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I watched the “free speech” movie: It was bad

After hearing about the controversy about Students for Free Thought’s screening of “Can We Take a Joke,” I decided to log onto my dad’s Amazon Prime account so I could watch the movie myself. When the film first began, I was excited that Gilbert Gottfried was the first interviewee. He is a celebrated comedian who,

“American Hustle” succeeds through impressive visuals and character studies

“American Hustle” has been in theaters for a while now and unfortunately lost all ten of its Oscar nominations. However, despite its lack of success at the awards ceremony, this movie is worth your while. Written by Eric Singer and David Russell and directed by Russell, “American Hustle” takes place in the late 1970s and

“Blackfish” both saddens and educates

If the doldrums of wintry weather aren’t getting you down and you want a little melancholy movie time to keep you from your obligations, look no further than Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s documentary “Blackfish.” This film explores the practices of SeaWorld, a beloved theme park and supposed educational resource in Orlando, Fla. This park claims to play

Jonze’s “Her” explores future of love

The way we connect is changing. We communicate silently and remotely via texts, we can chat face to face across the world, we can even fall in love before we ever meet someone. Spike Jonze’s new movie “Her” is an incredible piece of cinema that outlines this new way of communicating and connecting. The story,

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s “Don Jon” critiques the romantic comedy

“There’s only a few things I really care about in life. My body. My pad. My ride. My family. My church. My boys. My girls… my porn.” This is the opening line of the new romantic comedy “Don Jon,” which focuses on the modern disillusionment of relationships that comes from our media, whether it be

Murphy emulates Holly Golightly in “Love and Other Disasters”

Do you like witty, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” style romance? Do you miss Brittany Murphy? Do you have a Netflix account? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then “Love and Other Disasters” is a great movie for you. This surprisingly good romantic comedy directed by Alek Keshishian is often overlooked for its appearance