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Quentin Tarantino's latest film, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," follows an aging Hollywood star, played by Leonardo DiCaprio (left).
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'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' reimagines Hollywood at the close of the '60s

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” the latest film from writer and director Quentin Tarantino, premiered in July. The movie follows Rick Dalton (played by Leonardo DiCaprio) as he navigates the ups and downs of a Hollywood career in 1969, as well as the looming presence of the Manson Family cult in Los Angeles. Editor Nina Wilder and Campus Arts Editor Kerry Rork chatted about their thoughts on Tarantino’s new film and the events that inspired it. Warning: spoilers below.


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In the darkness

Nothing holds more importance in a cinema than a film, certainly not the patron nor his concerns or woes; quite literally, everything else surrenders to the shadows.


The biggest story of the 2017 awards season was "Moonlight"'s Academy Award for Best Picture after "La La Land" was incorrectly announced as the winner.
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Recess roundtable: Why criticism?

Much discussion has erupted in recent weeks regarding the (purportedly) fading necessity of reviews. In an age of discontinued Netflix-star-ratings, Amazon top customer reviewers and enraged YouTubers, the long-form reviews of movies, books or music that once dominated newspapers are increasingly seen as antiquated or downright ignorant


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David Rubenstein’s likeness is used in Aguilar Ruvalcaba’s “Who Owns Poverty?” exhibit, on display at the Ruby until Nov. 3.
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David Rubenstein’s likeness is used in Aguilar Ruvalcaba’s “Who Owns Poverty?” exhibit, on display at the Ruby until Nov. 3.


“Red” finds Taylor Swift caught in the crossroads of Nashville and New York.
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“Red” finds Taylor Swift caught in the crossroads of Nashville and New York.


Caroline Calloway, an “Instagram influencer,” gained even more popularity this month when a take-down piece was published about her.
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Caroline Calloway, an “Instagram influencer,” gained even more popularity this month when a take-down piece was published about her.


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