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Movie Review: “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

Gavin Sidhu, Media and Culture Editor

March 10, 2020

The Rise of Skywalker is orchestrated to hit the audience with nostalgia, passion, and love through trying to settle 42 years’ worth of story elements - probably too much for one film to handle. This finale is, all in all, a t...

Movie Review: “Avengers: Endgame” (Warning: Spoilers Ahead)

Gavin Sidhu

May 23, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” concludes the Infinity Saga remarkably strong. However, time travel yields many unresolved questions . As the sophomore class and I walked into the theater, we had no idea what to suspect. The jaw-drop...

The Black Panther Experience

Alex Haylock

March 17, 2018

Black Panther brings an intersection between African pride and blackness in media. First of all, it could be said that some… “factors” about me might leave me predisposed to like the movie more than others. This reaso...

Most entertaining movies of 2017

Aidan White

March 17, 2018

In the spirit of the award season, I want to talk about my personal favorite movies of the year. 2017 was the year when I tried to see as many movies as possible. I would go to the movies every other weekend with my family ...

Ranking the best movie soundtracks

Sean Oates

January 31, 2018

Does 18 years of watching movies qualify this reviewer to create rankings of the top five films with the best soundtracks? Sure. A film has to have quality acting, set design, and plot to be considered a good movie. But what can take a...

Film Failures: Troll 2

Aidan White

December 20, 2017

I was thinking about some of the most popular bad movies of all time, and instantly Troll 2 came to my mind. This month, “The Disaster Artist” came out. The movie is about the creation of one of the worst movies of all time “T...

“Blade Runner 2049” focuses on what it means to be human

Henry Hague

November 3, 2017

Blade Runner 2049 has hit box offices, and it's a new classic. After thirty-five long years, the sequel to Ridley Scott's critically acclaimed masterpiece, “Blade  Runner”, has finally been released and it's in a categ...

Have you seen “IT”?

Have you seen “IT”?

September 27, 2017

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