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I love dogs, but do I?

I love dogs, but do I?

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase

Wes Anderson: the quirky and unique director where you’re pretty much guaranteed to love him if you know him. I am in that category. I was blessed with discovering his talents around the release of 2014’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and he quickly elevated the ranks into becoming my favorite direc...

Ready Player One adventures into new cinematic terrority

Ready Player One adventures into new cinematic terrority

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 6, 2018


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Film lovers, be ready to get your torches and stake ready at my expense for what I’m about to say: I do not like Steven Spielberg. Okay, “Jaws” is great, but besides that, I’ve never been able to get into him. “E.T.” is unnecessarily bloated while saying less than it should, “Jurassic Par...

And the Oscar goes to… Malawski’s Oscar Predictions 2018

And the Oscar goes to… Malawski’s Oscar Predictions 2018

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

Best Picture: Dunkirk Lady Bird Get Out Baby Driver Call Me By Your Name The Shape of Water Darkest Hour I, Tonya My prediction: Lady Bird: A film that embodies the human spirit and portrays the struggle of adolescence with the directorial debut of Greta Gerwig, this film is...

Pitch (Un)perfect 3

Pitch (Un)perfect 3

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

January 2, 2018


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In 2012, audiences first saw the talents of the “Barden Bellas.” Five years later, the beloved singing-with-your-mouth, no instruments, trilogy ends here. It's obvious that the ladies in the film are vocally gifted, but they failed miserably to be funny. Thankfully this franchise is over because ...

“Dunkirk” keeps audience on edge

“Dunkirk” keeps audience on edge

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 24, 2017


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

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


Filed under Movies, Pulse, The Hollywood Hound

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


Filed under Movies, Pulse, The Hollywood Hound

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


Filed under Movies, Pulse, The Hollywood Hound

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


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

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


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase, The Hollywood Hound

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


Filed under Movies, Pulse, The Hollywood Hound

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...

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