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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...

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...

Five Great Live-Action Disney Movies

Hector Ramirez II

April 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

I believe it’s safe to say that a majority of the movies released by Walt Disney Film Studios have hit strides in the industry for being inventive and magical. While Disney’s animated movies are here to stay, the studio has opened up to live-action adaptations of their animated classics. In just...

Top 5 Movie Scores That Stand The Test of Time

Ben Atwater

April 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

One of the most essential elements of any film is its score. Known as being the musical sound track of a movie, a score sets the tone and feel of a film, and is an integral part of the artistic end result. Scores have been in place before films even had dialogue, back when silent films relied on scores...

Movie Madness Taking Over Campus

Ben Atwater

February 24, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Coming up this week is SCOPE’s annual celebration of all things movies, Film Week. This year’s theme is superheroes. Many of the events are basic showings of film. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday are screenings of Spiderman 2, Captain America, Iron-Man, and Spectre. Each night will have f...

Weekly Round Up

Ben Atwater

February 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Deadpool is set to premiere Friday, Feb. 12, and the excitement is at an all-time high for fans of the movie about the “mercenary with a mouth.” After a slew of inventive trailers and promotions, including a Snapchat filter released this past Sunday catering to Super Bowl fans, the success of the m...

Best of 2015

Ben Atwater

February 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Film Editor Ben shares his Top 5 Movies of 2015   It has been a great year, as always, for film. As tradition, let’s wind down what in my opinion was the best films of 2015. 5. The Walk Robert Zemeckis, director of Forrest Gump, has delivered yet another great historic drama film. Set in the 1970s, The ...

Star Wars Awakens New Fans

Ben Atwater

January 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Set thirty years after 1983’s Return of the Jedi, Dec. 18 marked the rebirth of what many consider to be the greatest film saga of all time, all at the hands of acclaimed director JJ Abrams. The Force Awakens excels in harkening back to the spirit of the old trilogy. After the Empire has been defeated, the surv...

Trailers: An Art in of Themselves

Ben Atwater

October 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Throughout the past seventy years of mainstream cinema, trailers have always been the predominant form of marketing for film. Even 76 years ago, Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz were promoted through radio ads, trailers in a sense. Now, whenever a new trailer is produced for an upcoming film,...

Weekly Roundup

Ben Atwater

September 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Disney’s response to Comic Con has long been D23, a media convention for the corporate empire that rules the world. After Marvel skipped Comic Con this past year, for the first time in ages, there has been a lot of speculation in the media world that D23 will be a huge outlet for Marvel to announce news regarding upcoming film ...

Train of trailers

Ben Atwater

April 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

The past week has been like Christmas for film fans, with trailers seemingly dropping every day. The first trailer is for the highly-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens. After the thirty-second teaser dropped in December, we have been treated to a full-length minute and a half trailer. Opening on a sweeping shot of a speeder skim...

2015 Movie Draft

Ben Atwater

March 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

As we come out of what is known as the dumping ground of film (January to March), many new and exciting films are coming out. So, in a week that’s short of movie news, here is a list of the top five most anticipated films of 2015. The Fantastic Four (Aug. 7) Many were upset with the two previous films adapted from the Fantastic Four comic books, released in 2005 and 20...

Thankful for trailers

Ben Atwater

December 3, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Two new major trailers debuted over the Thanksgiving Holiday. First off, the Jurassic World trailer debuted last Tuesday. Set to come out on June 12, 2015, Jurassic World will feature a fully operating park as opposed to the preview park portrayed in the first film. Starring Chris Pratt and B...

Star Wars makes BIG change to die-hard fans

Scott Iwaniec

April 30, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Since the announcement of Star Wars Episode VII, fans have been speculating where the story will go next. Die-hard fans reflect visions of the Expanded Universe (EU). It has recently been reported from the official Star Wars website that the Star Wars films from now on will not be bound to any EU b...

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