Jackson Schneider

Jackson Schneider (he/him) (23C) is from Lafayette, Louisiana, majoring in political science and economics. He is an undergraduate research fellow at the Center for Law and Social Science, a Franklin Fellow, and is involved with the Emory Undergraduate Research Journal and Emory PRIDE. He loves watching old movies, taking photos, and coffee shops.

‘The Batman’ is more of the same, for better and for worse

Catwoman (Zoë Kravitz) confronts the Batman (Robert Pattinson). Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. This review contains minor spoilers. “Who the hell are you supposed to be?” a gang member, clad in white face paint, asks as Batman (Robert Pattinson) emerges from the shadows of a nearby alleyway. The Caped Crusader knocks him to the [...]

Read More

Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ is the start of the next great sci-fi epic

TIMOTHÉE CHALAMET as Paul Atreides in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action adventure “DUNE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Since the original “Star Wars” defined the space opera in 1977, many films have tried and failed to replicate the grandiosity of such a genre. “Dune” is [...]

Read More

‘The Suicide Squad’ is classic comic book fun

In the opening scene of “The Suicide Squad,” an old man (Michael Rooker) with long gray hair bounces a handball around a prison yard. With superhuman strength, he chucks the ball at a sparrow that landed nearby, reducing it to a bloody stain on the concrete. Out walks Amanda Waller (Viola Davis), a higher-up at [...]

Read More

‘In the Heights’ is a Dazzling Return to the Cinema

Anthony Ramos as Usnavi and Mellissa Barrera as Vanessa in "In the Heights." (Warner Bros./Macall Polay) “In the Heights” is a film of contradictions. It is an ode to Washington Heights, the Manhattan neighborhood above 155th street, yet its characters struggle with the desire to break free from their home. It is both a celebration [...]

Read More
  • 1
  • 2