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Films Should Not be Prejudiced on Perception

While most children would rather watch animated films, there are still some who would rather watch older movies like Casablanca or Citizen Kane.

By: Ryan Lambert, Public Forum

December 7, 2018

I’ve heard people ask me something along the lines of, “Why would you watch that film?” This is typically a question provoked by me mentioning a film considered “old,” for “kids,” or “foreign” to the general public. As a film buff, with over 150 movie reviews under my belt and hundr...

Top 5 Halloween Movies to Give You Chills

Top 5 Halloween Movies to Give You Chills

By: Sophia Mullins, Reporter

October 29, 2018

As Halloween approaches, there is nothing better to do than curl up under a warm blanket and watch a movie. Over the past month, I took it upon myself to watch basically every Halloween movie I could find and rate some of them in order of greatness. To make this somewhat easier I decided to include mo...

I Love Dogs, but do I?

I Love Dogs, but do I?

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 12, 2018

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...

Best and Worst: Scary Movies

Best and Worst: Scary Movies

By: Ashley Edwards and Madeline Hockey

October 25, 2017

The top 10 best scary Movies: The top-rated scary movie is Get Out (2017). Most recently released, “Get Out”, according to critics, was an “effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride,”(Rotten Tomatoes). This movie is the story of an African American man meeting his white girlfriend's fam...

“Dunkirk” Keeps Audience on Edge

By: Alex Malawski, Reporter

July 24, 2017

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...

Movies recommended for Kaneland peers

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By: Alexia Orosco, Executive Editor

January 24, 2014

If you enjoy “Happy Gilmore,” then you’d like “Elf”... The popular comical film “Happy Gilmore” starring Adam Sandler features a childlike character (Sandler) who is a determined, yet completely untalented, hockey player. He’s consistent towards reaching his dream as a professional...