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Best films of 2018

Best films of 2018

December 30, 2018

The year is coming to an end and as we look back on what we’ve been through in our lives, whether it be a bad break up or finally graduating college, let’s also take a look back at what the wonderf...

Retro Review: The newest Grinch film diminishes from his louring predecessors

Retro Review: The newest Grinch film diminishes from his louring predecessors

November 25, 2018

In the 61 years the world has known Dr. Seuss’ Grinch there is one thing all the different grinches had in common: they were mean. They all hated Christmas and the people of Whoville. However, the ne...

‘Overlord’ is a bloody thrill ride from start to finish

‘Overlord’ is a bloody thrill ride from start to finish

November 12, 2018

For the past few years, World War II dramas have taken a very conventional approach to their storytelling, focusing on either a key political figure fighting from an office, a few boots on the ground or pl...

The 1990 version of ‘It’ is not a work of horror art

The 1990 version of ‘It’ is not a work of horror art

Grant Hermanns, Opinions Editor

October 31, 2018

Filed under Arts & Life, Film and Television, Reviews

When you’re a child, movies such as “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Poltergeist” and “The Exorcist” were scarring and kept you up at night, fearing that the entities seen would come and get...

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is anything but

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is anything but

October 15, 2018

“Pulp Fiction.” “Fargo.” “The Usual Suspects.” These are some of the best neo-noir ensemble films that know how to properly flesh out its characters and deliver thrills. “Bad Times at the El...

‘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 ...

‘The Predator’ makes a fast-paced and fun thrill ride for audiences

‘The Predator’ makes a fast-paced and fun thrill ride for audiences

September 17, 2018

“You are one beautiful motherfucker.” Casey Bracket (Olivia Munn, “Office Christmas Party”)’s response to first seeing The Predator is one of many moments that not only harkens back to the fi...

‘The Nun’ is an effectively creepy, albeit narratively flawed, spin-off

‘The Nun’ is an effectively creepy, albeit narratively flawed, spin-off

September 9, 2018

Since its inception in 2013, “The Conjuring” franchise has been one of the most successful and well-crafted series in the horror genre, with the first film still standing the scariest movie of all-time,...