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“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 2, 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...

Marvel’s “Captain Marvel” soars to success on multiple fronts

Marvel’s “Captain Marvel” soars to success on multiple fronts

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Captain Marvel is a near perfect introduction to one of the MCU’s most powerful and respected hero’s…oh and also a total win for women in film….4/5 The success of Marvel Studios is unprecedented—21 films over 10 years without a glaring failure.  A studio that sought out to create a massi...

“How to Train Your Dragon” is a Hidden Gem

“How to Train Your Dragon” is a Hidden Gem

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

DreamWorks Animation is known for its comedic animated movies, producing both the “Shrek” and “Kung Fu Panda” series. Now, DreamWorks wraps up the “How to Train Your Dragon” trilogy with “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” directed and written by Dean DeBlois. The film conta...

“Fighting With Your Family” – Not Your Typical Sports Movie

“Fighting With Your Family” – Not Your Typical Sports Movie

Mikhail Faulconer, Contributor

February 27, 2019

What is Dwayne Johnson cooking up in “Fighting with My Family”? Probably his strongest entry as a producer to date. The film is based on the true story of Saraya-Jade Bevis, or “Paige,” played by rising-star Florence Pugh, and her journey to become the youngest WWE Divas Champion ever.  ...

The message of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ clicks

The message of ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ clicks

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

November 30, 2018

“Ralph Breaks the Internet,” the long-awaited sequel to Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph,” crashed into theatres on Nov. 21. Hype for the film built through teaser trailers, primarily featuring familiar interfaces like iPad apps, social media sites, and of course, Disney princesses. “Ralph Breaks...

Fantastic Beasts Roars In Theaters

Fantastic Beasts Roars In Theaters

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

November 29, 2018

After much laid out background information in the first Fantastic Beasts, the director David Yates comes back with “Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald,” written by J.K. Rowling. The sequel includes much-needed substance delving into the lives of the Dumbledores, many of whom we soon learn about...

The Death of Stalin: Biting Satire for Any Age

The Death of Stalin: Biting Satire for Any Age

Karl O’Brien, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Though it has come out in the United States in limited release, The Death of Stalin has garnered significant coverage for its black humor and skillfully executed satire of strongman politics. All of this press is well deserved, as Armando Ianucci has turned out more riotous political humor along the...

“Love, Simon” Rethinks Romance Genre

“Love, Simon” Rethinks Romance Genre

Tara Tabibi, Contributor

March 27, 2018

I can name a dozen teen flicks with a dozen plot elements in common with Greg Berlanti’s “Love, Simon.” Based on Becky Albertalli’s teen fiction novel, “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda,” the film “Love, Simon” follows the self-proclaimed “just-like-you” Simon Spier (Nick Robinson)...

And the Academy Award Goes to….

And the Academy Award Goes to….

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018

The Oscars are right around the corner, on Sunday, March 4th. The event always awards the best of the best, and everyone hopes they can finally have their name engraved on one of the golden statues. Especially this year as they celebrate their 90th anniversary. This year, the competition is stiff with...

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