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A Different Take on The Batman

A Different Take on The Batman

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Last year, Warner Bros., the studio that owns the film rights to DC Comics properties, announced it would make another film in the Batman franchise, with a new face -- Robert Pattinson -- donning the cape and cowl. Pattinson is best known for his role in the “Twilight” series as Edward Cullen. T...

Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

Idelis Pizarro, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

Be sure to bundle up in a warm blanket and have some hot cocoa nearby, because this holiday season is the perfect time to binge watch Christmas movies. Not only are there new Christmas movies coming out this year, but classics to watch, too. “A Christmas Story” follows the wintry exploits of...

“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Game of Thrones” actors star in “Last Christmas”

“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Game of Thrones” actors star in “Last Christmas”

Jenn Cirigliano, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

With an amazing cast, the right amount of comedy, love, and tears, and a twist ending “Last Christmas” is the perfect movie this holiday season.. “Last Christmas” stars Emilia Clark from “Game of Thrones” as Kate. Henry Golding plays Tom, Kate’s love interest. Michelle Yeoh plays Kate’s...

Books are Better than Movies

Books are Better than Movies

Hannah Providence, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

I will never forget the first book that made me cry. I was 12, and wide awake at two in the morning. The main character had just died a sacrificial death. Tears streamed down my cheeks, and I howled into my pillow.  The words were so real. Each sentence in that book had a purpose. Every letter cura...

“IT Chapter Two” Review

“IT Chapter Two” Review

Earl Alexander Givan, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Just in time for Halloween, Warner Bros. released “It Chapter Two.” The film is the hotly-anticipated sequel to 2017’s “It.”  The release of “It Chapter Two” completed director Andy Muschietti’s modern-day adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name. The film combines horror, ...

Top 10 Movies on Netflix Right Now

Top 10 Movies on Netflix Right Now

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

10) “Velvet Buzzsaw” Rotten Tomatoes Score: 65% Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, John Malkovich, Billy Magnussen, Toni Collette,    Natalia Dyer, Rene Russo From Dan Gilroy, director of movies like “Nightcrawler,” and “Kong: Skull Island,” comes this satirical, mystery and suspense drama th...

“Black Panther” Doesn’t Deserve a Nomination

“Black Panther” Doesn’t Deserve a Nomination

Brian Guski, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019

“Black Panther” is a cultural phenomenon and to say otherwise would be absurd. It is the highest-grossing solo superhero movie, in the top ten highest grossing movies of all time, and of course is the first superhero movie to be nominated for the most recognizable film award, the Academy Awards...

Academy Awards Controversy

Academy Awards Controversy

Kelly Daniels, Contributing Writer

February 27, 2019

This year’s Academy Awards ceremony has been plagued by controversies, the latest of which stemming from their decision not to broadcast the presentation of four awards during the ceremony: cinematography, film editing, live action short, and makeup and hair-styling.   This decision, announced ...

Remembering Stan Lee

Remembering Stan Lee

Emily McDonough, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2018

Stan Lee, born Dec.28, 1922, died on Monday Nov. 12, at the age of 95.  Mr. Lee was seen as a creative genius and paved the way for both comic and superhero creators. He was the executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics, and co-created some of the company’s most famous heroes such as: Spi...

Playlist of the Week: Music From the Movies

Playlist of the Week: Music From the Movies

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

  Music from Movies - Grab your popcorn and sneak some snacks in your purse before listening to this playlist featuring music from your favorite movies. Big Shot - Kendrick Lamar (feat. Travis Scott), Movie: “Black Panther” - Kendrick Lamar, who produced the whole album for the movie Black P...

Return of Adam Sandler : Comedy Never Dies

Return of Adam Sandler : Comedy Never Dies

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Many know him as one of America’s favorites, in movies such as “The Waterboy,” or as “Billy Madison,” but Adam Sandler is serving up a plate of raw character in a Netflix original film, “Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh.” Bringing his versatility and original comedy, Sandler has crafted a c...

“Black Panther” Shows That Representation Matters

“Black Panther” Shows That Representation Matters

Iyana Jones, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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