Movies

Is My Hero Academia the Japanese Marvel?

Perhaps the most well-known superhero franchise is the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The influences of the American superhero culture have spread…

The Amazing Spider-Verse: A Review

Spider-Man is one of the most complex, nuanced, and effective characters in comics. I’m a pretty serious Marvel fan, and…

Impressive. . . Most Impressive: Rochester Philharmonic and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

Reflect on the first time you saw “Star Wars.” The hum of a lightsaber, the epic laser battles, the intricate…

Bio-Doc: ‘The Life and Art of David Bowie’

Overwhelming aesthetic power was the focus of “The Life and Art of David Bowie,” a semi-biographical documentary shown at the Memorial Art Gallery.

A film that will make you regret that steak

Sexism, racism, and ageism are familiar concepts to many at UR. But one group wants to talk more about another…

Senior Patak’s study abroad film selected as festival finalist

Armed with an affinity for video editing and a DSLR camera “indefinitely” stolen from his family and strapped to his…

Screenwriter and TV Composer talk making movies in Morey

“It begins with a script, and it ends with putting the music to it.” This was how screenwriter John Richards…

Should Wakanda share its Vibranium? Just ask UR Debate Union

Ethics, racism, colonialism, and culture shock were all discussed by UR Debate Union through the scope of the hit Marvel…

‘The Room’: Profoundly awful, awfully profound

One of the most compellingly amusing phenomena of our ironic age is the rise of the “so-bad-it’s-good” movie. Genuinely terrible…

Pedestrian Drive-In combines nostalgia and a queasy romance

On Thursday, the Pedestrian Drive-In screened “Phantom Thread” as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival. The Pedestrian Drive-In was familiarly…