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“Black Panther” Shows That Representation Matters

“Black Panther” Shows That Representation Matters

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Marvel’s Black Panther has been one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and for good reason. It is the first Marvel film starring a mostly black cast, coming at time where the representation of people of color in movies has been poor. But the genuine cultural significance of seeing a divers...

Everything We Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

Everything We Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

Matthew Verrilli, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

When Star Wars first debuted in 1977, the franchise instantly became a cultural phenomenon. After the original trilogy and the wrap up of the prequel movies in 2005, many people thought there would be no more theatrical releases in the Star Wars universe. However, this changed on October 30, 2012 when...

Rise of Thor: Ragnarok

Rise of Thor: Ragnarok

Sarah Costello, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Marvel Studios has built an empire of superhero movie and television shows across several media platforms, most of which have been met with great critical success. The most recent installment, Thor: Ragnarok, is no exception to this pattern. Thor: Ragnarok is the 17th film installment in the Marvel Cinematic Univ...

Netflix Debuts New Film “The Babysitter”

Netflix Debuts New Film “The Babysitter”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Netflix added another horror movie to its catalog on Friday, October 13, with The Babysitter, which centers on 12 year-old Cole who finds disturbing information about his babysitter Bee. After watching the trailer, one might assume that this is another cheesy horror movie, but after watching viewers ma...

2017: A Summer of Epic Films

Ben Atwater, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

2016 was admittedly a disappointing summer for film.  Other than a select few gems, including Captain America: Civil War and Finding Dory, most of the big anticipated blockbusters such as Independence Day: Resurgence, Suicide Squad, The Legend of Tarzan, and Ghostbusters were at most forgettable films...

“Spider-Man Homecoming” is Coming

“Spider-Man Homecoming” is Coming

Sarah Costello, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Spider-Man! Spider-Man! Does whatever a spider can! Nearly everyone has heard that catchy jingle, and may hearing it again in time for Spider-Man Homecoming, one of the newest releases from Marvel Studios coming this July. In Spider-Man Homecoming, everyone's friendly neighborhood spider is the alter ...

The Weekly Round Up

Ben Atwater

April 27, 2016


Filed under Movies

A new trailer dropped for the upcoming film Independence Day: Resurgence. Showing more of the action, it is clear that the stakes are raised here, as massive ships gravitational pull rip entire cities from the ground.  More of the post-invasion world is shown too, adding an interesting angle as to how...

New Trailers

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,...

Rogue One Coming Soon

Ben Atwater

April 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The highest grossing film of last year, The Force Awakens, brought the Star Wars franchise roaring back to life with over $2 billion dollars. Episode VII brought Star Wars back into the public eye after the prequel trilogy released in the early 2000s disappointed many long-time fans. However, the next S...

Hardcore Henry: First Successful First-Person Film

Ben Atwater

April 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Not only did Deadpool make a ton of money when it came out in February, it also debuted the trailer of an upcoming action film, titled Hardcore Henry. What made Hardcore Henry appealing to audiences was the nature of its first person perspective. The trailer showcased the entire film’s format, which lea...

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 to Clash of the Titans and The Mummy. Instead, director Alex Pro...

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 Marvel in 2015, and since then, all speculation was about how this new Spiderma...

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