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Opinion: Several questions surround separating the art from the artist

Julian Koonce, Sectional Editor

October 4, 2019

This article contains mentions of some sensitive material. In early 2018, my little sister who was 6 years old at the time asked me if I could take her to see the sequel to one of her favorite movies, “Paddington 2.” The...

Julian’s Top 5 Trilogies You Should Totally Check Out

Julian Koonce, Sectional Editor

October 4, 2019

The date is August 13. It was an overcast morning at the Guardian office in Room 196. Things looked bleak. The Guardian fax machine starts ringing and whirring. Two words appear on a single sheet of paper from the “Top 5 Movi...

Julian’s Top Five ’90s movies

Julian Koonce, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

That’s right, readers. Julian’s Top Five list is back. This time we’re going to take a look at quite possibly the greatest era in film history: the ‘90s. I found this list much more difficult to make than the previous one, ...

‘The Upside’ stars inject humor into emotional journey

Natalia Habas, Sectional Editor

February 27, 2019

If there’s an upside to the “The Upside,” it’s the film’s emotional power that I never thought I could identify with. “The Upside” touched a part of my heart and my mind that I don’t usually visit. I don’t...

Julian’s Top 5 Retro Movies to Check Out

Julian Koonce, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Let’s preface this list with a couple of disclaimers: First, this is entirely my opinion and may not reflect everyone else’s list. Also, these are not the *best* retro films of all time. They’re just some movies I think you sh...

Nic’s Flicks (Pt. 1)

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-chief

October 3, 2017

50. “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003) This list begins very similarly to how it ends, with a movie that impacted me growing up. I can’t claim that the “Pirates” movies are masterpieces, especi...

‘Thrones’ develops in seventh season, leaves fans anticipating series finale

Trenton Holmquist, Sectional Editor

October 3, 2017

Winter has come. After many bloody, deceiving, backstabbing episodes, Game of Thrones has almost reached its climax, and fans are ready to see who ends up on the iron throne. Though three episodes shorter, season 7 seven of GOT ...

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