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Countdown to the Oscars: “Jojo Rabbit” brings comedy to the Oscars

four stars out of five

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2020

Of all the movies that were announced as award contenders, I was most excited to see Jojo Rabbit get the nod. This film adds a bit of comedy to a darker, more serious, award lineup. Written and directed by Taika Waititi, the story follows 10-year-old Jojo Betzier, who is living in Nazi Germany during...

Lion King (2019) Review

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Caleb Watkins, Life and Arts Contributor

July 25, 2019

The original "Lion King" from 1994 is one of the best — if not at the best — movies Disney has ever created. From great storytelling, compelling characters and emotional scenes to phenomenal voice acting from legends like James Earl Jones as Mufasa, the original animated film was such a hit it had...

Crawl Review

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Caleb Watkins, Life and Arts Contributor

July 18, 2019

It is difficult to expect one thing out of a movie and receive something entirely different. In both of the recent Godzilla movies, I went in expecting each to be an action-packed, two-hour monster mash movie but instead watched people talking about how threatening the monsters are for roughly 120...

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