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Official Tribeca Film Festival logo. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Tribeca goes online for annual film festival amid pandemic

Lajiere Blake April 8, 2020
On Friday, Tribeca editors announced that their annual film festival would adapt to a new digital landscape. This includes an innovative virtual reality film program that will be presented in conjunction with Facebook’s Oculus.
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The official poster for the French film, Lola and Her Brothers. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Review: “Lola And Her Brothers”

Melissa Azofeifa August 5, 2019
The French film, “Lola and Her Brothers,” directed by Jean-Paul Rouve, closed the 10-day Stony Brook Film Festival on Saturday night, July 28.
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Flags displayed during HispU.S. Army South proudly joins the rest of the nation in honoring Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the rich cultural heritage of our largest linguistic and ethnic minority in a month-long tribute to Hispanic contributions. PUBLIC DOMAIN

Stop homogenizing the Hispanic community

Anna Correa September 30, 2018
Not all Hispanic people come from the same country, nor do we all share the same cultural traditions, but the over-stereotyping and fetishizing of Hispanic people has become a norm in American culture.
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GSO preserves the art-house aesthetic

GSO preserves the art-house aesthetic

Jager Robinson October 14, 2015
GSO is retrying an idea from Stony Brook’s past. Beginning with “Pulp Fiction,” GSO will be putting on a series of feature classics right here at the Staller Center.
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A scene from Jurassic World. (Universal Pictures/TNS)

“Jurassic World” takes a bite out of the classic with a modern spin

Krysten Massa June 19, 2015
“Jurassic World” had a record-breaking opening weekend. So what does the new movie have that the classic 1993, 1997 and 2001 “Jurassic Park” movies did not?
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“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” is the best of the movie franchise thus far

Brandon Benarba November 24, 2014
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” is not a complete movie. It is the first half of the film adaptation of the final book in the trilogy of novels that has now been spread into four movies.
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Why Pixar does it better than Universal

Yoon Seo Nam March 26, 2012
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing Universal Pictures newest animated feature, “The Lorax,” based on the famous Dr. Seuss children’s book of the same name.
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