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Damien Chazelle ’08 on His New Movie ‘Babylon’ and His Experience Studying Film at Harvard

The Harvard Crimson interviewed Damien Chazelle ahead of the release of “Babylon,” discussing his inspiration for the story as well as his experience studying film at Harvard.

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‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Review: A Surprisingly Deep Animated Adventure

Rollicking and surprisingly moving, “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” offers a sincere ode to living mindfully that will resonate with audiences of all ages.

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Top 10 Films of 2022

The Crimson Arts Board presents its favorite films of the year, from "Tár" to "Marcel the Shell With Shoes On."

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‘Babylon’ Review: Glamour, Gluttony, and a Grand Condemnation of Hollywood

For a film that runs over three hours long, Damien Chazelle '07's latest is masterfully paced, as its vivacious nature ensures that it is never in jeopardy of losing steam.

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‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Review: A Poignant & Empowering Tribute to Chadwick Boseman

“Wakanda Forever” hence sets the heavy tone early, including a moving funeral for T’Challa as well as a tear-jerking alteration of the Marvel Studios title sequence featuring clips only of Boseman, shining his light on film through the years.

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‘The Menu’ Review: When Does Fine Dining Cross the Line?

This powerful film highlights the incompatibility between supposed perfection and underlying imperfection of fine dining.

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‘Causeway’ Review: A Resonant Portrait of Trauma and Transitions

In its efforts to recount Lynsey’s return to normalcy, the film artfully captures the flurry of mixed emotions that may entail such an experience while occasionally administering too great a dose of dramatic embellishment.

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Feature: Boston’s Full Body Cast Rocks ‘Rocky Horror’

In the velvet darkness of the Boston Common AMC, there’s a guiding star no matter what or who you are.

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‘Till’ Review: A Must-See True Story That Should Never Be Forgotten

Whether for the film’s portrayal of the horrors of racism or its commentary on the importance of fighting for justice, everyone should see “Till.”

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‘Enola Holmes 2’ Review: Lackluster In Comparison to Its Successful Predecessor

Even though “Enola Holmes 2” dims in comparison to the first film in the mystery series, it is charming nonetheless.

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Guts and Gore… A Cinematic Snore

Bloody violence or gore serves an important role in some horror movies as long as it has direction, but when gore lacks direction, its inclusion can make a movie feel lazy and reliant on shock factor.

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'Rosaline' Review: Rosaline's Insincerity Disappoints Shakespeare

Karen Maine’s “Rosaline” proves that a juicy plot cannot save a film that lacks bold artistic vision.

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‘Halloween Ends’ Review: Myers at Golgotha

“Ends” is the filmic analogue of a college student who is only amusing after two or three shots of liquor and is otherwise not only unamusing but barely tolerable. The “Halloween” films’ liquor is gore — stupid, stupid gore — and “Ends” is in bad need of more of it.

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‘Tár’ Review: A Triumph of Modern Storytelling

Thanks to its captivating lead performance, beautiful sound design and cinematography, and unique self-assuredness, “Tár” sets itself apart as a nearly perfect film.

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‘Pearl’ Review: Grainy, Gory, and Goth

Powered by Ti West’s direction and Eliot Rockett’s cinematography, “Pearl” is a film that, though filled to the brim with stunning visuals, has a cliché story.

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