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Countdown to the Oscars: “Little Women” does big things for Oscar season

5 out of 5 stars

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2020

Anytime an award-winning book is made into a movie, there are two distinct and separate camps that hold their breath. 'Movie people' who think that the only way to make great movies are with original ideas and concepts and 'book people' who think that making every book into a movie devalues the source...

‘Joker’ Review

It chapter 2 review.

Caleb Watkins, Life and Arts Reporter

October 11, 2019

As big of a comic book movie nerd as I am, I was not excited for "Joker" when I heard it announced. Joaquin Pheonix is one of my favorite actors and the "Joker" is one of my favorite villains. However, I did not feel the need to have a "Joker" origin story that will not tie into the D.C. cinematic universe....

The Boys: Season 1 Review

The Boys TV show review.

Caleb Watkins

September 3, 2019

I have always preferred movie-going to binge-watching TV shows but recently, I have discovered quality shows to watch like "Kidding" with Jim Carrey and "Barry" with Bill Hader, so I was intrigued when I saw the series "The Boys" aired. Karl Urban is one of my favorite actors, so to see him in a lead...

Ready or Not Review

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Caleb Watkins, Life and Arts Reporter

August 28, 2019

"Ready or Not" was a genuine surprise. I was not prepared for what I would be watching, knowing summer horror movies can be hit or miss. Movies like "Midsommar" and "Brightburn" set the stage for horror this summer. However, I am happy to say, from beginning to end, I thoroughly enjoyed "Ready or Not." This...

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood review

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Caleb Watkins, Life and Arts Reporter

August 6, 2019

Quentin Tarantino's ninth film focuses on the life and career of actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), his stuntman Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) and the struggles the men face. "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" was one of my most anticipated films of the year. This movie is director Quentin Tarantino's ni...

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