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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, …

Divergent Allegiant

By Kristina Kincer // Contributing Writer The long-awaited answer as to what lies over the wall in The Divergent Series is finally answered, but at great cost to entertainment. The latest installment of the series, Allegiant, is the third of the four-part film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s post-apocalyptic dystopian books. This film repeats the previous …