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Homeland Under my Nails - Mohammed Omar Khalil's Exhibit

A review of Home Under my Nails, an Exhibition by artist Mohammed Omar Khalil showcasing Sudanese heritage.

Disability in Film: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” and Three-Dimensional Characters

A review on the 2019 sleeper hit, The Peanut Butter Falcon. Starring Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf.

Reviewing Classics - Autumn Sonata (1978) - Ingmar Bergman

Ingmar Bergman's tense portrait of a mother and daughter still stings 40 years after its release, thanks to masterful performances by Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann.

Reviewing Classics - Salaam Bombay! (1988) - Mira Nair

Samir reviews Mira Nair's Oscar-nominated social drama Salaam Bombay!

Reviewing Classics - Jarhead (2005) - Sam Mendes

A review of Sam Mendes' Jarhead starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Jamie Foxx. Based on the Gulf War memoir by Anthony Swofford.

Reviewing Classics - The Apartment (1960) - Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder's classic romantic comedy-drama The Apartment is a sharp and memorable pairing of Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine.

Reviewing Classics - La Haine (1995) - Mathieu Kassovitz

A review of contemporary cinema classic La Haine directed by French filmmaker Mathieu Kassovitz.

Reviewing Classics - Seven Samurai (1954) - Akira Kurosawa

A Review of Akira Kurosawa's classic Samurai flick, Seven Samurai, starring Toshiro Mifune.

Reviewing Classics - Juliet of the Spirits (1965) - Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini's under-appreciated 1965 film Juliet of the Spirits is a journey into the mind of a woman that is equal parts psychedelic and psychoanalytic.

Movie Review - Parasite - Bong Joon-ho

A review of this year's Academy Award's Best Picture winner: Parasite by Bong Joon-ho.