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End of the Skywalker Saga

End of the Skywalker Saga

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

The franchise began in 1977 when George Lucas released the first Star Wars film: A New Hope. The movie had an $11 million budget and featured young actors such as Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Harrison Ford (Han Solo) and others. After the first movie, Lucas and his tea...

“Joker”: A Movie Review — Spoiler Alert!

“Joker”: A Movie Review — Spoiler Alert!

Austin Peregud, Senior Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The highest-grossing rated R film now belongs to Todd Phillips’s Joker at $788 million, (and counting) beating out Tim Miller’s Deadpool which made $738 million according to CNN. Vanity Fair reported that it reached $93.5 million in its opening weekend and the global gross was $234 million. The film sc...

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

A Spoiler-Free Review of “Jojo Rabbit”

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Taika Waititi, best known as the director of the cult hit What We Do in the Shadows, and the MCU’s (Marvel Cinematic Universe) Thor Ragnarok, has made yet another film, Jojo Rabbit. The movie has been in theaters for about a month now, and, in all honesty, it would be a disservice to one’s self t...

IT : A Movie Review

IT : A Movie Review

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Based on the tome penned by Stephen King in 1986, the story focuses on a New England town that has been plagued by an alien life form for centuries. The creature periodically awakens from a 27-year slumber to incite mayhem and inject fear into the townsfolk. With a predilection for younger victims, It...

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, was released in American theaters in late July, and was welcomed by nearly only positive reviews. The film received praise for many of its elements over its two-hour and 40-minute runtime. Critics spoke highly of the strong performances...

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

Woody, Buzz and the gang are back again for round four, with a new adventure and new friends. This fourth installment of the Pixar classic will mess with your emotions. The film is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes in length. The movie takes place right after Andy has set-off to college and the toys...

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

The film follows the story of Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) trying to find out the real reason his father Harry Goodman went missing. In the aid of the investigation, Tim’s father’s old Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds), joins in on the adventure. Tim is the only one who can talk and...

Marvel Avengers: Endgame

Marvel Avengers: Endgame

Jonathan Maddock and Sara Rott

May 10, 2019

FOR THE CASUAL OBSERVER By Jonathan Maddock One of 2019’s most anticipated films just hit theaters was Avengers: Endgame, the long-awaited final chapter in the Marvel Universe. Produced by Walt Disney Studios, it’s the follow up sequel to 2018’s Infinity War and is marked as the 22nd film...

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

It is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat as the story unfolds on the big screen. The movie is approximately three hours, so go to the bathroom before-hand because you don’t want to miss one second of this epic film. Let's talk about this movie. It immediately takes place right after the Than...

Dumbo Soars Into Theaters

Dumbo Soars Into Theaters

Jonathon Maddock, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

I f you’re a die-hard fan of original Disney classic films, there is a good chance you’re familiar with the lovable baby elephant Dumbo. This adorable elephant, who is famous for his big ears, famously learns an important lesson in the 1941 film: “The very things that held you down are going to...

A Marvelous Step Forward

A Marvelous Step Forward

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The latest superhero film opens the path to gender equality.   Make way for Marvel— Captain Marvel, that is. The superhero has flown into theaters just in time for Women’s History Month. It’s probably no coincidence the movie debuted this month with the lead being one of the most powerful...

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Review

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Review

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Amazing, stunning and beautiful are a few of the words to describe this touching heartfelt finale. All good things must come to an end. This holds true with the highly anticipated sequel to “How to Train Your Dragon,” and it is sure to be a tear jerker. We all fell in love with Hiccup, a...

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