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“A Quiet Place” Emphasizes Family Dynamic

New horror flick keeps viewers on the edge of their seats in a post-apocalyptic thriller featuring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.
April 19, 2018

For fans of “The Office” – as I’m sure most college students are – A Quiet Place is a pleasant return to the screen for our loveable, goofy Jim Halpert (John Krasinski). During and after the...

Ready Player One Visually Stuns

Wade Wyatts, played by Tye Sheridan, enters the virtual reality of the OASIS. This shot captures the stark difference between the freedom of the virtual world and the entrapment of “the stacks.”
April 5, 2018

I was shocked to see that during the midnight premiere of Ready Player One, the Hamilton Movie Theater was only half-full. Usually the theater is packed, to the point that slightly late viewers are turned...

Tomb Raider: Lights, Camera, ACTION

Tomb Raider defied expectations and proved equal parts action-packed and fun.
March 29, 2018

Films based on video games get a bad rep, and perhaps for good reason. Tomb Raider currently has the highest Rotten Tomatoes score so far – 50 percent – which is saying something. I personally didn’t...

The Disaster Artist: Not a Disaster

Tommy Wiseau (portrayed by James Franco in the film) is the focus of The Disaster Artist, a movie portraying the making of Wiseau’s original film, The Room.
March 8, 2018

After months of hearing my roommate endlessly repeat “I did not hit her I did nooot,” I finally caught The Disaster Artist with her in theaters this weekend. And I think I ended up enjoying it even...

The Post Boasts Noteworthy Performances

The largely Oscar-nominated cast congregate in the newsroom during a tense moment of The Post.
March 1, 2018

The 2018 Golden Globes featured a gag in which Seth Meyers introduced The Post by recognizing Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep’s contributions to the film as Meyers’ assistant carried an...

Anticipated Film Pottersville Hits Hamilton Movie Theater

Pottersville is sure be a heartwarming experience, giving Colgate students and local residents a taste of the town we all love.
November 9, 2017

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived: Pottersville is finally in theaters! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the film, Pottersville was filmed in our very own Hamilton in January...

The Rocky Horror Experience Comes to Colgate

In the cult classic, Brad and Janet find themselves at an Annual Transylvanian Convention.
November 2, 2017

Strangely enough, I didn’t know what The Rocky Horror Picture Show was until it was referenced in the TV show “Glee” and in the book-turned-movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower. At the time, I wasn’t...

Blade Runner 2049: Worth the Watch

Ryan Gosling (left) and Harrison Ford (right) shine in a new adaptation of Blade Runner.
October 19, 2017

Similar to films like The Big Lebowski and Fight Club, Blade Runner (1982) wasn’t quite appreciated or popular during its release, but has since then become a celebrated cult classic. Even so, I only...

“The Big Sick” Movie Review: A Refreshing Rom-Com

Zoe Kazan (left) and Kumail Nanjiani (right) star in The Big Sick, which is based on Nanjiani’s relationship with his wife.
September 21, 2017

It’s hard nowadays to find a good romantic comedy, or even just one that transcends overworn cliches and cheesiness. The last rom-com I watched on Netflix was Playing It Cool. The cast was fantastic...

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