Gone Girl, Crime thriller amazes

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor For the first time in recent memory, at the conclusion of a movie I needed to sit back (as I...

The boy wizard who changed my life

It's been eight years, and I still haven't received my letter.

Hagrid, if you read this, Katerina Marcotte is still waiting. You are welcome to burst into her house at any time.

I've had a good 12 years of preparation, though. Jumping off beds with broomsticks firmly between my knees, attempting to fashion a wand out of yard waste and crafting a Hedwig costume out of feathers and stapled-together pieces of printer paper have surely proved good witch practice.

 


And the Oscar goes to…

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor

Closing the book on fairy tales

I'm five years old again and squealing with delight. It's the day before Thanksgiving and ABC Family is showing "Beauty and the Beast." Belle, my favorite princess (sorry, Ariel. You're a close second) is singing her theme song about the provincial life she lives in France on the screen in front of me, and I get goose bumps.


Nolan’s Interstellar a perfect illustration of director’s strengths, weaknesses

By Phil Brown, Contributor There’s probably no filmmaker out there whose filmography has more consistently appealed to my tastes as a teenager, and now twentysomething,...

Cinema blast: Gateway’s best films of 2016

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER 10. Swiss Army Man “Swiss Army Man,” the directorial debut of the duo Daniels, uses so many tropes and throws so many...

‘Like Crazy’ bares soul for its audience, promises an honest love story

"Like Crazy," directed by Drake Doremus, is a film about two college students, Anna and Jacob, who live in Los Angeles and eventually become a couple. Anna is a British exchange student who overstays her visa after it expires on graduation. She must return home to London, but when she flies back to Los Angeles, she is turned away by customs officials, throwing Anna and Jacob into a long distance relationship.


Movie Review: U.N.C.L.E. worth the wait

By Travis Wood Contributor The Cold War, espionage and the threat of a nuclear disaster, “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” has all the trimmings of a classic,...