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  • The Party

    The Party


    Clocking in at a diffident 70 minutes, "The Party" is the most star-studded student film adaptation of a play written by an 18-year-old who thinks they're smarter than they are that has ever graced the screen. Sort of like a dream someone had, in which they kind of came up with kind of a film but not really.

    Much in the same way that the arguments in a debate we agree with the most are rarely the best arguments, but…

  • The Hangover

    The Hangover


    To cite any film as an addition to the "hall of fame" if its genre, we must first give the film some time to settle, as since our views of films can so often be skewed by the recency with which we've seen them, it can be easy to write-off any such labelling as being "impulsive" or "misguided". However, despite its over-indulgence with its lesser sequels and its adherence to the comedic tropes of post-National Lampoon "party bro" movies, The…

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  • How to Be Single

    How to Be Single


    How to be single:

    Step 1. Take your date to see this movie.
    Step 2. Congratulations.

  • Sleepers



    Have you ever asked yourself: "what would Stand By Me be like if the kids didn't just find a dead body, but were responsible for one?"
    A fascinating look into how society and it's darkest components shape its citizens. "This is a true story about friendship", the opening lines of the movie are true, on a base level. I imagine large parts of it are fictionalized, but it is a story of friendship and revenge, at first. But to me,…