The Star Wars complication

Uncover an unpopular discussion on the rollercoaster that is Star Wars Spoilers are introduced within this article. Disclaimer: I would like to start off this article by stating that I love Star Wars. I have grown up watching these movies and thoroughly enjoy viewing them nowadays. I am a proud Star Wars shrill and will…

Tournées Film Festival starts off with a hit

“Mrs. Hyde” screening showcases the importance of teacher-student relationships The Tournées Film Festival festival began last Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Gaines Theater for their first film screening: “Mrs. Hyde” (2017). There was a pretty substantial crowd of students and professors from the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures (MCLL). Throughout the…

Review: “Little Women”

Discover a fresh adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s  generational literary classic The lasting significance of “Little Women” is anything but little. Louisa May Alcott’s original novel, a timeless tale of four drastically different sisters coming of age in 1860s New England, has seen countless different adaptations on the big screen through the years. When it…

What to watch this Thanksgiving break: “Doctor Sleep” review tells all

A thrilling, visually stunning sequel to one of the greatest horror narratives of all time Steven King’s “Doctor Sleep,” a novel released in the fall of 2013, received rave reviews from critics and fans alike, and is now recognized as one of King’s greatest sequels ever written. Six years later, “Doctor Sleep” (2019) has made…

“The Good Nazi” documentary sparks a discussion of moral choice

A new examination of fascism: CNU professors present contrasting viewpoints The documentary title, “The Good Nazi,” might raise a lot of eyebrows, but for those in attendance at the showing, it started a discussion and possibly even answered some questions on morals and history.  The Gaines Theatre was nearly packed on Sunday, Nov. 10, when…

An empty theater

“The Goldfinch” box office flop speaks to modern state of entertainment Out of the hundreds of movies made each year, many of them are based on successful novels, classics and great works of literature.  Cue the question, “how accurately does the movie portray the book?” – the hype, commentary and judgement centered on this question…

“IT Chapter Two” did not clown around

Pennywise is back for the reunion. Are you?  The wait is over. The sequel to 2017’s highly popular and critically praised “IT”, based on the first half of Stephen King’s 1986 novel, has finally arrived—and it doesn’t disappoint. In fact, “IT Chapter Two” is a surprisingly thrilling, comedic and even heartfelt flick, with a fantastic…

Summer Movies

A writer brings you some highly anticipated movies for this summer ‘Avengers: Endgame’ “Avengers: Endgame” is one of the most anticipated films of this decade- maybe of all time. Eleven years of the MCU and 21 films have all been building up to this epic creation. The amount of hype surrounding the movie is insane,…