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What to watch over Summer Break

What to watch over Summer Break
Summer

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

May 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

   

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ an emotional roller coaster

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ an emotional roller coaster

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

May 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

After months of waiting, “Avengers: Infinity War” finally premiered in theaters last weekend. Most audiences appreciated the film but ended up being agitated by the end. The film had the highest box office opening of all time, making a domestic total of $258.2 million. It surpassed “Star Wars: ...

‘A Quiet Place’ a heartwarming horror film

‘A Quiet Place’ a heartwarming horror film

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Recently, the horror/thriller genre has increased its quality and “A Quiet Place” isn’t the exception. While the film is only Krasinski’s third -- the other two not being as big -- it is obvious that his film has made a sizable impact, especially since it’s an original. Originally the tra...

‘Ready Player One’: pinnacle of ’80s nostalgia

‘Ready Player One’: pinnacle of ’80s nostalgia

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Last week, Steven Spielberg’s most recent film, “Ready Player One” finally hit theatres. With much anticipation from audiences everywhere, it only makes sense that the film would end up being No.1 in the U.S. The film -- which is based on the book by Ernest Cline -- focuses on 18-year-old W...

Broadway stars switch roles

Broadway stars switch roles

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 29, 2018


Filed under A&E, Fine arts, Showcase

For twelve years, Broadway has signed up their biggest stars and put them on stage in opposite-sex roles. The event -- which helps supports BC/EFA and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York City -- is one that is often overlooked by everyday people. Three years...

What to watch in March

What to watch in March
March

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

From the page to the big screen

From the page to the big screen

Brittney Dear, Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

If you like books, or movies, or books turned into movies, then you are in luck. Of course, most movies are directly from books, or at least resemble them. Movies like this includes the Twilight saga, the Divergent series, The Hunger Games trilogy, and so forth. These books that I am going to...

Oscars 2018: Who should win?

Oscars 2018: Who should win?

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

As we get closer and closer to the Oscars, winners become more clear, but this year feels different. With the award shows leading up to the Academy Awards, mostly everything has won at this point, and that makes picking a winner even harder. To choose between nine incredible films -- six which have won be...

‘Black Panther’ a film for the ages

‘Black Panther’ a film for the ages

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

February 27, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Chadwick Boseman’s character, T’Challa, was first introduced in “Captain America: Civil War” almost two years ago. Since then, audiences have been craving a solo film with the hero. Marvel’s “Black Panther” came out Friday, and it’s safe to say, the film was well received. Created ...

Oscars 2018: The Nominees are in

Oscars 2018: The Nominees are in

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

February 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Early morning on January 23, Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish announced the 2018 Academy Award Nominations. The nominees were ones that audiences expected, ones who were surprises and of course, ones that were snubbed out. “The Shape of Water” took the lead with 13 nominations. Next was “Dunki...

‘Welcome to the Jungle’ a fun family adventure

‘Welcome to the Jungle’ a fun family adventure

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

January 23, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

It seems Hollywood has run out of gas, especially considering the most recent movies are either remakes or sequels. But “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” proves otherwise. While “Welcome to the Jungle” can be seen as a reinvention of the original 1995 film, it’s different than other recent s...

‘Greatest Showman’ a magical musical experience

‘Greatest Showman’ a magical musical experience

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

January 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Last month, a film hit theatres that was supposed to wow audiences and entice people of all ages -- and boy, did it deliver. “The Greatest Showman” is a musical that explores the life of P.T. Barnum and the creation of his oh-so-famous circus. Bill Condon took part in writing the screenplay for the film. He...

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