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‘Venom’ is neither a legitimate, or intentional, fun adventure

‘Venom’ is neither a legitimate, or intentional, fun adventure

Grant Hermanns, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

Sony has released its latest attempt to get back into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the release of “Venom,” a standalone story based around the titular character, and much like the 2007 attempt to bring him to ...

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ may be small, but the laughs are huge

July 14, 2018

“Well, the ‘60s were fun, but now I’m paying for it!” It only took 30 appearances for Stan Lee to finally find his best cameo yet, in the long-awaited “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” which was n...

‘Deadpool 2’ is a brilliant sequel that doesn’t care what you think

‘Deadpool 2’ is a brilliant sequel that doesn’t care what you think

May 22, 2018

“Fuck Wolverine. First, he rides my coattails with the R-rating, and then that hairy motherfucker ups the ante by dying! What a dick! Well, guess what, Wolvie? I’m dying in this movie.” Well that...

“Black Panther” is a fresh take on the superhero film

“Black Panther” is a fresh take on the superhero film

February 18, 2018

It's become a cliché for reviews to proclaim that Marvel Studios’ newest movie is their best output yet. But “Black Panther” really is the best movie to bear the Marvel name; it's the only one to draw te...

Best and worst movies of 2017

Best and worst movies of 2017

December 7, 2017

2017 was a mixed bag in a lot of senses. From a number of producers, actors and entertainers being called out for sexual allegations to Bill Nye getting his own show on Netflix, there was a lot to be ha...

“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel’s best movies yet

“Thor: Ragnarok” is one of Marvel’s best movies yet

November 6, 2017

In what first appears to be a fourth wall-breaking monologue, “Thor: Ragnarok” begins with the Asgardian god (played by Chris Hemsworth) caged and dangling from heights unknown in a hellscape dungeon....

Comic book culture moves from basements to the big screen

Comic book culture moves from basements to the big screen

Nicca Panggat, News Editor

April 30, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Today

After decades of shameful adaptations and cringe-worthy special effects, the next six years are gonna be like a wet dream for most comic book fans. “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” this summer’s highly...