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Will Smith as the Genie makes me blue

Will Smith as the Genie makes me blue

February 11, 2019

The trailer for Disney’s upcoming live-action Aladdin remake premiered during Sunday’s Grammys ceremony. The trailer gave us breathtaking glimpses of the kingdom of Agrabah, the Cave of Wonders an...

‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ provide an in-depth look at the serial killer sensation

‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ provide an in-depth look at the serial killer sensation

February 4, 2019

Netflix has recently acquired the rights to “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” a film about the life and crimes of Ted Bundy. The film was acquired by the streaming service for $9 millio...

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...

Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

Why can’t we just have fun at the movies?

December 12, 2018

While critics are often known for being harsh in their reviews, audiences are becoming worse when it comes to the quality of a film, which raises the question: What’s wrong with just having a good t...

Film director works toward filling the frame with documentary ‘Half the Picture’

Film director works toward filling the frame with documentary ‘Half the Picture’

December 12, 2018

The dimly lit University Theatre was equal parts animated voices and bent necks as students stared intently at their smartphones. The crowd erupted into applause as film director Amy Adrion alongside J...

The one with the $100 million deal

The one with the $100 million deal

December 11, 2018

It’s no secret that Netflix is not the only streaming service out there, but how many different services does this world really need? The internet and I freaked out when Netflix announced that they ...

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

Movie studios are wasting money on marketing budgets and setting up failures

November 28, 2018

Critic and audience reviews used to be the key factors in viewing how successful a film was, but now the only thing that matters are box office numbers. Although this is not as problematic for smal...

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...