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Emotional beats: a ‘Sound of Metal’ review

ACCEPTANCE OF DEAFNESS: Amazon Studio's recent release,
November 23, 2020

I don’t think I can remember a time where I didn’t hear it. The ringing. The noise nobody but me could seem to hear. I couldn’t stand it. I had no idea what it was at first, but it was loud,...

Frightful Films: Must watch Halloween movies

Beetlejuice,The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween, and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown are some the most classic Halloween films.  Each movie falls under a different genre, to appeal to all people.
October 31, 2019

If the rain is too much for you, and you’d rather curl up in a blanket and watch some classic Halloween movies, here are some suggestions: Comedy Beetlejuice (1988) Rating: PG-13 Runtime:...

More than a movie: New ‘Joker’ adaptation brings both fans and controversy

While already a box office smash, the new Joker movie has also created some controversy over concerns of violence, with an increase of police presence at showings.
October 26, 2019

The newest Joker movie released on October 4 has drawn both a large crowd of fans yet has also been the center of controversy.  In this side-by-side story, we have written both a review of the Joker movie...

Standing tall and proud: ‘Tall Girl’ has important messages for all (Review)

A promotional photo from the movie
October 15, 2019

As much as you might want to stand out from the crowd, sometimes it is hard to avoid being seen.  The new movie Tall Girl, which can be found on Netflix, is a romantic comedy with important life lessons....

‘It Chapter Two’ offers more chills than thrills of original (Review)

The latest film in the It franchise was released on Sept 6. The darker, more realistic portrayals of Pennywise and his victims will leave you scared yet thrilled.
October 1, 2019

Once defeated by the members of the Losers’ Club, the evil clown Pennywise has come back after twenty-seven years to terrorize the town of Derry, Maine once again.    When the remake of It...

Let the ‘Game’ begin: Students make predictions about final ‘Avengers’ film (Video)

April 15, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is easily one of the most anticipated movies of the decade. It is the fourth movie of the Avengers franchise, continuing the surprising cliffhanger from Avengers: Infinity War. Periscope...

Live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ flies into theaters (Review)

After 80 years, Disney has released a live action film of Dumbo.  The film kept many of the heart warming scenes, while making changes to other scenes.
April 4, 2019

Originally released in 1941, almost 80 years later Dumbo has flown back into theaters capturing our hearts once again. The live-action remake focuses more on the human characters involved in the...

‘Captain Marvel’ offers a much-needed female role model (Review)

Brie Larson brings the character of Carol Danvers, also known as Captain Marvel, to life on the big screen. Despite controversy over gender roles, the film provides a strong character for both male and female viewers.
March 22, 2019

Despite the fact that the movie Captain Marvel dominated box offices,  raking in over $700 million in about a week (according to Box Office Mojo) and an 80% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, many are bashing...

‘The Lego Movie 2’: A brick by brick analysis (Review)

Coming out five years after the first Lego Movie, The Lego Movie 2 fell short of success in the box office.  The movie hit theaters on Feb 8.
February 22, 2019

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part was created as a sequel to the widely successful first movie, The Lego Movie, but it lent itself to many unforeseen problems. Unfortunately, The Lego Movie 2 failed...

Revenge, death and mystery: Why you should watch ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ (Review)

The new Netflix horror film, Velvet Buzzsaw, stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo. The film released on Jan 31, 2019.
February 19, 2019

WARNING: Spoilers Ahead  Morbid in the most captivating way, Velvet Buzzsaw is the movie you didn’t know you needed. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, this Netflix-produced movie is a drama and mystery...

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