The Dublin Shield

A Refreshing Perspective on Love

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

*Read with Caution: Spoilers Ahead*   It’s March Madness. Oh, you thought I was referring to the college basketball tournament, didn’t you? I meant the March Movie Madness. Theatres have released many book-to-m...

Movie Review: “The Post,” Set in 1971, Could Very Well Be About 2018

Riya Chopra, Staff Writer

February 10, 2018

Washington D.C., as depicted by Hollywood, tends to be an endlessly ruthless maze of dim hallways and fluorescent-lit corridors characterized by the blurry distinction between political gain and actual human decency. Steven Sp...

Darkest Hour: A Harrowing Tale of Winston Churchill’s Ascendency

Ari Stassinopoulos, Staff Writer and Layout

January 26, 2018

Joe Wright’s Golden Globe-winning tale of Winston Churchill’s rise to power as the British Prime Minister during World War Two, Darkest Hour, is two hours and five minutes of suspense and drama that will shock all but the most inf...

The Greatest Show

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

A Musical? A Biopic? An All-around feel good film? The Greatest Showman fits them all. Delivering an inspiring tale loosely based off of the life of P.T. Barnum, a renowned showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey circuse...

Lady Bird: A Poignant, Coming-of-Age (and now, Award-Winning!) Movie that Parallels the Realities of Life

Danielle Tran, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

So, many of us can agree that most movies follow a rather standard plot structure. An average, unsuspecting civilian living the everyday life discovers an enchanting new utopia that is threatened by a dark force, ultimately ris...

Murder on the Orient Express: A Movie to Die For

Audrey Kang, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018

Looking for an old-timey murder mystery? Murder on the Orient Express does not disappoint. Based off of the best-selling book by Agatha Christie, released in Europe in 1934 and in America under the title of Murder in the Calais Coach, th...

The Justice League: What Happened to Character Development?

Spandana Janapati, Staff Writer

December 25, 2017

SPOILER ALERT (kind of) Science fiction, fantasy, and action. A combination of genres that concoct the best kind of movies with just the right amount of teamwork, fight scenes, and an overwhelming amount of emotions that w...

Coco – Yet Another Moving Disney Film

Kaushikee Nayudu, Associate Managing Editor

December 13, 2017

Pixar has a developed a reputation among movie-goers for producing comedic yet emotional pieces that will leave you in tears. Coco, produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures, is no exception to this trend. ...