Movie Review: Joker

Ann Vettikkal | Staff Writer Rating: 8/10 Todd Philips’ Joker is a psychological thriller, a chillingly plausible take on its infamous central character. The movie follows the journey of Arthur Fleck who is a mentally ill failed comedian, and how certain events lead him to a point of no remorse. The storyline is essentially a commentary on the current state […]

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Movie Review: IT: Chapter 2

Ann Vettikkal | Staff Writer Rating: 6/10 It: Chapter Two revealed potential not quite met, in spite of the massive 3 hour run time it had to do so. Set 27 years after the previous It movie, the Losers’ Club reunite in the seemingly sleepy town, Derry, Maine, to conquer the clown back for more, and with it, their deepest […]

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Review: ‘Us’

Henri Robbins | Staff Writer Score: 85% After directing the wildly successful Get Out, Jordan Peele’s Us is a stunning thriller which paints a portrait of haunting parallels. Establishing itself in dark symbolism and playing off of an overarching feeling of uncanny, Us works to create not simply a suspenseful film, but one which raises questions about the world around […]

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Reivew: The Lego Movie 2

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer Score: 86% After the critical and commercial success that was the original Lego Movie, many fans were nervous about how the second entry in the series would hold up. Surprisingly, the film turned out to be just as clever and funny as the original, while bringing to the table many new themes and ideas that […]

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Review: ‘aquaman’ entertaining but lacking depth

Jake Sapp | Staff Writer Score: 67% Despite the negative reputation the DC Cinematic Universe has built for itself over the years, James Wan’s Aquaman proves itself to be a fun (yet flawed) globe-trotting adventure. The film utilizes its whopping $200 million budget incredibly well, consistently displaying awe-inspiring landscapes and underwater havens throughout its runtime. However, despite its spectacle, the […]

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