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Looking back on ‘Avengers’ franchise before ‘Endgame’

Looking back on ‘Avengers’ franchise before ‘Endgame’

Rhonda Wheeler, Community Engagement Manager

April 9, 2019

The Avengers is a popular franchise and has amazing movies. Each one represents each hero as a real person, making mistakes that normal people would, but ones we don’t expect heroes to make. “Avengers: Endgame” comes out on the April 26, and soon enough fans will finally get answers to what...

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ full of art, character growth

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ full of art, character growth

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

January 29, 2019

Everyone knows the origin story of Spider-Man, but do they also know the story of Spider-Man’s successor? “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a computer-animated film telling the story of Miles Morales, a teenager struggling to fit in at his new school and to fulfil the expectations of his pare...

Marvel movie offers fan-favorites

Marvel movie offers fan-favorites

Jeana Evehart, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018

For over a year, Marvel Studios has been producing film after film, giving fans an overflow of movies to enjoy, each one adding new depth to the Marvel franchise. The latest addition to Marvel brought audiences the sequel to “Ant-Man,” titled “Ant-Man and the Wasp.” Fans were excited to see the ret...

‘Black Panther’ exceptional

‘Black Panther’ exceptional

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Creative Commons Marvel slays again with yet another badass superhero film with “Black Panther.” Released in late February, “Black Panther” immediately earned its way to becoming the biggest solo superhero movie in North America, beating 2008’s “The Dark Knight.” After the death of...

‘Homecoming’ best Spider-Man adaptation yet

‘Homecoming’ best Spider-Man adaptation yet

Darrian Breedlove, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

BadCoyoteFunky With two Spider-Man adaptations in the last fifteen years, one might think the story would get rung dry or run into the ground. However for those who groaned and complained that Marvel’s take on Spider-Man would only repeat the story its two predecessors already told, feast your eyes u...

Jackman delivers perfect final “snikt”

Jackman delivers perfect final “snikt”

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

“Logan” is both everything a movie about Wolverine should be and a heartfelt goodbye to the superhero movies of yesteryear. In the year 2029 super-powered mutants are all but extinct, with no naturally born mutants surfacing in the past 25 years. Logan (Hugh Jackman) hung up the cowl of Wolverine d...

Doctor Strange: Just another Marvel movie.

Doctor Strange: Just another Marvel movie.

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Watching “Doctor Strange” felt like I was watching a two hour recording of a video game someone had quickly edited and uploaded to YouTube.

The case for crude: ‘Deadpool’

The case for crude: ‘Deadpool’

Gavin Gaddis

February 18, 2016

The Merc with a Mouth delivers a dose of irreverent anti-hero goodness right up main street with the most successful R-rated opening weekend on record.

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