The Card Counter is a Disappointing Entry in a Genius’s Filmography – SXU Student Media

Few screenwriters influenced the New Hollywood movement more than Paul Schrader. The writer of Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and Mishima helped bridge the gap between Hollywood and European cinema. With all this in mind, I was looking forward to watching his latest film, The Card Counter. Boasting Martin Scorsese as executive producer and Oscar Isaac … Read more

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Shang-Chi ($13.3M) Maintains No. 1 Spot for 4th Weekend; Dear Evan Hansen ($7.5M) Takes 2nd in Disappointing Start

Images Courtesy of Marvel Studios (‘Shang-Chi’), Universal Pictures (‘Dear Evan Hansen’) After enjoying three consecutive frames atop of the North American box office, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings faced perhaps its biggest competitor yet this weekend with the release of Universal’s Dear Evan Hansen, an adaptation of the mega-popular Broadway musical. But … Read more

4 Things The Matrix Resurrections Needs to Avoid Disappointing Fans

Like a slow-mo roundhouse kick to the noggin, The Matrix totally rocked the cinematic landscape when it released back in 1999. Blending hyper-stylish Hong Kong martial arts cinema with the heady, philosophical cyberpunk literature of Philip K. Dick and William Gibson et al, the Wachowskis’ sci-fi action epic was, in essence, a ‘Thinking Person’s Star … Read more