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Review: Tall Girl is a cliché and eye-rolling experience

Review: Tall Girl is a cliché and eye-rolling experience

Mandi DeLong, Contributing Writer October 16, 2019
The story conveyed is hardly a new one. Too many teenage romantic comedies feature an outcast girl who falls in love with the new student, deals with the antagonistic popular girl and has a childhood friend who is in love with her.
Review: Jordan Peele’s “Us” is unsettling in its honesty concerning America

Review: Jordan Peele’s “Us” is unsettling in its honesty concerning America

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer April 23, 2019
“Us” takes Peele’s knack for social commentary within horrific storylines to an entirely new level.
As Disney's latest box-office-triumph,

‘Zootopia’ provides insightful, but subtle, social commentary

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor March 30, 2016

Disney’s “Zootopia” beat out box-office hit “Frozen” with a $73.7 million in their U.S. opening weekend. The evil has been defeated. Maybe now, people will finally let it go. But if you need...

With its crude humor, gruesome action scenes, and foul-mouthed

‘Deadpool’ delights with R-rate hijinks

Parker Van Riper, Opinions Editor February 24, 2016

Here we go again — another superhero movie.  We are overrun with superhero movies right now.  Some are great, wonderfully written pieces . . . and some are not so much. Deadpool — the merc with...

Patric Michael Ealy captures high marks for his unsettling performance as the obsession-driven Carter Duncan.

“The Perfect Guy” offers an intense, believable thriller

Ireal James, Contributing Writer October 14, 2015

Writers Alan B. McElroy and Tyger Williams have a way of finding horror in realistic situations.  They start with an everyday scenario, then ask, “but what if something goes wrong?” For instance,...

“Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation” showcases the acting chops and resilience of Tom Cruise, the film series’ centerpiece.

Latest “Mission Impossible” installment might be the best one yet

Marin Guta, Digital Editor September 10, 2015

Tom Cruise may be 54 years old, but it’s hard to tell in “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation,” in which Cruise clings onto an airplane as it takes off, swims underwater without an oxygen tank and...

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