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Under Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Under Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Eli Maierson, Copy Editor

December 24, 2017


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"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" breathes new life into beloved characters and continues the franchise's legacy.

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Under Review: “Stranger Things” season 2

Under Review: “Stranger Things” season 2

Leila Pulaski, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


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"Stranger Things" season two was an impressive, though not flawless, follow-up to the widely acclaimed first season of the Netflix original.

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“Mindhunter” delivers gritty, engrossing take on serial killer genre

“Mindhunter” delivers gritty, engrossing take on serial killer genre

Jack Shea, Video Editor

December 11, 2017


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Netflix's "Mindhunter" tells the true story of the "Golden Age of Serial Murder" and the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit.

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Under Review: “Riverdale” Season 2

Under Review: “Riverdale” Season 2

Eloise Reasoner, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Season two of "Riverdale" adds more darkness to the classic Archie comics.

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Under Review: Justice League

Under Review: Justice League

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

December 4, 2017


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DC's "Justice League" tries to compete with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the characters and action falls short.

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Under Review: “It”

Under Review: “It”

Camille McFarland and Tyler King, Staff Writers

October 29, 2017


Filed under Culture, Reviews

My friends and I entered the theatre with little knowledge of Stephen King’s 1986 “It” and varying levels of horror tolerance. We didn’t expect much except a terrifying clown and jump scares, but director Andy Muschietti and writers Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga and Gary Dauberman delivered an...

‘Xanadu’ combines ’80s aesthetics with Greek mythology

‘Xanadu’ combines ’80s aesthetics with Greek mythology

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

September 13, 2017


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Stages Repertory Theater combined '80s themes with Greek mythology in "Xanadu," a musical based on an '80s box office flop.

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Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Under Review: “Get Out” brings social commentary as horror flick

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2017


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Jordan Peele's directorial debut "Get Out" is a multi-layered movie featuring social messages about race relations hidden within the horror-comedy plot.

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Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017


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The beloved children's book series "A Series of Unfortunate Events" have been revived in a Netflix original show, which stays true to the source material with its witty, dry tone and spot-on casting.

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Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017


Filed under Culture, Reviews, Showcase

"One Day at a Time," a Netflix original series based on the 1975 show of the same name, tells the story of the Cuban-American Alvarez family. The show features typical family-based sitcom themes while also exploring the cultural values of the Alvarez's.

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Under Review: “La La Land”

Under Review: “La La Land”

Emily Chen, Online Editor

January 18, 2017


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Movie musical "La La Land" transports audiences back in time with its jazzy soundtrack and Classic Hollywood glamour.

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Under Review: “Black Mirror” gives dark but accurate social commentary

Under Review: “Black Mirror” gives dark but accurate social commentary

Kate Habich, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017


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The British anthology show continues to fascinate viewers in its third season with futuristic technology that reveal truths about our modern life.

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