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Overlord covers familiar ground with fresh execution

Overlord covers familiar ground with fresh execution

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under A & E, movies

On the surface, it’s easy to dismiss director Julius Avery’s “Overlord” as an over the top and uninspired action flick. And while, yes, the movie brings very few fresh ideas to the table, “Overlord” shines in its attention grabbing execution of those ideas that keeps viewers thrilled from it...

“The House with a Clock in its Walls” is perfect for the spooky season

“The House with a Clock in its Walls” is perfect for the spooky season

Sarah Lashly, Copy Coach

October 18, 2018


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In order to thrive through this Halloween season, it is essential to obtain a killer costume, possess amazing pumpkin carving skills and immerse yourself in the spooky spirit. The magical mystery movie “The House with a Clock in its Walls” will get anyone feeling ready for the upcoming Halloween season with its ...

“Venom” is entertaining, and it’s not sure why

“Venom” is entertaining, and it’s not sure why

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


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Sony Picture’s “Venom” is a confusing entry into this decade’s long list of superhero movies. It aims to thrill, and mostly succeeds despite its hiccups. Out of the gate, this film has several forces working against it, the largest of which is purely in its independence from Marvel Studio...

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before review

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before review

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


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Based on the best selling novel by Jenny Han, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is a coming-of-age rom-com that makes anyone watching feel warm inside. And lonely. I definitely felt lonely. Lana Condor stars as Lara Jean Covey, a half-Korean teen who keeps secret letters for the five crushes...

Crazy Rich Asians review

Crazy Rich Asians review

Andrew Li, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


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With a $30 million dollar budget, director Jon M. Chu turned it into a crazy rich movie, earning a whopping $34 million. Chu also broke the Hollywood norm with an entirely Asian cast showcased in America. In fact, he embraces Asian culture and makes it an important aspect throughout the movie, creating ...

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again review

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again review

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EIC

August 13, 2018


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“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” is exactly what you would expect: cheesy dance numbers, catchy Abba songs and predictable romance sequences. A bit overwhelming if you’re a film snob, but luckily, I’m not. Sure, it’s not in the running for Best Picture, but if you don’t enjoy this movie, you’re lying to yourself. So, instead of going to see that dep...

Avengers: Infinity War review

Avengers: Infinity War review

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writers

May 15, 2018


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The build up to the release of “Avengers: Infinity War” cannot be understated. Ten years of Marvel movie releases all adding onto the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has created a complex world of characters and events. The first Avengers film, featuring six different heroes coming toge...

The Shape of Water review

The Shape of Water review

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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The 2018 race for the Academy Awards most prestigious prize, Best Picture, was rife with stiff competition. With several directors making outstanding debuts with films such as “Lady Bird” and “Get Out,” as well as several enthralling historical epics like “Dunkirk” and “Darkest Hour,”...

Isle of Dogs review

Isle of Dogs review

Derek Isele, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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“Isle of Dogs” is a breath of fresh air that brings a wonderful blend of style and artistry to the silver screen. Director Wes Anderson brings the movie to life with a team of stop-motion experts and a star-studded cast of voices, including Bryan Cranston, Bill Murray, and Jeff Goldblum. The movi...

Love, Simon review

Love, Simon review

Carly Anderson, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief Intern

April 16, 2018


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  Since its release March 14, “Love, Simon” has earned over $43 million in worldwide box office sales, more than double its $17 million budget. As one of 20th Century Fox’s first gay coming-of-age films, “Love, Simon” was a calculated risk that definitely paid off. With its relatable characters, dive...

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