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Dead men make no sequels

Dead men make no sequels

Sarwan Moghamis, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

He survived the curse of the Black Pearl, saw dead man’s chest, fought at world's end, sailed on stranger tides and now the witty and mischievous pirate, Captain Jack Sparrow is back with another adventure in “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”. The amazing Johnny Depp returns as Captain Ja...

Best Picture 2016

Best Picture 2016

Elias Rivera Jr., Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

Moonlight (R) The stories that are easiest for us to relate to are often the most specific. The story of a poor, black, gay man growing up in a bad Miami neighborhood is a not a familiar experience, but the execution is able to tug at different heartstrings in each person. Every artistic choice ...

Friday Double Feature: Directorial Debuts

Elias Rivera Jr., Art & Entertainment Editor
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

James White (R) The opening shot of “James White” summarizes the film’s purpose perfectly: a singular depiction of a flawed man in pain from his father’s death and his mother’s terminal illness. Such concentrated attention to one man and all his love, hate, flaws, and honor yields a mos...

In defense of ‘The Great Wall’

In defense of ‘The Great Wall’

Hugh Tully, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

The fact that racism continues to thrive in the entertainment industry is undeniable. Whitewashing, the casting of a white actor in a role that was intended to be played by a person of color, has been occurring for decades in movies. Many who are actively pushing for change are beginning to focus on a new...

Horror? More like horrible

Horror? More like horrible

Jim Scully, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

The Horror genre have been home to some of the most critically acclaimed and culturally iconic movies in cinema. Classic horror movies from jaws to the exorcist have never ceased to entice audiences. Unfortunately, recent horror installments have been dragging the entire genre through the mud and gradually...

Hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest pass the torch

Hip-hop legends A Tribe Called Quest pass the torch

Danny Hegberg, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under Entertainment

Few have shaped the current hip hop landscape as much as A Tribe Called Quest. Consisting of Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Jarobi White and the late Malik “Phife Dawg” Taylor, the band’s old-school hip-hop sound has influenced modern hip-hop artists such as Chance the Rapper, Kanye West and Andre...

Christmas music evolves across decades

Christmas music evolves across decades

Mary Peterson, Graphics Editor
December 9
Filed under Entertainment

When asked about the Holidays, some people might bring up Christmas presents, others Santa Claus, and even more might bring up family. One aspect of the Holidays that is shared by everyone is Christmas music. Christmas music has been playing, written, and rewritten for many years. The most famous Christmas...

“Beasts” a “Fantastic” addition to the Harry Potter universe

“Beasts” a “Fantastic” addition to the Harry Potter universe

Sarah Schade, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Entertainment

It has been five long years since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 came out in theaters. In those long years, Harry Potter fans everywhere have been yearning for the Harry Potter fix they love. Well, all witches and wizards do not need to wait any longer. Grab your Butterbeers and wands because...

The British show that America needs right now

The British show that America needs right now

Emily Bremner, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Entertainment

Even as Americans, we have a habit of following the lives of the royal family. The royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011 was viewed on TVs in over twenty million American homes. However, the story of the most important member of the royal family is not as well known. “The...

Friday Double Feature: Frigid Films

Elias Rivera Jr., Arts & Entertainment Editor
December 9
Filed under Entertainment

Fargo (R) This winter, curl up with a quirky comedy about murderous mishaps in the snowy Midwest. Fargo is a black comedy by the Coen Brothers, famous for making No Country for Old Men and The Big Lebowski. When the affable Jerry Lundegaard attempts to carry out a murder in snowy Minnesota, hij...

Where we foresee ‘The Avengers’ will be

Sarwan Moghamis, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

It’s finally happening, the moment all Marvel fans have been waiting for: the two-part "Avengers: Infinity Wars." "Marvel’s, Iron Man," "The Incredible Hulk," "Iron Man 2," "Thor," "Captain America: The First Avenger," "The Avengers," "Iron Man 3," "Thor: The Dark World," "Captain America: Winter ...

What to expect when you’re expecting Rogue One

What to expect when you’re expecting Rogue One

Emily Bremner, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Entertainment

We all remember the thrilling scene in the incomparable film, “Star Wars: A New Hope,” in which Luke Skywalker manages to blow up the Empire's largest weapon of mass destruction, the Death Star. However, Luke Skywalker does not deserve all the glory. “Rogue One,” premiering in theaters on Dec. ...

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