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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, Arts Reporter 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, Arts Reporter 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, Arts Reporter 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...

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‘Purple Hearts’: Netflix’s divisive military love story

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director September 14, 2022

Summer is gone, but that does not mean your watchlist has to end. From May to August, Netflix launched at least 20 movies — one of which being “Purple Hearts.” The movie — which stars Sofia Carson...

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...

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