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The new “Breaking Bad” film Brings perfect closure

Colin Tobin Disclaimer: This re- view contains spoilers for the “Breaking Bad” series. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” was written and directed by “Breaking Bad” show-runner Vince Gilligan. It stars Aaron Paul, Jesse Plemons and Robert Forster, along with a few other cast members from the origi- nal show. It is a continuation of […]

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Insanity sells: Portraying mental health In a new way

Korri Palmer I first met the Joker through “The Dark Knight,” as most partially committed comic/super- hero fans do. I may be biased, but the Joker is the best supervillain to ever exist. He gives very little backstory to examine his insanity, but just enough for fans to desire a solo movie. This year, we […]

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“It: Chapter Two” does not live up to expectations

Colin Tobin Contributing Writer “It: Chapter Two” is the sequel to the highly successful “It” film and is once again directed by Andy Muschietti. The film stars Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader and Bill Skarsgård. “It” picks up 27 years after the events of the first film as the Losers Club return to their […]

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Asian-Western film is a unique blend of action

  Elena Morey A&E Editor In 2008, director Rob Minkoff and writer John Fusco created a Chinese-style, Western action film hybrid starring Jackie Chan, Jet Li and Michael Angarano. The “Forbidden Kingdom” is the perfect mix of Western action as well as utilizing Chinese-style combat, acting, imagery and mythology. White main character Jason (Angarano) is […]

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Wonderland succeeds despite numerous flaws

Brittany Previte Staff Writer Once Upon a Time in Wonderland retains the charm that its parent show, Once Upon a Time, seemingly lost somewhere down the rabbit hole of its second season. Driven by a plucky heroine in the form of a now-adult Alice (Sophie Lowe), the show unexpectedly brings new life to a franchise […]

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The scene: Romeo and Juliet

Laura Merrell The new movie Romeo & Juliet opened last Friday, and I still can’t decide if I want to see it. I was ecstatic when I first heard they were making another film version, but I find myself hesitant to sit through a movie that will probably disappoint me. Normally, I get my hands […]

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