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Suicide Squad stiffs Superman

Suicide Squad stiffs Superman

August 21, 2016

By Ayse Eldes, executive opinion editor Of all the superheroes, Superman’s legacy is one that will last forever. His importance in the world of comic books is never overlooked. If he ever ceased to exist, the world would mourn over his death for years, yet the biggest mistake in DC Comic’s new Sui...

Pete’s Dragon effects soar to success, plot plummets

Pete’s Dragon effects soar to success, plot plummets

August 20, 2016

By Amanda Stickels, executive online editor You must be lying if you say you don’t want a dragon after seeing the movie Pete’s Dragon. I don’t care how old you are; you will want a dragon after watching the remake of the 1977 film. Who wouldn’t want a best friend that is always by your side, prote...

Ghostbusters remake features women, surpasses original

Ghostbusters remake features women, surpasses original

August 18, 2016

By Cassidy Delahunty, executive entertainment editor As I’m sure everyone who has an internet connection is aware, many have criticized the new Ghostbusters reboot as boring and unoriginal. Some have even called out the newest addition to the franchise, which came out on July 11, as stealing from the originals. However, de...

Progressive children's media creates brighter future

Progressive children's media creates brighter future

May 29, 2016

By Flynn Geraghty, associate editor-in-chief The movies I watched when I was a little girl were fairly standard and formulaic: “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” I could go on. Boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl, and happily ever after ensues shortly thereafter. There...

D214 students succeed at film fest

D214 students succeed at film fest

May 27, 2016

By Kate Mykhaylova, visuals editor As the audience in the Elk Grove auditorium drum rolled, awaiting the winner of the 2016 CinéStudent Film Festival (CSFF), Riley DeLuca was sitting in the audience seats of the theater, waiting with excitement and nervousness at the same time. 13 students from Di...

Marvel’s 'Captain America: Civil War' is not so civil

Marvel’s 'Captain America: Civil War' is not so civil

May 8, 2016

By Paul Evers, sports editor The American Civil War: a fight between the South, who believed in slavery while the North believed in free will. Obviously there are a whole lot of other layers to the war, but that’s the way they teach it to you in elementary school. “Captain America: Civil War” a...

Movie Knight: 'Deadpool'

Movie Knight: 'Deadpool'

February 21, 2016

By Garrett Strother, entertainment editor, and Marci Kiszkiel, associate editor-in-chief Marci and Garrett review the new raunchy superhero outing from Fox, "Deadpool." ...

Film shines 'Spotlight' on important subject

Film shines 'Spotlight' on important subject

January 8, 2016

By Flynn Geraghty, executive features editor I come from two very Irish Catholic families. So, even though I don’t go to church on a regular basis nowadays, I still feel like Catholicism is a part of who I am. That’s why I am disgusted priests or members of the clergy that have molested childre...

'The Force Awakens' brings Star Wars back to the light side

'The Force Awakens' brings Star Wars back to the light side

December 18, 2015

By Garrett Strother (@StrotherGarrett) There is no shortage of blockbusters, nor is there a shortage of Hollywood octane. “Mad Max: Fury Road” is the most refreshing action in decades. “Jurassic World” demolished box office records. Marvel movies? I’m all in. But “Star Wars” will always be my...

Aziz Ansari proves master of fun

Aziz Ansari proves master of fun

December 2, 2015

  By David Fang You’ve seen him in his stand-up, ranting about his life struggles, but can Aziz Ansari really mirror all of his life experiences in a simple 30 minute Netflix special? Can he carry across a character so genuine that you wish he could climb out of the TV like the girl from The R...

'The Peanuts Movie' reignites passion in lifelong fan

'The Peanuts Movie' reignites passion in lifelong fan

November 8, 2015

By Flynn Geraghty When I was little, I would wake up on Sunday mornings and head down into the basement to read the newspaper comics with my dad. As he sipped his morning coffee, we would laugh as we would read strips like “Blondie” and “Dilbert,” but my favorites had to be “Peanuts” by Char...

This Month in Movies: November

This Month in Movies: November

November 1, 2015

By Caroline Binley (@carolinebinley) Here are some of the month's biggest movies. Hover over the graphic for links to the movie trailers. ...

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