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“Mario Kart Tour” brings back childhood all through a single app

“Mario Kart Tour” brings back childhood all through a single app

Alex O'Connell

October 16, 2019

I was first introduced to video games when my mom bought me my first Nintendo DS back in second grade. Before narrative-driven games overruled my life, I was but a casual Nintendo player, and “Mario Kart DS” was my go-to.  Fast forward to September 2019, and Nintendo is back with its newest rendit...

“The Addams Family” is what you’d expect from a reboot

“The Addams Family” is what you’d expect from a reboot

Sara Gebka

October 12, 2019

Director Conrad Vernon may not ring a bell to many who hear his name yet he’s known for working on the academy-award winning movie “Shrek,” so it was quite a surprise to see him, and director Greg Tiernan, working on the animated reboot “The Addams Family.” Let’s just say that this isn’t one ...

The Comedy Clown strikes again

The Comedy Clown strikes again

Trevor Book

October 5, 2019

Joker is an exciting thrill ride that speaks to the heart and tells the story of how Arthur Fleck, played by Jaoquin Phoenix, became Joker. Arthur Fleck is a working clown trying to make people notice him and his jokes, but he also has mental issues that make him laugh uncontrollably and very unhappy. Joker is ...

“Ad Astra” reaches for the stars

“Ad Astra” reaches for the stars

Braden Turk

September 22, 2019

With the rapid improvement of CGI and visual effects, films set in space have become a trend over the past few years -- 2013 had "Gravity," 2014 had "Interstellar," and 2015 had "The Martian." Now, with the aid of spectacular visuals and genuine passion, 2019 has "Ad Astra." The seventh feature of di...

Reflections on “Us”

Reflections on “Us”

Riyana Walker

May 13, 2019

As most of you may know, Jordan Peele, the writer and director of "Get Out" has not only pleased the critics and the audience… but also tells a story through his writing. Critics raving, comedian-turned-horror-film-director Jordan Peele has given us something to think about. The movie is more about ...

Netflix’s “Set It Up” Reboots the Rom-Com

Netflix’s “Set It Up” Reboots the Rom-Com

Skylar Sharkey

May 8, 2019

Netflix's “Set It Up,” released in 2018, has the power to kickstart a rom-com revolution. Though the production is not expected to be winning any film awards in the near future, its diverse cast of characters paves the way for future Rom-Coms to represent a greater variety of races, religions, an...

Theme of the Month: Man vs. Society

Theme of the Month: Man vs. Society

Braden Turk

May 6, 2019

Theme of the Month is an article series designed to investigate examples of film, television, and writing that fall under a certain category. The following works feature conflict between an individual and the collective surrounding them.   “Old Stone” The feature directorial debut of Chinese filmmaker ...

“Avengers: Endgame” is a magnificent end to an amazing series

“Avengers: Endgame” is a magnificent end to an amazing series

Danielle Rhody

April 29, 2019

Marvel’s newest movie “Avengers: Endgame” has been building since the release of “Iron Man” in 2008. And ever since half of the universe was wiped out by Thanos (Josh Brolin) last year in “Infinity War,” fans have been on the edge of their seats, waiting to find out their favorite char...

Gloomy woods, mysterious neighbors, grotesque characters, “Pet Sematary” has it all

Gloomy woods, mysterious neighbors, grotesque characters, “Pet Sematary” has it all

Olivia Mack

April 24, 2019

Based on Stephen King's novel, the movie seems to be a true horror. Written in 1983, it was first shown on the big screens in 1989, and became a world-wide hit. Directors even decided to create a “Pet Sematary Two,” but sadly that was not as popular. This adaptation came out on April 5. Directe...

Music Talk Episode 5: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’

Music Talk Episode 5: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’

Riyana Walker

April 22, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/user-744367186/music-talk-episode-5-khalids-new-album-free-spirit Image courtesy of Khalid's Twitter

Theme of the Month: Anthologies

Theme of the Month: Anthologies

Braden Turk

March 31, 2019

Theme of the Month is an article series designed to investigate examples of film, television, and writing that fall under a certain category. The following works are anthologies, or media that serves as a collection of various stories.   “Horror Stories” An ordinary high school student is abducted ...

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