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Movie Review: Marvel plays masterful ‘Endgame’

The final piece of the puzzle has been set out marking the end of the Avengers series this past weekend with the release of “Avengers: Endgame.”

Movie Review: ‘Infinity War’ breaks hearts, records

“Avengers: Infinity War” is a culmination of more than 10 years of cinematic character and plot development by Marvel Studios. After all this time, Marvel has finally begun to make momentous strides in their traditionally poor representation of women by creating female characters that are more than just a plot device.

Movie white-washing continues

When actress Scarlett Johansson was cast in 2015 to play the protagonist in the upcoming film “Ghost in the Shell,” fans were outraged that Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks chose a white woman to play a Japanese character. Now, after the studios released the first photo of Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi, fans have reignited the discussion of why whitewashing in Hollywood has been a serious problem.

Movie Review: ‘Avengers’ sequel will satisfy Marvel enthusiasts

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” pairs action-packed scenes with witty remarks from the world’s mightiest super heroes, making it a tremendously satisfying sequel.

Commentary: Media outlets: Stop objectifying women

Compared to past decades, women are now reaching new levels professionally as well as being further acknowledged for their capabilities and accomplishments. However, media outlets have been limiting the way women are represented intellectually by focusing on their looks and wardrobe in interviews.

Lost in a modern language

Imagine being in a foreign country without knowing the language or the culture. This sense of alienation was the theme of the latest film in the Language and Cinema film series hosted by the department of modern languages.

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