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Abigail!

Abigail!

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor May 1, 2024

From the filmmaking duo that brought you Ready or Not and the 2 most recent Scream movies comes Abigail, the 2nd film in the last 2 years to ask “what if the killer in a horror movie was a little girl...

Dune: Part 2 Review

Dune: Part 2 Review

PJ Mulkey March 1, 2024

**DISCLAIMER: This article contains some mild SPOILERS for the movie*** Dune Two is incredible. There is no other way to put it, from the cinematography to the story and the action it has it all. It...

Godzilla Minus One!

Godzilla Minus One!

Ethan Leskinen February 1, 2024

 The long-running and iconic Godzilla movie series has included many interpretations of the monster throughout the decades of its releases. From cautionary drama to cheesy sci-fi, these films have represented...

From Complete Comedies to Atomic Bombs: Top Ten Movies of 2023

From Complete Comedies to Atomic Bombs: Top Ten Movies of 2023

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor January 1, 2024

Despite the film and TV industries being rocked by the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes, 2023 turned out to be an incredible year for movies. While it was difficult to choose between the plethora of incredible...

Into the Future: 10 Movies to Look Out for in 2024

Into the Future: 10 Movies to Look Out for in 2024

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor January 1, 2024

2023 was an incredible year for movies, and 2024 looks to follow in its footsteps, with numerous blockbusters, comedies, and long-awaited franchise films just on the horizon. Having just completed my top...

Sophia Coppolas Priscilla

Sophia Coppola’s Priscilla

Monika Jeraj December 1, 2023

Decorated filmmaker Sophia Coppola has struck once again, this time with ‘Priscilla’ - a biopic examining the complexities within Priscilla and Elvis Presley’s marriage. The film is largely based...

The Hunger Games Saga: Ranked

The Hunger Games Saga: Ranked

Alexandra Saffman November 1, 2023

To celebrate the upcoming release of the new Hunger Games movie, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, I've decided to rank the original Hunger Games movies from best to worst, taking into account their...

A Colassal Canvas of American Greed - Killers of the Flower Moon Review

A Colassal Canvas of American Greed – Killers of the Flower Moon Review

Max Knight November 1, 2023

Killers of the Flower Moon, an adaptation by acclaimed director Martin Scorsese of the nonfiction book of the same name, is many things. For one, it recounts the story of how the Osage nation, the richest...

6 Horror Movies, New and Old, to Set The Season With

6 Horror Movies, New and Old, to Set The Season With

Max Knight, Opinion's Editor September 30, 2023

The leaves are browning, the sky is graying, and the lawns are once again being filled with a menagerie of skeleton and pumpkin decorations; we all know what that means. The month of all things spooky...

A Haunting in Venice: Rows by on Vibes Alone

A Haunting in Venice: Rows by on Vibes Alone

Max Knight September 30, 2023

A Haunting In Venice, the latest adaptation of the works of Agatha Christie, by director Kenneth Branagh, begins not as a murder mystery, but as a ghost story. A murky black-and-white dream sequence gives...

My Favorite Horror Movie From Someone Who Hates Them

My Favorite Horror Movie From Someone Who Hates Them

Alexandra Saffman September 29, 2023

I cannot watch horror movies. The moment I hear eerie music or am forced to sit through an unusually long scene in the dark, I get up, take a walk, and try to forget what I saw. Blood, ghosts, clowns,...

Cailee Spaeny, Priscilla Presley, Sofia Coppola, Jacob Elordi and Youree Henley attend a red carpet for the movie Priscilla at the 80th Venice International Film Festival.

“Priscilla” Sofia Coppola’s Upcoming Film

Ben Arnoldussen, Operations Manager September 6, 2023

     Rarely do we see films directed by women, and even rarer do we see films from the perspective of women, but Sofia Coppola is changing that.       The director announced her new film ‘Priscilla’...

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