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In Review: SPLIT

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split hit theaters last weekend, receiving outstanding ratings and garnered $40.2 million in the first weekend, clenching the number one spot at the box office. Split tells the story of three high school girls (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula) who are unsuspectedly kidnapped by a man with 23 personalities (James McAvoy). In the film, ... Read More »

In Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Harry Potter is the boy who lived, but what about the franchise that was thought to be dead after Harry grew up? The stories many of us grew up with live again with the new movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” David Yates, the director of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” through “Harry Potter and ... Read More »

The Martian Review

Once again, the United States is spending hundreds of billions of dollars to bring Matt Damon home. Damon reprises his most well-known archetype as the lost hero from Saving Private Ryan and Interstellar in The Martian. Directed by Ridley Scott, The Martian is a well-directed, beautifully shot and superbly acted piece of art. The premise of the movie is basically ... Read More »

Everest Review

Recently I had the pleasure of watching director Baltasar Kormákur’s Everest. This movie is both an incredibly visually stunning masterpiece and a heart-wrenching tale. Director Kormákur’s filmography contains several other major motion pictures including 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, and Contraband, starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale. Compared with these movies, Everest is a bit of a ... Read More »

Jake’s Movie Review: Skyfall

By Jake “The Movie Guy” O’Bannon, Columnist This review warrants a major confession before anything else can be said. And let’s be honest, I am ashamed to admit this. But it has to be done. Okay, here it goes – Skyfall is the first James Bond film I have ever seen. Go ahead; take away my Man Card and my ... Read More »