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Kelsea Ballerini releases short film, EP

Kelsea Ballerini releases short film, EP

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter February 22, 2023

Country music star Kelsea Ballerini shocked fans when she announced she wrote and directed her own short film, “Rolling Up the Welcome Mat.” The twenty minute short film was released on YouTube on...

‘Your Place or Mine:’ Just as awkward as those red carpet photos

‘Your Place or Mine:’ Just as awkward as those red carpet photos

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief February 22, 2023

The time has finally come to see if those pricelessly-awkward red carpet photos of Ashton Kutcher and Reese Witherspoon translated to the big screen! Friday, Feb. 10 marked the official release date...

Rosaline: The other woman in Romeo and Juliet 

‘Rosaline:’ The other woman in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ 

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief February 8, 2023

Everyone and their mother knows the story of “Romeo and Juliet.” It is a tale as old as time, with so many adaptations that high school English teachers everywhere are set for life. However, less talked...

Dog Gone: More than the expected dog cliché

‘Dog Gone:’ More than the expected dog cliché

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director January 25, 2023

On Jan. 13, Netflix launched "Dog Gone," which has stayed within the platform's top 10 trending programs ever since. Furry protagonist Gonker's story is different from the ones you are used to — it has...

I’m ‘Disenchanted’ with the newest Disney+ original

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 23, 2022

After 15 years, Disney’s “Enchanted” finally has a sequel. The long awaited film starring Amy Adams dropped on Disney+ on Nov. 18. This will be a spoiler-free review.  In a twist from Disney,...

I’m falling for ‘Falling For Christmas’

I’m falling for ‘Falling For Christmas’

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter November 16, 2022

In the first of what is sure to be a holiday jam-packed with fun and festive rom-coms, Netflix has offered us a great way to start off the holiday season. “Falling For Christmas” dropped on the streaming...

Selena Gomez bares soul in ‘My Mind & Me’

Tori Coker, Content Editor November 9, 2022

Selena Gomez’s documentary “My Mind & Me” premiered on Apple TV+ on Nov. 2, 2022. At its core, the film explores the artist’s struggles with mental and physical health and how these struggles...

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is out in theaters now.

On top of the world with ‘Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile’

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief October 19, 2022

Oct. 7th marked “Lyle Lyle Day” for anyone keeping up with the release of this movie. This may be a children’s film, but I have been deeply invested in all things Lyle since finding out the eponymous...

Florence Pugh (left) and Harry Styles (right) star in Olivia Wildes Dont Worry Darling, in theaters now.

‘Don’t Worry Darling:’ I will not be making a pun

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief September 28, 2022

I actually cannot believe that the time has come and I am writing this right now. I remember exactly where I was when it was announced that Harry Styles was cast in Olivia Wilde’s sophomore film “Don’t...

Last week, Netflix released a new teenage dark comedy entitled “Do Revenge” starring Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke, of respective “Riverdale” and“Stranger Things” fame.

‘Do Revenge:’ Do not let the bad grammar fool you

Olivia Chiappelli, Editor-In-Chief September 21, 2022

Last week, Netflix released a new teenage dark comedy entitled “Do Revenge” starring Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke, of respective “Riverdale” and “Stranger Things” fame. Just from that pairing...

Jujutsu Kaisen 0 was released in March of 2022.

‘Jujutsu Kaisen’ continues recent splash of anime movies

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 30, 2022

*Spoiler Warning* After watching “Jujutsu Kaisen 0,” I can confidently say I will be watching the TV series based on the manga “Jujutsu Kaisen.” The movie was a short and enjoyable watch that...

The fourth Matrix installment hit theaters last month.

‘The Matrix Resurrections’ — a subversive reboot

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter January 19, 2022

Last month saw the massive release of “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” Audiences flocked to theaters to see their favorite heroes and villains from three different incarnations of the Spider-Man franchise,...

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