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Filmmakers at Mines set to debut first feature length film

The filmmaker’s club at Mines is gearing up to release their first full-length film. This project  began for a group of students a few years ago who came together to create a space where they could share their love of the process of filmmaking. The club grew from taking on smaller projects as it and […]

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Australian Film Embrace Focuses on Body Image

On Friday, Feb. 1, MAC teamed up with the Counseling Center to show the documentary Embrace, an Australian film about the Body Image Movement. The film revolves around Taryn Brumfitt, a woman traveling the world to meet other women struggling with body image, promoting self-love, and working on accepting themselves. Taryn’s story began in 2013, […]

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What to Watch: December 2017

Classes are almost finished, finals are approaching, and the coveted Winter Break is almost here. Eventually you will have more free time than you will know what to do with. So what do you do? Go skiing? Spend time with friends and family? Study more? Well in-between all of that, take some time and a […]

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DC Review: Justice League

Justice League is directed by Zack Snyder and is the fourth film in the DC cinematic universe. The film follows Bruce Wayne after the events of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and the inspiration he receives from Superman’s selfless act as he enlists newfound allies to fight a greater foe. The film stars Ben […]

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MCU Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok is the seventeenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and follows The God of Thunder as he fights against Hela and the destruction of Asgard. If most of that sentence sounded like gibberish to you, no worries, this film brings more than your run of the mill superhero story. New Zealand Director […]

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It: A Stephen King Adaptation

“It” is a 2017 horror/thriller directed by Andy Muschietti. The film is set in the small town of Derry, Maine and follows seven teenagers in their fight against a demonic shape-shifting evil terrorizing their town. Coming into this retelling of Stephen King’s story, many fans of the novel and 1990 TV adaption were trepid, to […]

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Oscars’ Blunders Make for Good Show

The 2017 Oscars were filled with blunders, records, and tears. While no Oscars show has ever gone off without a hitch, this year was the worst recorded with two major snafus. The first, which has been all over the news, was the false declaration of La La Land as the winner of Best Picture, the […]

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Hidden Figures Brings Math to Hollywood

The new movie, Hidden Figures, tells the true stories of three extraordinary female African American mathematicians working at NASA in the 1960s. The story primarily follows the lives of Katherine Goble Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughan, who fought against great odds to achieve unprecedented opportunities of the time but were still mostly forgotten by […]

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Star Wars Meets Politics

As fans and moviegoers all across the world find themselves eagerly waiting for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (expected Dec. 16, 2016), that spectacular galaxy is not too far, far away from everyone’s mind. Because of this, there has never been a more important time to address how the Star Wars movies are a […]

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Oscars: Chris Rock Owns Diversity Issue and Leo Finally Wins

The 88th Annual Academy Awards, or the Oscars, that aired on Sunday, Feb. 28, were a night filled with excitement, disappointment, and passionate causes. In the months before the Oscars aired, the hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite, became a popular topic for a number of celebrities and just the world in general, but another topic that came up […]