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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

I Double “Daredevil” you to watch this

The nights of New York City are run amok with organized crime that ride or die in the drug business. That’s where the so called “Devil of Hell’s Kitchen,” the vigilante known as Daredevil,...

“X-Men: Days of Future Past” has strong acting, weak plot

“X-Men: Days of Future Past” marks the seventh film in the superhero franchise. Although this is a direct sequel to “First Class,” all of the other films are in the same universe. In true...

Middle East and Islamic Studies hosts screening of documentary “Tickling Giants”

On Wednesday, May 31 in INTS 1128, the Middle East and Islamic Studies program hosted a screening of the film “Tickling Giants,” a harrowing documentary about Bassam Youssef’s (a former doctor that has been...

“Evil Dead” Falls Flat

In 1981, Sam Raimi’s “The Evil Dead” upped the gore to a ridiculous level for its Reagan-era audience. The film has since become a cult classic due to the stamp that Raimi’s creative filmmaking...

You’ll be glad you wore the brown pants

After 11 years, Ryan Reynolds’ pet project has finally hit the big screen. Initially met with dismissal by film studios, the idea of a Deadpool movie wasn't seriously considered until a short digitally rendered...

“Ratchet and Clank”: The hour-and-a-half long commercial

This movie is a promotion for the 2016 “Ratchet and Clank” game, and both the movie and 2016 game are loosely based off the plot of the original 2002 3D action-platformer game. Despite enjoying...

“John Carter” Movie Review

Disney’s John Carter was released March 9 by Andrew Stanton—director of “Finding Nemo” and “WALL-E.” The story is based on Edgar Rice Burrough’s “Barsoom” series. This action-adventure-fantasy seems to be what you get when...

Greta Gerwig deftly pays tribute to hometown Sacramento in “Lady Bird”

Remember all those petty arguments you had with your mom growing up? She’d get angry at you for something you’d swear you’re not guilty of, or maybe you’d be angry at her for something...

“The Great Gatsby” Review

If there's one thing Baz Luhrmann does well, it's theatrics. From 1996's “Romeo + Juliet” to 2001's “Moulin Rouge!” Luhrmann has an obvious knack for weaving soap opera atmosphere into his works. He's a...

“Thor: The Dark World” Review

Let’s face it: We all love comic book movies. Whether it’s the heroism, big-budget fight scenes or the humorous antics, movies based off comic books offer something for the kid inside all of us....