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“No Escape” provides thrills but no heart

Dylan Haviland – Arts & Entertainment Editor Director John Erick Dowdle has had a rough launching period with his directing career. Mainly sticking to the horror genre, his films such as “Quarantine” and “As Above, So Below” have had a hard time garnering critic’s attention, earning only a 58 and 26 percent on the website, Rotten Tomatoes. With his newest

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Latino and Native American Film Festival sheds light on stereotypes and culture

Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  The short film, “Broken Roofs/ Techos Rotos”, directed by Yanillys Perez, opens with a young girl reading a prayer on a cement floor.  Her younger sisters play around her, laughing in delight.  The child reading, Ana, walks around their house which is a broken down living area with pink walls, washed down by to

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Dear White People: a film on identity in contemporary America

Dylan Haviland – General Assignment Reporter  Director Justin Simien’s satirical film, “Dear White People” appeared on the screen of the Adanti Student Center’s theater demanding the attention of the audience.  The young director’s skill and determination to perfect his craft was evident through the film.  “Dear White People” marveled at being a film that performs with high production value without

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English department sponsors event to discuss movie adaptations of literature

Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  It is impossible to visit the movies without seeing a poster for the latest film adaptation of the trendy young adult novel of the moment. Between The Hunger Games, The Fault in Our Stars, and the Divergent series alone, the box office numbers are littered with the presence of YA Literature. So, it is

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