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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


Filed under Arts & Life, Movies

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


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

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


Filed under Arts & Life, Entertainment, Movies

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


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

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...

‘Zootopia’ focuses on discrimination and diversity

Emily Samsa, Guest Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Disney has done an incredible job with storytelling over the years. They give us films fused with real-world problems and explain it so well that children can truly understand what’s going on in the world today. Zootopia is another film in which they accomplish just that. The film takes place in...

Kung Fu Panda 3 entertains audiences

Kung Fu Panda 3 entertains audiences

Teresa Aniev, Guest Writer

March 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

It was a peaceful and beautiful day for the Kung Fu Masters who had retired to the spirit world. The sun was shining, the tree blossoms were blooming, and one such Kung Fu Master—a turtle named Oogway—was in the process of finding his inner peace. Until Kai, a power hungry combat convict banned to...

“Batman V Superman” sells tickets, flops with critics

“Batman V Superman” sells tickets, flops with critics

Joe DeNardo, Chief Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

The hype surrounding “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” was enough to earn over $420 million worldwide it’s opening weekend, while subsequently being skewered by critics and fans alike. Even though this would-be summer blockbuster premiered over the Easter weekend, it still crushed all of...

Golden Globes: Sly’s win a memorable one

Golden Globes: Sly’s win a memorable one

Joe DeNardo, Chief Editor

January 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

Sylvester Stallone’s Golden Globe win for Best Actor in a Supporting role is a seminal honor in a colorful career. Starring alongside Michael B. Jordan in Creed, Stallone returned as Rocky Balboa, the role almost everyone thinks of when hearing the veteran actor’s name. Stallone was honored ...

“Star Wars” revisits Hollywood for premiere

“Star Wars” revisits Hollywood for premiere

Ariana Chriss, Staff Writer

December 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

Get out your popcorn, your light sabers, and maybe call up your friends—wookies, ewoks, what have you. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has finally premiered after an agonizing wait. On Friday, Dec. 18 it came out in theaters all over the place. At last, after all the excruciatingly difficult...

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ wins box office, ‘Black Mass’ and ‘Everest’ open strong

‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ wins box office, ‘Black Mass’ and ‘Everest’ open strong

Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times

September 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

LOS ANGELES - "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" ignited the weekend box office with an estimated $30.3 million domestic debut, while the Johnny Depp gangster film "Black Mass" opened with some heat of its own. Going into the weekend, tracking estimates suggested Twentieth Century Fox's "Scorch Trials"...

What to Watch: Winter Break

What to Watch: Winter Break

JUSTINE WINANS, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

NIGHT OUT? THEATRE RELEASE DATES Unbroken – Dec 25th Just about everyone is looking forward to Angelina Jolie’s new historical film, which follows the story of Louis Zamperini’s 47 days at sea and imprisonment in a Japanese war camp. With an all-star crew of screenwriters (including the writer ...

What to Watch: November

JUSTINE WINANS, Staff Writer

November 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

NIGHT OUT? THEATRE RELEASE DATES Interstellar – Nov 7th Perhaps you have been waiting for this new Nolan sci-fi since the first teaser was released. Maybe you’re a fan of mind-blowing visual effects. Maybe you just like Matthew McConaughey (alright, alright, alright). Regardless of the reason, ...

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