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Four movies to watch this Halloween

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Andrea Alverca, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2020

As Halloween approaches, we’re used to seeing most people go to parties, dress up in costumes, or go trick-or-treating. However, because of the pandemic, experts have advised people to stay indoors. While this may limit Halloween night fun, there are other entertaining things to do this season. Here...

Christopher Nolan paints a time traveler’s fever dream in “Tenet.”

Christopher Nolan paints a time traveler’s fever dream in “Tenet.”

Earl Alexander Givan, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

As a director, Christopher Nolan has such high merit that he is able to create films that would usually be geared towards niche audiences and bring them to the masses. Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” Trilogy is an important part of what allowed comic book movies to succeed in the mainstream, and “Inception”...

The Fall of the Movie Theater Industry: How large movie theater franchises are trying to bounce back

The Fall of the Movie Theater Industry: How large movie theater franchises are trying to bounce back

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

August 31, 2020

Since the start of COVID-19, life has changed for movie theatergoers. With different states regulating how indoor experiences happen, large movie theater chains had to quickly adapt to the impact of the worsening spread of the virus both nationally and internationally. One of the largest theater chains...

The Move from Theatre to Tablet: How Traditional Theatre Viewing has Changed

The Move from Theatre to Tablet: How Traditional Theatre Viewing has Changed

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

August 31, 2020

Because of COVID-19, Broadway theaters have been tentatively shut down through January 2021 amid New York’s Phase 2 reopening plan, which prompted other theatres to go “dark “ all across the country. These shutdowns have had a negative impact on an entire artistic field. Theaters have had to...

Coronavirus Slams the Entertainment Industry

K-Pop group BTS canceled concert dates in South Korea due to coronavirus.

Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

Along with interruptions in education abroad, bans on travel in certain countries, the coronavirus virus has affected the entertainment industry with postponed concerts, conventions, and movie releases. The last film of the James Bond franchise, “No Time to Die,” was supposed to premiere on April...

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

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

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

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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...

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