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The Movies Are Singing Again

The Movies Are Singing Again

By Abigail Raasch

November 20, 2018

  The movie musical has been making a comeback in the last few years. Movies such as “Les Miserables” and “Into the Woods” have cast big-name stars and brought stage musicals back to life. Looking back through history, the MGM movie musicals which cast stars such as Gene Kelly and Fr...

In Fond Memory of Storyteller Stan Lee

In Fond Memory of Storyteller Stan Lee

By Rohit Singh

November 20, 2018

  There’s Gandalf, there’s Dumbledore and there’s Stan Lee — the three greatest wizards of all time. Lee, the creative genius who penned some of the most popular comic characters of the modern day — Spiderman, The Fantastic Four, The Hulk, Iron Man, X–Men, Thor and many more — passed...

“Green Book” Continues Old Tropes and Tired Racial Narratives

“Green Book” Continues Old Tropes and Tired Racial Narratives

By Josh Petersen

November 20, 2018

  The Academy Award season is officially upon us, which means that it’s time for an Oscar-friendly historical drama about race relations. Most recent years have one: “Hidden Figures” in 2016 or “The Help” in 2011 or “The Blind Side” in 2009. You probably know the drill. The film...

Top 10 Best Patriotic Productions

Top 10 Best Patriotic Productions

By Adelina Whitten

November 9, 2018

  The U.S. standard for patriotism usually involves barbecues, fireworks and American flag apparel. However, the television and movie industry often displays U.S. nationalism without the theatrics. Here’s 10 of the most patriotic television series and movies to grace our country. “Hidden Figures...

Female-Led “Girl With No Name” Announced by Legion M and Co-Op Entertainment

Female-Led “Girl With No Name” Announced by Legion M and Co-Op Entertainment

By Adelina Whitten

November 8, 2018

  "The Hateful Eight," "True Grit" and "Silverado" are some popular contemporary films that we may typically think of when we hear the term “western.” Unsurprisingly, these films are male-dominated, with few women being part of the casts and creative teams. The fan-owned production company, Legion M, and Co-Op Entertainment have partnered toget...

From Beverley Hills to Capitol Hill

From Beverley Hills to Capitol Hill

By Abigail Raasch

November 6, 2018

  In the world we live in, celebrities are similar to gods. We look to them for guidance in opinions and lifestyle. These celebrities are asked to give presidential endorsements, offer their opinions on civilian pay and to explain what is morally correct. Looking at these celebrities, we notice the...

I’m Grateful for a Month of Blockbusters

I’m Grateful for a Month of Blockbusters

By Alaikia Marielle

November 1, 2018

  November marks the beginning of the holiday movie season with hits sure to smash the box office this month. Films hoping for an Academy Award nomination typically cluster at the end of the year to squeeze themselves in before the Oscars' deadline. We also see blockbusters released around th...

Get Spooky Without Getting Spooked

Get Spooky Without Getting Spooked

By Palak Jayswal

October 22, 2018

  For those of us who aren’t avid fans of horror films, haunted houses or getting frightened in general, Halloween isn't always the best time of the year. However, there are plenty of Halloween films without gore, frights or terror. They often get overshadowed during the season by horror fil...

“First Man” is a Visually Dazzling, Technically Accomplished Biopic

“First Man” is a Visually Dazzling, Technically Accomplished Biopic

By Josh Petersen

October 13, 2018

  In a time where the country feels more divided than ever, audiences might wax nostalgic for an era when American heroism could feel uncomplicated and bipartisan. At first glance, it seems that “First Man,” a biopic of Neil Armstrong directed by Academy Award winner Damien Chazelle, might...

Animation: The Walt Disney Way

Animation: The Walt Disney Way

By Rohit Singh

September 30, 2018

In 1923, a young animator named Walter Elias Disney moved to Los Angeles after his studio in Kansas City, Laugh-O-Grams, went bankrupt. Five years and a number of failures later, he finally met success with a mouse that whistled and steered a boat. This mouse was the adorable Mickey Mouse, and his first...

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