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Ben Atwater

April 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The first main trailer that dropped this past week was for the next film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Doctor Strange. As the next MCU movie to come after the upcoming Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange is about the sorcerer supreme. Doctor Steven Strange, played by Benedict Cumberbatch,...

Postcards from Prato

Anelia Marston

March 23, 2016


Filed under Postcards from Prato

Midterms are over, and the end of midterms means one of the greatest things a college student has ever experienced…Spring Break. Spending Spring Break while in Europe is a whole new world and, naturally, we had to hit as many countries as possible. Our first stop on the list was London, England and it become one of my favorite p...

Alan Rickman: A Thespian Gone

Ben Atwater

January 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Most recently, famous artists to pass have shocked the world, from David Bowie to Rene Angelil. When artists capture our hearts, it forms a bond that makes it that much more tragic when they are gone. Most recent to join the list of deceased artists is the British actor Alan Rickman. Rickman passed away of cancer on the morning of Jan. 14. I found o...

Weekly Round Up

Ben Atwater

November 11, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

In an age where progressiveness seems to define critical acclaim, the latest news regarding the upcoming X-Men spinoff Deadpool details the titular antihero’s sexuality. Director Tim Miller said in an interview with Collider last week that Deadpool will in fact be pansexual. Ryan Reynolds, who is ...

Postcards from Prato

Ashley Arminio

October 29, 2014


Filed under Features, Postcards from Prato

Fall Break This past week, I began my fall break to London, Paris and Amsterdam. After sitting in Florence for four hours, catching a 3:30 a.m. bus to Pisa airport, having a 6 hour flight delay due to weather, and catching a bus to the center of London, we finally made it to our first stop! ...

Editor’s Insight

Scott Iwaniec

September 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has officially announced that he will be playing Black Adam in the Shazam movie. He has been rumored to be playing either Black Adam, Shazam or Green Lantern for the past few months. Strangely, DC has hinted that the Shazam film may not be a part of the broader Justice League Universe, but we do not know for fact. DC finally gave way in the...

RIP Richard Griffiths

Cameron Hines

April 3, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The Harry Potter movies taught me many things, but probably my most important lesson came in the first one, very early in the movie. Harry is anxiously awaiting his letter from Hogwarts after it keeps being snatched away from him, and his Uncle Vernon then turns to him and proclaims “no post on Sundays.”...

Octo-butterbeer-fest

Cameron Hines

November 7, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

For readers everywhere, the Harry Potter novels brought them a world full of magic and new discoveries such as broomsticks, Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans, and a school from which I’m still awaiting my acceptance letter. Another staple creation of the franchise is butterbeer, a drink served at...

Magic Stirs on Campus as Scope Brings Harry Potter to Life

Ashley Johnson

February 29, 2012


Filed under Campus News and Events, University of New Haven

University students got a chance at a magical life this week with life size Wizards Chess and Harry Potter Video Games, as well as a motion simulator that took you onto a flying car ride.  Students lined up for the very fun and interactive elements that SCOPE provided. All of the activities were just as ...

Potter Climbs to the Top as No. 3 Grossing Film of All Time

Joann Wolwowicz

September 7, 2011


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated movies of the summer had to have been Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. This was one movie that avid fans had waited for since the novel’s release back in July 2007. The wait was finally over on July 15, 2011, when the second part of the final...

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