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Christmas Movies That Will Have You Feeling Extra Santa-mental

Christmas Movies That Will Have You Feeling Extra Santa-mental

Aman Rahman, Contributor

December 5, 2019

Now that December has crept up on all of us, it is only appropriate to begin bingeing holiday movies, if this process has not already started for some. To get into the holiday spirit, what better way is there than to curl up and have a Christmas movie marathon? Scrolling through Netflix to find the per...

Ford V. Ferrari Review

Ford V. Ferrari Review

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

“Ford v Ferrari,” which debuted on Nov. 15, delivers a satisfying and thrilling account of the epic motorsports duel between the two car companies during the 24 hours of Le Mans races during the mid-1960s. The rivalry is told from the perspective of its two protagonists on the Ford side, Carroll Shelb...

Hotly Anticipated Movies to Keep You Warm this Winter

Grace Rakestraw, Contributor

November 13, 2019

Charlie’s Angels—Nov. 15, 2019                   The 2019 release of “Charlie’s Angels” is not a continuation of the original early-2000s films, but instead follows a new threesome of angels who are not as angelic as their predecessors. This gro...

‘Let It Snow’ produces more Slush than Snow

‘Let It Snow’ produces more Slush than Snow

Celia Searles, Arts Editor

November 13, 2019

“Let it Snow,” a movie adaptation of the novel by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson, was released on Netflix last Friday and left viewers wondering where the plot of the story actually went. Trailers gave excited viewers a glimpse into a small snowy town in Illinois, where a fresh blan...

The Joker: Not Your Average Comic Book Film

The Joker: Not Your Average Comic Book Film

Lexi Kayser, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Few movies this year have gotten as much buzz as Warner Bros.’ and D.C.’s “Joker.” The film, starring Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, follows the unknown backstory of the well-known comic book villain, the Joker. The movie is undeniably dark and graphic, showing multiple gory murders, dangerou...

6 Cult Classic Horror Films to Stream This Fall

Tomi Delp, Contributor

October 30, 2019

As the air gets colder and the sun sets earlier in the evenings, the opportunities to stay indoors (as well as to see lurking shadows around corners) become more recognizable. For some, this time of year allows us to be our spookiest selves for the sake of fun, whether that be dressing in Halloween c...

Joker challenges viewers. But how much?

Joker challenges viewers. But how much?

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Director Todd Phillip’s new “Joker,” released on Oct. 4, takes a fresh, dark look at the titular DC Comics character. Whereas previous incarnations of the devilish clown portrayed him as the twisted yet funny ultimate foil to Batman, Phillip’s and Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is given a more complex t...

Downton Abbey: Delightful or Dated?

Downton Abbey: Delightful or Dated?

Grace Rakestraw, Contributor

October 3, 2019

When I first watched the new Downton Abbey movie, I was enthralled. The period dresses, the polished silver, even the richly-orchestrated title theme seemed grander in the theatre. My interest was immediately drawn into the cinematic experience. However, an hour after leaving the theater, I had enti...

“Detective Pikachu” is super effective!

“Detective Pikachu” is super effective!

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

I’ve been a Pokémon fan since I watched “Pokémon 3: The Movie” at a birthday party when I was in kindergarten. Instead of being fascinated by sticky blue icing and squeaky balloons, I was enraptured by a colorful television screen as my friend explained what Charizard was doing with Entei. It seemed...

“Avengers: Endgame” Ended the Game

“Avengers: Endgame” Ended the Game

Chandana Kamaraj and Mariah Weston

May 1, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” marks the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU if you’re a fan. The film was released exactly a year after the release of the last Avengers film “Avengers: Infinity War” where we saw many of the characters disintegrate due to Thanos’ six infinity stones f...

Jordan Peele’s “Us” Brings Chills

Jordan Peele’s “Us” Brings Chills

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

Fans of Jordan Peele’s strong directorial debut, 2017’s “Get Out.” will not be disappointed by his new film “Us,” which came out on March 22. Continuing to mix horror and comedy, Peele’s new film takes a more patient approach and gradual reveal of the significance of various shots and objects th...

Long Shot Review

Long Shot Review

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

March 21, 2019

The screening of “Long Shot” marked the return of a premiere of both Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron after “The Disaster Artist” and “Atomic Blonde,” respectively, both of which scored well two years ago as a comedy and action flick.   The screening opening with the cast and crew...

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