5C students are flocking to Laemmle Theatre in the Claremont Village now that it’s reopened after over a year closed due to COVID-19.
Pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 argues that The Hunger Games franchise offers more than a surface-level story for young adults.
The authentic film “Zola” (2021) breaks degrading Hollywood stereotypes with its depiction of stripping, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 writes.
In this week’s film column, Ben Hafetz PZ ’20 reviews Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” arguing against those who claim the film is a glorification of mass violence committed by white men.
In this week’s film column, Rachael Diamond SC ’21 reviews “Hustlers,” praising its dramatic, yet touching portrayal of female friendship amidst financial hardship. She writes, “Regardless of the questionable moral dynamics at play, you leave the theater in utter admiration of Destiny’s and Ramona’s tenacity … a testament to the powerful allure of the film — and of money itself.”
The Laemmle Claremont 5 theater’s future is in limbo as part of the Southern Californian moviehouse chain is put on the market.
Among the best movies of the summer are “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “The Beach Bum” and “Under the Silver Lake”