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Competition among streaming services puts damper on enjoyment for consumers

While Netflix used to be the only widely used streaming service, many new ones have been introduced within the past few years, and competition between them has continued to grow.
January 13, 2021

Remember when life was easy and Netflix was the only streaming platform we used to watch our favorite shows? When no one really knew what Hulu was, nobody cared about what was streaming on Amazon Prime...

‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ takes the throne as best holiday film

Chevy Chase’s Clark Griswold decks his house in Christmas lights, as part of his plan to have the perfect, good old-fashioned family Christmas.
December 23, 2020

Ahh, yes. The holiday season. Every year around this time, a certain debate starts amongst families, friend groups and even among online strangers: Which holiday movie is the best? Some say it's Will Ferrell’s...

Don’t cancel — Stream: in a changing marketplace, Hollywood should look to stream premieres

Aware of the advancing technological sphere, Warner Bros. recently announced they would be releasing all 2021 films to HBO Max the day they hit theaters. “Wonder Woman: 1984” will be among the movies available on the streaming platform come Dec. 25, reasonably priced at $14.99.
December 15, 2020

Disappointment abounds. With the winter sports season cancelled, superfans need a fix. With so many people quarantining and opting to learn remotely, students are also bored and in need of an outlet. So,...

COVID-19 jeopardizes movie theaters

Many new shows and movies have been released through various online streaming services during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the closure of movie theatres, many have resorted to Netflix, Hulu, HBO and more in order to watch television.
December 11, 2020

Ordering a large movie theatre popcorn filled with butter, a large soda and some candy to snack on while sitting back and relaxing to watch a new movie is a classic source of entertainment. Now, in a COVID-19...

Netflix, other streaming services thrive during COVID-19

Netflix’s original content has been nominated for more than 430 awards and have won 72 of them.
December 6, 2020

Streaming services have been thriving amidst COVID-19, and the rise in their original content has come with various accomplishments as well as growing pains.  The largest of these services, Netflix,...

Students plan creative Halloween costumes

October 29, 2020

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Students share their favorite horror movies

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October 29, 2020

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“Mulan” sweeps globe along with controversies

Despite the profitability and success of “Mulan” on Disney Plus, its box office numbers in China were disappointing, reportedly making $23 million in its opening weekend. This was a bigger issue because Disney specifically pandered to China when creating “Mulan,” and were expecting much more earnings.
October 10, 2020

With Disney’s delayed release of “Mulan” on Sept. 4 of this year, given the several delays due to restrictions from COVID-19, many people, Asian-Americans specifically, were not only excited for...

COVID-19 delays multiple movies’ production, filming

With the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the world, multiple blockbusters have had their original release dates postponed.
May 13, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading around the world, numerous movies had to stop and delay production, effective immediately. This halt disappointed many fans who were excited to see a variety of movies,...

‘Birds of Prey’ fails to leave audience with anything to think about

Harley Quinn, the main character in the movie “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” is played by the actress Margot Robbie. Robbie has been featured in multiple DC comics films.
March 3, 2020

I entered the movie theater with high expectations and excitement for “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn).” The movie, commonly shortened to “Birds of Prey,” was...

‘1917’ captivates audiences, claims multiple Oscars

1917 hit theaters over a month ago and has taken the film industry by storm. In a race against time, two men must halt a British attack that is bound to lose thousands of soldiers.
February 28, 2020

Ten Academy Award nominations. Over $200 million at the box office. Golden Globe wins in the two most important categories. Director Sam Mendes’ “1917” has taken the film industry by storm, and his...

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film

“Parasite” overcomes the barriers of a foreign film
February 28, 2020

I understand that after spending $25 on tickets, popcorn and candy, many audiences might not be enthusiastic about attending a movie that will require them to read subtitles for two hours. But watching...

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