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Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Reuben Wolf, Arts Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, CULTURE, Reviews

It may sound like sacrilege now, but I did not care much for the first Guardians of the Galaxy, which became a huge hit in 2014.  The energetic, colorful, vibrant film was touted as a breath of fresh air by many.  But to this critic, it was just another story about a rag-tag team of anti-heroes who come tog...

The slow burn is old school, but still effective in cinema

Tony Callens, Associate Sports Editor
March 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

In grade school English, we are taught different approaches to writing. You could start a narrative by jumping right into the action, which is great for a more exiting, fast-paced story. The opening shot of “Star Wars: A New Hope” with Princess Leia’s ship, the Tantive IV, being chased across...

“Anabelle” haunts screens, No. 2 in box office

“Anabelle” haunts screens, No. 2 in box office

Lucy Lopez, Culture Editor
October 8, 2014
Filed under CULTURE, Recent Stories, Reviews, Showcase

Let’s face it, there’s nothing creepier than a possessed doll. “Annabelle” haunts the screen this fall, opening last Friday Oct. 3. Trailing only behind “Gone Girl” at No. 2 in the box office, this prequel to 2013’s “The Conjuring” leaves a family fighting off a demon after a satanic...

Don’t judge a book by its movie

Lauren Coppola, News Editor
February 12, 2014
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories

As I was clicking my life away searching through endless YouTube videos, movie trailers kept popping up on right side of the page. It got me thinking: it seems like there are a lot more movies being made from books nowadays. I know that this isn’t anything new. It’s not like they’ve never made...

’50 Shades’ of inaccuracy; popular trilogy harms more than it helps

Angelica Rodriguez, Culture Editor
September 10, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, CULTURE

There have been rumors for months about the literary toilet paper that is 50 Shades of Grey turning into a movie, and now the rumors are truth — last week, “Sons of Anarchy’s” Charlie Hunnam was announced in the role of Christian Grey, the BDSM-obsessed billionaire who lures protagonist Anasta...

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