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Movie Review: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

★★★★★ “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a story of vengeance and forgiveness. The film is driven by well-developed characters and chance encounters that seem — and often are — too good to be true. The film’s witty humor is always at the foreground, ready to make even the most[Read More…]

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Making Them Laugh: Comedy and Politics

Comedy has long been an avenue for people to express their personal and political beliefs. The rise of late-night comedy shows that deal with political issues reflects our nation’s widespread engagement with politics. Political comedy can be interpreted in two ways: as making light of a serious situation or illustrating[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’

★★★☆☆ A Bad Moms Christmas,” sequel to the 2016 film “Bad Moms,” released Nov. 1, is a relatable comedy sure to leave audiences both anticipating and dreading the holiday season. Written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, the comedy depicts the annual struggle of three moms attempting to[Read More…]

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Movie Review: ‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’

★★★☆☆ Moments before the beginning of the press screening of “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween,” Tyler Perry’s voice unexpectedly filled the theater. Heads turned and then excited gasps filled the room: Perry was entering, microphone in hand, to introduce the film. “For 100 minutes, you’re going to see a stupid,[Read More…]

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Hoyas in Hollywood: Perfecting the Craft

When Brent Craft (MSB ’08) concluded his athletic career after graduation, he shifted his focus to an entirely different passion: filmmaking. After spending time in Los Angeles after college to work on the sets of television shows like “Friday Night Lights,” Craft began dedicating his time to an independent film[Read More…]

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Comedy Central’s Joe DeRosa on Celebrity, Stage Presence and George Carlin

Stand-up comedian and podcast host Joe DeRosa does not shy away from hot-button topics. Often billed as an “angry comic,” the comedy star tackles topics like anxiety and politics with a sharp sense of humor. DeRosa has a wide breadth of experience, with past specials on Comedy Central, appearances on[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Movie Review: ‘Home Again’

Alexandra Brunjes is a Hoya Staff Writer. ★★★☆☆ Despite its compelling premise and star-studded cast, director Hallie Meyers-Shyer’s upcoming “Home Again” is underdeveloped and likely to leave audiences frustrated. The first film Meyers-Shyer has written, “Home Again,” stars Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen and Candice Bergen. Meyers-Shyer worked alongside her mother,[Read More…]

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A Glimpse Into Georgetown’s Fall Theater Productions

With the beginning of every new school year comes a new season of performing arts. The student theater groups at Georgetown University have prepared an outstanding season of drama and comedy. Here is what to expect this fall on campus from the Mask and Bauble Dramatic Society, Nomadic Theatre and[Read More…]

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

★★☆☆☆ With a star-studded cast, featuring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, and the direction of Edgar Wright, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed comedies like “Shaun of the Dead,” “Baby Driver” has all the tools necessary for an incredible heist movie. With an electrifying soundtrack and flawlessly choreographed action[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Television Review: ‘Master of None’

Television Review: ‘Master of None’

★★★★★ From its opening title sequence to its closing shot, Netflix comedy “Master of None” delivers a strong, nuanced and poignant second season that not only builds upon but exceeds what made the first so successful. Despite an occasional misstep or two, creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang deliver a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide