Movie Review: It’s Quiet, 2 Quiet

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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‘Knives Out’ stabs its way into theaters

Story by: Zachary Whitley As with every great murder mystery or whodunnit, just as you think you know how it will end, you end up surprised. Directed by Rian Johnson, “Knives Out” is a classic who-killed-who; heavily inspired by Agatha Christie novels, this movie is brimming with extremely clever writing with the added touch of…

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Alita: A non-fan and old fan review

The non-fan perspective By William Farris “Alita” is a movie I went into with skepticism. I’ve never read any of the original books or seen the anime so all I had to go on was the trailers. The film looked like an interesting action adventure with plenty of unique designs but I honestly didn’t know…

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Creed v. Drago three decades in the making

With the overwhelming success of Creed, released in 2015, it was only a matter of time until we saw Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan lace up their gloves and return to the silver screen for a sequel. Creed 2 holds a few choice surprises in store for its audience and follows through its punches…

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A return from the Wizarding World

The Wizarding World has returned with the second installment of the Fantastic Beasts series. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” serves as the second film in a planned five film series that began with the release of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” in 2016. Following the eccentric adventures of Newt Scamander, portrayed by…

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Merc with a mouth crushes box office

Deadpool took theaters by storm back in February 12 of 2016, and two years later Twentieth Century Fox is looking to hit the jackpot again with Deadpool 2. Offering an ‘R’ rating, folks were shocked to see a superhero movie take such a dark route though few that left the theater were disappointed. Now with…

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Black Panther claws way into box office

By Jared Preble The Clackamas Print Like many comic buffs and superhero fans, I was thrilled to see Black Panther take the leap from comic panel to silver screen back in 2016, with the release of Captain America: Civil War. According to The New York Times, the Black Panther standalone film has already topped $700…

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Thor: Ragnarok, hammers in the box office

By Luis Correa Arts and Culture Editor Warning: Spoilers ahead. The anticipated “Thor: Ragnarok” movie finally hit theaters last Friday and has already made a huge impact at the box office, bringing in $211.3 million, making it the 17th Marvel movie to hit No. 1 nationwide. The third installment of the hero has even surpassed…

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Wonder Woman

Latest incarnation of comic hero brings feminist power and hot bodies to screen By Elizabeth Kessel The fighting scenes, the humor, the acting: it’s all that I expected. June 2 was the opening day for the much-anticipated movie “Wonder Woman.” Gal Gadot as Diana Prince and Chris Pine as Steve Trevor were the perfect duo…

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The furious fated for greatness

By Ian Van Orden The opening scene of “The Fate of the Furious” sets the tone for the rest of the movie. “Fate” finds Dominic ‘Dom’ Toretto (Vin Diesel) and Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) on their honeymoon in Havana, Cuba, and it isn’t long before Dom is forced into a street race to defend his…

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