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These two character tropes, the “manic pixie dream boy and girl,” (MPDG and MPDB, respectively) are everywhere – not just in films. They infiltrate our music, our media and our romanticization of certain rock stars and celebrities.

The girl/boy of your (manic pixie) dreams

Kate Schreiber, editor-in-chief March 9, 2022

*Opinion She’s blue-haired with a mysterious sparkle in her eyes. Her job is to save our soft, painfully helpless male protagonist from his greatest enemy: himself. Eyeroll, I know. Think Ramona Flowers...

“The Fallout” follows the lives of high schoolers after a school shooting.

HBO’s The Fallout Review

Rachel Finan, web editor March 1, 2022

Director Megan Park’s “The Fallout” isn’t for the faint of heart, but a film about a school shooting isn’t supposed to be lighthearted. The movie starts with an all-too-common stereotype used...

Emma Frizzells, art editor, take on favorite comfort movie.

Artists’ take #9: Favorite comfort movie

January 11, 2022

At the start of each TKC cycle, the artists are given a prompt for “Artists’ Take.” This cycle’s prompt is “favorite comfort movie.” “Artists’ Take” is an opportunity for TKC’s artists...

Five things to look forward to in 2022

Five things to look forward to in 2022

Kailey Shirrell, social media editor January 6, 2022

Welcome to 2022, an entertainment year unlike any other. There are so many things to watch, do and explore. From video games to meteor showers, 2022 has it all. With the fast paced year of 2021, take 2022...

Netflix has made several holiday movies in the past few years to appeal to their winter-loving audience.

Netflix holiday movie guide

Lydia Drake, features writer December 7, 2021

Winter break is just a few weeks away, and what better way to get in the spirit than with a holiday movie? Netflix has made several holiday movies in the past few years to appeal to their winter-loving...

It can be hard to make the mental switch from summer to fall and watching fall movies can make it easier.

Five classic fall films

Elizabeth Niedringhaus, features writer October 6, 2021

As the warm summer nights slowly depart and the cool crisp air arrives, it can be difficult to make the mental switch from summer to fall. Fall and movies go together the same way science goes with a green...

Dont let these smiling ghosts fool you, some of these movies are sure to give you a fright.

Quiz: What horror movie should you watch?

Grace Marcus, features writer October 30, 2020

With the continued spread the COVID-19 pandemic, many aspects of the fall season are looking different than ever before, Halloween being no exception. While this season is all about the scares, getting...

Art by Laurel Seidensticker

Top 3 best Tim Burton Halloween movies

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

*warning: minor spoilers may be included  Halloween is almost here, and that means it might be time to cozy up by the fireplace and watch a movie guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. But if...

Photo by Elizabeth Riti

Returning to movie magic

Lydia Sheehan, entertainment writer October 29, 2020

You find your seat in a dimly lit cinema. The scent of buttered popcorn wafts through the room as the previews roll. People come shuffling in as anticipation builds for the feature presentation. You’re...

Happy Halloween! Check out these top horror movies to complete any spooky date night.

Eight scariest movies for Halloween date nights

Lindsay McCarthy, features writer October 31, 2019

  

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