Paradise Lost: The Rise and Fall of Tony Montana in ‘Scarface’ (1983)

Matthew 16:26 asks the question “For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul?”. Strangely enough, Scarface has the answer. Scarface has been dubbed a ‘dudebro’ favorite for its iconic dialogue, tropical aesthetic, and excessive ultraviolence. While this reputation intimidates many moviegoers from Brian De Palma’s film,…

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‘Point Break’: The Action Film That Dared to Be More

With this year’s releases of John Wick: Chapter 3, Always Be My Maybe, and Toy Story 4, along with the long-awaited sequel Bill and Ted Face the Music to be released in late 2020, it’s safe to say that we’re in the middle of a Keanu Reeves renaissance. Fans are coming from every corner of…

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REVIEW: ‘Saving Face’ in a Heterosexual World

If you’ve ever had the urge to watch a movie from the early 2000s about Chinese lesbians living in New York City, Alice Wu has got you covered. Saving Face begins with Wilhelmia (Michelle Krusiac), nicknamed by her friends and family as Wil, wearing a face mask in her bathroom. Alice Wu provides a brillant…

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