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Lady Bird Holds Important Life Lessons

Lady Bird Holds Important Life Lessons
Coming of age film speaks to teenagers
April 17, 2020

The movie, Lady Bird, changed my life when it first came out two years ago, and it feels even more relevant today. This coming of age film addresses a lot of topics that we might all be dealing with right...

Avengers: Endgame provides satisfying ending for expansive franchise

Avengers: Endgame provides satisfying ending for expansive franchise
The Marvel Cinematic Universe culminates in a well-crafted, enjoyable work
April 29, 2019

Avengers: Endgame has been one of the most anticipated films of all time. After I first watched the original Avengers 6 years ago, it sucked me into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which includes...

The Hate U Give Causes Viewers to Reflect on Race

The Hate U Give Causes Viewers to Reflect on Race
Movie examines police brutality and how different communities experience life
November 2, 2018

The Hate U Give, directed by George Tillman Jr, is about a teenage girl named Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) who lives in a predominantly black neighborhood with gangs, drugs, and high crime rates. She...

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