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Here is a top five list of some sports movies to watch before spring rolls around.

Top 5 sports movies to watch before spring

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // February 21, 2021

With spring comes the excitement of some of our favorite sports. March brings the beginning of major golf tournaments, college basketball’s March Madness, baseball’s spring training. This is a list...

Here are five nostalgic movies from the 90s and 2000s that can be enjoyed by kids, teens and adults. Graphic by Danielle Kessler

Throwback kid’s movies that are good for adults, too

Kelsey Ogle, Reporter // November 6, 2020

Have you ever watched a movie that was one of your favorites as a kid or teenager, but it’s just not as funny or entertaining to watch as an adult? In no particular order, here are five nostalgic movies...

Halloweekend is the perfect time to watch all your favorite 80s classics

Essential ‘80s horror movies to watch this Halloween

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // October 30, 2020

With Halloween just around the corner, now is a perfect time to watch some scary movies. The ‘80s were a pivotal time for horror. Films were often gory and ghoulish yet a little cheesy and sometimes...

Charlie Kaufmans Im Thinking of Ending Things premiered on Netflix on Sept. 4. and tells the strange story of a young woman meeting her boyfriends parents.

Charlie Kaufman delivers an eerie romance in “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

Sophia Pearson, Reporter // September 9, 2020

The recent Netflix film “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” directed by Charlie Kaufman is an adaptation of the book by Iain Reed and stars Jessie Buckley and Jesse Plemons.  The psychological...

Don’t be scared of scary movies

Don’t be scared of scary movies

Elijah Ewing, Staff Writer // April 8, 2020

It's midnight, but you’re still wide awake, eyes glued to the screen as eerie music from the movie fills the room. Looking over your shoulder, you have to remind yourself that you’re safe in your...

Illustration by Melissa Joseph

Movies to watch during our time in Self-isolation

Elijah Ewing, Staff Writer // March 30, 2020

As California remains locked down to prevent the spread of COVID-19, I'm sure I'm not the only one who has watched a couple of movies. Netflix and Hulu have been good partners for battling boredom while...

The poster for Netflixs Breaking bad movie El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie that depicts a scarred Jessie Pinkman. 
Image courtesy of IMDB

‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ is unnecessary but fine

Ricardo Tovar // October 24, 2019

It’s been seven years since the tale of the rise and fall of meth kingpin, Walter White had concluded. “Breaking Bad,” arguably the best television show that has ever been made, left...

In our last podcast, we tackle the debate around books that are turned into movies. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Podcast Video: Arts in Review – When books become movies

In our last podcast for the semester, we decided to tackle a major topic that everyone has a different perspective on - film adaptations of best-selling books, beloved or otherwise. From "The Lord of the...

In Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek works hard to portray Mercury but cannot rise above serious plot problems. Image from 20th Century Fox.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ has music and swagger, but can’t find its voice

Natalie Hanson // November 5, 2018

There are so many things 'Bohemian Rhapsody' had the potential to be. The story of Queen and how it basically took over the music world, and the story of Freddie Mercury have grown to mythical proportions...

Patricia Quinn (Magenta) lips grace the screen at the beginning of the movie during the Rocky Horror Picture Show viewing at the Maltese on Halloween. Photo credit: Dominique Wood

The Maltese gets wild for ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Grant Schmieding // November 2, 2018

The cash register clanged as people crowded the bar, bought drinks and cheered for the start of the show. The small bar was so packed that it looked like a fire hazard. With only a few booths and two rows...

Im sure hes just there to trim the hedges or something. Image from imdb.

‘Halloween’ is back but not better than ever

Ulises Duenas // October 23, 2018

Why did they have to call this movie "Halloween?" Put some subtitle after it so people don't get confused. For the purpose of this review I'll refer to the new "Halloween" as "THIS" and the original as...

The song by Queen Dont Stop Me Now is used to high effect in this fight scene in Shaun of the Dead. Image from IMDB.

Playlist: 10 Best Songs used in Action Movies

Natalie Hanson and Ulises Duenas // October 15, 2018

The right song, combined with the right scene in an action movie, can turn any moment into a classic. Whether by pure skill or a keen sense of sound with scene, there's a reason why some songs are difficult...

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