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Zootopia Conveys Message of Acceptance and Perseverance

March 9, 2016

Set in a world where humans never existed, and where animals evolved to walk, dress, and talk, Zootopia fo...

Deadpool Review

Deadpool Review

February 24, 2016

Violent, vulgar, and all around hilarious. Deadpool lived up to its anticipation and delivered even fu...

‘Deadpool’ close to busting his way onto the big screen

‘Deadpool’ close to busting his way onto the big screen

February 10, 2016

Marvel’s Deadpool breaks every superhero rule there is. He kills because he loves it, he does whate...

‘The Revenant’ is a cold, haunting tale of vengeance

February 3, 2016

The Revenant follows the story of Hugh Glass (Dicaprio), who is traveling with a band of frontiersmen&...

‘Inside-out’ asks: What if feelings had feelings?

Gavin Moore, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

Filed under Movie Reviews

Disney-Pixar collaborations have traditionally been enjoyed by children and adults of all ages. “Inside Out”, while returning to traditional Disney style in some ways, did not really hit the adult audience as they usually do.  Although the animation was great and the story was cute, it focused more on kid-centered jokes with...

‘Ant-Man’ no need to assemble the Avengers

Gavin Moore, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015

Filed under Movie Reviews

Fans were skeptical of the summer blockbuster, “Ant-Man”, but just as they were with “Guardians of the Galaxy”, but Marvel kicked ass despite some naysayers. “Ant-Man” delivers action and comedy while eliciting deeper emotions from its audience with its tie-in to family values, and expands the ever growing Marvel...

Director Brad Bird confirms long awaited sequel

Director Brad Bird confirms long awaited sequel

May 12, 2015

  If there was ever an animated movie that fans wanted a sequel to, a large majority would ask...

‘Maggie’ offers a fresh take for a zombie genre

‘Maggie’ offers a fresh take for a zombie genre

May 12, 2015

A new virus has broken out and infected most of the population, turning them into cannibalistic zombies....

After numerous leaks, trailers released ahead of time

Joseph Kelley, A&E Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

After a long weekend of trailers from “Jurassic World,” “Star Wars: The Force Awakened,” “Ant-Man,” and “Terminator: Genisys”, people were also treated to a new “Fantastic Four” trailer and a teaser for the upcoming “Batman v. Superman” movie. With the release of the “Fantastic Four” trailer, fans...

The ‘Rocky’ franchise continues with a new confirmed spin-off

Joseph Kelley, A&E Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under A&E, Movie Reviews

The “Rocky” franchise began in 1976. The film was directed by John G. Avildsen and starred Sylvester Stallone, who wrote the script. The end result was a film that became a sleeper hit, making over two hundred million dollars on a budget of slightly over a million, garnering ten Oscars nominations of which it won three for...

Avengers return, surprising no one

Avengers return, surprising no one

May 1, 2015

“Age of Ultron” is not an action film, despite the copious amount of action contained within it. Regardless of what the trailers might show and what Marvel might say, Joss Whedon's sequel to his enormously popular first “Avengers” film is, in actuality, a comedy.

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Season Five of The Walking Dead Review

Season Five of The Walking Dead Review

April 15, 2015

“The Walking Dead”(TWD) concluded their fifth season on 29 March in glorious “Walking Dead” fashion....

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