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The Martian is Otherworldly

Ben Atwater

October 7, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

In an age where government funding is diluted amongst hundreds of different agencies, the funding for the space program is more of an afterthought for the current administration in office. Between 1955 and 1970, humankind launched...

Attack on Titan: A Failure of Titanic Proportions

Ben Atwater

October 7, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

For years now, anime has been a medium that has lent itself to creative and original storytelling. From the Miyazaki films like Totoro and The Wind Rises, to more recent TV shows like Naruto and Bleach, anime has a very distinctive style ...

The Scorch Trials Loses Its Path in the Maze

Ben Atwater

September 30, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

In an age where studios are consistently battling each other by replicating movies, the young adult genre has been most subject to this. Starting with Twilight in 2008, a slew of franchises have started (or attempted to start) in order to capitalize on the trend. From Divergent to The H...

Pulitzer Prize Winner To Come to New Haven

Ben Atwater

September 30, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and novelist Hector Tobar’s novel, Deep Down Dark, has been adapted into a major motion picture, titled The 33, which stars Antonio Banderas, Juliette Binoche, and James Brolin, and premieres...

Faith in Johnny Depp’s Acting Career Restored

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 30, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Long-time fans of Johnny Depp will find comfort in knowing that one of the most charismatic actors of our generation still has it! Indeed, these dedicated fans have endured such woeful films as Mortdecai, Transcendence, and Dark...

Weekly Roundup

Ben Atwater

September 30, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Six months ago, Sony made fans rejoice and cringe when it moved Spiderman to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The previous five Spiderman films have all been independent entities from any other superhero universe. Yet due to intern...

Classics Worth Watching

Dylan Rupptrecht

September 30, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

They say the art of parodies have died, that these hilarious comedies were born and thrived in the 80s and 90s. With such atrocities as Epic Movie and A Haunted House proliferating the movie scene, I am compelled to reminisce a ...

The Visit

Tara Dombrowski

September 23, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The Visit, is a horror film directed by the man most film junkies have a love/mostly hate relationship with, M. Night Shyamalan. He wowed us with The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable, but not a lot of his films since then have lived...

Weekly Roundu

Ben Atwater

September 23, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Bryan Singer, founder of the X-Men film franchise, has taken on his next project, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Based on the Jules Verne novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea has been adapted for film several times, most famously the...

Why the Big Screen Matters

Ben Atwater

September 16, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

While Netflix and less legal sources on the internet are great ways for films to reach viewers they otherwise would not have, there will never be a replacement for the big screen experience. Since the 1920s, the art of going out to the c...

A Monster Mash is Brewing

Ben Atwater

September 16, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The age of giant monster films is finally returning, starting with Pacific Rim in 2013. 2014 brought Godzilla, and 2015 brought Jurassic World. All three films have been very profitable, and it now looks as though a crossover is i...

Nolan’s Next Project: A Mystery

Ben Atwater

September 16, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

It is arguable that no other director has shaped the past decade of film more than Christopher Nolan. Coming to prominence ten years ago with Batman Begins, Nolan reinvigorated the superhero genre offering a contemporary, grounded...

Disney Short Films Collection Comes to Blu-ray

Hector Ramirez II

September 9, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

If there was one characteristic to describe any Disney short film, it would be creative. Walt Disney’s legacy was founded on short cartoons with everyone’s favorite mouse, Mickey Mouse, so it’s only natural that Walt...

Chris Evans To Keep His Shield…For Now

Ben Atwater

September 9, 2015

Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Ever since Chris Evans portrayed the iconic star spangled man in 2011, audiences have fallen in love with him as Steve Rogers, also known as Captain America. Not only does he up his muscle in each new Marvel film, but ...

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