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The Amélie Effect

The movie Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amelie Poulain, or as its American name Amélie, centers around the life on an unusual Parisian girl who later discovered that she could have an effect on people, or what I like to call The Amélie Effect.

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What “Do Revenge” Got Wrong About Teen Movies

So many older teen movies – like Clueless, Mean Girls, and Heathers – reflected and completely redefined their generations. But with the Gen Z generation possibly being the most over-defined and over-exposed generation in history, social media took over. It surpassed TV as being the most popular form of youth media and completely did away with lines between different media-consuming groups. Now the world can check in and see what we’re doing at any time whenever we choose to post on social media platforms.

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Indie Movies: A Genre or an Attitude?

Indie movies are the same idea of a boutique or a thrift shop. Consider the trend of boutiques: they are smaller, less well-known, and almost certainly far more expensive than your typical department or retail store. Why, then, do we experience greater excitement when we visit or make a purchase from a boutique as opposed to a retail location? Well, because the items sold at boutiques are more distinctively made and more difficult to locate. It’s likely that the outfit you purchase from a boutique won’t be challenged at a formal occasion or a night out.

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First Impressions of Disney’s New Film Wish

On September 9 Disney shared a post to their animation content page @disneyanimation on instagram, announcing a new animated film called Wish. In addition to sharing the title of the upcoming film and a first look at the protagonist and her animal companion, the caption disclosed a short synopsis of what the film will be about, as well as who will be working on the film and when it is planned to come out.

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Jean-Luc Godard Dies at 91

Widely deemed as the father of French new wave cinema, legendary French-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard has died at the age 91. Godard’s lawyer confirmed his passing earlier today. His medical report stated that he had chosen to end his own life through medical assistance, a practice known as euthanasia. He “had recourse to legal assistance in Switzerland for a voluntary departure” as he was “stricken with multiple incapacitating illnesses”, Godard’s legal council told AFP. The director died peacefully at home in Switzerland with wife Annie-Marie Miéville.

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Will Kim Kardashian Join the Marvel Universe?

In an interview, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian admitted that she would be interested in joining the Marvel Universe. This would not be the first time the famous Kardashian appeared on the big screen. She recently appeared as a voice actor in the 2021 kids movie PAW Patrol: The Movie and her acting credits don’t stop there. She was also a part of the 2013 movie Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, along with the 2008 Disaster Movie.

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Fantasy’s of Rape in Game of Thrones

In movies and tv shows, audience members are constantly bombarded with graphic images of sexual violence committed against women. While audience members may be troubled by these images, rarely are they questioned. As we all know, art imitates reality, and in reality, women face sexual violence every single day.

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Martin Scorsese bashes Marvel Movies Saying They Are “Uncinematic”

Martin Scorsese doesn’t seem to be changing his mind about Marvel films anytime soon. When he compared MCU juggernauts like Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home to “theme park” attractions – frivolous, fantastical blockbusters incapable of conveying human emotion – the world-renowned filmmaker received harsh criticism. They’re not cinema, at least not in Scorsese’s opinion.

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Everything We Know About “My Policeman”

“My Policeman” is an upcoming romantic drama film directed by Michael Grandage based on a 2012 novel by Bethan Roberts. Starring Harry Styles who plays the role of Tom Burgess a secretly gay police officer alongside Emma Corrin who plays his wife Marion. The movie is set to be in 1957 in Brighton on the British south coast, a time where homosexuality was illegal in Britain.

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Beast: Plot, Cast, And Everything We Know

Universal Pictures is set to release their new exciting thriller, Beast, starring actor Idris Elba. Audiences are sure to be clinging to the edge of their seats and biting their nails while watching this new and exciting project. The film, said to be an adventure survival thriller movie, is becoming a popular topic on social media.

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Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Analysis (Spoilers)

Like most of Jordan Peele’s movies, after watching ‘Nope’ you are probably left with a few questions. His movies always find ways to create a deeper meaning to what you might be originally seeing. Like his previous two movies ‘Us’ and ‘Get Out’ there are a bunch of hidden meanings and symbolism that went into making his new movie ‘Nope’, and I’m here today to try and help you understand the movie just a little bit better than before.

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Op-Ed: Top 5 Mental Health Documentaries on Prime

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 21% of U.S. adults—1 out of 5—experienced mental illness in 2020, and an alarming 7.7 million young people, aged 6 to 17, experienced a mental health disorder in later years. Conversations about mental health are becoming increasingly more important to help inform, raise awareness, and destigmatize these issues.
This is where the media can help

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