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In Review: I’m Not Ashamed

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” These are the words of Rachel Joy Scott. On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School became famous for all the wrong reasons. ... Read More »

In Review: Don’t Breathe

For the past week, the new movie, “Don’t Breathe”, has filled the SNU campus with mixed emotions as it made its appearance in the theaters. In the category of horror/thriller, the new movie takes place in the city of Detroit. With the desire to better their life, three burglars; Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette), and Money (Daniel Zovatto), decide ... Read More »

In Review: Lights Out

Spoiler free section You know those movies where weird things start happening to kids and no one believes them. Then you’re just so upset about it and, before you know it, the whole family is dead? Lights Out, the upcoming horror movie, has an entirely different way of demonstrating this kind of plot. Put yourself into the shoes of a ... Read More »

Three Must Watch Shane Meadows’ Films

When talking about modern British film and television, few names are mentioned by those in Britain more than that of Shane Meadows. While many Americans are only familiar with British directors such as Alfred Hitchcock and Ridley Scott, Shane Meadows has become one of the greatest influences in modern British Cinema. Meadows is known for using his own experiences of ... Read More »

Class Competitions and Retreats

Every year, SGA puts on a retreat for each class during the fall. This year, however, things are going to be done a little bit differently. Class retreats are being kicked off this year with class competitions at the 7 p.m. soccer game Friday night and the football game at 2 p.m. Saturday. To get an idea of how these ... 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 »

Birdman Takes Flight On The Big Screen

The movie Birdman centers around a sordid actor trying to reclaim what little of his career he has left. Riggan Thomson (played by Michael Keaton) is desperately trying to cling onto his waning fame in an ever-changing society that he refuses to be a part of. He also wishes to stay as blissfully ignorant to the world of technology that ... Read More »

What to Watch on Netflix

Netflix is the greatest accomplishment of the 21st century (at least according to most college students). But when the site is most known for the fact that you spend more time searching then you do actually watching TV shows or movies, there’s no doubt you might need some suggestion on what to watch. So without further ado here are the ... Read More »

Jake’s Movie Review: Sleepless in Seattle

By Jake “The Movie Guy” O’Bannon, Columnist Close to once a semester I like to have what I call “Netflix Week,” which is an article about a movie that can be found on Netflix. Catchy name, am I right? According to a source that I just made up, “Netflix Week” is known to be even bigger than “Shark Week,” and ... Read More »