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Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor
[email protected] | Jesse Weiner (21C) is from Ambler, Pa., and plans to major in something someday. In addition to the Wheel, he is a trip leader for Outdoor Emory and the social programming chair for Complex Hall. He spends his free time watching movies and debating their merits with the Wheel's film critic, challenging others to games of ping pong and updating his country music playlist.

Few directors could pull off a love story between a mute janitor and an alien creature. Even fewer could turn that premise into one of this year’s most captivating films, ...

After more than a decade of anticipation, it was time. Proudly sporting my Flash t-shirt, I entered the theater to see DC Comics’ latest film. Admittedly, I was skeptical. After ...

Pixar Animation Studios has set a high bar for itself. From 1997 to 2010, the globally acclaimed studio released a series of Oscar-nominated films that pioneered animation, including “Toy Story,” ...

When “The Walking Dead” first aired in 2010, it was a relatively small-scale television series. Chronicling the adventures of Sheriff Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) who awoke from a coma to ...

Of all the major characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor has gotten the short end of the superhero stick. While audience members adore Iron Man’s charisma and Captain America’s ...

There is no animation studio as acclaimed as Pixar, and few people know Pixar better than Virginia “Gini” Cruz Santos. Santos, a Filipina animator, has worked at Pixar Studios for ...

War is hell, and sometimes the demons follow you home. This is the message of Jason Hall’s directorial debut, “Thank You for Your Service.” The film, starring Miles Teller (“Whiplash,” ...

“If you were so fed up, why didn’t you say anything?” This question, which Saskia Schumann (Haley Bennett) asks her veteran husband Adam Schumann (Miles Teller), best sums up the ...

In a photograph of airline pilot Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) smuggling drugs into an airplane with a member of the Colombian drug cartel, he is smiling directly at the camera. ...