Film Review: Waves

Trey Edward Shults’ Waves is tender, powerful, and finely executed.  High school wrestler Tyler struggles with balancing practice, family life, and his relationship with his girlfriend. His sister Emily, meanwhile, struggles in the aftermath of a life-changing event… Focusing on Tyler and his family as he faces pressure from all corners, Waves is a meditative drama. Written and directed by Trey […]

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Film Review: Gone Girl

David Fincher’s adaptation of the best-selling novel Gone Girl is a finely executed mystery. When his wife Amy is missing from the family home, Nick Dunne faces a media frenzy over her disappearance. Things intensify when speculation that Nick was involved in Amy’s disappearance begins to grow… Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s novel (with the author acting as screenwriter), Gone Girl […]

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Film Review: The Social Network

Even to the most ardent Facebook fan the premise of this film doesn’t sound enthralling; a movie about the founding of the social networking site. Don’t let this put you off, however, as The Social Network is a wholly entertaining and surprisingly funny film. On the 2003 night that his girlfriend breaks up with him, Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg begins to […]

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