Academy Awards Get it Right

Christopher Zdenek
April 7, 2015

The Academy Awards did something exceptional this year; they got most of the awards right. The Awards show honored three movies in particular this year, Birdman, Whiplash, and The Grand Budapest Hotel. These films were recognized for specific achievements: The Grand Budapest Hotel for mise en scéne,... Read more »

The Hunger Games Movie Review


Lizzy Banta, News and Features Editor
April 11, 2012

As difficult as it is for a movie adaptation to live up to the quality of its literary counterpart, I believe that Gary Ross did an amazing job of bringing “The Hunger Games” to life on the big screen. In every conceivable aspect, the director tried to remain true to the book, which I think is why... Read more »

The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo Movie Review

David Bruder, Writer
February 14, 2012

‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ is a thrilling drama, that takes place in modern day Sweden. It’s based off the first in a three book series written by the late Swedish author Stieg Larsson. Literally translated from Swedish, the title means, “Men who Hate Women”. This is a fitting translation,... Read more »

Movie Review : A Christmas Story

David Bruder, Art and Culture Writer
January 6, 2012

“A Christmas Story” is a classic Christmas comedy that is an absolute must see this holiday season. If you haven’t seen it already, it’s a great way to regain the holiday spirit.  “A Christmas Story” came out in 1983 and stars Peter Billingsley as Ralphie, Melinda Dillon as Mom, and... Read more »

First is the Best, Second is the Same, All the Rest Go Down the Drain: A Paranormal Activity Trilogy Review

Alexandria Johnson
January 1, 2012

Most of us, by now, have heard of, if not seen, at least one of the movies in the “Paranormal Activity” trilogy. These suspense ‘mockumentaries’ about an unsuspecting family that encounters run-ins with demon visitors have grown in popularity, but not in delivery. The plot has technically been... Read more »

The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn

Gabriela Roberts
January 1, 2012

I’ll admit I have been a Twilight fan from the start. I have seen every movie of the Twilight Saga on the opening night (except for the first one), and although I was never one of the fanatics that dressed up for the premiers, I have stayed loyal to the series. This was the series that started all... Read more »