Tag Archives: movies

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 First Ever SNU Anime Club

The first ever SNU anime club Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of joining the SNU Anime Club for the viewing of Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast. Afterwards, the Anime Club president, Hannah Small granted me a short interview and a look at her impressive anime, manga, and collectibles collection.   The club itself is well run and ... Read More »

Local Movie Theaters to Visit

I love to watch movies! It’s one of the many things that I enjoy and soothes me when I am stressed out. However, I have favorite movie theatres I like to go for certain reasons. Below are three of the closest theaters that can serve different purposes for your movie experience.   B&B Windsor Theater This theater is probably the ... 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 »

Focus More Easily: Music Suggestions for Studying

It’s a habit I fall into time and time again: I sit down to write an essay but get caught up listening to the lyrics of a new album. Despite the meaning that words can add to a song, they can be distracting when one is studying or writing. For the assistance of my classmates, I wish to share three ... Read More »

“Risen” Movie Review

For many Christians, “Risen” was a very exciting and intriguing film coming out. I think anytime a film comes out, and Jesus is involved, it is an instant attention grabber for anybody who is a believer or not. Like most people, when I saw the previews a few months ago, I had mixed feelings about it.The cool thing about the ... Read More »

“Zootopia”: A Great Movie About Diversity

“Zootopia,” the exciting new animated film about a world filled with anthropomorphic animals, was released in theaters this past weekend. We saw it on Saturday and were highly impressed with the film and its message on diversity. Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a young bunny with dreams of becoming a cop; she is ridiculed for trying to break the status ... Read More »

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Beats Out Avatar

James Cameron’s “Avatar” was the highest grossing film of all time, earning over 760 million dollars domestically and over 2.7 billion worldwide. That is, until Jan. 6, when J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” surpassed it domestically, with a current domestic box office of over 895 million dollars. This isn’t incredibly shocking. As a science fiction phenomenon, the “Star ... Read More »

Benefits of Being Single for the Holidays

Maybe it’s just me, but this time of year seems to have most people in a romantic mood. That’s fine because the holiday season brings tons of cute things for couples to do like cozy up together with warm cups of tea, go ice skating or pretend to be dragons when you see your breath outside. I’m only guessing. My ... Read More »

Movie Talk: The Hype of Movies Before Release

With the release of the new “Star Wars” movie coming later this month, many movie fans are talking up a storm about conspiracy theories, attempting to reveal the movie’s plot. Marshall Jones interviews a couple of movie fans from around Southern Nazarene University to attempt to answer the question of whether or not pre-movie discussions ruin the overall movie experience. 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 »

Obsessed with Superheroes

The superhero genre in the past decade has dominated nearly every revenue source coming out of Hollywood. Almost everywhere one goes he/she is sure to see either a poster, shirt, phone case or hat with a Batman, Superman, Captain America or Avengers symbol on it. So, how did this explosion of tight-wearing heroes start? Well, one must first take a ... Read More »

Student Discounts Available With Your College ID

Being a college student and balancing finances can be a struggle. Lucky for us, many businesses out there offer special discounts and deals for hard working college kids. Here is a list of those awesome steals, made from actual experience as well as some research. For all you shopaholics out there, there are many stores and popular clothing websites that ... Read More »