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Oscar Preview: Les Misérables

Joe Incollingo ('13)/ Eastside Entertainment Editor

February 24, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

When a story’s been told in as many ways as has Les Misérables, it’s fully impossible to isolate and discuss any one interpretation, separate from the others. Victor Hugo’s novel is, with little doubt, a transcendent masterpi...

Oscar Preview: Argo

Jordan Schmidt (14)/ Eastside Staff

February 24, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

After directing State of Play and The Town, Ben Affleck picked the Iran Hostage Crisis, and the true story of six Americans trapped in Iran by protesters and radicals, to base his third film, Argo, on. With seven nominations, in...

Oscar Preview: Life of Pi

Maya Mintz ('14)/ Eastside Webmaster

February 24, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Life of Pi beautifully took its audience through a touching journey. The art direction, set direction, visual effects, and animation were spectacular and a treat. Compared to the book, the movie excelled at painting the beau...

Oscar Preview: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Rachel Tinkelman ('13)/ Eastside Humor Editor

February 24, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Beasts of the Southern Wild is a heartwarming tale of a little girl about to be orphaned by her dying father.  The film, directed by Benh Zeitlin, is told in an in-the-moment documentary style, which produced an interesting mix of r...

Oscar Preview: Amour

Danielle Fox ('13)/ Eastside Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Waking up drenched in your own piss has got to be one of the most unbearable ways of being reminded that you’re too old to take care of yourself anymore. It’s humiliating, yet a flagrant depiction of the most unromanticized...

Oscar Preview: Django Unchained

Jacob Sobel ('16)/ For Eastside

February 19, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

In January of 1992, a peculiar type of film was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. It was produced on a 1.2 million dollar budget and starred several renowned actors throughout the cinema, including Steve Buscemi,...

Rise of the Guardians guards DreamWorks reputation

Joe Incollingo ('13)/Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 23, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Disney’s CG animator Pixar is arguably suffering from a hiccup in their otherwise pristine record, and nobody could be more excited than archrival DreamWorks Animation. The company's upcoming Rise of the Guardians stars Chris Pine, A...

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