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Camila Cabello releases new album

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Tamar Gewirtz

December 13, 2019

Although many fans are raving about Camila Cabello’s new album ‘Romance,’ I was not personally impressed by the music. The songs, specifically “My Oh My,” were catchy and pleasant to listen to at first, but ultimately sounded like every other pop song being released right now. It has a strikingly similar resemblance to Taylor Sw...

‘Charlie’s Angels’ almost lives up to original

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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

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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

Fair use from Disney. Maleficent uses her powers to threaten Queen Ingris in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The sequel to the live-action remake of Sleeping Beauty, titled Maleficent, takes place after the events of the first movie and is told from Maleficent and Aurora's perspectives.

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. ...

Superpowers aren’t just for Marvel heroes

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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...

Concert leaves fans 100% inspired

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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 ...

‘Joker’ delivers on every level

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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...

Four claps for ‘Friends’

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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...

A successful sequel to ‘Black-ish’

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Tamar Gewirtz

October 11, 2019

In a spinoff of hit television show “Black-ish,” the new TV series “Mixed-ish” tells the story of Rainbow “Bow” Johnson (Arica Himmel) growing up in a mixed-race family. It tells her story in a way that is both satirical and touching to viewers.  The show begins with Bow telling her childre...

Post Malone shines during ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ tour

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Izzy Kanne

October 8, 2019

Post Malone’s third studio album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” was released Sept. 6 with a total of 17 songs.  The album leans more on the melancholic side, with “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” “A Thousand Bad Times,” “On The Road” and his single “Goodbyes” all mix upbeat melodies with...

‘The Politician’ has my vote

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Noah Orloff

October 7, 2019

Following the life of a high school senior Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), “The Politician” introduces viewers into a world full of corruption, power, love, murder and self-exploration — all centered around a high school presidential election. The Netflix original series begins by highlighting Payton’s st...

Movie thrills audience

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Henry Brettingen

October 3, 2019

“Rambo: Last Blood”  is the first addition to the Rambo franchise in over a decade. It follows John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) in his senior years after he settles down on a ranch with his quasi granddaughter Gabrielle (Yvette Monreal). Rambo is forced to return to being a brutal killing machine ...

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