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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Losing the Will to Watch: The Soulless Rise of Live Action Remakes

Losing the Will to Watch: The Soulless Rise of Live Action Remakes

Keathley Pinney Brown, Feature Editor May 2, 2024

It’s 2032. Live action remakes permeate all 17 of the major streaming services. Disney has run out of animations to redo, and the first of the animated remakes of live action films are starting to pepper...

Mariam Eqbal Opens New Avenues to Animation

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor February 8, 2018

Those who attended Mariam Eqbal’s talk on Thursday, Feb. 1 experienced different kind of animation than the traditional, mainstream animation of Pixar or DreamWorks. Eqbal, an experimental animator who...

A surprising maturity in The Lego Movie

A surprising maturity in “The Lego Movie”

Nathan Fisher February 13, 2014
When the closing credits of the Lego Movie ended, I was exhausted from laughing, and I probably enjoyed the movie more than the kids.
Illustration by Ruth Hwang

‘Oblivion’ Visually Stunning, Lacks Plot

Nathan Fisher April 25, 2013

After a grueling week of studying, I looked forward to escaping to the theater to sit back, relax, have a few laughs and be entertained. Unfortunately, the only new movie released this week was the...

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Holiday Movie Season Promises Passion, Blood and Adventure

Nathan Fisher November 26, 2012

The holidays are fast approaching––oh yeah, finals too––so here's a quick peek at some movies we can look forward to seeing now through winter break. Actually, two big blockbusters have already...

Wreck-It Ralph and Flight Make for Unlikely, Enjoyable Double Feature

“Wreck-It Ralph” and “Flight” Make for Unlikely, Enjoyable Double Feature

Nathan Fisher November 8, 2012
This week, Nathan Fisher checks out "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Flight," two dissimilar films that nevertheless form a cohesive, entertaining whole.
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