Strangelove Screening

On Monday, February 18, the NJIT Conference on Nuclear Weapons-Free World hosted a screening of the Stanley Kubrick classic “Doctor Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”. The event was…

Mary Poppins Returns

Some sequels live up to their predecessors—can you imagine that? Some sequels even have soundtracks as memorable as the original. Can you imagine that?  “Mary Poppins Returns”, the long-awaited sequel to Walt Disney’s 1964 crowning…

Full Metal Jacket & Requiem For a Dream

Movies are the conglomeration of the director’s ideal frames and sounds stitched together to form what they consider a work of art. While some want to leave the audience with a chuckle to remember, others…

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

“I didn’t want it to end”. These were the words heard throughout the crowd in a local AMC theater.  Everyone was leaning forward on the creaky seats, waiting and hoping for more.  Blade Runner 2049…

Sixty-Eight: Logan (2017)

  The difficulty with many long-running tales to astonish is giving it a proper ending that ties all loose ends, pays homage to the characters that we have spent years getting to love, and making…

What Makes a Film ‘Great’?

Every year, a new batch of films arrives to replace the previous year's hits or misses which either solidifies or loosens the previous-previous year’s grasp of memorable films while also loosening the previous-previous-previous hold year’s…