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For the champions

For the champions

November 8, 2018

“Fortune favors the bold.” When it comes to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the movie is considered a hit after its opening weekend with $50 million in domestic ticket sales after being predicted to make only $35 million. But that’s what should be expected of a movie that cost $52 million to make. T...

King of slashers

King of slashers

October 31, 2018

Horror movies have many different subgenres. Out of these subgenres, the slasher stands out amongst the others in numerous ways, whether it be the horror tropes or the typical horror archetypes. The main way in which slasher films stand out is the variety of crazed killers in the subgenre. Even people wh...

A childhood classic all grown up

A childhood classic all grown up

September 1, 2018

The movie “Christopher Robin” brought back the happy feeling of me sitting on my floor waiting for “Winnie the Pooh” to come on. Watching Pooh Bear and Eeyore clumsily walk around always made my day. “Christopher Robin” is based off the childhood tale of “Winnie the Pooh.” Realistic Pooh is just as lovable as the an...

A taste for “insatiable”

A taste for “insatiable”

August 30, 2018

She’s caught once again staring in the mirror, tears come pouring down as what she sees is nothing but disappointment in her eyes. Netflix came out with a new series this August, “Insatiable”, a show centered around the recently obese girl. Patty Bladell, the leading character, is intro...

A conversation about conversion

August 15, 2018

Short kisses in the back seats of cars. Quick glances around corners. Prayers about not being seen. This is the reality of many closeted teens, as well as the main character in the movie, "The Miseducation of Cameron Post."  Cameron Post is your average teenager: she listens to music, goes to church and attends high school da...

Too many tropes

Too many tropes

July 31, 2018

For hundreds of years, certain tropes in oral, written and recently visual stories have formed. Some started as far back as “Romeo and Juliet” and some are as recent as the movie “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” On occasion, clichés are not altogether unavoidable and in some cases enhance a story &...

Praise be

Praise be

May 24, 2018

The first thing Offred heard were the bells. She knew there was no running away. Offred walked along with the other handmaids, knowing that they were about to kill a traitor. Was this justice? Was this the way Gilead deals with crimes? The handmaids were forced to kill this man or woman they had no choice...

Get the popcorn out

Get the popcorn out

May 24, 2018

Tickets switch hands through the windows of the booth. Popcorn and cokes get rushed into the theater. Explosions and car chases flicker on the large movie canvas. Summer movie season is one of the most exciting times of the year as huge action blockbusters roll onto the big screens all across the w...

Why ‘The Office’ Just Works

Why ‘The Office’ Just Works

May 22, 2018

A sitcom. Expected to be funny, consistently light-hearted, and all around loveable characters. “The Office,” however, takes a different approach. Behind the hilarious exterior, each character has a realistic core and heartfelt messages. It's one of the few shows capable of bringing tears and laughs to...

Why ‘Parks and Recreation’ plays nice

Why ‘Parks and Recreation’ plays nice

May 22, 2018

The journey of a local government employee’s life is not something that one would usually consider comical or interesting. However, in the small, fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana, Leslie Knope is surrounded by some of the most hilarious people to ever grace a television screen. When I was first int...

To infinity and beyond

To infinity and beyond

May 21, 2018

Marvel Studios celebrates a decade of superhero fiction movies with the $641 million worldwide box office opening of “Avengers: Infinity War.” The movie is the pinnacle of the franchise and the result of the cohesiveness of three phases of Marvel movies from the first “Iron Man” to “Guardians of t...

Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

April 27, 2018

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