Mental illness in film ‘Joker’ serious

Illustration by Eriana Ruiz

By Matthew Brown

Layout/Web Editor

The new psychological thriller “Joker” is a raw new take on an old and popular DC villain. This time, though, there is no Batman to pierce the darkness. The movie follows Arthur Fleck, the man who becomes the Joker, exclusively, chronicling his long descent into madness.

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‘Judy’ finds light in dark places

Illustration by Eriana Ruiz | The new biopic “Judy” depicts actress Judy Garland during her turbulent last months of life and song.

By Ivan Avila

Staff Writer

“Judy,” a feature film offering a glimpse into the last year of actress Judy Garland’s life, quickly sucks its viewers into a harsh story and a relentless chain of hard decisions. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Garland’s death.

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‘It’ reboot scares audiences, plot washes down drain

By Monica Mitrovic
Copy Editor/Editorial Proofreader

Source: IGN.com

“It” chronicles a coming-of-age story filled with youth romance and comedy, its light-hearted scenes are eclipsed by dark elements – death, grief, racism and sexism. The film is darker than a typical horror film, with less horror, more tragedy and with a slice of life on the side. Continue reading ‘It’ reboot scares audiences, plot washes down drain