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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

All content by Daniel Patchen
Ryan Gosling (left) and Emily Blunt in The Fall Guy. Leitch created The Fall Guy to celebrate the stunt industry and bring attention to the work of stunt doubles. Photo courtesy Universal Pictures.

Review: ‘The Fall Guy’ somewhat sticks the landing in its tribute to stunt performers

Daniel Patchen, news correspondent
May 13, 2024

Ryan Gosling was just Ken. Now, he’s just the stunt guy. Hollywood’s stunt industry is given its long-overdue spotlight in “The Fall Guy,” an action comedy propelled by charming performances...

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Erika Alexander and Jeffrey Wright star in the satirical dramedy American Fiction. The film, based on the novel Erasure, was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Wright. Photo courtesy Metro Goldwyn Mayer.

Review: ‘American Fiction’ is a smart, overstuffed satire on racial equality

Daniel Patchen, news correspondent
March 10, 2024

In past years, historically white industries have made sweeping efforts to promote diversity and spotlight Black culture. But writer-director Cord Jefferson is not buying the apparent goodwill of these...

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Sandra Hüller stars as a woman accused of murdering her husband in Anatomy of a Fall. The film won the Palme dOr and earned five Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. Photo courtesy mk2 Films.

Review: ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ leaves no easy answers in its study of a toxic marriage

Daniel Patchen, news correspondent
March 7, 2024

A marriage’s tragic demise is deconstructed in “Anatomy of a Fall,” writer-director Justine Triet’s courtroom thriller that leaves no simplicity in its underlying mystery. “Anatomy of a Fall”...

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