Darren Aronofsky may have marked himself as a man of intensity when he released previous films, such as “Black Swan” and “Requiem for a Dream.” Now, with his latest work, the writer and director has …

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The night of “The Bold Type”’s season one finale, my roommates and I sat with the lights off and popcorn only slightly burnt. The doors were locked and there wasn’t a single phone screen in …

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Whether one has read Stephen King’s terrifying novel, seen the 1990 TV mini-series or walked past Tim Curry’s makeup-caked face plastered on a VHS cover at Blockbuster, most people today are familiar with “It.” Pennywise …

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Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” is a dark and suspenseful psychological thriller that rejects ordinary cinema’s love for predictability and stoicism. Aronofsky’s latest work follows closely in the footsteps of his past award-winning films such as …

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As Loyola dusts off its summer cobwebs and classes begin again, the stress of college life inevitably returns. Many of us turn to the arts for relaxation, and one of the most common destinations is …

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Think of an animated movie — what first comes to mind? Often, people think of their childhood. Animated movies conjure feelings of comfort and nostalgia — memories of a simpler time held together by reels …

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Every date has its own history, and as years pass that history only grows. This week saw quite a bit of culturally influential events happen in years past, and The Phoenix is here to share …

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Just when this summer began to look like a wholly disappointing one for movie lovers, Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” swooped into the filmmaking scene, taking audiences on a jolting, emotional journey into the heart of cinematic …