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Oscars 2021 – a look at nominees and winners

Jack Almoro, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

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Collage of the Marvel movies in chronological order.

Opinion: Audiences want more than the same old superhero movies

Kamryn Drake, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Marvel and DC Films have been making superhero movies for years. They have made every backstory for all their characters, new, unexpected twists in their story, and showed us who the characters are in...

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‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ is a satisfying redemption for both director and fans

Noah Sparkman, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

One of the most improbable blockbusters of all time has finally been released, yet what is even more surprising is that it’s enjoyable. There was a long period of time in which many did not believe...

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Best “so bad, it’s good” movies

Sophie Hance, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2021
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‘Operation Varsity Blues’ exposes the real issue with America’s college admissions system

Brynn McGrail, Managing Editor April 8, 2021

Two years ago, a wave of news reports revealed the biggest college admissions scandal prosecuted by the US Department of Justice. However these reports unveiled so much more about the problems in America’s...

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‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ is excellent but exhausting

Jackson Collins, Director of Visuals March 17, 2021

“Judas and the Black Messiah” is an excellent and informative movie, but audiences are getting tired of watching Black struggle movies. Despite Black History Month having come to a close, it’s still...

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The official logo for the 2021 Academy Awards. The nominations will be announced on March 15, 2021, and the ceremony itself will be held on April 25, 2021.

Oscar race begins to come together following hectic year for film

Noah Sparkman, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Even after what could reasonably be considered to be a barren year for film, the Oscar race is now fully underway, and is more intense than one might expect. Following the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

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‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before:’ Another crappy sequel

‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before:’ Another crappy sequel

Sophie Hance, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2021

In 2018, Netflix introduced the romantic story of Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky in their three part rom-com, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” which was first written as a book series by...

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‘Malcolm and Marie’ is a whiny story in pretty packaging

Jackson Collins, Director of Visuals February 17, 2021

The Netflix original “Malcolm and Marie” has all the ingredients of a great film, excluding the most crucial one: the script. The movie follows filmmaker Malcolm (John David Washington), and his girlfriend...

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Johnny Lawrence (played by William Zabka) leads a karate class in his dojo, Cobra Kai.

‘Cobra Kai’ is perfect show for anyone seeking adventure and drama

Morgan Johns, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Drama, action and unpredictability are just some of the things viewers will experience in the newly popular Netflix Original show “Cobra Kai.” Following the three “Karate Kid” movies, this show...

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Actors Maddie Ziegler and Kate Hudson are two stars of the new movie

Opinion: Sia’s ableism is not ‘Music’ to the ears

Amanda Stevens, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Sia’s approach to representing the autistic community in her upcoming film “Music” is particularly tone-deaf, and she owes them more than an apology. In November 2020, Australian singer Sia released...

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‘Soul’ is brilliant effort from Pixar that brings studio back to its best

Noah Sparkman, Staff Writer January 15, 2021

What is your purpose? This is the question posed by Pixar’s latest animated feature “Soul," directed by Pete Docter, and starring Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey. Pixar has long been known as a studio whose...

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