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‘Tall Girl’ shows inauthentic tall girl experience, short of expectations

Sarah Price, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2019

Being a “tall girl” myself, I was excited to watch a movie that I could potentially relate to. Saying I am disappointed with “Tall Girl,” released by Netflix on Sept. 13, is a bit of an understatement. Over the course ...

Restaurant reviews: pamper your palate

Sydney Holler, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2019

Before going to a new restaurant, many people search the internet to find out what others have to say about its atmosphere, service and, of course, its food. The same holds true for the Pampered Palate, which opened its doors to...

Tool’s album hits Billboard 200, showcases talent

Cody Baumeister, Features Editor

September 19, 2019

On the Billboard Top 200, an unlikely guest has swooped in and has been at the top spot since their new album’s debut on Aug. 30. The progressive rock band Tool released their newest creation, “Fear Inoculum,” after 13 ye...

Twisted and clever

Alanna Kenny, Contributing Writer

April 18, 2019

Imagine looking across the subway through a bustle of people only to catch your own eyes, staring at you, dressed all in red. This image serves as inspiration for Jordan Peele’s new horror movie, “Us.” Known for his  T...

‘Pet Sematary’: King’s horror fails on screen

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

April 11, 2019

Amidst the resurgence of horror author Stephen King’s popularity after the success of “It,” “Pet Sematary,” the latest in King’s book-to-film adaptations, seemed destined to be the newest addition in Hollywood’s...

How to leave your dragon: A heartbreaking series finale

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

March 1, 2019

How do friendships define us? “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” Dean DeBlois’ third and final film in the series, searches for the answers to that question in a heartbreaking and nostalgic conclusion reminiscent of P...

‘On the Basis of Sex’: A fun, engaging story with a powerful message

Lauren Trimber, Features Editor

January 25, 2019

Who was it all for, if not for me? The powerful question is asked by Jane Ginsburg, played by Cailee Spaeny, in Mimi Leder’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic “On the Basis of Sex.” The film follows Ruth, played by Felicity Jone...

Grande’s surprise single, ‘Thank U, Next,’ tells story of heartbreak, self-love

Cesar Bautista, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018

Ariana Grande has reminded the world of what she is capable of — releasing a pop song that breaks all barriers. Just 30 minutes before the Nov. 3 Saturday Night Live episode, Grande surprise-dropped  “Thank U, Next” on ...

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

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

November 15, 2018

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...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ rocks in unexpected way

Alana Sabol, Contributing Writer

November 8, 2018

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is for the people who only know “We Will Rock You,” and for the die-hard Queen fans too, it’s an enjoyable film regardless of familiarity with the band or not (or for fans of Rami Malek). Though it l...

‘White Boy Rick’: Why tell the story?

Dominic Bell, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018

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...

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