Stay Informed: Your Official Guide to the Golden Globes

Did you know the Golden Globes were tonight? Because I honestly forgot. Woops. But that’s no reason for YOU, dear reader, to be uninformed. So please enjoy One Ticket Please’s Offical Guide to the Golden Globes. Reviews linked in red! P.S. the following descriptions of films I haven’t seen are absolutely true and definitely not […]

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All the Single Ladies: Moana and the Evolution of the Disney Princess

*Spoilers ahead for Moana and every Disney movie ever* Moana was awesome, let’s get that out of the way first off. Here’s our review if you want to take a gander. Part of what made this movie wonderful was one simple, irrefutable fact: Moana is not part of a romance story. That may seem trivial […]

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Why “It’s a Wonderful Life” is More Important Than Ever

A megalomaniacal real estate magnate uses his power and money to subjugate immigrants, the poor, and the common people, while family-owned businesses are swallowed up by his corporate machine. After losing almost everything after a financial meltdown, one man is forced to the brink as the banks threaten to take everything. Donald Trump or Mr. […]

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Revisited

It is strange then, the place this movie takes. It is not a coming of age film in the cultural narrative, like say Sandlot or Stand by Me. It is also not a “when we were kids” movie, reminiscing on what was. It is something else. AMC recently showed Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory as part of […]

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Goatee Bros: The Mirroring of Doctor Strange and Iron Man

SPOILERS AHEAD: Marvel reminds me a lot of Pixar when it comes to trying to rank their films. Their movies aren’t ever really…bad? They just sit on a range of really amazing and groundbreaking and fun to sorta eh not quite as good, but also still fun. The easiest way to think about them is […]

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