Posts in tag

Movie Review


Story​ ​by​ ​Nicholas​ ​Lester / Contributing Writer If​ ​you’ve​ ​read​ ​any​ ​reviews​ ​for​ ​​”Thor: Ragnarok”​​ ​before​ ​this​ ​one​,​ ​you​ ​might​ ​walk​ ​into​ ​the​ ​theater​ ​with​ ​the​ ​expectation​ ​to​ ​see​ ​Marvel Studio’s​ ​production​ ​of​ ​the​ ​cure​ ​for​ ​cancer.​ While​ ​it’s​ ​definitely​ ​good,​ ​it’s​ ​not​ ​all that​ ​many​ ​critics​ ​would​ ​have​ ​you​ ​believe. Yes, the movie deserves …

Photo courtesy of The Lego Batman Movie official website Story by Tim Jenkins / Contributing Writer Despite promising trailers showing a much lighter take on “The Dark Knight,” “The Lego Batman Movie” ultimately delivers a funny, albeit forgettable film. The movie opens with a scene introducing the Joker, voiced by Zach Galifianakis, and detailing his plot …

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children movie review

Photo courtesy of 21st Century Fox By Abigail Miller/ Contributing writer Young adult books make popular choices for new film franchises — just look at “Harry Potter,” arguably the biggest book-to-movie franchise ever (and the second-highest grossing franchise of all time), followed by box-office success “The Hunger Games” and even the “Twilight” franchise. However, we haven’t been …

Photo courtesy of Lionsgate Entertainment Company  “You came back, didn’t you?” When a grungy local named Lane (Wes Robinson) whispers this ominous line to one of his skeptical hiking companions in “Blair Witch,” it sounds tongue-in-cheek, almost even cheesy. But while it was directed at Peter (Brandon Scott), a two-time visitor to the Black Hills of Maryland, the …

“The Nice Guys” is a film that seemingly creates its own rules around its strange environment. The more the film moves forward, the more the audience is able to slip into this surreal period semi-satire. It is so relaxed and oddly paced that it almost transcends the buddy-detective clichés of days old, while somehow easing …

By L.N. Harrison // Staff Writer After hearing about I Saw the Light last month, there was a certain amount of curiosity and intrigue that followed. A biopic about country legend Hank Williams, as portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, a native of England? At this point, audiences have seen Tom Hiddleston play a Norse god, a WWI-era military man, …