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The perfect, bittersweet finale: “Avengers: Endgame”

The perfect, bittersweet finale: “Avengers: Endgame”

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” is nothing like anything that has ever come before it. Never before has there been a longer-running, more popular, blockbuster cinematic universe like the one Marvel has carefully constructed over the last 11 years, and “Endgame” is the perfect send-off for a saga of such proportion. ...

“Captain Marvel” flies high

“Captain Marvel” flies high

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

A forgotten past, a galactic war and 1995 America. “Captain Marvel” is the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers in the epic origin story for one of Marvel’s most powerful heroes. Despite her late entry into the franchise, “Captain Marvel” deliver...

“Us” will leave you unsettled

“Us” will leave you unsettled

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

“Us” is the long anticipated follow-up to Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out”. The 2017 thriller established him as an up and coming force in the the horror genre and his second film does not disappoint. Juggling elements of horror, comedy, thriller and mystery, “Us” is able to de...

“They Shall Not Grow Old” brings the past to life

“They Shall Not Grow Old” brings the past to life

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

For Armistice Day 2018, which marked 100 years since the end of World War I, the Imperial War Museum and 14-18 NOW commissioned “Lord of the Rings” director Peter Jackson to create a documentary using the Imperial War Museum’s archived historical footage in a “unique and creative fashion.” In response, J...

Deep dive into Aquaman

Deep dive into Aquaman

Julian Shoykhet, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

The DC cinematic universe has long been an underdog in superhero movies; while Marvel is known to produce classics, DC makes blunders. After "Justice League" was universally criticized, having a movie about "Aquaman" seemed to be digging an even deeper grave for DC. Surprisingly, however, the movie was act...

Prepared to be shocked: this movie makes Spider-Man feel new

Prepared to be shocked: this movie makes Spider-Man feel new

Andrew Li, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” provides an excellent and unique take compared to any other Spider-Man movie. Spider-Man has been a staple superhero with his red and blue costume, journalist alter ego and spider-esque superpowers. Basically, the Spider-Man we all know and love has had this ni...

Creed II enters the ring swinging

Creed II enters the ring swinging

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

There is always a level of wariness going into a sequel of a well-received film. 2015 brought us “Creed,” directed by Ryan Coogler, and it blew me away. But after learning that “Creed II” would be directed Steven Caple Jr., I had my doubts for the coming sequel. Thankfully, this latest entry into the long line of Rocky movies proves ...

Overlord covers familiar ground with fresh execution

Overlord covers familiar ground with fresh execution

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018

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

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

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...

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