Category: Film

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Netflix’s new interactive shows are a great idea—but the idea isn’t new

As part of their attempt to edge out competition, Netflix is introducing shows where viewers can dictate the plot. But what does that mean, and will it work?

5 children’s books that Disney should make into movies

There are many great children’s stories waiting for a bigger audience. But which ones should be sent to the big screen?

Still of Piper. Courtesy of Pixar Studios

The short films nominated for Oscars

While there are certainly many good shows being nominated for Best Picture, there are also many great film shorts nominated for Oscars this year. Here are my takes on 10 of them.

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Rogue One review: introducing Disney’s most daring film in a decade

Edgy and daring, Rogue One strays from the well trodden path of past Star Wars movies, instead telling a story of war, of rebellion, and of politics. Oh, and death.

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Your Name.: thoughts, opinions, and review (and why it’s Oscar material)

Your Name. tells of the story of a country girl and a city boy, who, several times a week, swap bodies. It’s one of the best films of 2016.

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The evolution of the Disney Princess Movie—and why Disney should just give it up

As another Disney princess hits the big screen, it’s time to question whether there really should be anymore Disney princesses—and if so, what their purpose is.

Re:Zero

Re:Zero review: is it worth the hype?

What would it be like if people died and respawned like they do in video games? Re:Zero, a new anime, explores that idea.

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Review: Bourne is back and has adapted to our modern, tech-centric world

The new Jason Bourne brings back what was great about the originals, but also mixes in new elements from our world to make it a thrilling show.

Monopoly

Monopoly: The Musical sounds like monotony already

Hasbro is teaming up with the creators of the musical Wicked to create a musical based on the world of Monopoly, bringing the classic game to Broadway.

Popcorn

The death of the film industry

Movies are no longer centred on a plot line. Instead, they are focused on advertising their sequels, their merch, and their special effects.