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Movie Monday with Luke: “Melancholia” evenly separates its hits, misses

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

These days, you probably know Danish film director Lars von Trier for 2013’s “Nymphomaniac,” a two-part borderline pornographic drama advertised with the O-faces of Shia LaBeouf and the rest of its famous cast members. Back when 2011’s “Melancholia” came out, people knew him for decla...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Mind Game” profoundly motivating

Luke Ulatowski, Staff reporter

October 12, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

This column is in desperate need of some positivity, but no fear; this week I’ll be giving a positive review to a positive movie. It’s one of Netflix’s greatest (and few) hidden gems. “Mind Game” is a surreal 2004 Japanese animated film directed by Masaaki Yuasa, who is known for ma...

Movie Monday with Luke: ‘Labyrinth earns cult status through Bowie’

Movie Monday with Luke: ‘Labyrinth earns cult status through Bowie’

Luke Ulatowski, Staff reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

When you hear the name Jim Henson, what do you think of first? It’s most likely the comedy supernova “The Muppets,” which in the six decades of its existence has evolved to cover every form of media several times over. If you hold your childhood dear, maybe you think of “Sesame Street,” the...

Movie Monday with Luke: ‘Moonrise Kingdom safe, not challenging’

Movie Monday with Luke: ‘Moonrise Kingdom safe, not challenging’

Luke Ulatowski, Staff reporter

September 21, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

In the New 10s, quirky director Wes Anderson has enjoyed quite the renaissance. His indie-isms resonate with young adults of the modern era, satisfying their constant craving for being “different.” In this modern era, “different” has less of a broad definition than it used to. It means self-...

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