La La Land Review

La La Land Review

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017 • 127 views
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I am neither a fan of musicals or  old Broadway or anything of the sort. However, La La Land is easily one of my favorite movies of the last couple years. It is simply enchanting. To start, the performances by both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are out of this world. Gosling convincingly pulls off a pi...

Charles Villeneuve’s “Arrival” is a paradoxical experience in more ways than one

Charles Villeneuve’s “Arrival” is a paradoxical experience in more ways than one

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016 • 146 views
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Film critics and audiences alike are never truly consistent in their affections for the science fiction genre. Sometimes movie goers value extravagant action scenes and easy to follow plot lines in their sci-fi movies, yet other times these types of movies fail at the box office. And deeper, slower...

Doctor Strange is Simply Magic

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016 • 104 views
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has done a remarkable job of taking unusual characters and concepts that, while at home in a comic book, would be difficult to pull off in live-action movie format and making them accessible to a general audience. 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy is a prime example of this....

Gilmore Girls Revival Brings Viewers Much Needed Answers

Gilmore Girls Revival Brings Viewers Much Needed Answers

Caila Rentz, Staff writer
November 15, 2016 • 170 views
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Many television favorites have been making a comeback this year, with shows like "Fuller House" and the "X-files" revival. Gilmore Girls is the latest to be added to the list, which is slated to appear in late November of this year. The Gilmores will make their return in this miniseries which will...

2016: The Year of Alt Punk

2016: The Year of Alt Punk

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 163 views
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If you grew up in the 2000's. there is no way you could avoid the popular bands such as Green Day, Blink 182, and Sum 41. These bands have each been off the main stream music sound since the early 2010's and all decided to make a comeback this year. I don't call these bands pop punk because they mainly...

Star Trek Beyond Movie Review

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016 • 161 views
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Star Trek Beyond is the third installment in the rebooted series, written by Doug Jung (Deep Blue) and Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead). Pegg also plays Montgomery Scott, the engineering chief better known as “Scotty”. Beyond is a two-hour thrill ride, doing a good job of capturing both the visual...

Fans Wait With Bated Breath in Anticipation of the Nintendo NX

Luke Ryan, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016 • 108 views
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To step up to the plate in the arms race against Sony, Nintendo is on the cusp of releasing news of their newest console, the Nintendo NX. Things have been difficult for Nintendo in the world of consoles. The Wii made a huge splash when it came out in 2006 but when the Wii U tried to carry on the legacy...

600 Episodes Later, The Simpsons Remain Relevant

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer
October 31, 2016 • 169 views
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The Simpsons are preparing to appear on countless living room televisions for the 600th time. How did a show that seemed so simple in the beginning become one of the most successful shows ever created? Flashback to 1989: George H.W. Bush was President, hip-hop was scratching the surface of the music...

Musicals Recent Resurgence in Film and Television

Musicals Recent Resurgence in Film and Television

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer
October 18, 2016 • 121 views
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2016-2017 will see a resurgence of musicals in film and television. Over the past few years, musicals have been premiering on live television. In 2013, NBC aired the Sound of Music featuring an all new cast, with Carrie underwood as the title character, Maria von Trapp. Over the next few years, N...

Star Trek Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 103 views
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“Space: The final frontier.” The world first heard this iconic line fifty years ago, when the first episode of Star Trek premiered on NBC in September of 1966. Since the initial run of ‘The Original Series’, there have been thirteen feature films, five spin-off series, and a new series set...

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