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It: First scream of the season

It: First scream of the season

Sean Koepfinger

September 9, 2017

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

Photo credit: StarWars.com

Malik Frierson

March 24, 2017

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

"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...

A Dog’s Purpose Review

A Dog's Purpose Review

Malik Frierson

January 27, 2017

"A Dog's Purpose" follows the exploits of a dog named Bailey as he reincarnates into different dog lives. Bailey is voiced by Josh Gad who is absolutely delightful in this role--bringing naivete, innocence and charm to each of the four-legged protagonists. Joining Gad are Dennis Quaid, John Ortis an...

Humans of RMU: The filmmaker

Humans of RMU: The filmmaker

Maura Linehan

November 14, 2016

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...

Doctor Strange: The Marvel magic strikes again

Doctor Strange: The Marvel magic strikes again

Malik Frierson

November 5, 2016

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" ...

Storks: Animation that delivers

Storks: Animation that delivers

Sean Koepfinger

September 22, 2016

"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),...

Sully lands in theaters

Tom Hanks stars as Captain Sullenberger

Jocelyn Burns

September 13, 2016

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...

Sausage Party: A Floppy Fail

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Abigail Miller, Correspondent

September 2, 2016

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...

People Vs Critics: The Suicide Squad Case

People Vs Critics: The Suicide Squad Case

Logan Carney, Correspondent

September 1, 2016

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...