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Giant Leap for “First Man”

4/5 Stars On July 20, 1969, the entire world was fixated on their screens, ready to catch a glimpse of the historic moon-landing. While the same can be said for Oct. 12, 2018- give...

Read Between the Lines: Movies With an Agenda

//PICTURED ABOVE: Today, it’s hard to find a movie or T.V. show that doesn’t seem to push a certain agenda, whether it’s obvious or discrete. As viewers, we must learn how to filter out...

“Clock-In” To See This Movie

Upon first entering the theater screening “The House with a Clock in Its Walls,” I immediately noticed one thing: the children. Naturally, I began to question the content that I was about to view....

Loco for “Coco”

I’m both jealous and ecstatic that the younger generation gets this kind of representation and introduction to another culture. The most foreign thing in the movies I watched while growing up was a rat...

Do Not Resuscitate

With a measly 49 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and described as “exasperating” by a Philadelphia Inquirer critic, “Flatliners’” 1990 predecessor was not a hit by anyone’s standards, which begs the question–why make another? The...

Don’t See Home (Again), Stay Home

The brains behind the 1998 romantic comedy classic “The Parent Trap” and the leading actress in return-to-your-roots drama “Sweet Home Alabama” team up in “Home Again,” the latest rom-com to hit theaters. As I...

A Society Circled around Technology

Smart phones. Laptops. Apple Watches. Our world runs on technology. Without our cell phones glued to our faces or our fingers attached to our keyboards we begin to feel detached from our social network....

Gifted Heroine…Not Movie

Most came for the Hollywood heavy-hitters such as “Captain America’s” Chris Evans and “The Help” actress, Octavia Spencer, but will leave loving a new young starlet, the precocious and brilliant Mckenna Grace.   The...

“Pete’s Dragon” Flies into Theatres

Walking into the theater, I sighed, reluctant to spend two hours watching a movie I thought only young children would enjoy. I was shocked when, even in the first scene,- David Lowery’s “Pete’s Dragon”...