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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

‘A Quiet Place’ earns its place

‘A Quiet Place’ earns its place

April 27, 2018

“If they hear you, they hurt you…” Only being released on April 9 and its 95 percent of Rotten Tomatoes rating, “A Quiet Place” has ranked its number one spot in movie lists. The movie has a box office review of $132 million total domestically. “A Quiet Place” has not even been r...

More than just entertainment

More than just entertainment

April 24, 2018

When one goes to see a horror movie, they never expect to be awed. Screams and laughter seem to be the response elicited by most modern thrillers, and while some may bring tears, the chances that the film actually touches its audience is rare. Gore, jumpscares and a hastily put together storyline with sha...

An unimaginable movie

An unimaginable movie

April 17, 2018

At first, you may think a movie based on a song will be only mediocre. “I Can Only Imagine” destroys these thoughts and exceeds expectations. It brings hope. It is inspiring people everywhere, leaving almost everyone in the movie theater sniffing, teary-eyed and red-faced as they leave. “I Can ...

Where dreams come true

Where dreams come true

April 6, 2018

Currently, a trip to Walt Disney World or a login to Netflix will take you to the “Happiest Place on Earth,” but soon, you will be able to enjoy your favorite Disney content all in one place from the comfort of your own living room. In Fall 2019, Disney will launch a new streaming service for its television shows and movies and will remove nearly all of its content from Netflix, Hu...

A different perspective on love

A different perspective on love

April 4, 2018

Funny, charismatic and relatable are all words that can be ascribed to the new movie “Love, Simon,” a movie based on the book “Simon vs. The Homosapien Agenda.” Starring Nick Robinson as the protagonist Simon Spier, the movie follows his coming out story along with his developing romantic interest...

Blast to the past

Blast to the past

March 29, 2018

The 80s was an intriguing era. Big hair. Bright makeup. Strange clothes. The most interesting part of this time were the movies. Movies from the 80s exemplify this time period by amazing soundtracks and a great storyline. They impacted me in many ways from a treasure hunt with friends, to intergalactic ...

Romantic Comedies guaranteed to make you laugh

Romantic Comedies guaranteed to make you laugh

February 27, 2018

Although it’s in the genre title, romantic comedies can sometimes forget to include the comedic aspect in a movie in their zeal to include flowery romance. Whether you’re spending the day with a significant other, friend or family member, here are 10 rom-coms that are sure to make you laugh. “Home Again...

Wakanda forever

Wakanda forever

February 20, 2018

An otherworldly superhero. This can describe the movie “Black Panther” in a nutshell. Critics are buzzing about Marvel’s new cinematic movie starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and other award winning actors. It is Marvel’s first film directed by an African-American...

A show to die for

A show to die for

February 16, 2018

The 1988 cult classic film, “Heathers” was created to showcase the way society elevates the privileged, represented by three beautiful, rich white girls who form a clique excluding those who don’t fit their standards. The 2018 “Heathers” TV series takes that whole concept and annihilates it...

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