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Movie Review: Slender Man

Movie Review: Slender Man

Claire Haigwood, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment, Video

In May of 2014, two twelve year old girls lured their friend into the Wisconsin woods and attempted to sacrifice her to a being by the name of Slender Man. This event and the trial of the two girls brought the legend of Slender Man out from the depths of the internet and into the minds of nearly every ...

Press vs Prez: The Post a slam-dunk for informed viewers

Press vs Prez: The Post a slam-dunk for informed viewers

Brynne Herzfeld, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Post rolled off the presses and into theaters on Jan. 12, packed with Hollywood talent and helmed by director Steven Spielberg. Set in 1971, The Post takes viewers back to the beginning of the Washington Post, when it was still considered a small family newspaper, placed in the hands of Kay Graham (Meryl ...

Paddington 2, an amazing piece of family entertainment with no right to be as good as it is

Paddington 2, an amazing piece of family entertainment with no right to be as good as it is

Seth Ritchie, Contributing

January 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Paddington 2, released Jan.12, 2018, is the sequel to 2015’s Paddington and follows the titular bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw), now settled down in London with the Brown family and bettering his neighborhood with his radiant optimism as he tries to find the perfect birthday present for his Aunt Lucy, un...

Only the Brave: a powerful and slow-burning human interest film

Only the Brave: a powerful and slow-burning human interest film

Brynne Herzfeld, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 30, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Based on Sean Flynn’s GQ article “No Exit,” Only the Brave debuted in theaters on Oct. 21, 2017. The film follows the escapades of the real-life Granite Mountain Hotshots, the only elite firefighting crew in the country directly connected to a municipal firefighting department rather than being r...

Logan Lucky, an engaging heist flick hindered by ending, lack of rewatchability

Logan Lucky, an engaging heist flick hindered by ending, lack of rewatchability

Seth Ritchie, Contributing writer

August 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Logan Lucky, released Aug. 18, 2017, is a return to filmmaking for director Steven Soderbergh (known for Ocean’s Eleven and Magic Mike) after a four year hiatus and follows brothers Clyde (Adam Driver) and Jimmy Logan (Channing Tatum) as they rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway during a NASCAR race. ...

The LEGO Batman Movie, a fun family outing with a lot of laughs and even more heart

The LEGO Batman Movie, a fun family outing with a lot of laughs and even more heart

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The LEGO Batman Movie, released Feb. 10, is the sequel to 2014’s much beloved The Lego Movie and follows Batman (Will Arnett) as he struggles to accept his own loneliness while reluctantly raising an orphan, Dick Grayson (Michael Cera), and fighting the Joker’s (Zach Galifianakis) next master plan...

Christmas Break 2016 Movie Viewing Guide

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

As teachers and students take two weeks off to come together with family and friends to celebrate the religiously motivated holiday of Christmas, they should all be thankful for the break from the non-stop grind of the school year. However, after all the presents are open and all the food has been scarf...

Moana, a spectacular family outing with only a few technical faults

Moana, a spectacular family outing with only a few technical faults

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Moana, released Nov. 23, 2016, follows the titular Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), daughter of the Chieftain of her tribe, as she sets out to find the demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) to help her remove a curse placed on her home islands. Moana is an excellent addition to the ongoing Disney legacy. As usual...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: A fine addition to Harry Potter Franchise

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:  A fine addition to Harry Potter Franchise

Brynne Herzfeld, Voice Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Overall, the movie delivers the glimpse into the magical world outside of Hogwarts that fans have craved since the first Harry Potter movie, and it is a promising start to a new magical adventure. While it has its issues, new and old fans alike will enjoy this fresh take on J.K. Rowling’s beloved wizarding world.

Doctor Strange, a visual feast undercut by inconsistent script

Doctor Strange, a visual feast undercut by inconsistent script

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Doctor Strange, released Nov. 4, 2016, is the latest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and follows Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) as he searches for a way to heal severe nerve damage in his hands but ends up leaning the mystic arts from The Ancient One (Tilda Swinton). ...

Sully: insightful, to-the-point tribute, despite a few pacing missteps

Sully: insightful, to-the-point tribute, despite a few pacing missteps

Seth Ritchie, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Sully, released September 9, 2016, follows Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) dealing with the consequences of his decision to force land his failing aircraft into the Hudson River, while also trying to stabilize his own emotional state. Sully is a refreshing break from conventional Holly...

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a brutally dull hodge podge of forced story arcs and characters

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice a brutally dull hodge podge of forced story arcs and characters

Seth Ritchie, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the latest attempt to kickstart the DC Cinematic Universe and follows Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck), after having witnessed the destruction of Metropolis at the hands of Superman (Henry Cavill), seeking to prevent further casualties by restraining, or killing, the man of ...

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