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‘Lego Movie 2’ delivers solid performance, falls short of the first

‘Lego Movie 2’ delivers solid performance, falls short of the first

Derek Berg, Podcast Reporter

February 9, 2019

Sequels always have a hard time living up to the originals. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part did not meet the high flying expectations of the first Lego Movie, mainly because the first was so genius and delightful to watch. But, The Lego Movie 2 delivered a solid performance that is nothing to be ash...

‘Conversations with a Killer: the Ted Bundy Tapes’ excites true crime fans

‘Conversations with a Killer: the Ted Bundy Tapes’ excites true crime fans

Kyra O'Loughlin, Layout Editor

January 31, 2019

"Maybe don't watch it alone," warned Netflix to its viewers. Netflix released "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" on Jan. 24. The series depicts the victims, conviction and execution of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy-based on his own words. The docuseries began streaming 30 years to the day when Bundy was executed. Since its release, the ...

‘Rent: Live’ becomes partially live

‘Rent: Live’ becomes partially live

Antonio Garcia, Distribution Reporter

January 28, 2019

Rent: Live, a groundbreaking and musical rendition, was aired Sunday, Jan. 27 on Fox. The broadcast emerged to be only partially live due to an actor breaking his foot the day before the airing. The television special was based on the 2005 award-winning 'Rent' movie. The film was adapted from a B...

‘Glass’ shatters box office

‘Glass’ shatters box office

Joseph Devins, Business Editor

January 21, 2019

Glass is a movie written, directed and produced by M. Night Shyamalan. Taking a different view of how superheroes are portrayed on the silver screen. Premiering Jan. 18, Glass took the top box office draw of the weekend. A thriller with a trivial end Glass is an anticipated movie that missed the ma...

Ellen’s stand-up ‘Relatable’ premiers on Netflix

Ellen’s stand-up ‘Relatable’ premiers on Netflix

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor

January 17, 2019

Ellen Degeneres, the laugh out loud day-time show host of "The Ellen Show" recently released her first stand-up comedy show in 15 years. The show "Relatable" a Netflix exclusive, was released on Dec. 18, 2018. Degeneres's last stand up "Here and Now" aired in June of 2003 on HBO. When DeGeneres ...

‘On the Basis of Sex’ inspires a new generation

‘On the Basis of Sex’ inspires a new generation

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

December 31, 2018

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspires a new generation with the film “On The Basis Of Sex”. Set in the 1970s, at a time when discrimination on the basis of sex was legal, Ginsburg fights to change the law. The film premieres in a limited release Dec. 25 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary serv...

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ with several heaping spoonfuls of nostalgia

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ with several heaping spoonfuls of nostalgia

Hannah Sween, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 29, 2018

A star-studded cast meets a storyline dripping with nostalgia, "Mary Poppins Returns" has several spoonfuls of adorable parallels and quirky characters. Those expecting a cinematic masterpiece to push their intellectual, artistic minds will be severely disappointed by the film, but those who love so...

‘Aquaman’ swims into theaters with strong reception

‘Aquaman’ swims into theaters with strong reception

Nathaniel Willius, Distribution Reporter

December 29, 2018

When I went to see Aquaman, I did not expect to enjoy the film, but what I saw took me by surprise. While the movie has a few flaws, it is a film many can enjoy. Aquaman is a superhero action movie that takes place in the DC film universe where Aquaman (Jason Momoa) is told by Mera (Amber Heard) tha...

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ slowly tells deadly story of WWI

‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ slowly tells deadly story of WWI

Sadie Heieren, Photographer

December 25, 2018

Opening with an introduction from the director Peter Jackson, "They Shall Not Grow Old" is a newly released movie taking a deep look into the real lives of the World War I American soldiers, who fought in the trenches for our country. Though it takes some time in the movie to get into the true action of war. Released Dec. 17, 2018, the f...

Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ sends chilling message

Netflix’s ‘Bird Box’ sends chilling message

Paige Speedling, Distribution Reporter

December 23, 2018

Netflix's newly released movie, "Bird Box" came out Dec 13. The movie starring Sandra Bullock set a record for Netflix at 45 million views in the first week, and the movie has only gained in popularity. The movie is based on a deadly force that infects people and makes them kill themselves. Nobody...

Illumination Studios new ‘Grinch’ movie more life-like

Illumination Studios new ‘Grinch’ movie more life-like

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

December 23, 2018

You may remember the classic The Grinch movie that you probably watched around Christmas time every year. On Nov. 9 there was a new and updated version that was released in theaters all over the world.  This new classic remake was done by Illumination Studios in Santa Monica, CA. Illumination Studios decided ...

‘Thank U, Next’ by Ariana Grande promotes self love

‘Thank U, Next’ by Ariana Grande promotes self love

Julia Bennett, Busines Editor

December 17, 2018

Ariana Grande’s new hit song, Thank U, Next, got her to the number one slot of the Top 100 Billboard Charts for the first time in her career.  Celebrities everywhere are applauding her for releasing this song promoting self-love, confidence and girl power. Teenage girls around the world are going to so...

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