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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,”...

Octavia Spencer stars in “The Shack.”

“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...

Jessie Buckley with Charlie Kaufman on the set of

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...

The cast and director of

‘Green Book’ wins 3 Golden Globe awards

Lillian Glackin, Staff Writer January 25, 2019

“Green Book,” released on Nov. 21, was nominated for 75 awards and won a total of 37 of those nominations. At this year’s Golden Globes, “Green Book” was nominated for five different awards,...

“Wreck It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet” was a playful romp through popular culture, but still had a plot.

This animated sequel was no wreck

Damara Gillett, Staff Writer December 5, 2018
When trailers for “Wreck-It Ralph’s” new sequel popped up, it was not hard to draw comparisons to last year’s animated corporate sell-out “Emoji Movie.”  “Wreck-It Ralph 2: Ralph Breaks the Internet” had a lot of very similar features shown in it’s trailers: the main characters going on a mission across the vast world of the internet to achieve some kind of goal, popular social media and TV/movie properties cropping up here and there.
Rami Malek was amazing in “Bohemian Rhapsody.’

Rami Malek shines as Freddy Mercury

Damara Gillett, Staff Writer December 5, 2018

Released in theaters in time for the 27th anniversary of Queen singer Freddie Mercury’s passing, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a cinematic tribute based on the formation of the band and Mercury’s life...

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