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Intergalactic disappointment

Intergalactic disappointment

August 7, 2017

As David Bowie’s 1969 hit “Space Oddity” rang out during the opening scene, I firmly buckled my emotional seatbelt in preparation for the intergalactic roller coaster I had been promised. However, the only time I was thrown around was while zooming in and out of strange atmospheres while watching...

‘Dunkirk’ leaves resonating thoughts on war

‘Dunkirk’ leaves resonating thoughts on war

August 2, 2017

War is intense and intense is exactly what director Christopher Nolan brings to the table in his new movie “Dunkirk.” Its in-depth insight on the impact war has on a person is what sets the film apart from other war movies. From start to finish, you are continually surprised from this work of art...

‘Wonder Woman’ destroys the shield between girls and superheroes

‘Wonder Woman’ destroys the shield between girls and superheroes

July 31, 2017

Shielded away in a world of daring female warriors, Amazonian princess Diana never knew of her hidden capabilities until the time came to battle Ares, the god of war and cause of human chaos. “Wonder Woman” tells the story of how Diana defeats Ares and successfully ends World War I, with the help o...

More than 13 reasons to watch

More than 13 reasons to watch

April 20, 2017

The Butterfly Effect: a butterfly flaps its wings over the ocean and there’s a hurricane in Asia. It is the concept that all things are connected, and that small actions can have large effects. "13 Reasons Why" is a huge butterfly effect: thirteen different butterflies, one huge hurricane that destroy...

Get into “Get Out”

Get into “Get Out”

March 21, 2017

Comedy writer Jordan Peele’s first foray into directing, “Get Out,” was released on Feb. 24. I saw the trailer a month or two ago, heard Peele’s name, and instantly knew that this movie would be receiving my money. The movie stars relatively unknown actors, one being Daniel Kaluuya, who ...

City of five stars

City of five stars

March 10, 2017

I wouldn’t call myself a musical person. I guess I’ve just I’ve never quite been into characters randomly breaking into song every time they feel a new emotion. However, if "La La Land" was the only musical in existence, I can assure you that I, then, would most definitely be a musical person. ...

Collateral damage

Collateral damage

January 30, 2017

“Collateral Beauty” was meant to take the world by storm. With its promising trailers and all-star cast, many people felt that it would be a hit. Instead, it collapsed–hard. The plot centers around advertising executive Howard Inlet, who has become clinically depressed and suicidal after the deat...

Starry-eyed over Star Wars

Starry-eyed over Star Wars

January 5, 2017

WARNING: This review contains some spoilers. The theater-goers anticipate the recognizable yellow letters filing their way up screen to give a brief update on the upcoming adventure one's about to watch, but they never come. “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” breaks from tradition by launching...

Awfully laughable

Awfully laughable

November 29, 2016

There are different types of bad movies: the boring ones, the confusing ones, the ones with enough plot holes to be a block of Swiss cheese, and the one’s that are so bad they’re hilarious when they don’t mean to be. There’s something riveting about unintentional humor, especially if it’s sup...

Discover a new world of magic

Discover a new world of magic

November 18, 2016

Missing Hogwarts? Craving chocolate frogs, butterbeer and every flavor beans? Find yourself “playing Quidditch” with a broom while you intend to perform simple household chores? Don't worry; we've all been there. For Harry Potter fans and those new to the franchise, J.K. Rowling’s new film “Fa...

Invading the box office

Invading the box office

February 10, 2016

Alien invasion, teen love, and fighting to find family are all key factors in the 5th Wave. With a moderate amount of action and a hint of romance, the book makes for an interesting read. The 5th Wave, written by Rick Yancey follows multiple people as they try to find their ways through a alien invasio...

5 movies for a lazy weekend

5 movies for a lazy weekend

January 29, 2016

Weekends are usually packed full of sleeping in and putting off homework, so it doesn’t take long for that continuous routine to get tiresome. After countless boring hours of sitting in bed doing nothing, scouring the internet for movies is what my weekends usually come to.   These movies ...

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