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“The Girl on the Train” a captivating mystery/thriller

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter October 14, 2016

In Jan. 2015, the book “The Girl on the Train” was released and immediately captured readers’ attentions. Within less than a year, the book was an automatic success and was optioned for a film adaptation....

A Conversation with “Ex Machina” director Alex Garland

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter May 10, 2015

What defines sentience? Is it possible to create artificial intelligence? If so, how far would you be willing to go to create such a thing? “Ex Machina,” Alex Garland's (“Never Let Me Go,” “28...

Kevin Hart Stars in Impeccable New Comedy

Temi Omilabu, Staff Reporter November 7, 2014

I had the pleasure of viewing “The Wedding Ringer” two months before its premiere, and, let me tell you—you absolutely need to head to the theatres in January. Directed by Jeremy Garelick and...

Profoundly cynical, devilishly ambiguous

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter November 7, 2014

Perhaps one of the more brilliant releases of this year, David Fincher's “Gone Girl” is more than just a piece seeking to entertain its audience. Often dependent on unexpected reveals and altered...

All-star cast can’t save confusing plot

Winston Eng, Staff Reporter October 18, 2014

What could have been a tightly-worded, effective tool to demonstrate the social crisis overtly embedded in modern society, is no more than a confusing and honestly frustrating 119 minutes of stories which...

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