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Broadway, take notes

Broadway, take notes

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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Joel Kramer Musicals have been an important source of entertainment in America for many decades. With phenomenal soundtracks, passionate performances, and important themes addressed in memorable and moving ways, it’s no surprise that there is a street in NYC dedicated to countless musicals and g...

‘Shape of Water’ deserves praise

‘Shape of Water’ deserves praise

Emma Corry, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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Photo by Kerry Hayes They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Nothing could be truer in the case of Guillermo del Toro’s latest film “The Shape of Water.” I went into this film knowing that it had already received critical acclaim. The film has received many accolades including a Golden Gl...

Netflix provides honest take on love, violence

Netflix provides honest take on love, violence

Gabi Wy, Editor in Chief

January 16, 2018


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imbd “The End of the “F**cking World” is bleak in concept, but beautiful in execution. James (Alex Lawther), 17 at the beginning of the series, is pretty certain he’s a psychopath. He’s had a troubled childhood and yearns to move from killing animals to killing real people. Enter Alyssa. Alyss...

New anime ‘stunning but lacks development’

New anime ‘stunning but lacks development’

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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wikipedia commons “Devilman Crybaby” is a new Japanese anime series based on Go Nagai’s manga “Devilman” that is currently streaming on Netflix and receiving all kinds of hype. The story follows a sensitive high school student named Akira Fudo who is one day informed by his mysterious fr...

Eighth addition to Star War stuck in the middle

Eighth addition to Star War stuck in the middle

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


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Wikipedia Commons Eighth Addition to Star Wars Stuck in the Middle Theaters were filled with Star Wars fans this December as the second addition to the new trilogy was released. "The Last Jedi" was the eighth installment of the franchise overall and fans were eager to see if it would live up to the po...

‘Greatest Showman’ pleasantly surprises

‘Greatest Showman’ pleasantly surprises

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


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Billboard “The Greatest Showman” is a new musical that sort of caught everyone by surprise. With trailers appearing only a month or two before the premiere, it was a movie that almost came out of nowhere. However, it was a rather pleasant surprise for anyone who watched it. With actors/singer...

‘Black Mirror’ tamer, but a must-see

‘Black Mirror’ tamer, but a must-see

Gabi Wy, Editor in Chief

January 9, 2018


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flickr "Black Mirror" is back, and although it’s tamer than past seasons, there are few gems that stand out among its mixed bag of episodes. The anthology series came out with a fourth season in late December, with six new episodes intended to point out the potential horrors of technology---a bl...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ trailer creates hype

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ trailer creates hype

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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Wikipedia Commons The trailer for “Avengers: Infinity War” was released last week, and it is receiving all sorts of hype from across the globe. Marvel is only growing bigger and better with each film released. Having recently found great success with “Thor: Ragnarok” and teasing the antici...

‘Our Town’: well done, not well chosen

‘Our Town’: well done, not well chosen

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


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Megan Thorne “Our Town,” a play production put on by the university’s theatre department,  was not interesting at all. It is a three-act play that tells the story of a fictional small town called Grover’s Corner between 1901 to 1913. The main character in this story is the stage manager, who add...

Wild west sci-fi, well worth the watch

Wild west sci-fi, well worth the watch

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


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Creative Commons The wild west is often thought of with images of cowboys and Indians or damsels in distress and gunfights— robots are not often thrown into the mix. HBO’s “Westworld” combines western and science fiction themes together in a unique, entertaining new television series....

Saw franchise continues with unnecessary installment

Saw franchise continues with unnecessary installment

Gabi Wy, Editor in Chief

November 15, 2017


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Creative Commons When a franchise releases an installment with the tagline “The Final Chapter,” the world usually takes that at face value and moves on with life. Psych. Seven years after the seventh and “final” installment in the Saw franchise, along comes “Jigsaw.” “Jigsaw” tak...

Thor: Ragnarok, another marvelous Marvel movie

Thor: Ragnarok, another marvelous Marvel movie

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


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Flickr Marvel has produced another entertaining addition to its franchise with the recently released “Thor: Ragnarok.” The third movie in the Thor film series features the god of thunder (Chris Hemsworth) trapped on the other side of the universe as a prisoner forced to compete in a deadly gladia...

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