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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ review: Putting ourselves under the mask

Blake Staat, Guest Writer

October 13, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movie Reviews

With the power of choice regarding what to do this weekend comes the weight of responsibility. When the clock strikes 8PM on this Friday, the most sensible choice to make next to studying is choosing to view “Spider-Man: Homecomi...

“Logan” a fitting send-off to Wolverine character

Brandon Schreur

March 10, 2017

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Hugh Jackman has played the character of Wolverine for the past seventeen years. Having appeared in ten separate films, he’s seen the heights of the “X-Men” franchise — “X2” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past” —...

“Lego Batman” builds humor and heart

Jackson VanHaitsma

February 17, 2017

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It’s Christmas morning. You rush down the stairs and wake the entire family. Eventually, present-opening time arrives, and you finally unwrap the box with your name on it. Inside, you find not only thousands of colorful bricks,...

“Elle” is a bizarre new turn for Paul Verhoeven

Brandon Schreur

February 10, 2017

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Paul Verhoeven — creator of a number of some of the best guilty pleasures the 1980’s had to offer, such as “Robocop,” “Starship Troopers” and “Total Recall” — doesn’t seem like the type of director to create...

Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” tells a quiet tale about 17th-century missionaries

Brandon Schreur

January 20, 2017

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“It's amazing that, with all the things against the film, that it got made and it's going to be shown,” said Martin Scorsese, director of the critically acclaimed film “Silence.” “There was a lot of sacrifice, a lot...

“La La Land” movie review

Brandon Schreur

January 13, 2017

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Damien Chazelle made a name for himself in 2014 upon the release of his massively successful film “Whiplash.” His clear love for music and appreciation for those willing to follow their dreams bled through in a sharp and well-crafted...

“Fantastic Beasts” casts a fantastic spell

Brandon Schreur

December 2, 2016

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Prequels generally have a bad reputation. While every now and then an “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” sneaks in there, many prequels are seen as unnecessary and drawn out cash-grabs that are unable to live up to the...

“Before the Flood” review

Dena De Kryger

November 18, 2016

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Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a relevant and emotional message in his recent documentary “Before the Flood,” which leaves no stones unturned about the environmental state of our planet. On October 30, the hour-and-a-half documen...

Denis Villenueve deciphers alien language in “Arrival”

Brandon Schreur

November 18, 2016

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Denis Villeneuve deciphers alien language in “Arrival” Brandon Schreur A & E Editor Throughout the years, we’ve seen countless sci-fi films depicting deadly and dangerous alien life forms, intergalactic battles and futurist ...