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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 22, 2017

On Friday, Nov. 17, Netflix released their newest entry into the Marvel Universe with “The Punisher.” “The Punisher” is an extremely violent and graphic series and not for those easily offended by blood and gore. However, the show does not glorify killing and is quick to dispel any notion th...

Review: Rushed ‘Justice League’ stumbles but never falls

Review: Rushed ‘Justice League’ stumbles but never falls

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 18, 2017

“Justice League” is here, and even though the film feels rushed and uneven, it’s an action packed and enjoyable popcorn flick. For anyone who grew up with the Justice League, seeing the team on the big screen is a dream come true. There’s definitely chemistry between the characters, with Ezra Mille...

“Murder on the Orient Express” Review

“Murder on the Orient Express” Review

Erin Coffee, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2017

An all-star cast bands together to bring one of Agatha Christie’s best-selling murder mysteries to the big screen. Detective Hercule Poirot, played by director Kenneth Branagh, is tasked with discovering who among the train’s thirteen passengers is responsible for the death of one if its occupants...

Rocky Horror Play Review

Rocky Horror Play Review

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2017

Based on the 1973 play and the 1975 cult film of the same name, IU Southeast’s Theatre Department’s production of “The Rocky Horror Show” is an energetic, interactive and unforgettable experience. Brad Majors and Janet Weiss, a newly-engaged couple, are driving on a stormy night when a fl...