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Modern Arthurian retelling misses mark

Modern Arthurian retelling misses mark

Jenna Cook

February 13, 2019


Filed under Reviews

As a history and fantasy enthusiast, I wanted to enjoy “The Kid Who Would Be King.” Unfortunately, there was more to critique than to praise in not only the story, but the characterization, dialogue and much more. Taking place in a modern-day politically divided United Kingdom, the film tells the...

Spider-Man jumps from comic to screen

Spider-Man jumps from comic to screen

Samantha Klepfer

December 19, 2018


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At odds with the other reboots of the Spider-Man story, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is an absolute show stealer. The animated film centers around Miles Morales who becomes the second Spider-Man in his universe after being bitten by a radioactive spider. New York is being wracked by earthquake...

‘Black Panther’ delivers satisfactory entertainment

‘Black Panther’ delivers satisfactory entertainment

February 26, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

“Black Panther,” Marvel's newest superhero installment, provides a captivating story along with compelling characters and themes. The film follows the Marvel comic superhero Black Panther, aka King T’Challa, as he returns to his home country and kingdom of Wakanda to combat the sins of his ances...

Review: Do not walk out of ‘Mother!’

Review: Do not walk out of ‘Mother!’

Isaac Wert

September 24, 2017


Filed under City Entertainment

“Mother!” is a cinematic masterpiece. The film is confusing, provocative and polarizing. To reveal more would ruin the intended effect of the film. The film’s writer/director, Darren Aronofsky, crafted “Mother!” with the intent that film-goers watch it without context. He even went as fa...

‘Snatched’ wastes potential with poor writing

‘Snatched’ wastes potential with poor writing

Isaac Wert

May 16, 2017


Filed under City Entertainment, Showcase

This past Mother’s Day weekend, Goldie Hawn makes her return to the silver screen alongside comedienne Amy Schumer in their new comedy “Snatched.” Despite occasional laughs, the movie’s hilarious cast do not make up for film’s poor writing. “Snatched” begins after Schumer’s character “Emily” is...

Film club leaders prepare for first meeting

Film club leaders prepare for first meeting

Lauren VonEschen

October 9, 2015


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior Miles Sandbo said his excitement level continues to grow as the recently formed film club inches closer to its first group meeting of the year. “People always bring their own perspectives to a movie and they can show you something unique about a film that you would've missed. That's wha...

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