Being reel: ‘The Northman’ — super gory but lacking in story

“The Northman” is overly violent and unpleasant to watch, frightful in both senses. According to film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25, revenge in this revenge film is not justified.

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Scene it: The rise of true crime & the voyeurism of violence

True crime fans: be wary of the glamorization of violence, writes TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23.

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Being reel: Why the originality of ‘C’mon C’mon’ deserved more recognition

Despite its lack of Oscar nominations, film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25 explains how “C’mon C’mon” represents the future of the film industry.

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Frame rating: ‘Don’t Look Up’ is a disaster of astronomical proportions

“Don’t Look Up” is a clunky attempt at critiquing climate change, writes film columnist Gerrit Punt PO ’24, and you’re not automatically a climate denier for not liking it.

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Scene it: Holy Runtime, Batman! Are today’s movies getting longer?

If you’ve noticed that movies seem to be getting longer, you’re not alone. Inspired by the nearly 3-hour-long movie “The Batman,” TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 breaks down this phenomenon.

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Being reel: ‘West Side Story’ (2021) is a remake that succeeds at all the wrong things

Despite recent praise, the 2021 remake of “West Side Story” is not that revolutionary of a film, argues film columnist Adam Osman-Krinsky PO ’25.

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Frame rating: ‘The French Dispatch’ Oscars snub doesn’t detract from its artistry

While “The French Dispatch” deserved an Oscar nomination, its lack of one doesn’t actually matter that much, explains Gerrit Punt PO ’24.

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