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Tuesday May 30th

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The Year of A24: A Retrospective

At the start of this year, I offhandedly made a comment to my friends about how I think that this year is going to be the most successful year for A24, which is an independent film studio. As of September 2022, A24 has released eight films so far, and by the end of this year, they will have released 15. They have always made great movies, but this year is different. This year, they released something for everyone to enjoy, from children’s movies to campy slashers. I want to take a look at some of the eight films that have been released thus far to show the incredibly successful year that A24 had. 

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I’m Worried Darling! — Drama stirs from the upcoming film, ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

The Venice Film Festival, which is arguably the most prestigious film festival in the world, spotlighted more than just on-screen dramas this past week. From Aug. 31 to Sept. 10, the festival premiered the most highly anticipated films of the year, including “Bones and All,” starring Timothee Chalamet, and “The Whale,” starring Brendan Fraser and Sadie Sink. Following a tame and sophisticated start to the event, the cast and crew of the “Don’t Worry Darling” (a thriller/mystery) appeared in Venice on Sept. 5. 

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‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ is the newest binge-worthy show of this summer

Jenny Han’s popular book series “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” has been read by millions since the 2009 release of the first novel in the trilogy. Amazon Prime Video debuted the first season of the adapted book series on June 17 containing seven episodes. Han, who is most well known for authoring the Netflix-adapted trilogy “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,'' helped with the development of the show and is seen as a co-creator alongside other producers.

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