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‘American Horror Story: Cult’ isn’t scary, it’s hilarious

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ isn’t scary, it’s hilarious

September 20, 2017

“American Horror Story” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk may be the last people who you would expect to use their platform to take a political stand, but “AHS: Cult” makes for a pleasant ...

Does the iPhone X seem more practical than other iPhones?

Does the iPhone X seem more practical than other iPhones?

Bobby Yagake, Multimedia Managing Editor

September 13, 2017

Filed under Arts & Life, Reviews

Apple has raised eyebrows and skepticism with the announcement of iPhones 8, 8 Plus and X. The iPhone 8 will cost $699, the 8 Plus will cost $799 and the iPhone X will be sold for $999. I honestly think th...

New ‘IT’ film makes for a fun and terrifying experience

New ‘IT’ film makes for a fun and terrifying experience

September 12, 2017

The sewer clown and red balloons are back. The horror reboot of Stephen King’s 1986 novel “IT,” directed by Andy Muschietti, is as fun as it is terrifying. Bringing in $123.1 million opening week...

Hamilton for the win

Hamilton for the win

August 30, 2017

At this point you’ve probably heard enough about the hit Broadway play, “Hamilton” to last you a lifetime. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop story about the nation’s first secretary of treasury, Al...

‘Silent Sky’ is surprisingly heartfelt for a story about science.

‘Silent Sky’ is surprisingly heartfelt for a story about science.

August 27, 2017

In divisive and heated times it’s tough not to feel on edge, and constantly worrying about what the future holds can take a toll on a person’s spirit. Every now and then, we all need to be reminde...

‘Crimes of the Heart’ steals the show

‘Crimes of the Heart’ steals the show

June 20, 2017

The Pulitzer Prize For Drama winning play, “Crimes of the Heart,” tells the story of three sisters in Mississippi dealing with heartache, loss and all the family drama you can pack in a two-hour play...

‘Wonder Woman’ gets what superheroes are made of

‘Wonder Woman’ gets what superheroes are made of

June 9, 2017

Since its announcement, a lot has been said about what “Wonder Woman” may mean for future female-led Hollywood franchises. As the first female-led superhero film since 2005’s “Elektra,” “Wond...

Why detective films don’t get made anymore

Why detective films don’t get made anymore

May 14, 2017

From William Powell in the classic 1930s “Thin Man” series, to Humphrey Bogart in films like “The Big Sleep” and “The Maltese Falcon,” to more recent examples of Brad Pitt in “Se7en” or...