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The official movie poster for The Fall Guy. PUBLIC DOMAIN

“The Fall Guy” is a must-see for the avid action movie viewer

Sarah Chaudhry, Assistant Arts and Culture Editor June 5, 2024

Warning: This review contains spoilers. “The Fall Guy,” directed by “Bullet Train” and “Deadpool 2” filmmaker David Leitch, was released on May 3, starring Ryan Gosling as Colt Seavers,...

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A graphic showing the clothing brand Shein contributing to the waste of fast fashion from the Barbie movie and Taylor Swifts Eras tour. ILLUSTRATED BY JERRY WEINTRAUB/THE STATESMAN

The rise of pink: “Barbie,” Taylor Swift and fast fashion

Sarah Chaudhry September 24, 2023
This past spring and summer gave way to a lot of sociocultural moments and eras, namely Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” and Taylor Swift’s “The Eras Tour.” Both the premiere of the movie and the concerts have led to certain fast fashion trends.
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A graphic showing the Barbie logo and silhouette. ILLUSTRATED BY BRITTNEY DIETZ/ THE STATESMAN

From perfect plastic to real world imperfections: ‘Barbie’ exposes the harsh realities of a patriarchal society

Jenna Zaza July 29, 2023
“Barbie” is nothing short of a remarkable cinematic experience that weaves together themes of gender dynamics and the impacts of consumer capitalism.
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