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Review: ‘Christmas Chronicles 2’ delights

December 1, 2020 |

Four out of Five Stars

By Julie NewellAssociate Editor

The first film of “The Christmas Chronicles” premiered on Netflix in 2018. The film follows siblings Kate (played by Darby Camp) and Teddy (Judah Lewis), who recently lost their father and … Read More

Movie review: ‘Over the Moon’ shines

November 3, 2020 |

Four Stars out of Five

By Joanna MacGown Freelance Writer

“Over the Moon” (now streaming on Netflix) is a movie with a fantastic aesthetic and a good message.

The story is about a Chinese girl named Fei and her … Read More

Review: ‘Bly Manor’ haunts on Netflix

October 27, 2020 |

Five out of Five Stars

By Chloe GreggStaff Writer

“The Haunting of Bly Manor” was recently released on Netflix, and I binge-watched the entire season within a weekend.

If you’re into all things spooky, Halloween, or horror-related, then you probably … Read More

Movie review: ‘Support the Girls’ shines

October 21, 2020 |

Five Stars out of Five

By Joanna MacGown Freelance Writer

“Support the Girls” presents a day in the life of a manager (Lisa) at Double Whammies, a not-at-all subtle local Hooters rip-off. It is a day which starts out badly, … Read More

Movie review: ‘Enola Holmes’ delights

October 13, 2020 |

Five out of Five Stars

By Julie NewellAssociate Editor

The classic story of Sherlock Holmes takes an exciting new twist in the new Netflix original film, “Enola Holmes.”

Enola Holmes (played by Millie Bobby Brown) is the youngest Holmes … Read More

For What It’s Worth: John Hughes movies

October 7, 2020 |

By Larry HookAdviser of The LookoutThis summer, as a way to fight boredom during the pandemic, I decided to start collecting the movies of renowned filmmaker John Hughes.

Many people know Hughes as the screenwriter of such famous movies … Read More

Movie Review: ‘Dick Johnson is Dead’

October 6, 2020 |

Five Stars out of Five

By Joanna MacGown Freelance Writer

“Dick Johnson is Dead”(available on Netflix) is, strictly speaking, a documentary about director Kirsten Johnson and her father, C Richard Johnson, coming to terms with his dementia diagnosis and impending … Read More

Review: ‘Guaranteed’ cheesy fun

September 22, 2020 |

Four Stars out of Five

By Maddy WarrenEditor In Chief

It seems as though Netflix subscribers are guaranteed a new, sappy rom-com every week.

The streaming platform continued its endless thread of cheesy original films with the release of … Read More

Review: ‘Children of the Sea’ breathtaking

September 15, 2020 |

Three Stars out of FiveBy Joanna MacGownFreelance Reporter

“Children of the Sea,” now streaming on Netflix, is a strange movie, even by anime standards, and I find it hard to recommend to anyone but animation buffs like myself. But if … Read More

‘Mulan’ reboot has more serious theme

September 8, 2020 |

Four out of Five Stars

By Julie NewellAssociate Editor

For the past decade, Disney has been on a mission to recreate its classic animated films into live-action films. The most recent of those remakes is the much-anticipated movie, “Mulan.”

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