La La Land Review

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Traditional musical is a rare find among theaters filled with big-budget action and superhero flicks. Audiences have likely forgotten, or even are unfamiliar with the musical...

Looking forward to 2017

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER 2016 had a lot of ups-and-downs; even though it was a great year for independent filmmaking, blockbusters largely underwhelmed, excluding the...

“Rogue One” fails to reach full potential

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER Editor’s note: This review contains spoilers about the movie. The purchase of the Star Wars franchise by Disney has been a massive...

Assassin’s Creed Review

Charles Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR The “Assassin’s Creed” video game series has some of the worst writing out there. This is not to say that...

Movies to see over winter break

Jeff Turner A&E EDITOR Star Wars: Rogue One This spin-off watches Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and her crew as they plan to steal the Death Star. Already...

“Fantastic Beasts” falls short of hype

Jeff Turner A&E EDITOR Few people genuinely dislike Harry Potter. It’s a largely beloved franchise by all ages. Even when the idea of a spinoff seems...

Movies to see over Thanksgiving break

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Certain Women (Reichardt, 2016) Director Kelly Reichardt has been a low-budget filmmaker from the very beginning. Few maintain more steady indie...

“Wag the Dog”: A reflection of today’s political climate

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR As the election season comes to a close, it would seem to be a perfect time to delve into the vault of political...