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Movie review

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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Movie review: ‘Ivan’ misses tragic point

August 31, 2020 |

Two Stars out of Five

By Joanna MacgownStudent Freelance Write

“The One and Only Ivan,” currently streaming on Disney+, is the story of a gorilla who paints his way to a better life; a movie which claims to be “inspired … Read More

Review: ‘Drunk Parents’ buzzing with fun

August 25, 2020 |

Four Stars out of Five

By Maddy WarrenEditor In Chief

“Drunk Parents” was recently added to the streaming platform Netflix after being released in 2019.

Alec Baldwin and Salma Hayek star in this hilariously goofy comedy.

The film, … Read More

Review: ‘Work It’ with new Netflix movie

August 18, 2020 |

Four out of Five StarsBy Julie NewellAssociate Editor

Amid all of the Netflix original movies and sequels that have been recently released, the Netflix film “Work It” was among them.

Released Friday, Aug. 7, “Work It” has the perfect … Read More

Review: ‘Kissing’ sequel sets bad example

August 10, 2020 |

One Star out of FiveBy Maddy WarrenEditor In Chief

One out of five stars

Netflix released the sequel to its film “The Kissing Booth” on Friday, July 24. The sequel, “The Kissing Booth 2,” came two years after the first … Read More

Review: ‘The Two Popes’ a subtle gem

May 12, 2020 |

Four out of Five Stars

By Robin MoralesAssociate Editor

Framed within the Catholic Church’s contemporary Vatican scandals, “The Two Popes” offers a dramatization of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI and the differing ideologies each man embodies.

The film begins … Read More

Review: ‘Crip Camp’ tells human story

April 27, 2020 |

Five stars out of five

By Robin MoralesAssociate Editor

“Crip Camp” is a monumental documentary about a summer camp called Jened, the “crippled” teenagers and young adults who became a family there, and the civil rights revolution they started.

Released … Read More

Review: ‘All the Bright Places’ shines

April 15, 2020 |

Five out of Five Stars

By Maddy WarrenStaff Write

The new Netflix movie “All the Bright Places” has all the friendship, romance and heartbreak of a typical teenage drama and more.

The novel-turned-Netflix original stars Elle Fanning as … Read More