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CineMaierson: “Ocean’s 8” Review

CineMaierson: “Ocean’s 8” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor

July 7, 2018

Eli Maierson's column continues in his review of "Ocean's 8."

CineMaierson: “Incredibles 2” Review

CineMaierson: “Incredibles 2” Review

Eli Maierson, Senior Assignments Editor

June 28, 2018

In the debut of his movie review column, Eli Maierson discusses "Incredibles 2" and its allegory to the legalization of gay marriage.

Under Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Under Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Eli Maierson, Copy Editor

December 24, 2017

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

Under Review: “Stranger Things” season 2

Under Review: “Stranger Things” season 2

Leila Pulaski, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

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

“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

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

Under Review: “Riverdale” Season 2

Under Review: “Riverdale” Season 2

Eloise Reasoner, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

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

Under Review: Justice League

Under Review: Justice League

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

December 4, 2017

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

Under Review: “It”

Under Review: “It”

Camille McFarland and Tyler King, Staff Writers

October 29, 2017

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

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

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

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

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Under Review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2017

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.

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Under Review: “One Day at a Time”

Irene Vazquez, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2017

"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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