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‘Captain Marvel’ failed to inspire, unlike ‘Wonder Woman’

Although “Captain Marvel” continues to dominate the box office as the #1 movie in the world, “Wonder Woman” has been more popular with viewers for its originality and plot.

Reilly Caldwell

April 2, 2019

As we’ve seen in 2017 and 2018, the long-awaited rise of female representation both on and behind the screen has received praise from critics and fans. More specifically, Hollywood has released the first female-lead superhero blockbusters: DC Comics’ “Wonder Woman” and Marvel’s “Captain Marve...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ leaves viewers creating their own end theories

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ leaves viewers creating their own end theories

Abby Fleming '20

April 2, 2019

The ending of Jordan Peele’s “Us” left viewers questioning everything they had seen in the film up until that point. But what we were wondering the most was, what does this mean? The internet hosts dozens of theories about what Peele’s ambiguous ending could have meant, but only a few seem feas...

“The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” endears audiences with remarkable true story

William Kamkwamba (Maxwell Simba) and his dog, Shamba watch as the government kills trees in exchange for a small sum of money for the town.

Tallula Taylor '21

March 22, 2019

If you are looking for a simple yet emotional biopic featuring a stellar cast, “The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” is a great choice. “The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” is a Netflix movie (in select theaters as well) that is based on the book by the same title. The novel, by William Kamkwamba, is...

“What Men Want” utilizes comedy to reveal real gender bias problems in the workplace

“What Men Want” utilizes comedy to reveal real gender bias problems in the workplace

Katie Howard ’19

March 20, 2019

The age old question: What the hell is going on in men’s heads? “What Men Want” answers this question, as well as highlights the trials and tribulations of being a hardworking woman in a man's world. These serious themes are buoyed by comedic levity to maintain a light hearted feel to an all around...

‘The Favourite’ and ‘Roma’ take lead in 2019 Oscar nominations

'The Favourite' and 'Roma' take lead in 2019 Oscar nominations

February 23, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the year’s long awaited Oscar nominations early Jan. 21. Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” and Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” led all nominations at 10 a piece, including nominations in best picture and best director. Along with Cuaron...

Marvel movies appeal to moviegoers

Marvel movies appeal to moviegoers

Mark Didio '20

February 5, 2019

Iron Man, Spiderman, Black Panther and Captain America are some of the most famous and popular heroes in the past ten years. Their movies have all grossed over a billion dollars combined. All these movie have one thing in common: they are a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since the release of...

Anticipation runs high for these four upcoming movies

Anticipation runs high for these four upcoming movies

Julia Kasabian ’21

January 21, 2019

This year, highly anticipated movies are coming to theaters, from animated stories to superhero powerhouses. Fans are counting down the days until the films arrive. These movies are what I believe are the most highly anticipated movies of 2019. “Captain Marvel” is the first female superhero to...

New horror movie excites Netflix viewers

New horror movie excites Netflix viewers

January 15, 2019

The cold, snowy and bitter weather of Dec. is a great excuse to cozy up in bed and watch Netflix all day. The new movie “Bird Box,” directed by Susanne Bier, was released on Netflix on December 13, 2018. Everyone was discussing the new movie, more than 45 million accounts on Netflix have watched...

Netflix releases the newest hits for 2019

Netflix releases the newest hits for 2019

January 15, 2019

As the year comes to an end, New Year's resolutions are made and goals are set. Whether that means getting over your ex, having a weekly Sunday movie night with your family or finishing your favorite binge-worthy TV series, Netflix is here to help. At the beginning of every new year, Netflix removes...

“Bandersnatch” combines interactive gaming with television

“Bandersnatch” combines interactive gaming with television

Dana Perelberg ’20

January 15, 2019

“Do you understand? Click yes or no.” The question pops up on my screen after a guided tutorial on how to watch “Bandersnatch”, the newest addition to the “Black Mirror” series on Netflix. At first the show seems like more of a game than an episode. But as an avid watcher of the series, I’ve...

“Welcome to Marwen” delivers a true comeback story

Jake Navarro '20

January 14, 2019

Graphic by Jake Navarro '20 After watching the preview of "Welcome to Marwen", I expected a heart warming story of a man’s recovery. However, after listening to others, I only heard negatives, but I had to see for myself. “Welcome to Marwen” animates a real life story of Mark Hogancamp who suffers tra...

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