Silver Linings IV: London Has Fallen

By Michael Dellapi, a Highlighter staff columnist Considering this is the last Silver Linings piece before spring break, I decided to do something that I have never done before and that I should never do again. I’m going to review a movie to the best of my ability from only seeing the trailer. In this…

Silver Linings III: “Bee Movie” as Capitalist Dystopia

I’m sure many if not all of you are somewhat familiar with Jerry Seinfeld’s magnum opus “Bee Movie,” universally recognized as one of the most baffling Triple­A animated pictures of all time. From beginning to end, the audience is left with innumerable questions. “Did that lady just leave her husband because of a bee?” “What…

Silver Linings I: The Room

By Michael Dellapi One cannot begin a discussion of “good-bad” movies without immediately addressing the cult classic film “The Room.” “The Room” has gathered a following and tradition most akin to the “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” with audiences gathering in droves to celebrate the film’s universal sense of awfulness. From its nonsensical plot to laughably…