‘Us’ : critical success or confusing, disappointing failure?

Acoryanna Wilson Contributor SPOILER ALERT: When Jordan Peele’s newest horror film, “Us,” was announced, some moviegoers expected it to live up to the expectations of his famous film “Get Out,” but were disappointed by the movie as a whole.  This seems pretty surprising as not only did this jaw-dropping film make more than $70 million in ticket sales, but it has also received a 94-percentile rating from famous movie critics on multiple review sites. Even though many critics want to see Jordan Peele succeed, the audience didn’t feel as if…

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Continental Cinemas to launch renovations, will allow patrons to enjoy dinner and a movie

Lacey Alexander Staff Writer Continental Cinemas will break ground on its massive renovation project as early as April, according to Continental Cinemas Vice President Chase Taylor. “Contractors are saying a year to do it all,” Taylor said. “It’s a staging process. . . we can’t just say ‘go’; it takes a lot of time.” Last August, the Continental Cinemas in Troy announced initial plans for a makeover to its existing theater on U.S. 231. Recently, the company has been able to release more details that could affect students’ experiences. Taylor…

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