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Humans of RMU: The filmmaker

Humans of RMU: The filmmaker

Maura Linehan
November 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies, Top Stories

While Oscar Wilde once said, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life,” RMU Visiting Documentary Filmmaker Nadine Patterson makes it clear that life and art are truly part of each other. For Patterson, in residence for the fall semester of 2016, there is no imitation; instead, ar... Read more »

Doctor Strange: The Marvel magic strikes again

Doctor Strange: The Marvel magic strikes again

Malik Frierson
November 5, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is back with a brand new hero to introduce in the form of "Doctor Strange." This being the fourteenth movie in the ever growing line of Marvel movies. After exploring the world, space, and the small time streets, it's time to take our heroes into the realm of magic."Doctor Strange" ... Read more »

Storks: Animation that delivers

Storks: Animation that delivers

Sean Koepfinger
September 22, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

"Storks," Warner Bros latest animated endeavor, takes the classic tale of storks delivering babies and crosses it with an epic fun-filled adventure story. Junior (Andy Samberg) is a stork and next in line to become boss of the retail giant, cornerstore.com. But when an orphan employee, Tulip (Katie Crown),... Read more »

Sully lands in theaters

Sully lands in theaters

Jocelyn Burns
September 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

Picking a movie about a plane crash on the weekend of 9/11 may not sound like a good idea, but after seeing "Sully," it was a reminder about ordinary people doing heroic things. The film tells the true story of Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, portrayed by Tom Hanks and Jeffery Skiles, played by... Read more »

Sausage Party: A Floppy Fail

Sausage Party: A Floppy Fail

Abigail Miller, Correspondent
September 2, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

On August 12, the food party started with Sausage Party hitting theaters beginning with a provocative movie poster. It was enough to get the imagination running with a sexy hot dog bun and sausage tucked up inside. At first glance, the movie title seems to suggest that it will have a plethora of sexual... Read more »

People Vs Critics: The Suicide Squad Case

People Vs Critics: The Suicide Squad Case

Logan Carney, Correspondent
September 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

After a critically and financially disappointing movie in “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice,” DC Comics and Warner Brothers hoped for a hit in their new superhero summer flick, “Suicide Squad.” David Ayer’s movie about super villains forced to team up in order to fight the powerful Enchantress... Read more »

Finding Dory: The forgetful fish who’s actually memorable

Finding Dory: The forgetful fish who’s actually memorable

Eddie Sheehy, Editor In Chief
June 16, 2016
Filed under Movies, Out Of My Element, Top Stories

 When you’re in a slump, you can always count on Pixar to bring you out of it. After weeks and weeks of less than impressive, shoddy sequels and disappointing new releases, I bring you a review of… another sequel. But this time I have positive things to talk about!  Of course I’m referrin... Read more »

Warcraft: Fun for fans, not for us

Warcraft: Fun for fans, not for us

Eddie Sheehy, Editor In Chief
June 9, 2016
Filed under Movies, Out Of My Element, Top Stories

 I’ve spent the last few weeks complaining about the seemingly never-ending stream of sequels that have been hitting theatres this summer. I was hoping for some relief this week with the release of Warcraft, the original movie based off the incomprehensibly popular videogame series, but unfortuna... Read more »

TMNT: Out of the Shadows – Another hollow shell

TMNT: Out of the Shadows – Another hollow shell

Eddie Sheehy, Editor In Chief
June 3, 2016
Filed under Movies, Out Of My Element, Top Stories

 The summer movie season is not even a month in and I’m ready to declare this a summer of shoddy sequels. Hitting the big screen this week is a movie that seemingly continues this trend, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of The Shadows, which picks up where 2014’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle’s... Read more »

Alice Through The Looking Glass: Nothing to see

Alice Through The Looking Glass: Nothing to see

Eddie Sheehy, Editor In Chief
May 26, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Out Of My Element, Top Stories

 Back in March of 2010, Tim Burton released his live-action telling of the classic story of Alice In Wonderland. A moderate success with critics and a box-office smash, the movie raked in over one billion dollars during its release and started the now all too familiar trend of Disney turning their a... Read more »