By Natasha Kangrga
Homecoming, Far From Home, and now No Way Home. Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? This movie has captured $260 million over the weekend after its initial release, it set record breaking ticket sales, and ranks as the second largest North-American opening in box office history. But is it all that good?
Continue reading “Spider-Man: No Way Home is a great reason to leave your home and watch it!!”
If you say that you haven’t found yourself mirroring the amazing glamorous lives of the people you see on screen, then you’re lying. We’ve all wanted to be smart like Rory Gilmore, rich like Blair Waldorf, or adventurous like the Pogues and live the same as so many other popular characters. From the millions of TV shows and movies available to watch, some really stand out and make a large impact on our generation. Teen-oriented series have grown to be incredibly popular over the last few decades. These media can have amazing plotlines, actors, and representation, but very few do a good job of illustrating realistic teenage lives.
Continue reading “The Unrealistic Portrayal of Teenagers in Movies and Shows”
By Ben King
“Father, son, and house of Gucci”, proclaims Lady Gaga in the very first trailer for Universal’s House Of Gucci, a true crime biographical drama about the assassination of Maurizio Gucci. The instantly iconic – and memeable line from Gaga cemented the film as one of the most anticipated releases of 2021. With big names attached to the project (Ridley Scott, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Al Pacino), House Of Gucci looked to be a delectable thanksgiving treat. Alas, the film committed the biggest cardinal sin in Hollywood history – being a bore.
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By Kasie Tran
Eternals is a movie that Marvel fans have been waiting for. After teasing the film for months, Disney finally released it on November 5th, 2021.
Warning: May be spoilers ahead.
Continue reading “Eternals – Movie Review”
By Benny Streeter
Since 1930, the Oscars have been held with the purpose of judging the quality and merit of film. The Oscars are seen as the most prestigious award in the film world, and yet, the academy that judges the films have shown themselves to be incompetent and unfit for the job. Continue reading And The Oscar Goes To
By Safia Osoble
What is a rom-com? Rom-com is a genre of light-hearted stories which blend romance and comedy.
Personally, I enjoy watching rom-coms. In fact, it is one of my all-time favorite genres. I feel that this time of year is best for watching them, so here are some of my top picks, in no specific order (I love all of these!) *
* all synopses were found by Google Search
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In preparation for Valentine’s Day, we asked Richview students to send us their favourite romantic comedies. Here’s what they said: Continue reading Richview’s Favourite Rom-Coms
By Christina Dinh
Recently, I’ve been getting a lot of Victorious clips recommended to me. They’ve brought me a wave of nostalgia, but hadn’t pushed me to actually revisit the show until I saw a clip from the 2012 episode The Breakfast Bunch – an homage to the movie, The Breakfast Club. I used to be a huge fan of both Victorious and The Breakfast Club. I decided, why not rewatch it? I expected to feel nostalgic and have a few laughs, not to craft an entire analysis on the importance of being critical of the media we consume. Continue reading Victorious, The Breakfast Club & Being Critical
By Benny Streeter
Gusts of autumn wind grace your ankles as the dark-red leaves blow by, you sit in tranquility with a clear mind and a warm heart. This is the effect of a perfect October film. The complete immersion in a story that is told during the most romantic month of the year, the smile that finds its way to you through the thoughts of happier times. Many may ignore the opportunity to enjoy October films as much as I do but the passion I hold is in no way exclusive.
Continue reading “Seasonal Cinema”
By Jasmine Miljure
On January 17th, 2020, the movie Dolittle came out in theatres. This film was Robert Downey Jr’s first non-Iron Man role in five years. Continue reading “RDJ – The ‘D’ Is For Dolittle”