Review: ‘Joker’ is nothing to laugh at

(PHOTO/ AntMan3001 photo via Flickr) Joaquin Phoenix’s version of the titular villian is raw, real, and unsettling to the core.  Luke Brantley Variety Editor “Joker” is no joke.  This dark origin story is directed by Todd Phillips, and stars Joaquin Phoenix as the infamous Joker. Despite the name that the character and the movie share, the Read More

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Review: ‘Scary Stories’ doesn’t have the same impact on adults as children

Sarah Mountain Staff Writer “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” incited a lot of feelings in me in the fourth grade – adrenaline, excitement, intrigue, a little fear and a little rebellion.  This was not the type of story I would normally go for, nor one that my parents would have liked for me to Read More

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‘Mamma Mia!’ offers a welcomed relief from finals blues with high energy, fun show

Review Pradyot Sharma  Section Editor In the hectic weeks leading to the summer, the Department of Theatre and Dance’s rendition of “Mamma Mia!” was a welcomed relief to many.  Built around the music of ABBA, the show follows the life of Donna Sheridan and her soon-to-be-wed daughter Sophie, who in the quest to find her father, Read More

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Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ is good, but not worth the ‘cultural battle’

Sam Stroud Staff Writer Ever since the “Captain Marvel” movie was announced and Marvel Studios began to indicate that this character would become the face of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there has been a of cultural battle between two opposing camps of Marvel fans.   The first group are people want this movie to be the Read More

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Student reviews true story of one of the ‘most influential’ bands in history

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Review “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the new biopic on the rock band Queen, started playing in theaters  Friday, Nov. 2, and rocked the box office, bringing in $50 million in its opening weekend in North America. As a Queen fan, I was extremely excited to see the movie, and I had been waiting for Read More

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