Riley Wilcosh '22Film Critic Christmastime is here, and you know what that sometimes means: commercialism. All of those gifts, cards, and awkward dinners with relatives. Today we are going to ignore all those negative elements of Christmas, and I’ll weigh in on some of the most beloved Christmas movies. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000):... Continue Reading →
The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Yazan Abusaleh '22Contributor Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos works in a profoundly metaphorical register and uses unthinkable circumstances to illuminate relatable human fears. The outcome is a mesmerising dark thriller that poses questions without good answers, and traps us with little hope for a happy ending within its bizarre and frightening situation. Featuring consistently great performances throughout... Continue Reading →
A Blast from the Past: Forrest Gump
Riley Wilcosh '22Film Critic Forrest Gump is a big movie. Just saying the name “Forrest Gump” invokes the idea of a true trek and saga of a movie, a movie that you really have to sit down and commit to. A movie that’ll suck you in and take over your whole day. At least that... Continue Reading →
Mulan? More Like MuYAWN!
Riley Wilcosh '22Film Critic I was raised on movies like Mulan. Who was my babysitter? Cars. Who taught me sadness? The Fox and the Hound. And what was the most grandiose, awe-inspiring movie for me at that time? Mulan. I loved the original Mulan. It had Eddie Murphy, Eddie Murphy, and more Eddie Murphy (there... Continue Reading →