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5 Christmas-themed movies to lighten up awkward family get-togethers


December 4, 2017

“Elf” (2003)Whoever hasn’t seen “Elf” yet is missing out. This hilarious, family-friendly comedy is sure to find something fun in it. "Elf" brings out the outrageous Christmas spirit of Buddy the elf (Will Ferrell) ...

New film of muscian’s love story breaks expectations of traditional romantic comedies

Dustin Gebel

October 28, 2016

 “Begin Again” explores whether a song can save a soul. The 2013 film centers around two musicians who fall in love after experiencing deep despair. “Begin Again” is written and directed by John Carney, starring Mar...

Seeking A Friend for the End of the World

Dustin Gebel

February 25, 2016

In “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” debut director and writer Lorene Scafaria examines the idea of companionship during the apocalypse.The film’s emotional focus on the friendship between Steve Carell and Ke...

Powerful characters take silver screen at Toronto Film Festival


September 18, 2014

This year’s Toronto International Film Festival closed out with its biggest event yet.With over 390 films shown this year, the festival has come a long way in its nearly 40-year history.Founded in 1976 under the name "The F...

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