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“Love, Simon” is the Movie We All Need Right Now

Megan Smith, Reporter

March 28, 2018

Even though I couldn't see half the movie through my tears, I'm confident in my belief that "Love, Simon" is one of the best movies ever made and should be considered the "Breakfast Club" of our generation. A break from the traditional indie film, "Love, Simon" is long overdue and gives gay teens the...

Review~ Wind River

Review~ Wind River

Will Cooper, Guest Writer

January 16, 2018

Wind River is written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, writer of Sicario, and stars Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, and mostly unknown actors. If you’ve read my review of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, you know that that film was, in my opinion, the best of the year. However, Wind River is ...

REVIEW~Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

REVIEW~Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Will Cooper, Guest Writer

January 12, 2018

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is written and directed by Martin McDonagh. He has also written and directed for the acclaimed In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, but with “Three Billboards,” he achieves a new level of greatness. This film tells the story of Mildred (Frances McDormand), who...

REVIEW: Krampus

REVIEW: Krampus

Lauren Rosenstock, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

  1.5/ 5   This out-of-the-ordinary Christmas movie has a serious plot showcasing mediocre acting and poor CGI effects. The thrill and main plot of the film is centered around the family attempting to find missing family members and destroy the elves and deranged “presents” that Kr...

REVIEW: Spotlight

REVIEW: Spotlight

Lauren Rosenstock, Assistant Editor-In-Chief, Sports Editor

December 9, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zg5zSVxx9JM   4/5   The Boston Globe, a large newspaper in Boston, MA, reopened a "retired" case about the Catholic Church's neglecting of priests abusing and molesting children and young adults. Continuing this piece, originally begun in the 1980s ...

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