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Live action anime adaptation “Alita: Battle Angel” lacks the ability to be truly great. The movie features interesting visuals and heart-pounding action but neglects to touch upon deeper messages that should be present.

Review: Sci-fi adaptation is uninspired and robotic

By Jake Leary February 26, 2019

“Alita: Battle Angel” wears its influences proudly — maybe a little too proudly. Robert Rodriguez’s sci-fi action romp traffics heavily in sci-fi tropes, a tactic which is understandable. It’s...

Moonlight cast and crew give acceptance speeches after winning Best Picture at the Oscars on Feb. 26.

‘Moonlight’ featuring Ithaca College student wins Best Picture

By Kayla Dwyer, Editor In Chief February 27, 2017
"Moonlight," featuring Ithaca College student Jharrel Jerome, won Best Picture at the Oscars.
Hidden Figures is the true story of Katherine Goble (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe), three black women who defied workplace norms to work at NASA on the Atlas Rocket.

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ flawlessly navigates societal issues

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 22, 2017
"Hidden Figures" balance the intensity of segregation with humor from the three lead actresses to create an accessible piece of social commentary.
Moonlight follows Chiron, a black, gay man through three periods of his life as he struggles to come to terms with his identity on the harsh Miami streets.

Review: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’ shines bright in the dark

By Colin Barrett, Staff Writer February 12, 2017
“Moonlight” is not only important for the black and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities, but for everyone.
The cast and crew of “Moonlight” accept the award for Best Motion Picture in the Drama category during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 8 in Beverly Hills.

‘Moonlight’ featuring IC student receives Oscar nominations

By Kate Nalepinski, Life & Culture Editor January 9, 2017
“Moonlight” was one of five films in its category, which included “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Hell or High Water,” “Lion” and “Manchester by the Sea.”
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