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Podcasts: These days it seems like everyone either has one or listens to them. They range in topics from talking about good movies, bad movies, politics all the way to good old fashioned absurd humor. But why? Why, all of a sudden, are podcasts such a huge part of...
Damien Chazelle’s film, “First Man” is first and foremost, a claustrophobic film. The epicness of the story told, the United States race to land on the moon, is contrasted sharply by reliance on closeup shots and small confined shooting locations. For example, take the opening scene in which Neil...
Photo by Anna Meassick | Senior Nate Meneffee (left) cracks a joke, while Freshman Finlee Burge records the set-up and delivery to be used at open mic night. After attending First Night in September, University of Rhode Island freshman Ron Melamed noticed there was still one missing from over the...
Photo courtesy of IMDb On Sept. 28th, “Human,” a documentary by filmmaker Yann Arthus-Bertrand was screened in Edwards Auditorium to a crowd of over 100 students, faculty and off-campus visitors. The film, released in 2015, took three years, 2000 interviews from 60 different countries to make, and was first premiered...
Jennifer Finney Boylan, a professor at the Barnard College of Columbia University, discussed transgender identity at this year’s Honors Colloquium on Oct. 2. Her speech, while also part of the colloquium titled “Reimagining Gender: Voices, Power, Action,” was a joint effort with the University of Rhode Island’s Gender...
Photo courtesy of IMDb. There’s no denying that since the beginning of time, classic stories have been remade, repackaged and retold. Nowadays fewer original stories are being created and classic stories are still resonating with audiences. Now, call me sentimental but I myself have always gone out to support these...

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