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Movie review: Knives Out

Knives Out' takes you on a hunt full of twists and red herrings that is sure to keep you captivated.

Emma Patt, entertainment writer

June 11, 2020

After listening to my friend drone on and on about the movie ‘Knives Out,’ I finally gave in and went to go see it with her. Based on what I had previously heard about the movie, I had expected to spend the next 2 hours and 10 minutes on a classic “whodunit” story. I was somewhat interested but...

“Little Women” Review

Catherine Butler, copy editor

January 28, 2020

 * This review contains major spoilers — and I mean major — for both the book and the movie. Beware or be square.  Honestly, what’s the point in watching a movie if you didn’t read the book first? If you’re lazy, you might look at the dozens of chapters of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little W...

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” Review

You will save $13 and an hour and a half of your time if you don’t go see this movie.

Ethan Peter and Sophie Chappell

August 20, 2019

“47 Meters Down: Uncaged” was quite possibly the worst shark movie I’ve ever seen, and it has a lot of competition, considering “Sharknado” 1-6 exist.

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Ally Ortmann, features writer

October 25, 2017

As she sat down in class she was handed a note, opening it she found herself looking at a petition signed by her peers stating she should kill herself. Now, 13 years later, she is a world renowned popstar. Demi Lovato released a documentary on Oct. 17, 2017 that dove into the hardships she has faced. T...

Movie review: Hardcore Henry

Movie review: Hardcore Henry

Matt Small, web staff

April 21, 2016

Looking for a cinematic experience teeming with relatable characters and a beautifully crafted plot? Well, don’t see Hardcore Henry. That’s okay, though, as the movie isn’t meant to be a Golden Globe winner and doesn’t take itself seriously. If killing an hour-and-a-half for an  entertaining, fast-p...

Movie Review: If I Stay

Movie Review: If I Stay

Emily Chiles, features writer

September 5, 2014

When going to see If I Stay, I was expecting the typical teenage sap story of a girl and a boy falling in love against all odds. There would be relationship drama and an argument that would potentially lead to their breakup but somehow the boy would win her back. This movie was, surprisingly, not like...

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