The Campus

‘Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ an unfortunate twist on classic tale

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018

Filed under Features

It seems some stories are harder to tell than others — harder to update, anyway. “Some locks are harder than others,” Drosselmeyer tells protagonist Klara in the most recent adaptation of “The Nutcracker” — Lasse H...

2018 ‘Halloween’ slashes its way to top of October charts

Jen Rodriguez, Senior Opinion Editor

October 25, 2018

Filed under Features

On Oct. 31, 2014, I woke up from an after school nap in my living room to the first few minutes of the 1978 movie “Halloween.” My dad was handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, and I groaned about having to deal with a horr...

‘White Boy Rick’: Why tell the story?

Dominic Bell, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Features

This past weekend, moviegoers may have been torn between “White Boy Rick,” the story of a teenage FBI informant-turned-drug ‘kingpin,’ and the “Jennifer Garner-meets-John-Rambo” travesty that is “Peppermint.” If they...

‘A Simple Favor’ tackles dark comedy in suburban setting

Marley Parish, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018

Filed under Features

Hell hath no fury like a woman trapped in suburbia. Directed by Paul Feig, “A Simple Favor,” tells the story of Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) and Emily Nelson (Blake Lively) — two mothers of elementary schoolers, ...

Curing seasonal heartbreak

Cameron Neiblum, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The dark winter months carry a series of different body-aching illnesses, plaguing the college with fatigue, coughing fits, stuffy noses and worst of all, heartache. It is during this time, when the snow continues to fall and ...

From bookshelves to big screens

Margaret Malley, Contributing Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Fans of James Dashner’s award winning book series, “The Maze Runner,” anxiously waited for Jan. 17, when the third and final movie adaptation of the series was released, “The Death Cure.” I was among them, but after...

50 shades of disappointment

February 16, 2017

Jones loses her spunk

Sydney Fernandez, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016

Filed under Features

The beloved Bridget Jones has returned  to the screen in the third installment of the Bridget Jones franchise, “Bridget Jones’s Baby.” Don’t get too excited  because the endearing spirit of the other films did not tra...

It’s not romantic; it’s racist

Alex Weidenhof, Junior Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under Features

Although it is the basis for Disney’s Splash Mountain and its song “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” won an Academy Award and is a household song, Disney would rather we forget about its 1946 live-action/animated movie “Song of the South....

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