuality, this is not true at all, because I am extraordinarily biased against it. Continue reading “It Was Okay; A Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker Review”