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Amazon Prime delivers smashing new comic series

Amazon Prime delivers smashing new comic series

Eric Omorogieva, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

2021 has delivered many entertaining comic book-inspired shows so far, and many more are on the way. Shows like the MCU’s “Wandavision” and “Falcon” and the “Winter Soldier”, as well as DC/CW’s...

Achebe captures the complexities of the effects of colonialism.

Novel touches on African colonialism

Elisabeth Kuguru , Contributing Writer April 15, 2021

As colonialism and all of its implications have recently come up in current discourse, I think it is important to educate ourselves on how adversely countries like Nigeria were affected by the practice....

The single has groovy dance beats and emulates classic disco vibes.

Welcoming back disco with Jungle’s latest single

Elly Honaker, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Jungle’s new single “Keep Moving” feels like it comes right from Chic’s 1979 album, “Risqué”. A seamless connection between two lead singers creates a similar force.  Their chants usher...

The cast of “Criminal Minds” has been praised as a perfect combination
of variety of personality and individuality, allowing for a truly memorable cast

Unpacking America’s most beloved crime show

Emily Bebenek, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

It seems like every time I open my TikTok, my For You page blasts me with yet another Spencer Reid or Aaron Hotchner montage. If you don’t know these two characters, I feel sorry for you. They belong...

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Hidden themes lie in a childhood classic

Emily Bebenek, Contributing Writer April 8, 2021

If you’re anything like me, you can thank Disney for countless laughs and smiles. Yet, the film studio is also notable for its heart-throbbing, tear-jerking sob stories. For as long as I can remember,...

Titans of cinema go head-to-head in showdown

Titans of cinema go head-to-head in showdown

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

The recent Warner Brothers release “Godzilla vs. Kong,” is a long-awaited blockbuster extravaganza. Directed by Adam Wingard, it is the fourth film of the studio’s “Monsterverse” saga and follows...

French film defies Oscars snub

French film defies Oscars snub

Ben Wilcox, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

As with every reiteration of the Academy Awards, accompanied with the nominee announcements is a barrage of backlash over the biggest snubs. One of the biggest snubs in the recent history of the Oscars...

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“Minari” succeeds as authentic family story

Connor McNeely, Opinion Editor March 25, 2021

"Minari" is about as American as a film can get. Isaac Lee Chung’s partially autobiographical masterpiece isn’t at all about glorifying the classic American Dream. Rather, the story seems to put honest...

“The Sound of Metal” captivates audiences

“The Sound of Metal” captivates audiences

Cooper Sullivan, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

The postponement of the Oscars, BAFTA and SAG award ceremonies has allowed snooty cinephiles and bored college students alike more time to watch and debate 2020’s best movie before the all-knowing Academy...

DC Comics superheros who have been presented on screen individually come
together in Zack Snyder’s version of “Justice League”, previously released in 2017.

DC superheroes return to the screen in new series

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

In February 2020, rumors of Zach Snyder’s cut of the deplorable 2017 film “Justice League” surfaced among media outlets as Warner Bros reevaluated their production deficit at the time of the original...

Eddie Murphy is known for his comedic talent through his success in  various films and stand up acts. His work never seems to disappoint.

In hilarious sequel, Murphy returns as King Akeem

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

The recent release of Coming 2 America has bestowed upon us a rare opportunity to witness the long-awaited sequel to the 1988 rom-com, Coming to America. Eddie Murphy reprises his role as King Akeem Joffer...

The exhibit includes six short films that explore personal and social identity as the filmmakers reflect on socio-cultural perceptions that they see.

Short film collection opens virtually

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

On Feb.14, rentals began for the nationwide virtual film exhibit Our Right to Gaze: Black Film Identities. This 82-minute collection of six short films features creative stories with unique and timely...

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