Friday, August 17



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Movie review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” builds Han Solo piece by piece but falls just shy of a compelling narrative. As the second stand-alone film outside of the sequel trilogy, “Solo” chronicles the story of the galaxy’s favorite grizzled outlaw, Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich), and his path from a hopeful young thief to a disillusioned smuggler. Read more...

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"The Problem with Apu," a 2017 documentary starring comedian Hari Kondabolu, will be screened Tuesday at UCLA. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kondabolu, where students can engage with issues of cinematic racism and stereotyping. (Courtesy of truTV)

Documentary, Q&A aim to discuss South Asian representation in American culture

The massive popularity of “The Simpsons” means the racist stereotypes written into its character, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, a South Asian convenience store owner, have permeated American culture. Read more...

Photo: "The Problem with Apu," a 2017 documentary starring comedian Hari Kondabolu, will be screened Tuesday at UCLA. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kondabolu, where students can engage with issues of cinematic racism and stereotyping. (Courtesy of truTV)

"The Problem with Apu," a 2017 documentary starring comedian Hari Kondabolu, will be screened Tuesday at UCLA. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Kondabolu, where students can engage with issues of cinematic racism and stereotyping. (Courtesy of truTV)

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Movie review: ‘Deadpool 2′

“Deadpool 2” could have stuck in the shadows of its predecessor, but dodged such a downfall, boasting witty remarks all along the way. 20th Century Fox’s Marvel Cinematic Universe endeavor follows mutant superhero Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds) as he copes with the death of his girlfriend Vanessa (Morena Baccarin) and tries to stop a young mutant named Russell (Julian Dennison) from seeking revenge on an abusive headmaster. Read more...

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(20th Century Fox)


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