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Not the Movie We Need, Nor The Movie We Deserve

Ben Atwater

March 30, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

For the past year or so, one of the most talked about films in the industry was the cinematic rendering of Batman v. Superman. Arguably the two most well-known superheroes of all time, Batman rose to popular culture fame with the...

The Boy and The Beast: A Review

Hector Ramirez II

March 30, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

After his mother’s death, no news of his father’s whereabouts and refusing to live with his legal guardians, young Ren runs away from home to the streets of Shibuya filled with hatred and loneliness. Every day is a struggle...

Hollywood Scores New Lows With Gods of Egypt

Ben Atwater

March 30, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

When the trailers for Gods of Egypt came out a few months ago, no one was more excited than me. Despite the protests of white washing, I was looking forward to a fun, fantasy-action piece that would offer popcorn entertainment, similar ...

In Review

Glenn Rohrbacker

March 9, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

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A Tenacious Rabbit and a Clever Fox

Hector Ramirez II

March 9, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

It takes a unique film to be completely enjoyable, while speaking on serious issues that have plagued our society. Zootopia is the latest film from Walt Disney Animation Studios which showcases the humor and charm of a Disney...

Venom Spin Off Coming Soon

Ben Atwater

March 9, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

One of the most famous acquisitions in the film industry of the past decade was the Disney acquisition of Spiderman. With two series spanning five films over the course of twelve years, Sony ceded the web slinger back to Marve...

Diversity in Hollywood

Tara Dombrowski

March 9, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

At this year’s Academy Awards, diversity was front and center. Chris Rock, the host, didn’t hold back. He pointed out the fact that Hollywood isn’t very diverse, and he ridiculed the Academy and the movie industry as a whole...

Winners of the 88th Oscars

Ben Atwater

March 2, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The 88th Academy Awards commenced Sunday night. There were many surprises, many snubs, and an unusual amount of political commentary by Chris Rock. Taking home Best Picture was Spotlight, predicted by yours truly three weeks ago....

The Witch

Dylan Rupptrecht

March 2, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Terror inflicts the lives of a banished, Puritan family in Robert Eggers’ debut film, The Witch. After a religious-fueled disagreement with a New England settlement’s governor, William (Ralph Ineson) must attempt to susta...

Risen: Will Jesus Finally Stay Dead?

Ben Atwater

March 2, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Alas, another film about the death of Jesus has been released. Following in the vein of 2004’s The Passion of the Christ, and the even older 1959 Ben-Hur, Risen was released last week to theaters. While typically not a f...

The 2008 Economic Disaster for Dummies

Dylan Rupptrecht

February 24, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

With the Oscars right around the corner, people wait in anticipation for the unveiling of winners and losers. One of the most coveted awards, Best Picture, will be given to only one of the eight films nominated. The Big Short is one o...

Movie Madness Taking Over Campus

Ben Atwater

February 24, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Coming up this week is SCOPE’s annual celebration of all things movies, Film Week. This year’s theme is superheroes. Many of the events are basic showings of film. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday are screenings...

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