Illustration by Andrea Nebhut Over the summer, I made up for all the movies I didn’t see during the fall and spring semesters of my junior year and watched them all in a span of roughly six weeks. I also didn’t just stick to movies: I watched documentary series, HBO specials, good old-fashion TV shows and read a decent amount. While I could go into all of those, I’m going to stick to movies, the...

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It’s a situation that’s been explored before in many cinematic and literary works: a gifted man whose wife works in the shadows, unacknowledged, yet is constantly expected to make sacrifices for his happiness. But the subject matter has never been handled like this. The director of “mother!”, Darren Aronofsky, who also received acclaim for 2013’s “Black Swan,” is known for esoteric films that usually contain some psychological and surreal aspects. His newest film is no...

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At their core, movie reviews are opinions. And, like any opinions, you can agree or disagree with them. Now, these specific opinions are written by people who have dedicated their professional lives to the study and analysis of film and who have watched literally thousands of movies. And, of course, you can disagree with their refined and studied opinion and say that “Transformers” is a good movie or that Kevin Hart is funny, but you...

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“Les Miserables” Directed by Tom Hooper Starring: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway Grade: D- During the climax of “Les Miserables,” directed with stunning ineptitude by Tom Hooper, characters are shown wading, splashing and sputtering through pools of excrement. A break from my indignation, I smiled at what was as apt a visual representation as any of my experience with this film. In the case of his Oscar-winning previous effort “The King’s Speech,” Hooper’s direction...