Tiger Times

Split personality

January 22, 2019

The abandoned factory’s fluorescent lights dimly flicker. The red clay that was once made into bricks stained the cheerleading uniforms of the teenage girls chained to the walls. A man roller skates through the room cheering himself on and raving about how much fun it is to be a carefree nine year o...

Singing in the public’s eye

Singing in the public’s eye

January 14, 2019

Movies like “Singing in the Rain,” and  “The Wizard of Oz” were the golden age of Hollywood. Movie musicals were the biggest blockbusters of the time, but they fell out of the limelight. Now with new movie musicals such as “La La Land,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Mamma Mia” and mo...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

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...

It’s just government secrets

January 22, 2018

History does not document those who follow rules out of fear; it is an extensive record of people who broke the rules for the right reasons. “The Post,” directed by Steven Spielberg, premiered this weekend and exemplifies this ideal in its telling of the print media’s battle against the government during the Vietnam War. The film also acts as a model for other journalistic organizations to remember thei...

The greatest expectations

The greatest expectations

January 9, 2018

“The Greatest Showman” was released Dec. 20, 2017, under the direction of Michael Gracey and writers Bill Condon and Jenny Bicks. Based on the true story of P.T. Barnum and his efforts to formulate the Barnum & Bailey Circus, the film succeeded in portraying the hardships and achievements of ...

Planes, trains, and… murder?

Planes, trains, and… murder?

November 29, 2017

A dead man, a detective and 12 passengers with suspicious pasts all on one train must decide who is guilty for the murder. “The Murder on the Orient Express” directed by Kenneth Branagh and based off the original book by Agatha Christie came out in theaters Nov. 10. The movie features a world reno...

‘Coco’ gets it right

‘Coco’ gets it right

November 27, 2017

The Day of the Dead is meant to be a time for families to come together and honor their deceased ancestors while vibrant Latin music blends with the brilliant colors and dazzling designs. Directors Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina do a fantastic job in doing so in directing Pixar’s newest movie. “Coco...

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