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Five movies for Thanksgiving

Five movies for Thanksgiving

Amanda Ebner, Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories, TV

Once Nov. 1 rolls around, it becomes apparent that there are two types of people: those who start putting up the Christmas tree, and those that refuse to even think of the holidays until December. Those in the first category will argue that Thanksgiving may come before Christmas, but there's not much...

Hollywood’s dark secrets

Hollywood’s dark secrets

Garret Roberts

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories, TV

A new and disturbing trend has arisen in Hollywood: sexual abuse. While most sex scandals in Hollywood are fantastical and full of gossip, this trend is a much darker and more serious issue.On Oct. 5, Harvey Weinstein, one of the most powerful men in Hollywood, was accused of sexually harassing and abusi...

Thor: Ragnarok – Is Marvel out of ideas?

Thor: Ragnarok – Is Marvel out of ideas?

Sean Koepfinger

November 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

Thursday night was once again Thor's day as his third standalone film, "Thor: Ragnarok," made its theatrical premiere. Leaving behind the tone of the previous films and introducing some fantastic new elements, "Ragnarok" proved that Marvel could do something different. Or is it really just more of the...

Happy Death Day mixes humor and horror

Happy Death Day mixes humor and horror

Amanda Ebner

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

The latest in a slew of October horror flicks, "Happy Death Day" opened in theaters on Friday the 13th. In short, the premise is that sorority girl Tree, short for Teresa, is stuck reliving a birthday over and over again. If this is sounding a bit like a rebooted "Groundhog Day," don't worry, there's...

Greasepaint and gore: Clowns in cinema

Greasepaint and gore: Clowns in cinema

Sean Koepfinger

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

From this year's Pennywise to last year's frightening sightings, it's obvious that clowns are in. But if you've already seen "It" and are still looking for more clown-filled fun, there are plenty of other great options to meet your coulrophobic needs. Now that it's officially October, there's no better...

Kingsman: The golden sequel

Kingsman: The golden sequel

Sean Koepfinger

September 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

Comedy sequels are rarely as good as the original, and far fewer can tell an original story. But, "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" does a fantastic job of following in the footsteps of its predecessor. With all the same spy-movie hijinx, over-the-top characters and stylized action, "The Golden Circle"...

Little Evil: Big success

Little Evil: Big success

Sean Koepfinger

September 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

For those in the haunt life, it is officially Halloween season. The haunted houses are open and horror movies are starting to trickle in. But, theaters aren't the only platform showing new fright fests. A few weeks ago, Netflix premiered their new original film, "Little Evil." A lampoon of the cursed...

It: First scream of the season

It: First scream of the season

Sean Koepfinger

September 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

The monster awakens every 27 years, and 27 years after the release of the 1990s miniseries "It," Pennywise the Dancing Clown returns to screens to terrorize another generation of youngsters. The 2017 remake of "It" is brilliant and horrifying. Over the years, Stephen King's terrifying novels have...

Heroine Spotlight: Princess Leia

Heroine Spotlight: Princess Leia

Malik Frierson

March 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Movies, Top Stories

When discussing famous and amazing female characters, it's almost impossible to not bring up the absolutely amazing Princess Leia Organa. Making her debut in the film "Star Wars: A New Hope," the moment Leia appeared on screen you knew she wasn't your ordinary princess--taking out a stormtrooper an...

Logan: A fresh take on the superhero genre

Logan: A fresh take on the superhero genre

Sean Koepfinger

March 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

"Logan," the latest entry in the long-running X-Men franchise, manages to stand out in an over-saturated genre and serves as a proper farewell to old faces.Based on the graphic novel "Old Man Logan," "Logan" tells the story of an elderly Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) in the not too distant future. As one o...