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As cinema has evolved through its 132 years of history, its stages of transformation have been monumental in the artistic expression of millions of people across the world. From the transition to silent films to talkies with “The Jazz Singer” in 1927, to the first fully animated feature film with “Snow White and the Seven

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2019 was a cataclysmic wave of masterpieces in the film world. More great films were released last year than other years combined, and there were some very important landmark achievements that were celebrated. “Parasite” is the first foreign-language film to win Best Picture, there were more female-directed films than any other year in history, “Avengers:

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The depths of darkness often hide behind the comedy curtain. Freud once suggested that “humor is the fun-loving id making itself known despite the protestations of the conformist superego”. Some of the world’s greatest comedians, like Robin Williams or Lenny Bruce or Richard Pryor are proof of that. It is clear Judd Apatow’s work seeks

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The movies rarely show us how sloppy becoming an adult looks. Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig’s collaborative effort in “Frances Ha” sums this sentiment up very concisely. It’s hard to explain what you do when you don’t actually do it. While this seems to defy any form of logic, any student living in the aftermath

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As long as science fiction has been created for the silver screen, artists have used the genre as a means of exploring existentialist concepts too scary for the human mind to process. “What does it mean to be alive?” “Do living beings have free will?” “Is the universe predetermined, as we live out a laundry

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