“Dunkirk” keeps audience on edge

“Dunkirk” keeps audience on edge

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 24, 2017


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One of my all-time favorite directors, Christopher Nolan, dawns the screen with an emotional, riveting, and captivating essence with this "World War II" drama-thriller. Unlike other war epics, Dunkirk has unrelenting heart and succeeds as a detailed and emotional film. However, there is something a litt...

The “Ghostbusters” saga reappears in theaters

The “Ghostbusters” saga reappears in theaters

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 26, 2016


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After the paranormal events of the original film took place comes a new take on the saga. Only this time Ghostbusters is led by a dynamic female cast. This reboot has caused some major controversy leading up to its release, most of which was centered around the gender of the characters. Paul Feig...

Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson more annoying than funny

Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson more annoying than funny

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 16, 2016


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Central Intelligence stars Dwayne Johnson and funny man Kevin Hart in this slow but steady action- comedy feature. Some may think that this is an unusual pair for a comedic film, but it satisfies. Johnson, plays an formerly overweight high school student who was popular bullying victim but is now ...

“The BFG” stomps into theaters

“The BFG” stomps into theaters

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 16, 2016


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From beloved children's author Roald Dahl and successful filmmaker Steven Spielberg,\ comes an adaptation of one of Dahl's most famous children's novels, The BFG, or if you want to be more technical, Big Friendly Giant. Spielberg, who is no stranger in the director's chair,  has directed films like this before, he ...

The Shallows makes a jaw-dropping appearance in theaters

The Shallows makes a jaw-dropping appearance in theaters

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 9, 2016


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“The Shallows” stars Blake Lively (The Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants), in this powerful and dramatic, thrilling film about a medical student (Lively),who takes a day at the beach to surf some massive waves. After a while, her character is suddenly attacked by a monstrous Great White Shark. Her ...

Finding Dory makes a splash in theaters

Finding Dory makes a splash in theaters

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 20, 2016


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After 13 years, and the success of Disney/Pixar's “Finding Nemo”, comes the return of all your favorite characters from the 2003 hit film. The difference between this sequel and the first film is that there's a bigger emotional tone than in the previous film. Andrew Stanton, who directe...

Pixar’s biggest hits: Toy Story

Pixar’s biggest hits: Toy Story

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 17, 2016


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In a world where a child's favorite toy such as an Etch-A-Sketch or an R.C. Car comes to life when their “owner” isn’t present, the first computer animated film ever made, “Toy Story” is an instant delight for kids and adults alike. “Toy Story” has become a stepping stone in the animated f...

Pixar’s biggest hits: Finding Nemo

Pixar’s biggest hits: Finding Nemo

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 17, 2016


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A tale of triumph, loss, and friendship: “Finding Nemo” is a heartwarming, one of a kind film. Two disabled fish learning who they are and how to navigate the ocean blue, “Finding Nemo” is a beautiful, riveting story, with lots of clever humor. “Finding Nemo” will inspire and entertain audiences f...

Pixar’s biggest hits: Monster Inc.

Pixar’s biggest hits: Monster Inc.

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 17, 2016


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“We scare, because we care.” In a civilization where Monsters take part in scaring children at night for their civilizations survival. Monsters Inc., is a monumental film achievement for the 21st century and for many others to come. Different from any other Pixar film prior to this one, Monster...

Pixar’s biggest hits: A Bug’s Life

Pixar’s biggest hits: A Bug’s Life

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 16, 2016


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As if Pixar couldn’t top it again after their successful Academy Award winning “Toy Story”, with another community of beings living in peace and harmony, this time around it’s world of talking bugs. The film is similar to Dreamworks Animations Antz because it just so happens that these two m...

The best unknown shows and movies on Netflix

The best unknown shows and movies on Netflix

By: Bridget McCracken, Editor

June 8, 2016


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Political: The West Wing      If you’re a politics buff, you might just love The West Wing. It follows the life of Democrat Josiah “Jed” Bartlet as President of the United States. You get the see the day-by-day challenges and rewards of being the president and get to know right-hand colleag...

Sequels are never as good as the originals

Sequels are never as good as the originals

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

June 5, 2016


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Following the success of Tim Burton's quirky and unique remake of “Alice In Wonderland”, “Alice Through The Looking Glass” is a colorful feat, but also bleak and sloppy. From the odd mind of Tim Burton, (now producing the film), brings a magical, enchanting film that is a step backwards from the 2...

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