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Review: ‘Iran-Behind the Scenes’ captures an authentic experience

By Khalida Jamilah

October 13, 2019

For thousands of years, Iran was known as the Persian empire to the Western world. But upon hearing the word Iran, what images come to your mind? Aryana Farshad, a native Iranian filmmaker captured her journey in Iran and...

Marvel pulls off captivating experience with ‘Doctor Strange’

By Grant Hermanns

November 6, 2016

Even if every comic movie origin story is bound to follow a similar formula, they all have unique touches that can make them, or break them, whether it's "Ant-Man'"s heist genre or "Guardians of the Galaxy'"s homage to the '8...

Affleck shines as ‘The Accountant,’ even if the movie tumbles in moments

By Grant Hermanns

October 17, 2016

Even if the movies themselves haven't been great as a whole, Ben Affleck has been on a roll with his roles over the past few years, and "The Accountant" is no different.The action-thriller follows Christian Wolff (Affleck), an autist...

‘Return of the Caped Crusaders’ brings back the campy humor of original series

By Victor Liptzin

October 12, 2016

Rick Morales directs William Dozier's take on the famed caped crusader in "Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders," bringing back the one-liners and innuendoes to the big screen made famous by the original 1966 TV series.The mo...

Mezzo-soprano and pianist take audience on a musical journey

By Madison Brady

March 10, 2016

The duo joined each other onstage among the set of a living room with a black piano accompanied by a black leather bench in the middle. "La Favorita: A Musical Journey" featuring mezzo-soprano Jill Grove with pianist Victoria ...

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