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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...

Bohemian Rhapsody is a safe and often shallow biopic

Bohemian Rhapsody is a safe and often shallow biopic

Bryce Shreve, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Rami Malek stars in the much-anticipated “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the 2018 biopic of iconic rock band, Queen. The film follows Mercury and the rest of Queen — Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon — from their early years playing pubs in college to their rise to rock-and-roll stardom. While...

Halloween is a Disappointment 40 Years in the Making

Halloween is a Disappointment 40 Years in the Making

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

The original Halloween, directed by John Carpenter, is one of the most revered and influential films in the horror genre. It is credited with introducing the “final girl” trope, in which the last woman alive confronts the killer at the end of the movie. The villain, Michael Myers, became a horror ...

Black Panther Claws its Way to the Top

Black Panther Claws its Way to the Top

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


Filed under Reviews

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...

Review: Chappie

Review: Chappie

Duncan Cooper, Staff

March 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Neil Blomkamp burst onto the world consciousness in 2009 with smash hit District 9, a beautifully rendered science fiction film that depicted the harsh brutality of South Africa’s Apartheid. Blomkamp immediately became considered a hot commodity and a thought-provoking director. Discussions about ...