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You can’t kill the increasing progress of this improved entry into this iconic series

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter
September 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

In 2011, the “Deus Ex” series had long been dormant, its previous iterations having come out at the turn of the 21st century as revolutionary first-person role-playing shooters about nanotechnology-augmented government agents taking on global conspiracies ranging from sinister corporations all the w...

“Sausage Party” more to it than expected

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
September 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

When the first trailer for “Sausage Party” came out, it made waves across the Internet. Never before had audiences been presented an R-rated animated movie like “Sausage Party.” I was just as confused as everyone else when I entered the theater. How could there be so much buzz surrounding t...

“Suicide Squad”: bad guys who really aren’t that bad

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
August 19
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Since the announcement of the movie, everyone across the nerd spectrum was pumped to see Suicide Squad. So when critics’ reviews arrived and nearly all declared the movie complete trash—including a 27 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes—people were a little shocked. The movie follows a gang of...

Star Trek Beyond goes beyond expectations

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
August 11
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

“Star Trek” is a franchise that seems to grow in power as time goes on. This year marked the 50th anniversary of the franchise and with the special occasion in mind, the third movie in the current series was released. Going into “Star Trek Beyond”, I was a little weary of how it would turn ...

Answer this call, with some hesitation

Lars Torres, Staff Reporter
July 28
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

Blind hatred.  This clouded the internet at the mere mention of the long gestating reboot of “Ghostbusters,” initially with some skepticism when images and publicity photos were released. The first trailer generated immediate lambasting from fans and critics alike. After several more trailers and...

“Orange is the New Black” season four tackles past and future

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
June 24
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television, Top Stories

At the end of “Orange is the New Black” season three, we were left wondering what direction season four could possibly take after the inmates broke out to go to the lake and privatization of the prison led to an influx of new inmates. What was going to happen to the characters we hold near and dea...

“Apocalypse”: far from world-ending

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
June 20
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

The X-Men universe is one of Fox’s and Marvel’s most successful franchises, spanning over 16 years and nine movies (if you count “Deadpool”). With such a huge fan base and a name such as “X-Men: Apocalypse,” the movie was expected to make waves. While it certainly was dominating the Memorial Day...

“The Nice Guys” Stands Out Among Other Blockbusters

Alex Tomazic, Staff Writer
June 1
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

The year is 1977. It's the era of muscle car, protests, gas shortages and pornography in Hollywood. With very few original movie storylines so far this year (e.g. “Deadpool,”  “Batman v. Superman,” “Finding Dory,” “Kung Fu Panda 3,” “Star Trek Beyond,” etc.), “The Nice Guys” is r...

The Most Dramatic Bachelorette Season Yet…Maybe

Sanjana Singh
May 30
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

When "The Bachelorette" premiered May 23, Joelle "JoJo" Fletcher met her 26 potential suitors to begin her journey of love. But with those suitors comes a myriad of dramatic moments that will continue to develop as the season continues. The season begins with many cheesy snapshots of sunsets, beaches a...

“Grey’s Anatomy” wedding finale brings all the emotions

Sierra Cotton, Staff Reporter
May 20
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film and Television

After powering through 12 seasons, “Grey’s Anatomy” never fails to leave the audience with more questions than answers after each finale. Twist after twist, the season 12 finale was no different. The episode started off going directly into the drama. It’s the day of Amelia’s (Caterina Scorso...

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