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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...

A Weekend Away is streaming now on Netflix.

‘A Weekend Away:’ girls trip gone wrong

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor April 6, 2022

Going on a girls trip with your best friend is something girls always dream about doing, but in the movies for some reason, one of them always ends up dead. In Netflix’s new thriller movie, “The Weekend...

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...

Nostalgia Baiting has to stop

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter June 30, 2021

Everyone loves nostalgic TV — going back to watch shows and movies from our childhood never gets old. During the past year, I’m sure many of us have gone back and watched old shows while we were...

Zeke Banks (Chris Rock), and his partner, William Schenk (Max Minghella) investigate one of the murders happening in Spiral: From the Book of Saw.

“Saw” franchise revived with “Spiral”

Bridget Janis, Managing Editor May 26, 2021

The “Saw” franchise is on its ninth film, and the plot is still going strong with new plot lines and twists around every corner. “Spiral: From the Book of Saw” finally had its long awaited theatrical...

Review: Everybody should want to see “Everybody Wants Some!!”

Scott Davis April 12, 2016

In what’s being marketed as a “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused, Richard Linklater’s latest is proof why is he one of the best working directors today with the entertaining, funny and smart Everybody...

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 11: Actor J. Quentin Johnson attends the screening of Everybody Wants Some during the 2016 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 11, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for SXSW)

Stars of “Everybody Wants Some!!” visit Oakland

Scott Davis April 12, 2016

Three cast members from Richard Linklater’s latest film, Everybody Wants Some!!, stopped in Detroit during their press tour, and even visited Oakland’s campus to talk to Cinema Studies students about...

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