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Nic’s Flicks (Pt. 1)

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-chief

October 3, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

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

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

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 ...

Movie math: summer box office suffers

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-chief

October 3, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

The movie industry is damaged. It’s pretty simple, really. People just don’t go to the movies anymore. This summer, the total North American box office didn’t even reach $4 billion, a record low for Hollywood. Even films such as ...

Nostalgic shows return, but are they good?

Jacky Pano, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

Whenever a beloved T.V. show ends, there’s always a little part inside of people that wishes for a spinoff or a reboot. Lucky for us, Netflix and Disney Channel have been listening. “Fuller House” was announced in February 2...

“Law and Order: SVU” celebrates its 400th episode

Naomi Wiley, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

“Law and Order: Special Victims Unit”’s leads, Mariska Hargitay and Ice-T, along with other cast members celebrated the 400th episode of the show titled “Motherly Love.” Created and produced by Dick Wolf and s...

Disney’s live-action remakes offer nostalgia

Tiffany Kajiwara, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

With “Beauty and the Beast” coming out on March 17, many young people have been discussing Disney’s new trend of re-creating old animated movies, and with “Pete’s Dragon,” “Cinderella” and “The Jungle B...

A Step Down

Jack Stornello, Copy Editor

March 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV, Video Games

Hold on to your pitchforks there, folks, ‘cause it’s time for me to weigh in on a certain never-ending subject of debate for both the gaming and film communities. It’s been argued nonstop since the early 90s a...

‘Split’ offers 24 identities, one big disappointment

Grace Cloherty, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

M. Night Shyamalan’s newest creation attempted to psychologically thrill viewers, but, like his last film, “The Visit,” it only made everyone in the room very, very, very uncomfortable. The main character, Kevin Cr...

New season of ‘Sherlock’ falls short

Tiffany Kajiwara, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

After two long years of waiting, the “Sherlock” fandom was just about ready to burst from anticipation. Season three left us on the edge of our seats with a game- changing cliffhanger, and the audience was forced t...

Nic Baggetto’s Oscar Picks 2017

February 10, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV, Opinion

Movies vs. Politics: For some, and to a degree for me, the Academy Awards have proven to be more of a political showcase of Hollywood elites rather than an actual unbiased award show. Based on this assumption, I corre...

New season shrouded in mystery

Elise Stornello, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV

The theme of “American Horror Story“ season six was a mystery to us all. Hundreds of conspiracy theories were posted on social media. The producers released multiple teasers for the new season, but almost all of th...

Sci-fi film ‘Arrival’ overlooked amidst changing genre

Nic Baggetto, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies & TV, Opinion

In the vein of films like “Interstellar” and “The Martian,” late fall has become the epicenter of space exploration-related science fiction films. This year is no different with November 11’s “Arrival,” starrin...

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