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Robert Pattinson as Batman and Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman in The Batman (2022)

‘The Batman’ gives ‘The Dark Knight’ a run for its money

Joe Zerilli, Campus Editor March 16, 2022

*Spoiler Warning* This movie ruled so much, I left the theater in complete awe. “The Batman” delivered an instant classic with brilliant cinematography, superb choreography and a pleasant acting...

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival took place Jan. 20-30.

My 2022 Sundance Film Festival favorites

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter February 2, 2022

I virtually attended the 2022 Sundance Film Festival and watched a total of eight feature-length films, along with a myriad of shorts, throughout the weekend. Let's unpack my four favorite films. "Emergency"...

The Tragedy of Macbeth was added to Apple TV+ on Jan. 14.

“The Tragedy of Macbeth” — Joel Coen’s Shakespearean nightmare

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter January 26, 2022

Unless you’ve been living under a film-free rock, the writer-director duo, the Coen brothers, should sound familiar. Joel and Ethan Coen are responsible for writing and directing some of the most iconic...

Scream (2022) is the fifth establishment in the Scream franchise.

‘Scream’ (2022) is bringing back the past

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor January 19, 2022

Classic horror movies are once again coming back around. First — another “Halloween,” another “Saw” and now, another “Scream” (2022) has made its way into theaters.  The fifth installment...

Disneys Encanto is beautiful, unique and poignant — making it a must-see.

‘Encanto’ is taking the world by storm, and for good reason

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter January 12, 2022

Disney might’ve created one of their best movies in the history of the company with their sleeper hit production, “Encanto.”  In this spoiler-free review, I will do my best to detail everything...

Dont Look Up, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio, may not have been the best movie ever, but its message is extremely important.

It doesn’t matter if ‘Don’t Look Up’ was bad

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor January 12, 2022

Everyone is so far from reality these days, on seemingly unreachable planets, that we have to just try making bad movies with deep meanings and mock people to get anyone’s attention. “Don’t Look...

Ghostbusters: Afterlife was released Nov. 29, starring Carrie Coon, Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace.

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ — a bland reboot

Alexander Gustanski, Senior Reporter December 8, 2021

It’s no surprise that after the contentious all-female reboot of the “Ghostbusters” franchise, a new film set in the original universe would eventually follow. “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” is a...

The 12th Halloween, “Halloween Kills,” came out Friday, Oct. 15. 

‘Halloween Kills’ murders audience interest

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor October 27, 2021

Everybody knows the classic killers: Ghostface, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger and Michael Myers. It has become that time again where all these famous killers become relevant and are the classic Halloween...

Ben Platt and Kaitlyn Dever star in the movie adaptation of Broadways Dear Evan Hansen.

‘Dear Evan Hansen’: is it really that bad? I didn’t think so

Lauren Reid, Content Editor September 29, 2021

If you’ve been on the internet lately, you’ve probably heard it: Ben Platt, a 28-year-old, is playing 17-year-old Evan Hansen? “Riverdale” much? I’ve heard it too, and after watching the...

“Malignant” is bringing back the horror movie hype many have been missing. 

James Wan returns to horror films with ‘Malignant’

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor September 15, 2021

Horror movies have just not been hitting that much lately, it’s been hard for any film to come out on top. “Malignant” is bringing back that horror movie hype many have been needing.  The film...

‘Don’t Breathe 2:’ Who is the bad guy?

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor September 1, 2021

Some companies can’t seem to grasp the concept of stand alone films. Even though “Don’t Breathe” left us with no unanswered questions, the production company still decided to move forward with...

The Reason I Jump is available to stream on Netflix.

‘The Reason I Jump’ can uplift an entire community

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter June 30, 2021

Netflix has had an iffy reputation when it comes to representation of marginalized communities — along with Hollywood and the entertainment industry itself. With this in mind, I was barely optimistic...

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