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Marvel’s Phase Four  Action Plan

Marvel’s Phase Four Action Plan

Jacob Simonek, Staff Reporter February 18, 2020

Endgame has come and gone with a follow up of Spiderman: Far From Home marking the end of Marvel’s biggest phase of their planned movies in their thoroughly crafted Marvel Cinematic Universe.  While...

Knives Out Review

Knives Out Review

Jacob Simonek, Staff Reporter January 31, 2020

People seem to have forgotten this movie under the backlash that both Cats and Rise of Skywalker got, so in light of the horrid films we had to endure in the past, allow me to recommend this new genuinely...

Mid 90s incorporates classic hip hop like A Tribe Called Quest and The Pharcyde

Mid 90s takes you back to an era

Philip Boulware , Staff Reporter November 12, 2018
Mid 90s mixes a coming of age story with a classic rap soundtrack.
This film gives viewers a look into the life of Rick Wershe Jr.|Photo courtesy of The Stranger

“White Boy Rick” a gritty biopic of figure

Phil Boulware , Staff Reporter October 5, 2018
This film provides a look inside the true story of informant turned dealer, Rick Wershe Jr.
A frame from the trailer of The Predator. Photo Courtesy | 20th Century Fox

‘The Predator’ causes more laughs than screams

Phil Boulware, Staff Reporter September 26, 2018

By Phil Boulware | Staff Reporter This fourth installment in The Predator film series shows the audience a film about a decorated Army sniper and officer, played by Boyd Holbrook (Logan, Narcos),...

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New Thor Movie Ragnaroks the House

Kimmie Thompson, Opinion Editor November 10, 2017

By Kimmie Thompson | Opinion Editor Synopsis: Thor, son of Odin and god of lighting, and his brother Loki have discovered their father Odin has kept a dangerous secret: a long-lost daughter, Hela,...

Daniels Branson (Katherine Waterston) 
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Alien: Covenant Is Nothing But Horror Movie Schlock

Manuel Ramirez, Movie Critic May 21, 2017

You know how the first movie in a Horror franchise turns out to be the best of the bunch while everything else goes down the drain. Just look at the countless sequels and reimaginings of Jaws, Friday...

From left to right Drax (Dav Bautista), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Baby Groot (Vin Diesel), Mantis (Pom Klementieff), Nebula (Karen Gilliam), Rocket Raccoon (Bradley Cooper), Yondu (Micheal Rooker).

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Semi-Deliver’s

Manuel Ramirez, Movie Critic May 19, 2017

I’m just going to come out and say it, I was never impressed by Guardians of the Galaxy. With the exception of Groot (voiced by Vin Diesel) and Drax (Dave Bautista), the guardians range from being bland...

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Top 10 Anticipated Summer Movies

Manuel Ramirez, Movie Critic April 27, 2017

As the summer season draws near the cinemas begin to screen the blockbusters.  From the highly anticipated like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and War of the Planet of the Apes to groaners like Transformers:...

Double Feature: The Boss Baby & Smurfs: The Lost Village

Double Feature: The Boss Baby & Smurfs: The Lost Village

Manuel Ramirez, Staff Reporter April 18, 2017

From DreamWorks we have The Boss Baby based on the children’s book by Marla Frazee, seven-year-old Tim Templeton (Miles Bakshi) doesn’t take to liking his new baby brother who sports a slick business...

Spud (Ewen Brenner), Renton (Ewan McGregor), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle) in T2 Trainspotting, the sequel to the 1996 Trainspotting film/TriStar

The Boys Are Back in T2 Trainspotting

Manuel Ramirez, Staff Reporter April 9, 2017

In 1996, fresh off his debut film Shallow Grave, director Danny Boyle followed with Trainspotting, a black comedy that centered on a group of misfits swimming in the pleasures of sex and drugs in the streets...

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Power Rangers’ Attempt of A Serious Tone Is Noble But Feeble

Manuel Ramirez, Staff Reporter March 27, 2017

Like any kid, I grew up watching one or two episodes of Power Rangers before my parents banned me from watching anymore, of course that didn’t stop me. While not a die-hard fan, I’ve seen enough episodes...

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