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Interview: Class is in Session at “Monsters University”

Way back in 2001, Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc.” caught us by surprise with its breathtaking animation, original storyline and heart-wrenching appeal. Twelve years later, the next story in the “Monsters” timeline takes its audience to...

Arctic Monkeys at the Red Bull Sound Space

Rarely are we privileged with the opportunity to watch a unique and remarkable English indie rock band perform in Southern California. On Oct. 1, I was lucky enough to make it to the Red...

“Barbershop” makes the cut with its memorable characters

If there has been a movie so far this year that has proven that comedy and depth can successfully co-exist, it would be “Barbershop: The Next Cut.” I know that that sounds strange, since...

Cinema in the age of the superhero blockbuster

I would be lying if I said I wasn’t part of the hordes of people who talked about “Avengers: Endgame” online for weeks, saw the memes and cried once the final end credits flashed...

The prequels strike back: how the “The Clone Wars” redeemed the trilogy’s negative reputation

May 19 marks the 20th anniversary of “Star Wars: Episode I-The Phantom Menace” which introduced fans to a new era of Star Wars, set before the Galactic Empire’s rise to power.  Upon announcement, fans...

Block your eyes and ears from the trainwreck that is “Blockers”

From Key Cannon, the writer of the “Pitch Perfect” series and Netflix’s immediately axed show “Girlboss,” comes “Blockers,” her directorial debut about a trio of parents on a mission to stop their daughters from...

The Highlander Journal, issue 3

  Roses are Red by William McIver   To embrace the budding rose And simply meet her thorns I sink slowly into my prickly embrace Witnessing her bloom Behind the shadow of her great petal As someone else stoops down And breathes in...

“13 Reasons Why” fails to handle the issues it struggles to address

Earlier this month the second season of Netflix’s controversial original series, “13 Reasons Why,” premiered on the site. It sparked controversy almost immediately for a rape scene that was considered by many to be...

“Rampage” has some of the dumb fun we want out of it, just not...

Maybe it’s a bit too niche for most audiences, but the idea of bringing Midway Games’ (R.I.P.) “Rampage” series to the big screen thrilled me when it was announced last year. At least in...

Horror films should follow in the steps of “It Follows”

One of the many things that doesn’t follow the horror genre is a decent reputation. However, with David Robert Mitchell’s new horror film, “It Follows,” the horror genre seems to be working incredibly hard...