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‘John Mulaney: Baby J’ is dark but hilarious

Modesty Manion May 11, 2023

His first comedy special since the experimental “Sack Lunch Bunch,” John Mulaney returns to Netflix with his newest stand-up show, “John Mulaney: Baby J.” As a John Mulaney fan, I had high hopes...

Outer Banks’ season three lives up to the excitement

‘Outer Banks’ season three lives up to the excitement

Owen Mccolgan March 16, 2023

Ever since COVID-19 and the summer of 2020, teens across the country have been captivated by the admiral characters of “Outer Banks.” Directed by Jonas and Josh Pate, the TV show follows the lives...

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Modern ghost story is surprisingly touching

Modesty Manion March 4, 2023

One of Netflix’s newest original movies, “We Have a Ghost,” was released on Feb. 24 and is currently at #1 for movies on the streaming service. The cast includes big name actors like Anthony Mackie,...

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‘Unlocked:’ keep your phones close

Nafisa Kahin February 26, 2023

Netflix added a new Korean movie, “Unlocked,” to their platform on Feb. 17. If you like action, murder mysteries or suspenseful movies, you’ve come to the right place. “Unlocked” will make you...

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‘White Noise’ wraps existential dread in artistic talent

Modesty Manion January 18, 2023

Released on Netflix U.S. at the start of the new year, “White Noise” is a horror-drama set in the ‘80s that surrounds the Gladney family as they experience an “airborne toxic event.” The film,...

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Peel back the layers of a new mystery

Alex Geretz January 9, 2023

When “Knives Out” first released in 2019, the whodunit genre had been running stale. Sure, Kenneth Branagh’s new “Murder on the Orient Express” from 2017 was a decent modern adaptation, but no...

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‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ film adaptation displays the reality of war

Serena Bovee December 5, 2022

Based on the book released in 1928, “All Quiet on the Western Front,” a film of the same name was recently released. The book is a political message against war that has influenced many people since...

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“Wednesday” proves wicked and woeful

Abby Bartleson December 2, 2022

After watching countless movies from director Tim Burton, I have grown to love his oddball, gothic film style and Netflix’s “Wednesday” executed this flawlessly. Released Nov. 23 (which was conveniently...

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‘The School for Good and Evil’ is not so good

Anya Panday November 5, 2022

The beloved young adult fantasy book series, “The School for Good and Evil,” has been a widely loved spin on fairy tales since 2013. Due to its popularity, Netflix recently picked up the book series...

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Marilyn Monroe back on the big screen

Eliah Fink October 12, 2022

Marilyn Monroe has been out of the spotlight for quite a while, but only up until recently. “Blonde” gives an intimate perspective on Norma Jean’s life and the performance she put on for the world...

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Revenge is sweet

Maren Wilsey September 27, 2022

It’s no secret that the 90’s were the golden age for the teen comedy genre. It’s also no secret that since then, few movies have been able to capture the wit, whimsy and overall aesthetic of the...

AMC theater sits empty before a film showing May 20. The rise of streaming services has contributed to the decline of turnout in theaters.

The looming demise of movie theaters

Johanna Kaplan May 24, 2022

Going to the movies is a beloved experience for many, but has become less popular as of late. In 2021, a notably high 61% of Americans skipped out on the moviegoing experience. The pandemic hit a hard...

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