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The Girl on the Train remains faithful to novel

In 2015, Paula Hawkins thrilled the world with the novel The Girl on the Train. A year later, the popular novel was adapted to film. The Girl on the Train tells the story of an alcoholic divorcee who attaches herself to a web of mystery after the disappearance of a young housewife. The film stars […]

REVIEW: American Honey features new acting talent

American Honey delivers a compelling story with action, comedy and drama about teenage rebellion during a competitive film season. The movie comes alive with its colors, characters and elegant, goofy execution — and above all, in its leading star Sasha Lane. In 2015, Lane was spending her spring break in Panama Beach when she was […]

Torn struggles to carry out its intended message

In post-9/11 America, it’s no mystery that racism against the Muslim-American community has increased dramatically. Islamophobia is running rampant, and the new film Torn attempts to expose this issue by exploring the aftermath of a suburban bombing. But while the film has good intentions, the film misses the mark and struggles to rise above the […]