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If It Ain’t Book, Don’t Fix It!

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
May 18, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Books, Movies, Showcase, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

Book to movie adaptations. The movies where people are bound to comment that movie was not as good as the book or that the character’s hair is different. I usually look at the movie adaptation not as the same story as the book, but as a standalone portrayal of a similar, but different story; still, I c...

The Most Monstrous Movie of the Year

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
May 4, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Colossal” is a science fiction comedy about an alcoholic named Gloria (Anne Hathaway) who returns to her hometown after a breakup over her persistent addiction, and her true monster is revealed. This article will be broken up between two sections: a recapture of the entire movie and then my person...

“Split” Movie Synopsis and Review

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
February 2, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Split” came out to theaters on Jan. 20, and there has been a pretty even amount of both positive and negative appraisal. The movie begins with three girls, best friends Claire (Haley Lu Richardson) and Marcia (Jessica Sula) accompanied by outsider Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy), being drugged and kidnapped by ...

The Film Industries Are Alive with the Sound of New Musicals

The Film Industries Are Alive with the Sound of New Musicals

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
January 12, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

“La La Land” premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Aug. 31, 2016, and hit theaters at different times in December, and it has blown up. “La La Land” is a musical movie set in modern day Hollywood, starring Emma Stone as Mia, a struggling actress working as a barista, and Ryan Gosling as Se...

A Truly Magical Experience

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
November 23, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” takes place in New York in 1926, about 60 years before Harry Potter was born. This is a time when the American wizarding government, the Magical Congress of the United States of America  (MACUSA) is more cautious than ever about wizard/No-Maj relations (...

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
November 19, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Dr. Strange” hit theaters just two weeks ago, and it was one of the coolest Marvel movies so far. It’s the first Marvel movie to feature magic, as well as the first one that doesn’t place the final battle in New York (which I appreciate). It also introduces another Infinity Stone to the MCU in th...

What’s Next For Marvel: MCU Analysis and Predictions

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
November 11, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

With the recent release of “Dr. Strange” and “Avengers: Infinity War” parts one and two scheduled for 2018 and 2019 respectively (with many more movies coming out before then), the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is getting really big, really fast. With a surplus of characters, stories, and ide...

Star Wars Franchise Reawakens

Addy Bennett, Editor of Campus Life
January 12, 2016
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

Yes, I saw “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” on three occasions. And yes, it was completely worth it, each and every time. Having been raised with Star Wars, particularly the original trilogy, I was extremely excited about the new movie. Of course, after Episodes I through III and that awful mess...

Quite Possibly the Worst Movie I Have Ever Seen: Krampus

Selina Fluty, Columnist
December 11, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

When I walked into the theater to watch “Krampus,” two days after its release, I had high hopes for the movie. The movie was already a rarity, seeing as it’s a Christmas-themed horror movie, so I was excited. I was a little skeptical about the fact that a horror movie had been rated PG-13, yet...

Mockingjay 2 Soars

Selina Fluty, Columnist
November 28, 2015
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Mockingjay: Part 2” has been eagerly awaited for since the first “Mockingjay” came to theaters Nov. 21, 2014. The story leaves off almost immediately where the first Mockingjay left off - Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) attacked Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), and the second part starts with Kat...

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