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Opinion – Review of “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”

Opinion – Review of “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”

Jakob Ross April 18, 2023

This may come as a shock, but “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” has got to be one of the best video game movies to ever hit the big screen. There, I said it. Both the beautiful animation and the movie’s...

Opinion – We are all suffering from Marvel fatigue

Opinion – We are all suffering from Marvel fatigue

Jakob Ross March 23, 2023

In the past months, I have watched nearly every Marvel film that hit the big screen: “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” “Doctor Strange: Multiverse of Madness,” “Thor: Love and Thunder,”...

DISAPPOINTING - Olivia Wildes much-anticipated film, Dont Worry Darling has fallen short of expectations. One actors brilliant performance and the movies arthouse aesthetics fail to make up for a costars poor acting and a lack of substance in the plot.

Opinion — Review of “Don’t Worry Darling”

Jakob Ross, Contributing Writer September 29, 2022

Olivia Wilde’s “Don’t Worry Darling” is a puzzle without any connecting pieces.  The horror/thriller has been ranked high on my list of anticipated movies for this year since filming began...

Opinion—Review of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune

Opinion—Review of Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’

Andie Balenger, contributing writer October 28, 2021
As the previews began to roll, there were only a few things I knew for certain: “Dune” would contain a lot of sand, a painful box, and a blue-eyed Zendaya.
Opinion—Spooky movies are the best way to celebrate Halloween

Opinion—Spooky movies are the best way to celebrate Halloween

Justin Van't Hof, Editor-in-chief October 22, 2021
Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, and it’s easy to see why. I mean, what other holiday has activities such as the carving of pumpkins, dressing up in costumes and most important of all, spooky movies with friends?
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Opinion—Finding solace in familiar stories

Sam Rush October 19, 2020
The other day, I was watching the series finale of the classic early 2000s sitcom, Gilmore Girls, with a friend. When the credits began to roll, to my friend's horror and surprise, without skipping a beat, I scrolled all the way back to the beginning to press play on episode one, season one.
YOUR FRIEND, CHUCKY—Junior graphic design major Ali Davis displays his work “Chucky” based on the film series “Child’s Play.”
Photo courtesy of Ali Davis

Culture of Cult presents spooky pop-up show

Rachel Haggerty October 30, 2019

Ever feel like you’re being watched? The ninth semi-annual Culture of Cult installation ‘Bump in the Night’ was full of everything horror and thrill. Artworks of your favorite and most-feared characters...

Thriller lives up to novels

Savanna Hennig December 4, 2013

Smashing through Thanksgiving box office records and shooting into the No. 1 spot in box offices all over the world, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is a successful sequel to the first film in the...

Bond franchise finds fresh new style in ‘Skyfall’

Jordan Beck November 15, 2012

After half a century, some might wonder if we still need James Bond. In a nutshell, that is the question at the heart of “Skyfall.” As the 23rd official Bond movie, it’d certainly be understandable...

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