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‘Charlie’s Angels’ almost lives up to original

‘Charlie’s Angels’ almost lives up to original

Tamar Gewirtz

November 15, 2019

When it comes to “Charlie’s Angels,” it’s hard to fathom a remake as good as the original. However, the newest “Charlie’s Angels” almost pulls it off.  This new “Charlie’s Angels,” in theaters since Nov. 15, combines humor with action to create a riveting production. Throughout...

Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

Mario Kart Tour’s grand release breaks the internet

Riyan Said

November 15, 2019

Mario Kart is an iconic game of the past, present and future; a multiplayer versatile racer game that’s simple, whimsical and once exclusive to Nintendo consoles. The release of the game into the mobile world last week on Sept. 25 has renewed interest in the franchise. Upon first downloading the app, you get a fe...

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ proves substandard

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ proves substandard

Samantha Klepfer

November 12, 2019

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” takes a good premise with fantastic actors and wastes them on a poorly thought out plot. The movie has all of the essentials for an enjoyable movie at minimum, but is poorly hashed out and riddled with inconsistencies. The set design was absolutely breathtaking. ...

First half of ‘American Horror Story: 1984’ full of bloody plot twists

First half of ‘American Horror Story: 1984’ full of bloody plot twists

Henry Brettingen

November 11, 2019

‘American Horror Story: 1984’ takes place 37 years before the previous season, “Apocalypse.” The first half of the season focuses on the reopening of Camp Redwood, a camp which had been closed 14 years prior due to a massacre of the campers.  The series starts off with all the good elements of an 80’s sl...

Superpowers aren’t just for Marvel heroes

Superpowers aren’t just for Marvel heroes

Adin Zweigbaum

November 7, 2019

Since the birth of the internet, people have been captivated by animal videos. However, Daniel Ferguson’s “Superpower Dogs” finds a way to combine cool with cute in an exciting 47-minute documentary about dogs with “superpowers.” Chris Evans, who plays Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic...

Temporary market opens for the public

Temporary market opens for the public

Tamar Gewirtz

October 30, 2019

Though there are many great thrift stores in Minnesota, none quite compare to the Minneapolis Vintage Market. This market is open for a day once a month during the year, housing many different stalls where vendors from all over the country can sell vintage clothing and accessories. This is an indoor...

Concert leaves fans 100% inspired

Concert leaves fans 100% inspired

Izzy Kanne

October 25, 2019

In her return to Minneapolis, Lizzo sold out The Armory not once, but twice. Performing for approximately 8,000 in the audience both nights, she did not disappoint. Sophia Eris, Lizzo’s DJ, set the mood for the night with a mix of 90’s and modern R&B. Eris got the crowd excited for the main ...

Cut Through the Noise: Frank Ocean, Rex Orange County, Gucci Mane (ft. Dababy, YoungBoy Never Broke Again)

Cut Through the Noise: Frank Ocean, Rex Orange County, Gucci Mane (ft. Dababy, YoungBoy Never Broke Again)

Maddie Schutte

October 25, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists.   Frank Ocean  - ‘DHL’ ★★★...

‘Joker’ delivers on every level

‘Joker’ delivers on every level

Henry Brettingen

October 21, 2019

‘Joker’ directed by Todd Phillips is many things, it is a reflection on many aspects of society, it is a descent into madness. It is a work that is thought provoking, containing rejection, depression and mental illness. It is filled with innumerable tragedies that culminate in a blood filled cli...

Cut Through The Noise Music Review: Harry Styles, Camila Cabello and Hayley Kiyoko

Cut Through The Noise Music Review: Harry Styles, Camila Cabello and Hayley Kiyoko

Emma Leff

October 18, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. Harry Styles — ‘Lights Up’ ★★★★★ Af...

Cut Through the Noise: Summer Walker ft. Bryson Tiller, Guapdad 400 ft. Chance the Rapper and Charles Wilson, Black Eyed Peas ft. Anitta

Cut Through the Noise: Summer Walker ft. Bryson Tiller, Guapdad 400 ft. Chance the Rapper and Charles Wilson, Black Eyed Peas ft. Anitta

Izzy Kanne

October 11, 2019

Welcome to “Cut Through the Noise,” an entertainment column from the St. Louis Park Echo covering new music releases. Every week, a different Echo staffer takes on the role as writer, reviewing recent single releases from a variety of artists. Summer Walker - ‘Playing Games’ (with Bryso...

Four claps for ‘Friends’

Four claps for ‘Friends’

Talia Lissauer

October 11, 2019

When I heard there was going to be a “Friends” theatrical showing of 12 of the most iconic episodes from the show for its 25th anniversary, I couldn’t have been more excited. Watching “Friends” in theaters was like watching it for the first time. Although I can quote the majority of lines...

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