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The Echo

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The Echo

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Sink the U-boats!

Gabby Fadden April 28, 2024

In 1942, during the peak of World War II, an undercover group of men completed “Operation Postmaster,” a daring mission to cut off supplies to German U-boats. These powerful “Unterseeboots” were...

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‘Damsel’ dares to impress

Louisa Augustine March 19, 2024

A brand new Netflix film, “Damsel” was released to the streaming service on March 8 and claimed its spot in the top ten. The film was anticipated worldwide and proved its success in several countries...

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‘Madame Web’ falls flat

Abby Bartleson, Staffer February 20, 2024

After seeing a good amount of trailers and promo for “Madame Web,” I was excited to head to the theaters and give it a watch. Released Feb. 14, unfortunately this movie did not exceed, or even meet...

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Aquaman 2 blockbuster bust

Leo Justesen December 30, 2023

 “Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom” released on Dec. 22. When I heard there was going to be a sequel to 2018’s “Aquaman,” I was nervous. In the DCEU (DC Extended Universe), sequels don’t work...

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‘The Boy and the Heron’ inspires

John Hunter December 10, 2023

Studio Ghibli is an animation studio based out of Tokyo, Japan. Responsible for movies such as “Spirited Away” and “My Neighbor Totoro,” Studio Ghibli has become internationally recognized for...

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‘Good Burger 2’ a disappointing sequel

Fisher Christopher November 29, 2023

“Good Burger 2” was released Nov. 22,“Good Burger 2” follows the journey of Dexter and Ed as they find themselves facing a new challenge at their beloved Good Burger restaurant. When a rival fast...

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Disney’s ‘Wish’ gets crushed

Rackam Walberg November 27, 2023

Ever since it was announced that Disney’s beloved writer, Jennifer Lee, was writing a new film, audiences were pumped for the release of “Wish” on Nov. 22. Directed by Fawn Veerasunthorn and Chris...

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‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ thrills audiences

Madeline Anklam November 1, 2023

“Five Nights At Freddy’s”, an already wildly popular video game, has been adapted into a movie. The movie was released Oct. 27, and it’s full of suspense, surprise and spookiness — the perfect...

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Halloweentown comes back to life

Taylor Voigt October 21, 2023

Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” celebrated its 30th anniversary on Oct. 13, and to honor the film, it returned to theaters on Oct. 20. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” was originally...

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‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ webs us all

Anisa Kahin June 5, 2023

“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” is the second Spider-Man movie about Miles Morales to have dropped. The first movie, “Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse,” came out in 2018 and it centered...

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White men can jump

John Hunter May 26, 2023

On March 27, 1992, Woody Harrelson starred alongside Wesley Snipes in a comedy/sport film called, “White Men Can’t Jump.” The story followed two basketball players that hustled people in pickup games...

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“Air” just does it

John Hunter May 19, 2023

On Oct. 26 1984, Sonny Vaccaro convinced 21 year old NBA rookie Michael Jordan to set aside his interest in footwear brands such as Converse and Adidas, thus persuading him to sign a deal with the footwear...

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