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Adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express” Doesn’t Quite Kill It

Adaptation of “Murder on the Orient Express” Doesn’t Quite Kill It

Natalie Riopelle, Arts Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies

Agatha Christie, the “Queen of Mystery” and the author of dozens of novels and short stories, is purported to be the third best-selling author in history, following Shakespeare and the Bible. Her stories are known for their suspense, their recognizable detectives and, most crucially, their ability...

Thor Three Brings Down the Hammer

Thor Three Brings Down the Hammer

Todd, Johnson

November 20, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies

When news of a third Thor installment arrived, the hype was unbelievable. From the posters to the first real trailer, “Thor: Ragnarok” looked colorful, fresh and exciting, but by the time the film actually hit theaters, I became worried that the excitement might have been exaggerated. I could not h...

Thank You For Your Service: an emotionally charged true story

Thank You For Your Service: an emotionally charged true story

Chandana Kamaraj, Associate Arts Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Featured News, Movies

In the era of war films being popular, Jason Hall comes out with his directorial debut, “Thank You for Your Service” that stands out as a war film that intensifies the emotional aftermath of a soldier who had just come back from the Iraq war and juggles with the struggles of post-traumatic stres...

Q&A with Director Jason Hall

Q&A with Director Jason Hall

Chandana Kamaraj, Associate Arts Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies

Filmmaker Jason Hall takes on the reigns this time for his directorial debut for the film “Thank You for Your Service.” Hall who previously acted in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” as Devon MacLeish takes on a more wholehearted role as director after his previous work as the writer in “American Sn...

IT’s Here…Still Here

IT’s Here…Still Here

Alexis Stogner, Contributor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies

Based on Stephen King’s best selling 1986 novel of the same name, “IT” is centered around a group of seven children who call themselves “The Losers Club,” and the horrific events that shape their lives one summer in their hometown of Derry, Maine. Every twenty-seven years, “bad things” begin h...

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