Justice gets served on the big screen

Justice gets served on the big screen

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 21, 2017


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It’s a big improvement from last years “Batman Vs. Superman,” which by the way, as a sloppy chaotic mess. That film was too dark for a superhero film which made it depressing. Anyway, I digress.  This film shows Ben Affleck's portrayal of the Dark Knight in a way that wasn’t too over the to...

Thor is mighty powerful in his latest film

Thor is mighty powerful in his latest film

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 3, 2017


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Since the Thor franchise kicked off in 2011, its films have been a huge let down for fans of the “God of Thunder” and Marvel films in general. Audiences now have a third film to see Chris Hemsworth in action as the eponymous character the film is based on. I was never a huge fan of this film franchise, bu...

British charm meets the American psycho

British charm meets the American psycho

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 21, 2017


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British charm meets the American psycho. It is no doubt that the predecessor of the “Golden Circle” was wacky and chaotic beyond belief. But the sequel to 2014’s “ Kingsman: The Secret Service” may be wilder than before. What this sequel has the opportunity to do is provide even more demented ...

“IT” may leave you scared

“IT” may leave you scared

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 10, 2017


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Pennywise the dancing clown preys on youth every 27 years. It's no coincidence that the mini series based on this horrifying being gets a motion picture 27 years following that mini series. As Dash's teacher in The Incredibles said: “Coincidence, I THINK NOT!” IT is a horror induced film and it is...

“The Dark Tower” goes to the big screen

“The Dark Tower” goes to the big screen

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

August 9, 2017


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From the thrilling mind of horror novelist Stephen King, comes an intriguing adaptation of one of his bestselling series, "The Dark Tower." Unlike Kings prior and undoubtedly terrifying works- (IT, Carrie, Under the Dome), this movie is more on a level of being a thriller and one of science fiction. S...

“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...

Kong: Skull Island has top notch action

Kong: Skull Island has top notch action

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

May 15, 2017


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Before there was Kong, there was Frankenstein’s monster. The half man, half robot, was one of the biggest nightmares for us as kids. But after many years of cinematic monsters, comes a rebirth of a different kind of on screen atrocity. This depiction of Kong is essentially one of the more memorable on sc...

Beauty and the Beast gets rave reviews

Beauty and the Beast gets rave reviews

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

March 21, 2017


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The latest remake to one of Walt Disney’s undeniably charming works, “Beauty and The Beast”, roars and shines with delightful charm. Walt Disney would be just as obsessed with the new film as we all are. Walt Disney had once tried to conjure up the “tale as old as time” in the 1930’s, but...

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 ...

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