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ANNAPURNA PICTURES | Kaitlyn Denver and Beanie Feldstein make new memories and cause hilarious trouble during their final wild night of high school.

Beanie Feldstein, Kaitlyn Dever Examine High School Friendship in ‘Booksmart’

Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, “Booksmart,” has received widespread critical acclaim ahead of its May 24 wide release, earning 98% positive reviews from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, a film and television review score aggregator. The film follows two high-achieving and ambitious students, Amy and Molly (Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein) during their[Read More…]

COLUMBIA PICTURES

Summer Films Adapt Old Classics, Offer Entertaining Sequels

‘Rocketman’ – May 31 English director Dexter Fletcher, who worked as the second director of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” focuses his next biopic on the captivating life of musician Elton John. As the film navigates John’s remarkable talent and professional success, it also takes a more somber look at the realities of his[Read More…]

Julia Usiak

MISS-TAKES: Do Disney Movies Pass the Bechdel Test?

The propensity to walk through crowded streets with a nose stuck in a book. The tendency to launch myself out of pools, whipping my hair back in an arc. An affinity for men who give me stolen apples and ask cryptic questions, like: “Do you trust me?” You may recognize[Read More…]

by October 31, 2018 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide, Uncategorized
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Defies Hollywood Stereotypes

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Defies Hollywood Stereotypes

★★★★★ At a time when Hollywood has started to realize that diversity sells, “Crazy Rich Asians” brings glitz and glamour to the rom-com genre and makes history in the process. Dynamic performances by Constance Wu and Henry Golding and nuanced characters who defy tropes make the story compelling, while the[Read More…]

by September 9, 2018 0 comments Movies, The Guide
AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT

Summer Cinema Coming to a Theater Near You

May 25 ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Produced by Lucasfilm, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” marks the most recent installment in the “Star Wars” franchise, following 2017’s “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Featuring Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo, the film follows Solo’s adventures with Chewbacca and provides a glimpse of[Read More…]

RYAN BAE/THE HOYA

Forming Future Leaders in Media and Film

In the “Commencement” episode of “ The West Wing,” President Josiah Bartlet addresses a crowd on Healy Lawn for his daughter Zoey’s graduation from Georgetown University. The scene shows the lawn decorated in blue and gray banners, and Georgetown students donning caps and gowns to serve as extras in the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
Upcoming Movie Releases

Upcoming Movie Releases

Wonder Woman | JUNE 2 Directed by Patty Jenkins | Starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine Israeli actress Gal Gadot made her on-screen debut as Wonder Woman in “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” in 2016. Despite the film’s poor critical reception, Gadot was highly praised for her standout portrayal[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 1 comment Summer Highlights, The Guide
WALT DISNEY PICTURES

Movie Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

★★★★★ It is a story that everyone knows — the tale as old as time. Yet, somehow, the live-action digital remake of “Beauty and the Beast” still dazzles and leaves the audience longing to be a part of its enchanting world, even after 26 years. It is a difficult task[Read More…]

Summer Guide 2016

Summer Guide 2016

  Fourth of July in the Capital There is no better place in America to celebrate the Fourth of July than the nation’s capital. If you’re here for the summer or just a long weekend, don your best patriotic attire, load up on water and check out our tips to[Read More…]

COURTESY PIXAR

Still Swimming

Thirteen years after the release of modern animation classic “Finding Nemo,” Pixar Animation Studios returns to the ocean depths of the Great Barrier Reef once again with “Finding Dory,” which hits theaters June 17. Bringing viewers back to the familiar world of Nemo, Marlin and Dory, the sequel resumes the[Read More…]

by April 28, 2016 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide