The Review

CineMaierson: “Tag” Review

CineMaierson: “Tag” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor

July 25, 2018


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINIONS, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

Eli Maierson reviews "Tag" in the next installment of "CineMaierson."

Anderson creates whimsical ‘Isle of Dogs’

Anderson creates whimsical ‘Isle of Dogs’

Emily Chen and Eli Maierson

May 3, 2018


Filed under ALUMNI, CULTURE, MULTIMEDIA, PHOTO GALLERIES, SHOWCASE, VIDEO

Wes Anderson's latest film, "Isle of Dogs," is a whimsical stop-motion genre-bending adventure.

Under Review: “It”

Under Review: “It”

Camille McFarland and Tyler King, Staff Writers

October 29, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS

My friends and I entered the theatre with little knowledge of Stephen King’s 1986 “It” and varying levels of horror tolerance. We didn’t expect much except a terrifying clown and jump scares, but director Andy Muschietti and writers Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman delivered an...

Under Review: Wonder Woman

Under Review: Wonder Woman

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

June 8, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Patty Jenkins' 'Wonder Woman' brings a welcome jolt of excitement and heart to the DC Cinematic Universe.

Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

Jordan Peele's directorial debut "Get Out" is a multi-layered movie featuring social messages about race relations hidden within the horror-comedy plot.

Under Review: “La La Land”

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under CULTURE, REVIEWS, SHOWCASE

Movie musical "La La Land" transports audiences back in time with its jazzy soundtrack and Classic Hollywood glamour.

Under Review: “Cantinflas”

Under Review: “Cantinflas”

Marisa Murillo, Photographer

October 6, 2014


Filed under CULTURE

Acknowledging a diverse audience by alternating English and Spanish in speech and subtitles, “Cantinflas” tells the story of Mario Moreno, a comedian widely regarded as the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico.

Under Review: “Boyhood”

Under Review: “Boyhood”

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

September 15, 2014


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

An incredible piece of independent filmmaking, “Boyhood” is a thought-provoking and realistic film that moves the heart and soul by focusing on its interesting characters.

Under Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Under Review: Guardians of the Galaxy

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

August 9, 2014


Filed under CULTURE, SHOWCASE

Marvel's newest release, "Guardians of the Galaxy," balances explosion-packed fight scenes with clever humor.

Under Review: Captain America 2

Under Review: Captain America 2

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014


Filed under CULTURE

An action-packed movie, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is an incredible sequel that amazes with its entertaining action, deep emotion and well-developed characters.

Rushmore revisited

Rushmore revisited

Jake Nyquist and Samantha Neal

March 27, 2014


Filed under MULTIMEDIA, ODDS&ENDS

Wes Anderson’s (’87) “Rushmore” may have been filmed on campus in the winter of 1997, but scenes from the cult classic can still be brought to life at SJS. See side-by-side comparisons of the Review’s reenactment and original scenes from “Rushmore.” (Photo Gallery)

Heinzerling nominated for Academy Award

Heinzerling nominated for Academy Award

Cara Maines, Assistant Online Editor

March 1, 2014


Filed under ALUMNI, NEWS

Zachary Heinzerling (’02) will walk the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards tomorrow night. Heinzerling and his producer, Lydia Dean Pilcher, were nominated for an Oscar for their work on documentary feature “Cutie and the Boxer.”

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