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Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ brings a universe to conclusion

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Lucy Conrad May 1, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” is the long-awaited conclusion to a franchise that has lasted 11 years and spread over more than 20 films. It’s hard to wrap up that much content, even with a three...

Review: ‘Shazam!’

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Lucy Conrad April 10, 2019

"Shazam!" is a simple movie, and in many ways, that’s where its merit lies. The story of a young boy who is given the power to turn into an adult with superhuman powers by an interdimensional wizard...

Review: ‘High Life’ enters uncharted territory

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Lucy Conrad April 10, 2019

Director Claire Denis’ "High Life" is almost never silent. When there is no dialogue, there is a deluge of sound. The creaking of old machinery, the crying of an infant, the pulsing and drowning...

Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ is a different kind of classic

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Lucy Conrad March 26, 2019

There is a term in modern film journalism that has been circulating for years, becoming prominent after the overnight success of Jordan Peele’s "Get Out," called “elevated horror.” The...

Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ fails to launch

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Lucy Conrad March 13, 2019

"Captain Marvel" is a superhero film centered around a woman, an inherent political act that is simultaneously the film’s greatest merit and detriment.Of course, there is always a degree of excitement...

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