The Urban Legend

The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

The overlooked controversy surrounding the Oscar Best picture nominee, “Green Book”

Ian Ryan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

The Oscars took place on Feb 24, and while the ceremony may have gone much better than many thought it would without a host, one big point of controversy has been the winner of the Best Picture award, “Green Book”, a film marred by a string of racial issues both on and off camera. “Green Boo...

Powerful anti-trafficking film engages Urban community

Powerful  anti-trafficking  film  engages  Urban  community

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

“Globally the average age of a trafficked girl is thirteen,” reads a description of the 2014 narrative feature film, “SOLD.” Adapted from Patricia McCormick’s novel originally published in 2006, the film chronicles the life of Lakshmi, a young girl who must leave her village in Nepal to work in Happiness House...

Review: New DVD of “Midnight in Paris” worth another round of movie watching

Review: New DVD of “Midnight in Paris” worth another round of movie watching

Sonja Bartlett, Staff Writer

December 14, 2011

One of the finest gifts a film can bestow upon viewers is a chance to escape. Woody Allen’s most recent film, “Midnight in Paris,” does just this. Imagine the charm of brass horns floating through scenes, Peugeots filled with partygoers freely gulping champagne, and witty banter between F. Scott...

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