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Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

The student media organization of California State University Northridge

Daily Sundial

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Review: Guadagnino’s “Challengers:” Serving up steamy drama

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter May 17, 2024

Zendaya’s newest film “Challengers” has finally been released after a delay from September 15, 2023, to April 26, 2024. The question is whether this film is a trophy-winning champion or a love-love...

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Review: Long live the King

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter April 25, 2024

As time rolls around, many monsters get their time in the sun. Ever since the Academy Award-winning “Godzilla: Minus One” left theaters and lingers in the minds of many film lovers, it is now Legendary...

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Review: Lanthimos’ Oscar-winning “Poor Things” is an unhinged yet impactful masterpiece

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter April 16, 2024

Yorgos Lanthimos’ most recent film, “Poor Things” won four Oscars and was the second most awarded film of the night behind “Oppenheimer.” The film won Best Production Design, Best Hair and Makeup,...

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Review: Hayao Miyazaki’s “The Boy and the Heron” is a beautiful yet complicated tale on loss, grief and closure

Zipporah Pruitt, Reporter April 3, 2024

“Anime was a mistake…” thankfully, not this one. From the renowned Hayao Miyazaki and his award-winning company, Studio Ghibli, comes his most recent film, “The Boy and the Heron.” This dreamlike...

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Review: Matthew Vaughn’s “Argylle”: Undercover and underwhelming

Zipporah Altitia Pruitt, Reporter February 29, 2024

“Argylle” is the latest film directed by one of the most stylistic directors in film today, Matthew Vaughn. Vaughn is best known for his outrageous and in-your-face visual styles and effects that make...

‘The East’ offers little to the spy genre

Josh Carlton May 8, 2013

It’s not often that you see a movie about the American side of terrorism. “The East” follows an operative from a private intelligence firm, Sarah (Brit Marling), tasked with infiltrating an eco-terrorist...

‘Admission’ doesn’t meet the qualifications

Josh Carlton March 25, 2013

I’d be hard to say that “Admission”, the new comedy/drama starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd, didn’t have its moments.  While the two leads are always reliable, they can’t seem to rise above...

‘Stoker,’ tries too hard to be suspenseful

Josh Carlton March 21, 2013

Back in 2003, a violent gut-punch of a movie came out of South Korea titled “Oldboy.” Many who saw the film were instantly taken by its twisted story of revenge, not to mention one of the most shocking...

“Expendables 2” Showcases Old Heroes and Old School Action

Casey Delich August 23, 2012

“Expendables 2” brings back all the action, stars, and cheesy lines of its predecessor.  Its predecessor “The Expendables” is a throwback to the days of our youths with the action stars that...

‘The Beaver’ is a Disturbingly Good Film

Alison Geller May 12, 2011

“The Beaver,” director and co-star Jodie Foster’s latest film, is a mental rollercoaster. The movie, which is only playing at a handful of theaters, stars Academy Award winner Mel Gibson as...

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