Tag Archives: Review

In Review: This Is Us

Is “This is Us” just another sitcom with hundreds of one liners, or is it a soap opera too dramatic to deal with? This is the show that is enlightening the stigmas of American culture without being cheap or provocative. The recent problem in American T.V. is the void of reality. From sci-fi to crime dramas and even our reality ... Read More »

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 »

Video: Three Guys Review Energy Drinks

Which energy drink will keep you up the longest and raise your GPA? Tanner Wilson, Marshall Jones, and Zac Chamberlain subjected their bodies to these night lengthening super drinks to provide you with answers. Respectively, these three men tested Rockstar energy, Red bull, and Monster energy. The night began with three very tired young men and only escalated from there. ... 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 »

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 – Hillsong: Let Hope Rise

“My heart beating my soul breathing I found my life when I laid it down.” Do you recognize these lyrics? The debut of Hillsong’s new movie, “Let Hope Rise” is now in theaters. The documentary, concert film provides the behind the scene experience of the popular worship band. It features the members’ lives outside of Hillsong, their serving relationships in ... 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: 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 »

Winter Movie Preview 2015

It is the best time of year again. Turkey will soon be on the table, football rules our weekends and Christmas bells will soon be ringing far and wide. However, there is one other thing that has the holidays written all over them: winter movies. All types of movies are on their way. Comedies, holiday movies, Oscar bait films 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 »

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 »

The greatest book on earth is now the greatest show on earth

By Garvis Long, Staff writer It was a Sunday evening with little to do.  I had just come home from church with my brother, and we both crashed on the couch to watch television.  One channel to the next with nothing but the same drama and same boring news stories about Kim Kardashian’s baby. It seemed like a regular day, ... Read More »