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Review: Oscar favorite La La Land is for the ones that dream

January 25, 2017

The best description I can give of the movie La La Land is that it serves as the optimistic alternative to director Damien Chazelle’s 2014 film Whiplash. Both of these films deal heavily with the dreams...

Road to the Oscars: The Big Short provides big reward

Road to the Oscars: The Big Short provides big reward

January 24, 2016

Subprime loans, the housing market, and credit defaults are the subject of director Adam McKay’s The Big Short. Somehow, McKay takes a complicated economic issue and turns it into any moviegoers dream. Based...

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