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Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

March 25, 2020

Imagine that your little sister mails out five love letters that you wrote to the people that you’ve ever had feelings for. One of them approaches you after receiving it and decides to pretend to date you in order to make their ex and your actual crush jealous. It eventually turns into a real relationship....

Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Ian Hall, Guest Writer

March 18, 2020

"Knives Out" is a masterful blend of character, dialogue, and plot, giving audiences a movie they haven't seen in a long while. The main character is Marta Cabera, a medical assistant to the aging Harlan Thrombey who finds herself in the middle of an investigation of the death of Harlan. She’s a...

New Netflix original raises awareness for bullying

New Netflix original raises awareness for bullying

Morgan Tropf, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year and appearance is cited as the number one aggressor of bullying. “Tall Girl” on Netflix is a powerful story about a girl overcoming these odds. The drama is an outstanding production highlighting the internal struggles many high schoolers...

‘Gemini Man’ tortures viewers with plotlessness

‘Gemini Man’ tortures viewers with plotlessness

Gabriella Polin, Guest Writer

November 7, 2019

If you’re looking for an overwhelmingly mediocre action movie featuring multiple Will Smiths, “Gemini Man” is the movie for you. As I sat down in the theater with my painfully overpriced ticket, I held onto hope that Will Smith would come through and make this less-than-promising concept into...

‘Cellular’ leaves viewers waiting for what’ll happen next

‘Cellular’ leaves viewers waiting for what’ll happen next

Emma Andrews, Guest Writer

May 7, 2019

This movie is an action-packed movie full of suspense that leaves the viewers on the edge of their seats, waiting for what will happen next. “Cellular” - which is now available on Netflix - was a great movie with a great plot. In the city of Santa Monica, Ca., main character Ryan Ackerman gets...

‘Creed II’ impresses, relates back to ‘Rocky IV’ storyline

‘Creed II’ impresses, relates back to ‘Rocky IV’ storyline

Liz Corpus, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

Forty-two years of wisdom, resilience, and triumph. But this is still only the beginning. The recently released “Creed II” is absolutely worth seeing this holiday season. Michael B. Jordan takes the lead for the second time as Adonis Creed, a haughty boxer who is in the mindset of avengi...

‘The Holiday Calendar’ spreads messages for Christmas

‘The Holiday Calendar’ spreads messages for Christmas

Krista Rice, Chief Editor

November 18, 2018

In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, Netflix has begun to release a new batch of Christmas movies. Fortunately for us, “The Holiday Calendar” brought all the warm feelings in anticipation for Christmas as well as important messages. Kat Graham portrays Abby Sutton, a photographer...

Venom should remain a villain with minimum screen time

Venom should remain a villain with minimum screen time

Elizabeth Corpus, Staff

November 13, 2018

The Marvel cinematic universe, better known as the MCU, has made and assisted in the making of some of the greatest superhero movies of our time. Unfortunately, Venom is and will not go down as a great superhero movie. Tom Hardy takes the lead as Eddie Brock, an investigative journalist at...

Troll toys from the ’70s tastefully remade in new medium

Troll toys from the ’70s tastefully remade in new medium

Valeriya Sobornitskaya, Guest Writer

April 4, 2017

This PG-rated movie, now available on Redbox, was inspired by everyone’s favorite dolls from the '70s: The Trolls! Children and parents alike rushed to the movie theaters to see their childhood toys in action. The movie offers the kiddie glitter and happiness, but isn't completely unrewarding for...

Split cast and plot entertains viewers

Split cast and plot entertains viewers

Megan Agresta, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

If you're looking for a movie that will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat with suspense, but will also have you laughing out loud, then Split is the movie for you. James McAvoy plays a middle aged man named Kevin who has multiple personality disorder. This causes him to shift personalities...

‘When the Bough Breaks’ leads the envied on

‘When the Bough Breaks’ leads the envied on

Samone Banks, Guest Writer

December 14, 2016

Envy. Jealousy. Lust. These all must be included in a psychological thriller. “When the Bough Breaks” is an immediate attention-grabbing film and should be seen by those who find deep interest in such soul-seeking movies. The setting takes place in the Taylor’s home and lake house the majority...

MPAA ratings must go

MPAA ratings must go

Donnie Darko, Guest Writer

October 18, 2016

According to the entertainment news site Deadline.com, the Motion Pictures Association of America generated $121 billion in wages. This makes the MPAA America’s most profitable censorship organization, and it’s about time that’s changed. Censorship has, for a long time, been a large but mostly overloo...

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