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Female-Directed Films of 2018

Samantha DeNinno, Culture Editor

February 27, 2019

The 91st annual Academy Awards were this Sunday, and while there were some great takeaways (looking at you Spike Lee, Regina King and Alfonso Cuaron), there were also decisions that left audiences walking away with a bad taste i...

Wakanda Forever: The “Black Panther” Effect

Dewayne Goforth, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

Over the weekend Black Panther crossed the $1 billion mark worldwide, smashing countless box office records and cultural milestones along the way. Though it’s impact on the big screen can clearly be seen through the numbers it ...

What’s Poppin’: “John Wick Chapter 2”

Michael Ambrosino, General Manager, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2017

It’s easy to love Keanu Reeves, isn’t it? Especially his John Wick character, who shoots through bad guys like the Patriots shot through the Falcons in the second half of this year’s Super Bowl. “John Wick: Chapter...

“The Lego Batman Movie” bricks free of standard kiddie fare

David Rosario, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

“The Lego Batman Movie” is a movie inherently designed to sell toys, while simultaneously flaunting two of the most popular toy brands in one shiny package for 100 minutes while quietly hoping that the sheer entertainment...

Jared Leto set to play Andy Warhol

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016

The last couple of years have been seemingly interesting for Jared Leto. After the release of Warner Bros. pictures’ distributed production, “Suicide Squad,” Leto has signed up to play the role of artist Andy Warhol in a...

Review: “Goat” is electrifying

Reza Moreno, Features Editor

September 29, 2016

“I feel like I’m a p----.” “Maybe you should just quit.” “I can’t quit.” “Why not.”.... “Goat” depicts the dark side of Greek life. Whether people would like to admit it or not, most colleges...

“Snowden” falls short of its own lofty ambitions

David Rosario, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

Making films about the lives of complicated men isn’t exactly uncharted territory for director Oliver Stone. After chronicling former presidents John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon and George W.  Bush throughout the course of his ca...

“Don’t Breathe” will leave you breathless

Raven Haynes, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016

“Don’t Breathe” is a thriller /horror film that has three thieves in Detroit plotting their biggest heist of an old blind man’s fortune. Rocky (Jane Levy) the female thief is the most desperate for this score, she has...

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