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The Changing Face of Science Fiction

The Changing Face of Science Fiction

By Alison Myers

June 13, 2019

  Here’s the scenario — the civil rights movement is blazing across America, kids are being shipped in scads to fight a war that grows increasingly unethical every day and television has never been better. Every week, viewers escape from the dreary paranoia of the late ’60s with “Space:...

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

Reminisce with Movies this Summer

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

May 19, 2019

  The best movies are ones which spark memories from the past. Remakes and sequels of childhood favorites, a story about a celebrity who was popular before you were even born, the finale of a decade-long project and throwbacks to the good old middle school and high school days all have one t...

‘Avengers: Endgame:’ The Franchise Ending Doesn’t Disappoint

‘Avengers: Endgame:’ The Franchise Ending Doesn’t Disappoint

By Abigail Raasch

May 10, 2019

  Warning: You might not want to read this article if you have not yet seen the film. It contains some spoilers. Summer is here at the University of Utah and "Avengers: Endgame" has been released at the perfect time. The finale to the fourth phase of Marvel's Avengers superhero series, this conclu...

“Captain Marvel” Blasts Off Despite Initial Backlash

“Captain Marvel” Blasts Off Despite Initial Backlash

By Christopher Payne

March 10, 2019

  “Captain Marvel” faced a boycott, an onslaught of criticisms and even faked negative reviews before its release on Thursday, March 7. Online, countless voices attacked the casting of Brie Larson in the lead role of Captain Marvel along with Marvel’s trend towards producing more diverse m...

Opening Up the Oscars: “Black Panther” is a Leap Forward for Superhero Movies and Media Representation

Opening Up the Oscars: “Black Panther” is a Leap Forward for Superhero Movies and Media Representation

By Palak Jayswal

February 9, 2019

  It’s been a tremendous year of representation in film for people of color. The nominees for the Best Picture category at this year's Oscars awards reflect this diversity. Among these nominees is a fan and personal favorite: “Black Panther.” An enthralling combination of what America nee...

Opening Up the Oscars: Spidey-Senses Predict that ‘Spider-Verse’ Will Take the Gold

Opening Up the Oscars: Spidey-Senses Predict that ‘Spider-Verse’ Will Take the Gold

By Alison Myers

February 8, 2019

  If you’re anything like me, then the idea of seeing "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" only began to have some appeal after learning that John Mulaney played a part as "Peter Porker." Of all Marvel characters, Spider-Man has probably been the one most beaten like a dead horse. Between the...

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...

Patience: Marvel Should Up Its Feminist Game, D.C. Isn’t Totally Innocent

Patience: Marvel Should Up Its Feminist Game, D.C. Isn’t Totally Innocent

By Alisa Patience

October 22, 2017

"Thor: Ragnorak" is coming to theaters this November, and this movie contains Marvel’s first major female villain. It's about time, as Suicide Squad had two main female villains last year, in addition to several other DC examples of female lead characters. This isn't entirely surprising as Marvel has...

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