Movie review

Wakanda Forever: Marvel Studios releases dedication film for late Chadwick Boseman

By Connor McCoy / November 22, 2022

When Chadwick Boseman died in August 2020, speculation began over what Marvel would do in regards to their planned sequel to Black Panther. Would they recast Boseman’s character, T’Challa/Black Panther? Would they recreate him using CGI, as Lucasfilm did with Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker? Or would T’Challa be absent from…

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Don’t Hurry Darling, This One Can Wait for Video

By Callie Valente / October 17, 2022

Don’t Worry Darling hit theaters on Sept. 23 and it has young adults flocking to the theaters. Directed by Olivia Wilde, the film has a packed cast featuring Harry Styles, Florence Pugh, Gemma Chan, Chris Pine, and Nick Kroll in the leading roles as well as director Wilde.  It isn’t every day that mega pop…

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Top Gun Maverick: The boy who never grew up

By Ethan M. Rogers / May 29, 2022

After 35 years in the Navy, Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell has failed to grow in any significant way since we last saw him in Top Gun back in 1986. Despite the Youtubesque intro, in which Tom Cruise addressed the theater audience with his sincere hopes that all would enjoy the film; despite the nostalgia; despite…

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The Secrets of Dumbledore worth seeing

By Jordan Jamison / May 3, 2022

“Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore” is a PG-13 movie, released in the U.S. on April 15 that you don’t want to miss. The scenes will keep you on your toes with great acting, amazing storyline, impressive CGI, and even better music. The creators of the film put a lot of effort into it and…

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10 Movies to Watch for Black History Month

By Ethan M. Rogers / February 17, 2022

Any list of must watch movies will be imperfect in nature. There are simply too many movies to choose from and no two people have the same taste. That is no less true when looking for movies on Black history. I have tried to create a list that covers the full spectrum of American history,…

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Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch” is an emotional, comical film that any viewer could love

By Joseph Lohmolder / November 11, 2021

It is wonderfully whimsical, surreptitiously splendid, and unequivocally unequaled. Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch is a breath of fresh air for the box office — it is an experience for viewers that is unlike anything else being shown on the big screen.  Centering around “The French Dispatch Magazine,” the film feels like an ode to…

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Movie Review: It’s Quiet, 2 Quiet

By Joseph Lohmolder / June 8, 2021

Going into “A Quiet Place Part 2,” I wasn’t sure what to expect. Part of me didn’t want there to be a sequel to the hit original film. However, I was pleasantly surprised that this film did not fall victim to the classic blunders that typically ruin follow-up films. 

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“We Are the Water Protectors” Book Review

By Lexie Cardens / March 11, 2021

“We Are the Water Protectors” recently won both the Caldecott Medal and the Golden Kite Award for picture book text. This is the first time ever that a Native American has won the Caldecott Medal. The author is Carole Lindstorm and the illustrator is Michael Goade. As a young Native American artist, that is very…

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“Totally Under Control:” 2020’s most important documentary

By Reilly Smith / November 3, 2020

2020 has been an incredibly chaotic year in America . As every month passes, it seems like the outside world becomes more tumultuous, with old issues worsening exponentially.  And while this year will be remembered for many things — the protests in the name of black victims such as George Floyd or Breonna Taylor will…

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Sonic the Hedgehog hit theaters this past weekend

By Clackamas Print / February 18, 2020

Story by Jakob Kaiser “Everyone wants to live the fast life, and not many movies scratch that itch better than “Sonic The Hedgehog.” If you love the feeling of nostalgia or that giddy feeling you had as a child, then you’re going to love “Sonic the Hedgehog.” The movie consistently keeps viewers engaged within the…

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