The Shield

Hailee Steinfeld plays Kate Bishop in Hawkeye on Disney Plus.

“Hawkeye” is a promising introduction to a new generation of heroes

Sydney Lawson, Lifestyle Editor January 26, 2022

My introduction to Marvel Comics was “The Children’s Crusade,” so I was both ecstatic and slightly nervous to see that “Hawkeye'' would feature Kate Bishop. Not only did I hope this series would...

Winter break was the perfect time to catch up on movies and shows from my watchlist. Theres plenty I dont regret streaming - and some I wish Id skipped.

Skip it or stream it: Break Binge edition

Sydney Lawson, Lifestyle Editor January 13, 2022

After a long and mentally taxing fall semester, I was more than ready to go home to my family and relax. For me, this meant indulging in hobbies I had no time for during the semester and catching up on...

A new year doesn’t mean we have to forget all of the great things we discovered in the past year. Ian Young, staff writer, lists his five favorite albums he discovered in 2021 that he thinks you should be in 2022.

Best listens to bring into the new year

Ian Young, Staff Writer January 12, 2022

Time spent indoors due to COVID-19 really exposed me to the deep rabbit hole of music. 2021 had some objectively amazing music, but I would like to take the time to appreciate my personal favorite albums...

Abby Sink, a staff writer, holds her program for Anastasia at the Old National Events Plaza Nov. 11. Sink watched the live performance of Anastasia by the Broadway national tour.

“Anastasia” stuns at Evansville Old National Events Plaza

Abby Sink, Staff Writer December 2, 2021

The silence of the theater echoes as a man stands on stage left. Hope fills his eyes, but the somberness of his stature reveals his lack of confidence. To his right, a trio stands preparing to flee to...

Promotional poster for Rosemarys Baby (1968).

“Rosemary’s Baby” is disturbingly unpleasant

Tegan Ruhl, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

When I got together with some friends to watch “Rosemary’s Baby,” I didn’t have any expectations for the film. I found that despite the innocent title, “Rosemary’s Baby” is not a happy movie...

Venom: Let There Be Carnage is the Columbia Pictures  sequel to Venom. Venom: Let There Be Carnage is playing in theaters.

“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” disappoints as a sequel

Sydney Lawson, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

Have you ever loved a movie and were excited to watch its sequel, and then the sequel fails to live up to expectations? “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” falls victim to mediocre sequel curse.  I was...

Sold out box office sign in the Market Square Arena in 1975. The Market Square Arena was demolished in 2001.

From the Archive: Led Zeppelin Sold Out in Indy

Will Smith, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Message from 2021-2022 Editorial Staff:  The first issue of The Spartan Shield was published Oct. 15, 1968. The Shield Staff is celebrating The Shield's 53rd birthday by digitally republishing stories...

From the Archive: Madman… Some Good Cuts

From the Archive: Madman… Some Good Cuts

Bob Blackman, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Message from 2021-2022 Editorial Staff:  The first issue of The Spartan Shield was published Oct. 15, 1968. The Shield Staff is celebrating The Shield's 53rd birthday by digitally republishing stories...

Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt play Frank and Lily Houghton in Jungle Cruise. Disney.

Disney Ride ‘Jungle Cruise’ Brought to the Big Screen

Sydney Lawson, Staff Writer September 1, 2021

If your tolerance for corniness is high, then you might enjoy Disney’s new movie, “Jungle Cruise.” The film is reminiscent of the cheesy adventure movies I adored in my youth.  “Jungle Cruise”...

Tanjiro Kamado Illustration from Demon Slayer

‘Demon Slayer’ violent, dynamic, beautiful

Samuel DeVoy, Engagement Editor February 3, 2021

“Demon Slayer” is a perfect example of a shonen anime, a genre aimed at teenage boys. It’s violent, visually-stunning and the plot is dynamic enough to grasp viewers with short attention spans. “Demon...

‘The Dark Tower’ stands flaccid

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer August 15, 2017

As with most Stephen King movie adaptations, all I can say is there are better movies than these. The plot of ‘The Dark Tower’ is quite simple thanks to the movie over-simplifying everything and...

Bad Santa 2: Offensive, Crude, Brilliant

Bad Santa 2: Offensive, Crude, Brilliant

Gavin Gaddis, Staff Writer December 8, 2016

I sat in an empty theater Sunday watching Billy Bob Thornton attempt to kill himself multiple times, and I was laughing my ass off. Picking up a decade after the first film. “Bad Santa 2” shows the...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
review