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Kid (Dev Patel) in the most recent action thriller release, Monkey Man, which also serves as Dev Patels directorial debut.

Action-revenge and Hindu legend in ‘Monkey Man’

By Atticus Jackson, Contributing Writer April 14, 2024
“Monkey Man” is a bloodthirsty, action-revenge story following the emotional crux of class struggles in modern-day India but painted parallel against the echo of a mythical Hindu legend. Being the long-awaited directorial debut of the British filmmaker, actor and writer Dev Patel, the film explores many angles of its protagonist’s emotional journey and the thematic developments that infuse it, but where it really shines is in its absolutely subversive action. 

‘Popcorn Premieres’ – Box Office Weekend of April 5

April 10, 2024
First year student hosts Logan Thompson and Ethan Kaufman share their thoughts on this week's top films at the Box Office.
Lion, directed by Garth Davis, is the true story of Saroo Brierleys journey of self discovery set Calcutta, India. The film is adapted from the book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley.

Review: Stellar performances roar during packed awards season

By Tyler Obropta, Co-proofreader February 22, 2017
Garth Davis excels in ways that shouldn’t look so easy: His world is appropriately naturalistic and his story smoothly balances its emotional heft.
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