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Everything Everywhere All at Once is a film that borders on insane but features nuance and heart.

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ is fanatical ride with dark but personal message

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 5, 2022

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” feels like a film that’s tailor-made for our current time period. In a day and age that’s never felt more uncertain amidst a global pandemic and unstable economies,...

The Northman depicts the brutal history of Viking Culture.

‘The Northman’ depicts brutal Viking tale in great detail

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

“The Northman” is not just another Viking tale. It’s loosely based on the tale of Amleth, full of Viking magic and the Norse Gods, and this proves to be important as the story unfolds. In 895 AD,...

Sonic 2 is a love letter to the video game franchise.

‘Sonic 2’ surprises, becomes highest-grossing video game adaptation film

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 5, 2022

When the world was first shown the freakish, hideous design for the beloved Sonic the Hedgehog’s first live-action film, people couldn’t stop talking and complaining about how awful the character and...

The Adam Project is a fun but forgettable sci-fi flick starring Ryan Reynolds.

‘The Adam Project’ is entertaining but forgettable sci-fi flick

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Netflix’s “The Adam Project” is a perfectly good movie that you probably won’t remember watching. As with anything that stays on the top of Netflix’s Top 10 charts for a period of days, you will...

Starring Robert Pattison, The Batman depicts the hero in a dark, detective crime drama.

‘The Batman’ provides bold new iteration of masked crime-fighter

Luis Lopez, Staff Writer March 12, 2022

DC’s “The Batman” released on March 4, 2022 and is the first standalone Batman movie since 2012’s “The Dark Knight Rises.” The film was directed by Matt Reeves, who also directed the “Cloverfield”...

Gilded Age depicts 1880s New York in a unique light.

Period drama ‘Gilded Age’ faithfully depicts New York in late 1800s

Emily Varker, Copy Editor March 12, 2022

When people think of the period drama genre, they most likely picture proper, clearly upper-class British people speaking about the woes of their lives. However, recent efforts have been made to expand...

Jeen Yuhs showcases Kanyes early years before becoming a star.

Netflix’s “Jeen-Yuhs” Documentary series provides raw look at the old Kanye

Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief February 24, 2022

It has been difficult to avoid hearing about Kanye West recently. The rapper’s threats to pull out of Coachella and desperate public pleas to win back Kim Kardashian are just a few moments that made...

Tom Holland and Mark Whalberg play Nathan Drake and Sully in Uncharted.

Tom Holland stars in the film adaptation of “Uncharted” videogame series

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 24, 2022

It’s been a long time since news first broke in 2008 that Sony Pictures was developing a feature film based on their hit video game franchise “Uncharted.” The series seemed perfect for a film adaptation...

John Cena stars as the Peacemaker in a new show set after the events of Suicide Squad.

‘Peacemaker’ is strong start for DC’s film-based television series

Luis Lopez, Contributing Writer February 13, 2022

Warner Brothers released their new DC comics television show, “Peacemaker,” on Jan. 13. The series is directed by James Gunn, who is most famously known for his work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe...

Tom Holland and Zendaya both give outstanding performances as Spider-Man and MJ in No Way Home.

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home” makes box office history as love letter to beloved superhero

Luis Lopez, Contributing Writer January 27, 2022

Marvel’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home” swung into theatres on Dec. 17, 2021. The film’s cast includes Tom Holland, Zendaya and Benedict Cumberbatch all reprising their roles as Spider-Man, MJ and Doctor...

Disneys Encanto entertaingly and respectfully higlights Columbian culture with its diverse cast of characters.

Disney’s ‘Encanto’ wows with catchy music and relatable representations of Colombian families

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

Disney has done it again by releasing another record-breaking hit movie to grace the holiday season. In recent years the film studio has noticeably been straying away from the typical standard of...

The Matrix Resurrections fails to live up to the reputation of the iconic original triology.

‘The Matrix: Resurrections’ tries and fails to recreate magic of original films

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

Do you remember “The Matrix” from 1999? Remember its iconic moments and incredible dialogue? The action/thriller classic was breathtaking on multiple fronts serving an edgy, action film with...

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