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“Altered Carbon”: a sci-fi mystery worth watching

“Altered Carbon”: a sci-fi mystery worth watching

Garret Roberts

February 5, 2018

Netflix original series have been notable for adapting graphic novels and comic books in the past; however, they seem to have a new interest: feature length novels. "Altered Carbon," previously a mystery novel by Richard K. Morgan, offers a unique sci-fi adventure that keeps viewers hooked until the...

The Reel Episode 1: 2017 Movies in Review

The Reel Episode 1: 2017 Movies in Review

Logan Carney and Brandon Aleman

February 2, 2018

On the first episode of RMU's only Arts and Entertainment broadcast, Brandon and Logan discuss their favorite movies from 2017 and dive into the 2018 movie scene. ...

The most anticipated releases of 2018

The most anticipated releases of 2018

Amanda Ebner

January 29, 2018

Though it may feel like we’ve already been back on campus forever, the year of 2018 has only just begun. It may lift your spirits to know that while it may be full of schoolwork and exams, it’s also set to be an exciting year of releases for books, video games and movies. 2018 is set to...

“The End of the F***ing World:” Netflix’s darker future looks bright

“The End of the F***ing World:” Netflix’s darker future looks bright

Garret Roberts

January 8, 2018

Netflix is becoming a platform known for their production of darker series, and as a result, they are providing creators an outlet to express themselves. More violent and grimy stories such as "Jessica Jones" and imaginative series like "Black Mirror" would have their message altered on broadcast TV,...

The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. return

The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. return

Sydney Nelson

December 1, 2017

After several seasons of mediocrity, at least relative to the other masterpieces Marvel has produced, season four of Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." finally hit the mark. The show centers around the life of Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Greg) and his team of agents, inhumans and scientists. Warning:...

Five movies for Thanksgiving

Five movies for Thanksgiving

Amanda Ebner, Reporter

November 16, 2017

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 who 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

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

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...

Mindhunter: Netflix’s mind trip

Mindhunter: Netflix’s mind trip

Sean Koepfinger

October 27, 2017

October has been a busy month for Netflix. With "Stranger Things" season 2 premiering and a slew of original horror films, the streaming mogul has flooded their site with plenty of appetizing selections. But one gem stands out among the rest: "Mindhunter." The series, which was directed by David Fincher and filmed in Pittsburg...

Happy Death Day mixes humor and horror

Happy Death Day mixes humor and horror

Amanda Ebner

October 16, 2017

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...