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The Mirror

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The Mirror

Cozy Comfort Films for the Holiday Season
Cozy Comfort Films for the Holiday Season
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Dec 7, 2022
As the demand for holiday movies draws nearer, here is a curated list of warm and melancholic films for the month of December that you probably haven’t ever seen.
Mariah Carey’s All I Want For Christmas Is You has earned a staggering amount of cash since its release: $60-$70 million dollars, or about $2.5 million dollars a year since 1994 (the year of release).
All I want for Christmas is $$$
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Dec 7, 2022
The yearly earache has some interesting statistics on what makes it so popular.
Daniel Giménez Cacho is versatile in “Bardo, False Chronicle of A Handful of Truths”
Bardo (or how I learned to stop criticizing and love the movies)
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Dec 1, 2022
Alejandro González Iñárritu’s newest masterwork is an out-of-body experience.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever sees the kingdom of Wakanda going head-to-head with the powerful undersea nation of Talokan over the use of vibranium by other countries.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is a somber tribute to Chadwick Boseman
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Nov 29, 2022
It can’t keep up with the original, but Wakanda Forever is still the MCU’s best hope for setting up Phase 5.
As Americas second favorite holiday draws near, families all around the world prepare to celebrate.
Turkey-tickling Thanksgiving trivia
By Katrina Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor • Published Nov 23, 2022
As Thanksgiving looms near here are 5 interesting facts you should know about the special holiday.
Michael Grandages new film fearlessly portrays the realities of the queer sexscape.
“My Policeman” finds little passion in the mundane
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Nov 15, 2022
Michael Grandage’s forbidden tale of gay love is as cookie cutter as it gets.
Kanye Wests career is over - and rightfully so.
Ye (or How This Generation Separates Art From The Artist)
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Nov 5, 2022
How much of Kanye’s controversial reign is justifiable? Trick question: None.
“Triangle of Sadness” (or The Hardest I’ve Ever Laughed in a Theater All Year)
Eat the rich and sh*t them out: “Triangle of Sadness” movie review
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Nov 2, 2022
Going crazy over Psycho
Going crazy over Psycho
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Nov 1, 2022
Zeno, an ancient Greek philosopher, is most well-known for his list of paradoxes trying to prove that motion was an illusion.
Quick Take
Zeno's Paradox
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Oct 19, 2022
Parker Finn’s “Barbarian” cranks modern-horror up a notch.
“Barbarian” sheds a flashlight to a better future for modern-horror.
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Oct 17, 2022
Werewolf by Night had me howling for more
Werewolf by Night had me howling for more
By Daimler Koch, Staff Writer • Published Oct 15, 2022
Parker Finn’s latest horror venture isn’t the least bit horrifying
Smile made me frown more than anything
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Oct 9, 2022
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Swift fans eagerly anticipate the release of her new album, expected to release on Oct. 21.
What to look out for as Taylor Swift’s album ‘Midnight’ draws near
By Katrina Gomez, Arts & Entertainment Editor • Published Oct 5, 2022
Florence Pugh shines and Harry Styles whines as Olivia Wilde’s second directorial effort collapses in on itself.
Nothing to worry (or care) about here: Don’t Worry Darling Review
By Dashiell Dekker, Arts & Entertainment Co-Editor • Published Sep 30, 2022