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Best-selling books that became big-screen flops

Best-selling books that became big-screen flops

September 17, 2017

Book to movie adaptations have always been a hit-or-miss category of cinema, with misses being much more common. Coming up are the two most tragic book-to-movie failures in recent years. Percy Jacks...

The movies you didn’t see

The movies you didn’t see

August 27, 2017

Social media was hit hard with all sorts of memes this summer. Of course, this is typical when rambunctious internet age-teens are let loose, without the drudgery of high school to keep them occupied. O...

Defending ‘The Defenders’

Defending ‘The Defenders’

August 25, 2017

In the last decade, the world has seen more superhero movies and shows than most people want or need. Thankfully, Marvel continues to impress its audience at every turn, and “The Defenders” is no exception. Over t...

Transcending formula

Transcending formula

August 24, 2017

Superhero movies seem to be a staple of summer cinema. Unfortunately, some common aspects of these blockbuster films -- money grabbing and franchise building -- lend themselves rather easily to repetition and...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ saves Marvel’s unsuccessful sequel reputation

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ saves Marvel’s unsuccessful sequel reputation

May 13, 2017

After the extraordinary adventures of the “Guardians of the Galaxy” in 2014, audiences everywhere craved a sequel that followed the original Marvel comics. It seemed only fair to continue the films...

Welcome to your tape

Welcome to your tape

April 18, 2017

Netflix Original series have become all the rage in finding the best and most binge-worthy programs. Popular originals like “Stranger Things” and “Orange is the New Black” have done remarkably well due to the steady audience they have attained. Finding quality sh...

Age before beauty

Age before beauty

March 22, 2017

Disney’s live action “Beauty and the Beast” recently broke records with a 170 million dollar box office opening weekend. Was this economic success a function of the blockbuster’s cinematic brilliance, or was the fairy tale flick simply...

Lego Batman builds franchise to new heights

Lego Batman builds franchise to new heights

Brianna Payne, Reviews Editor

February 21, 2017

Filed under ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES

After the release of “The Lego Movie” in 2014, children and Lego enthusiasts grew eager for more like this comical action-adventure film. Producers of the movie responded positively to the popular reque...

‘Rogue One’ reaches for the stars, but doesn’t make it to light speed

‘Rogue One’ reaches for the stars, but doesn’t make it to light speed

January 13, 2017

The “Star Wars” saga has enchanted fans since its initial release in 1977. After the first film of the sequel trilogy, “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” was released, not only did Lucasfilm and Disney enjoy a smashing box office success, but the franchise al...

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