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From left, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Pratt, Isabella Sermon and DeWanda Wise in Jurassic World Dominion.

‘Dominion’ brings back stars, but offers little else

Mary Segall, Opinion Editor August 29, 2022

Can you hear the opening theme to “Jurassic Park,” that legendary anthem composed by no other than John Williams? Can you picture the doors to the park slowly opening as the Jeep passes through the...

Jennifer Connelly, left, as Penny Benjamin and Tom Cruise as Capt. Pete Maverick Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick, which drew millions to movie theaters.

Nostalgic sequel returns ‘Top Gun’ fans to theaters

Mary Segall, Opinion Editor August 29, 2022

Can you hear the roar of the F-A18E Super Hornets as the legendary tune of “Danger Zone” fills the movie theatre? You can in the new “Top Gun: Maverick.”  This film takes place after Maverick...

Gru (Steve Carell) has grand plans for his future in “Minions: Rise of Gru.”

Minions ruled the summer

Taleise Lawrence , Assistant Editor August 29, 2022

“Minions: The Rise of Gru,” is a sequel to “Minions,” a spin-off based on “Despicable Me.” With a series that has expanded as far as “Despicable Me” has, it is pretty common to see studios...

Latest 9/11 film asks the existential question of the value of a life

Morgan Engels, News Editor September 14, 2021

It has been 20 years since the Sept. 11 attacks. While all of us have spent the last two decades trying to cope with the fallout of that fateful day, attempts to address the topic in movies have yielded...

The Cloverfield Paradox – a mind-bending film

Hailey Griffin , Arts Editor May 5, 2021

When I saw this movie recommended on my Netflix roster, I was intrigued. I asked myself three questions: (1) There’s a sequel to “10 Cloverfield Lane?” (2) Could it possibly live up to its predecessor?...

Movie Review – Where the Heart is

Boh Suh, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

I feel like many of the movies and TV shows that I have written a review for tend to have a low rating. Some movies that I thought were good ended up being 4 out of 10. However, rating is subjective, so...

Death at a Funeral Review

Boh Suh, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

If you just look at the title, “Death at a Funeral” sounds like a depressing or scary movie. However, this movie is far from those and is a comedy movie. It has a depressing part because of death...

Horror and science fiction combine in ‘Dark Skies’

Boh Suh, Staff Writer January 19, 2021

People sometimes say it is difficult to choose a movie from Netflix because there are so many movies to choose from. I sometimes have the same problem, but when I saw the trailer for “Dark Skies,”...

“The Shack” is a story of love, faith, and forgiveness.

Grant Nelson , Staff Writer December 10, 2020

A film that I love from the same creator as the “Life of Pi” is “The Shack.” I think everyone who enjoys a good story about faith, love, and loss will love this movie, especially around this time...

Movie review – Poseidon

Boh Suh, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

When I first saw the title, I thought it was going to be about the Greek God, Poseidon. I expected to see monstrous sea creatures and humans that fight against them. I was waiting...

Movie review – I’m Thinking of Ending Things 

Boh Suh, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

When I first saw the title, I thought this would be some end of the world type of movie. I expected that a monster will end the world, but I was really off on that. I wish that it could be titled, “I’m...

Dark City Movie Review 

Grant Nelson , Staff Writer September 30, 2020

A movie I would highly recommend is the old cult classic, “Dark City.” “Dark City” is a film that “The Matrix” arguably stole many aspects and ideas from. The film takes place in a city ship...

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