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SLCC professor Russell Lloyd worked on the animation in films such as 'Gravity' and '47 Ronin.'

Movie review: There are no clever headlines to describe ‘Gravity’

Arts Reporter Stephen Romney reviews 'Gravity,' the heavy hitting space drama featuring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.
Norman spooked by his zombie light

‘ParaNorman’ is surprisingly witty family entertainment

Romney reviews the latest stop-animation film from Focus Features.
Reproductive Justice Film Series graphic

SLCC screens films to highlight reproductive rights

The 2019 Reproductive Justice Film Series aims to focus on reproductive healthcare issues among low-income and minority communities.
China Doll, left, and James Franco as Oz.

‘Oz the Great and Powerful’: Not too powerful, but still entertaining

Arts reporter Stephen Romney reviews 'Oz: The Great and Powerful.'
Carey Mulligan at Sundance

Sundance film review: ‘Promising Young Woman’ delivers candy-colored revenge tale

The female revenge fantasy "Promising Young Woman" debuted at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Romney’s Video Review: ‘Draft Day’

Stephen Romney's video review of 'Draft Day.'
Spidey is back in 'The Amazing Spider-Man'

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ remains true to the comics

Arts reporter Stephen Romney reviews the 2012 reboot of the popular "Spider-Man" film series.
Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger

Movie review: ‘The Lone Ranger’ gets the Disney theme park treatment

Arts reporter Stephen Romney says "The Lone Ranger" is a mediocre family adventure film.
Julia Roberts and Lily Collins star in Mirror Mirror

‘Mirror Mirror’ is a mixed bag

Mirror Mirror produces a mixed reaction, and earns a 3.5/5.

The Weekly Reel: Exploring the Kryptonian Divide

In this edition of the Weekly Reel, Stephen Romney brings to light the critical divide from the Man of Steel.
Samurai Sentai Shinkenger promotional picture

Superheroes in cinema, part 3: Across the pond and beyond

In parts 1 and 2, I went into great detail about the history of American superhero cinema. However, the genre isn’t exclusive to the...