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Bohemian Rhapsody: A masterpiece to be seen

Nicholas Filipek, Managing Editor

November 8, 2018

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People everywhere fell in a crazy little thing called love (#sorrynotsorry) with the Queen biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” over the weekend and the box office reports show it. The highly entertaining, and perfectly cast, story...

Movies celebrating 25-year anniversaries in 2018

Nicholas Filipek, Managing Editor

September 18, 2018

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It turns out that 1993 was one of the best, if not the very best, years in cinema. Most of the classics we love today came out during ‘93, and the list of top hits is so long, that it seems like this countdown will have to be...

Ready Player One: A Book vs. Movie Review

Nicholas Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

April 30, 2018

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Adapting novels into motion pictures is one of the oldest tricks that Hollywood has. From “Gone with the Wind” to “A Wrinkle in Time,” movie studios cannot help themselves in taking already successful stories and bringin...

Indiana Jones returns to theaters in 2020

Nick Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

April 9, 2018

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It has been just about a week since director Steven Spielberg (“The Post”, “Ready Player One”) has announced that he will be shooting a new Indiana Jones film and already the internet has lost its mind. In an article...

Black Panther claws its way to number one one

Nicholas Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

February 19, 2018

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There is not enough room for a fancy intro this week folks; I saw “Black Panther,” and there is much to discuss about its awesomeness. The Story- As promised, the movie picks up where “Captain America: Civil War” left us,...

Unconventional Valentine’s Day movies

Nicholas Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

February 12, 2018

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Valentine’s Day is this week, and with it, every sappy love movie is sure to be on top of the que of flicks to watch. The princess wakes up, Rose never lets go and the millionaire ends up with the “lady of the night” wit...

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review

Nicholas Filipek, Asst. Opinion Editor

February 5, 2018

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SPOILERS! Sorry, Star Wars fans are crazy though, and without a proper warning I ran the risk of being tarred and feathered out of the school. This past December, writer/director Rian Johnson (“Looper”, “The Brothers Bloom...

Is the NFL Pro Bowl even worth watching at all?

Brandon Belfonti, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

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Pro bowl or Fan bowl? The NFL Pro Bowl is the most irrelevant event across the entire sports landscape. Plain and simple. For anyone who is unaware, this an all-star game between the two conferences of the National Football League...

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