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Match Volume: Episode 4

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Interviews with Ross Blocher from the investigative podcast “Oh No, Ross and Carrie!” Pulitzer-finalist and his new book “Infamy,” and comedian Robert Zapata.... Read More

Effie Gray Review

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There are no spectacular events or climatic moments in Effie Gray.  Instead the film gradually builds conflict to give an authentic atmosphere to its 19th century setting. Led by the performance of D... Read More

Victor Figueroa explores the city of Prague

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Nearly four years ago Victor Figueroa studied abroad in the Czech Republic. During that semester he enrolled into his first college radio class in where he would create an audio postcard of the city c... Read More

Run All Night Review

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You’ve never seen Liam Neeson like this before!!! Unleeeesssss you’ve seen Taken, Unknown, or Non-Stop – but otherwise, Neeson is breaking new ground in his acting career. Well… except for his... Read More

Interview with Pamela Anchang

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Pamela Anchang created Immigrant Magazine as a platform for all immigrant groups.  But the magazine wants to not only illustrate their struggles, but the success stories as well.... Read More

While We’re Young Review

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While We’re Young touches on several themes: dependency on technology, the generational gap, and how having kids socially segregates people. Yet, director Noah Baumbach more than manages to keep us ... Read More

The Hunting Ground Review

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Kirby Dick’s The Hunting Ground is a powerful testimonial illustrating the illusion of university integrity. Much of the film grips, commands, and compels us to think about the one aspect that almos... Read More

Match Volume: Episode 2

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Interviews with Milanda Viren on how technology is affecting how kids learn, ex-NFL player Keith Mitchell on the power of yoga and meditation, and Raymond Doswell of the Negro League Baseball Museum... Read More

Interview with Raymond Doswell

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At the Negro Leagues Basball Museum a history of African Americans in baseball spans over a century. Victor Figueroa sat down with the museum’s vice president of curatorial services Raymond Dosw... Read More

’71 Review

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‘71’s immerses viewers into an intense, penetrating mindset; but what makes the movie unique is how it constantly reminds us of the film’s violent setting without losing focus on the plot. Jack ... Read More

Match Volume: Episode 1

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Interviews with Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan, improv artist Caitlyn Knisely, and book author Kopal Khanna.... Read More

McFarland, USA Review

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McFarland, USA, doesn’t stray away from the typical feel-good Disney formula, but thanks to a fitting performance by Kevin Costner, the film manages to take an old theme concerning family, and make ... Read More

Fifty Shades of Grey Review

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Fifty Shades of Grey has plenty of sex throughout its 125-minute runtime – nothing viewers didn’t expect from the film’s trailer and risqué source material. Unfortunately, the sex itself lacked... Read More

Interview with Kopal Khanna

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Kopal Khanna recently wrote a fiction book centered around two women. A 12-year-old child and a 23-year-old woman. But Khanna uses the conditions of Indian jails as a real-life backdrop to the story. ... Read More

Jupiter Ascending Review

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Jupiter Ascending presents a complex world dynamic that leaves audiences visually entertained throughout. The film has a playful tone, as Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum work to leave viewers with a con... Read More

Blackhat Review

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Blackhat is a movie that has the same look as director Michael Mann’s critically acclaimed successes Collateral and Heat: a grainy real life aesthetic mashed with beautiful nighttime urban visuals. ... Read More