Aurora Amidon

Aurora Amidon spends her days running the Great Expectations column and trying to convince people that Hostel II is one of the best movies of all time. Read her mostly embarrassing tweets here: @aurora_amidon.
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‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ Redefines the Internet Age

By Aurora Amidon 

At a time when everyone is doing it, Bo Burnham gets internet critique right.

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Back to the Movies: ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Will Remind Us Why We Need Movie Theaters

By Aurora Amidon 

With movie theaters making a comeback, ‘Mission: Impossible’ reminds us why going to the cinema should not be considered a dying art.

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Back to the Movies: Projected on Film

By Aurora Amidon 

With the imminent return of movie theaters, it’s more important than ever to keep the practice of watching movies projected on film alive.

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‘The Tree of Life’ Teaches Us How to Live

By Aurora Amidon 

In his meditation on life and death, Terrence Malick explores the intersection of science and faith.

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The Ending of ‘Army of the Dead’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

Zack Snyder’s new zombie flick sets up an even more killer sequel.

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‘What About Bob?’ is a Comedic Critique of the Mental Health Care System

By Aurora Amidon 

Thirty years later, this Bill Murray comedy is as relevant as ever.

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The Ending of ‘The Woman in the Window’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

The ending of ‘The Woman in the Window’ comes with a number of colossal twists, and sheds light on important issues along the way.

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14 Movies to Watch If You Like ‘Spiral: From The Book of Saw’

By Aurora Amidon 

From ‘Se7en’ to ‘Cabin Fever,’ here are the movies that are a must-see for any ‘Saw’ junkie.

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The Ending of ‘Arrival’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

‘Arrival’ tests the restraints of linear time in an unexpected way.