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‘Glass’ falls flat, leaving viewers with more questions

Nick Rajakovich, Guest Critic

February 7, 2019

Filed under Features

Nearly 20 years after M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero flick “Unbreakable” came to theaters and three years after the director’s surprise sequel “Split,” was released, “Glass” became the third installation of the Shyam...

Starr Carter discovers her voice in ‘The Hate U Give’

Matthew Steinberg, Features Editor

November 2, 2018

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“Now when it happens, don’t act mad,” says Maverick Carter to his three children. This flashback in the widely acclaimed “The Hate U Give” depicts a black father giving protagonist Starr Carter, along with her two brot...

Fun but flawed: ‘Venom’ fails to make impact on Marvel Universe

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

October 19, 2018

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It was bound to happen. After 19 films, critical praise and incredible success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel had to make a mistake sooner or later. Despite the excitement surrounding the film, “Venom” proved to be th...

Mind full of fluff: ‘Christopher Robin’ fails to deliver intelligent story in favor of nostalgic cast of characters

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

September 6, 2018

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Oh, bother. Winnie the Pooh’s classic catchphrase played repeatedly in my head as I watched “Christopher Robin,” a film I had been anticipating for weeks. Based on A.A. Milne’s characters, “Christopher Robin” alm...

Dull and faceless: ‘Slender Man’ falls short

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

August 30, 2018

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With open arms, the faceless figure kneels to greet you. Then, you enter a new world —  a world you have never seen, a world you wish to never see again and a world that took 91 minutes of your time. The summer thriller ...

March is weak on music but exciting for box office

Matthew Steinberg, Features Editor

March 1, 2018

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February has finally come to a close, and music-lovers have filled their libraries with new content. At the same time, the stomachs of moviegoers are equally as full with popcorn, candy and soda from repeated visits to the theat...

The maladies of movies morphing into new media

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Twenty years ago, audiences engaged with TV and cinema in wholly disparate ways. The two experiences used to be quite distinct from each other, but with the advent of new technologies and warped, economic mindsets of producers,...

Latest ‘Die Hard’ installment is one sequel too many

February 21, 2013

Filed under Features

Bruce Willis is back again in the fifth installation of the Die Hard film franchise that gave him his big break. Unfortunately, A Good Day to Die Hard may have been one sequel too many. The Die Hard saga centers on Bruce ...

‘Hanna’ can’t reconcile mixture of dual genres

April 15, 2011

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For her first 16 years, poor little Hanna (Saoirse Ronan) lives a life of seclusion in the forests of Finland. All that this unfortunate girl has in her life is caribou hunting, two books and her ex-CIA operative father Erik ...

“The Lottery” fails to teach, reviewer says

April 8, 2011

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Entertainment isn’t everything. Every now and then you need to skip out on the theater and get some knowledge. But reading takes forever, classes can be a bore and staring at computer screens all day has negative long-term co...

“Cop Out” lives up to its lazy title

March 3, 2010

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“Cop Out” begins like so many action buddy-cop movies: a wide angle shot of the Manhattan skyline. This is where the film will take place, you think to yourself in the theater, except all of a sudden the camera pans to t...

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