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‘The Grinch’ is a visual spectacle

‘The Grinch’ is a visual spectacle

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

This year’s adaption of Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” is made by Illumination, the studio that brought us “Despicable Me” and “Secret Life of Pets.” Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the voice of Mr. Grinch, as Rashida Jones and Kenan Thompson also lend their voices. “H...

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’: A Magical Two-Hour Slog

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’: A Magical Two-Hour Slog

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

It’s hard to deny the cultural significance of the Harry Potter series: books, movies, video games, merchandise and theme park rides all exist in its name. J.K. Rowling is well-aware of this, as “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” hits theaters. Eddie Redmayne plays the lead role of Newt S...

Bad Times at the El Royale – Not so bad at all

Bad Times at the El Royale – Not so bad at all

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Bad Times at the El Royale is a delightful twisty tale of suspense. It is filled to the brim with stellar performances from its varied cast of characters to weave a slow yet riveting story. The film opens with a minute-long segment of an unidentified man making himself at home in a hotel room set to ...

Venom: Barely Standing

Venom:  Barely Standing

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018


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After a spectacular cross-over with Marvel Studios on Spiderman: Homecoming, Sony Pictures tries again to take a fan-favorite character and turn it into a franchise. The main difference? They didn’t partner with Marvel Studios, and it shows. Falling Short of Expectations The plot was subpar at best. It seeme...

A star Is born shines as a well-crafted, compelling remake

A star Is born shines as a well-crafted, compelling remake

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper”, “The Hangover”) makes his directorial debut in 2018’s “A Star is Born,” a modern iteration of the classic musical romance. It utilized a notably small budget of $36 million, and is predicted to do significantly well at the box office. I was aware of...

The Predator hunts his way into theaters

The Predator hunts  his way into theaters

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Reviews

After a summer that featured new films from franchises like The Avengers, Star Wars and Mission Impossible, director Shane Black and 20th Century Fox hope to cash in on our nostalgia fix with 2018’s “The Predator.” However, September is not usually known for incredible box office offerings. Summer b...

A Hero Reborn

A Hero Reborn

Joshua Roy, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Spider-Man for the PS4, developed by Insomniac games, is the developer’s first attempt at a superhero game. The result is a well-paced, beautiful game with solid mechanics and only a few minor problems. One unique quality of Spider-Man is the way he swings around Manhattan effortlessly with his trusty ...

A hero reborn

A hero reborn

Joshua Roy, Staff reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Spider-Man for the PS4, developed by Insomniac games, is the developer’s first attempt at a superhero game. The result is a well-paced, beautiful game with solid mechanics and only a few minor problems. One unique quality of Spider-Man is the way he swings around Manhattan effortlessly with his...

Black Panther Claws its Way to the Top

Black Panther Claws its Way to the Top

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


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I was hesitant going in, as superhero movies are hit-or-miss for me and they don’t usually leave me satisfied. However, Black Panther brought elements to the table that were unlike any superhero movie I had seen before. I left the theater longing to see where the story would go next. With some...

All-Star cast carries “The Post”

All-Star cast carries “The Post”

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

January 14, 2018


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On Friday, The Washington Post was not only delivered to newstands across the country, but also made its way to the big screen. For a film with an all-star cast, including Meryl Streep (Kay Graham) and Tom Hanks (Ben Bradlee) as the leads, and under the direction of Steven Spielberg, it seemed to s...

New year, new me

New year, new me

Julie Jackson, conetent editor

January 8, 2018


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Give yourself a pat on the back.  You made it through 2017.  Whether it was a year of unatonable savagery or a year of misery and failures, 2018 has entered the building and is here to stay, until 2019 slides in. “New year, new me” can be hard to obtain. Health and money habits seem to be the...

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” blasts into theaters

Samuel Murphy, Content Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

The newest installment of the popular, generation-spanning series, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” has finally arrived after two long years of anticipation. After months of hype and build-up, along with trailers which gave viewers conflicted feelings on the movie, the newest addition to the series ne...