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Rhys Darby plays Stede Bonnet in HBO max original series “Our Flag Means Death”

HBO’s new pirate comedy “Our Flag Means Death” is extremely fun

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

There is so much on TV to watch these days. Someone is always singing praise about a certain show from one of the many streaming services we have to keep us in the loop. It’s become a standard practice...

Nate Jenkins plays Andrew Aguecheek alongside Ronald Keaton as Sir Tony Belch in USI Theatres Twelfth Night: or, What You Will. The two actors made the audience laugh out loud through the entire show.

Humorous characters steal the show in USI Theatre’s “Twelfth Night”

Sydney Lawson, Lifestyle Editor April 26, 2022

USI Theatre has concluded its final show of the season, “The Twelfth Night: or, What You Will.” I have loved all of USI Theatre’s performances to date, so I was looking forward to a fantastic show...

Choose or Die is Netflixs newest teen horror flick. Despite a high streaming rate, the film is a huge disappointment.

“Choose or Die” is another unoriginal Netflix original

Sydney Lawson, Lifestyle Editor April 20, 2022

When will Netflix stop making predictable, mediocre originals? There are so many great Netflix original series and award-worthy films, yet time, streaming space and budget is wasted on films like “Choose...

“Morbius” is Sony’s newest Marvel affiliated film. The disappointing feature introduces the villainous vampire Morbius, who tries to be a hero despite his taste for human blood.

“Morbius” reveals the worst aspects of modern superhero movies

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

Superhero blockbusters have been ruling over theaters and the box office for the last decade. As Marvel’s cinematic universe keeps growing and dominating the market, other studios keep trying and failing...

A poster for Everything Everywhere All at Once. Everything Everywhere All at Once is a thrilling movie focus on the a middle-aged Chinese immigrant and her adventure through the multiverse. It is available to view in theaters.

“Everything Everywhere All At Once” is an instant masterpiece

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

In the last few years, we have seen films welcome the hypothetical multiverse theory into current blockbuster cinema. The idea of an infinite number of parallel universes that are slightly or drastically...

Kid Quill performs for USI students in the Screaming Eagles Arena on Friday, April 8. Kid Quill performed alongside Krigarè for SpringFest 2022.

Krigaré, Kid Quill rock Screaming Eagles Arena despite low student attendance

Ian Young, Staff Writer April 10, 2022

While the crowd was small, Krigaré and Kid Quill’s stage presence was enough to make over a hundred students shake the stage they performed on. Krigaré and Kid Quill performed live at the Screaming...

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“The Afterparty” is available to stream now on Apple TV+. The new murder-mystery series is simultaneously experimental and entertaining.

“The Afterparty” is a hilarious genre-bending murder mystery

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

“The Afterparty'' is a thrilling and comedic new addition to Apple TV+. The murder mystery show was created by Christopher Miller, the mind behind “Clone High,” “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse”...

The final episode of “Seinfeld” aired in 1998. Despite the iconic status of the show, the final episode fell flat.

Tegan’s Throwback Thursday: Why the last episode of “Seinfeld” was terrible

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

I’m sure everyone is familiar with the ‘90s sitcom “Seinfeld,” the famous show about nothing. The show stopped airing well over twenty years ago, but how did it end?  For those of you who are...

“Shrek” is one of the most iconic film franchises to come from the 2000s. Here’s why “Shrek 2” is the best.

Tegan’s Throwback Thursday: Why “Shrek 2” is the best Shrek

Tegan Ruhl , Staff Writer March 31, 2022

With Netflix putting both “Shrek” and “Shrek 2” on its platform, I just had to bring attention to the iconic franchise.  Obviously, “Shrek 2” is the best movie in the franchise, no doubt...

Skip it or stream it: The 2022 Oscars edition

Skip it or stream it: The 2022 Oscars edition

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

Another Oscars ceremony has come and gone along with the usual drama and shenanigans that tend to pop up every year. Out of the films recognized, nominated or even awarded, there were some great choices...

Tegan’s back with another Throwback Thursday Review. This week she’s covering the emotional and iconic “The Shawshank Redemption.”

“The Shawshank Redemption:” The reality of prison life and the sacredness of friendship

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer March 24, 2022

Netflix put many “familiar favorites” on its platform. Among the many throwbacks included “The Shawshank Redemption,” my favorite movie.  Beginning in the late 1940s, Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins),...

After so many film adaptations of the iconic comic hero, “The Batman” finally provides a refreshing take on the character.

“The Batman” brings the Caped Crusader back to his roots

Ian Lloyd, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

“The Batman” is the third film interpretation of Batman we have gotten in the past ten years.  Cherished franchises are rushing to satisfy the trend of reboots, remakes, reimaginings and of course,...

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