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(Occupy) Wall Street

With the flames of Occupy Wall Street growing brighter, thanks in part to the unprovoked violence of police, I figured it would be timely for me to talk about the 1987 classic: Wall Street. The movie exposes corporate greed in … Continue reading

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All the President’s Men

Throughout the history of America, there have been important watershed moments that dramatically affected the future. Some of the biggest moments in the 20th century include the World Wars, the assassination of JFK, and certainly the Watergate scandal. All the … Continue reading

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

This is a movie every person needs to see again, considering the political unrest sweeping America. Much of the Occupy Wall Street protests center on corporate greed and selfish decisions from financial leaders. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is about … Continue reading

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Scarface: More Important Than You Realize

There seems to be a resurgence in popularity of the 1983 drug cartel movie, Scarface. It’s rare to go into a college dorm room and not find a Scarface Tony Montana poster hanging on the wall, often with one his … Continue reading

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Everyone loves an underdog. That’s why we’re left cheering for Jack Nicholson‘s character in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest the whole time. The movie, like the book, is a commentary on the injustices committed against people who are mentally … Continue reading

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Blade Runner Makes You Think

Blade Runner is one of those quintessential movies of the 80’s, and nobody realized it until now. It was a commercial and critical bust upon its release in 1982, but later critics praised it for its dark imagery and director … Continue reading

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12 Angry Men: A Masterpiece

12 Angry Men is one of my all-time favorite movies. It’s a movie that every young person alive today should see. It helps the viewer develop an appreciation for what makes a truly great classic movie work. Synopsis A jury … Continue reading

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