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Sonic the Hedgehog – the Curse is Finally Broken!

A Sonic the Hedgehog (2020) poster featuring main characters Sonic and Robotnik. Photo courtesy of IMDb.

Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

After the success of the 2019 blockbuster, Pokémon: Detective Pikachu, many were left eagerly waiting for the next big video game-inspired movie, seeing as the live-action/CGI films had a significant momentum building. However, many’s excitement quickly turned to fear when the eponymous Sonic th...

Alita: Battle Angel

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Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

With sci-fi movies becoming increasingly prevalent within mainstream media as a result of the rise of CGI and improved technology, one based on a popular manga series didn’t seem out of the realm of possibility. Alita: Battle Angel, features Alita, a cyborg girl struggling with amnesia who is taken in ...

How The Grinch Stole Christmas: An Old Tale With A New Twist

How The Grinch Stole Christmas: An Old Tale With A New Twist

Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

How The Grinch Stole Christmas is one of the most classic Christmas specials in TV history, telling a heartwarming tale about the true meaning of the season and introducing the world to the Grinch. This year’s movie adaptation of the show is not the first time the Grinch has been on the big screen; the ...

Solo: Leave Your Expectations at the Airlock

Solo: Leave Your Expectations at the Airlock

Luke Adelhoch, Entertainment Editor

June 21, 2018

The second installment in the Star Wars anthology/spin-off films, Solo: A Star Wars Story was met with much indifference from the moment it was revealed. A troubled production history and sparse advertisement raised much anxiety over the final film’s quality. And now that the film has released to an u...

Pacific Rim Uprising—Rising to the Task

Pacific Rim Uprising—Rising to the Task

Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

In 2013, Guillermo del Toro graced the world with Pacific Rim, a movie which, at its core was about humans trying to defeat giant monsters (Kaiju) from another dimension by using giant robots. This movie takes place ten years after the end of the first movie. Staring Jake Pentecost, the son of a char...

Justice League: Rough around the edges, but a step in the right direction

Justice League: Rough around the edges, but a step in the right direction

Avery Seldin, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017

After the fantastic DC film, Wonder Woman, many people were eagerly awaiting DC Extended Universe take on the Justice League, myself included. The film, despite having some shortcomings, was very much worth the wait. The story picks up right around where Batman Vs Superman, Dawn of Justice left off. Wi...

Thor: Not a Bore, But…

Thor: Not a Bore, But...

Luke Adelhoch, Entertainment Editor

December 8, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok had a rocky start. After a set of trailers that showed rather worrying signs of the film’s quality, my faith dwindled. And the hot streak of great Marvel films such as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Spiderman: Homecoming coming to an end with Ragnarok would be quite sad. And even though the t...

To Tailor a Trailer

To Tailor a Trailer

Luke Adelhoch, Entertainment Editor

October 26, 2017

  Movie trailers aren’t just advertisements- they’re an art form. While nobody likes getting obnoxious commercials before a video or pop-up advertisements, it is rare that someone bemoans seeing trailers at the movie theater. They’re a great way to build excitement and anticipation for...

“Drive” – A Real Hero of Indie Cinema

Jackson Healey, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2016

  Half a decade ago in the summer of 2011, audiences had been treated to a season of fairly dissatisfying blockbusters, amongst which were titles such as Michael Bay’s, “Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon,” and the now-infamous “Green Lantern.” So, when Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” ma...

Unbroken (and Unread): A Strictly Film Review

Unbroken (and Unread): A Strictly Film Review

Bobby Lussier, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2015

Very rarely can I say that my neglectful reading habits come as a benefit to my perspective on the world. However, I have been able to garner one benefit from this anti-bibliophilic nature of mine: the ability to critique a movie without any preconceived expectations or judgments. So if you see me at...

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