Editorials

I’ll Pass on Movie Pass

How can a company’s stock price drop by more than $8,000 in less than a year? How can the same company lose over $150 million within several months? The stock price of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., a data firm, dropped from $8,225 to $0.02, with the record low for the company of $0.02 being… Continue reading I’ll Pass on Movie Pass

Editorials

Does Hollywood Remake too Many Classics?

Remake this, remake that. Remake seems to be that buzz word we all think of these days when some of today’s hottest movie trailers are released. It is no secret that Hollywood has this crazy obsession with remaking movies or coming out with sequel after sequel, after sequel. It seems like a never-ending trend that… Continue reading Does Hollywood Remake too Many Classics?

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Playing in the Fast Lane, “Ready Player One”

As summer is steadily approaching, the box office is heating up with myriad movies with enthralling soundtracks and even more compelling plots. "Ready Player One" is one of many of the films leading up to summer and it aims to please. The film stars Tye Sheridan ("X-Men Apocalypse" (2016)) as the main protagonist Wade Watts/Parzival,… Continue reading Playing in the Fast Lane, “Ready Player One”

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Love Is…“Love, Simon”

On March 16, the newest hit teenage movie entered theaters: "Love, Simon." "Love, Simon" is a coming of age teenage romantic comedy and holds the title of being the first major studio film to focus on an LGBT teenage romance. "Love, Simon" follows Simon Spier, a popular student with good friends, a supportive family and… Continue reading Love Is…“Love, Simon”

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The Satisfying Sequel to “The Strangers”

“The Strangers: Prey at Night,” sequel to the 2008 horror film “The Strangers,” was released on March 9. The series is known for its masked killers, the Strangers, who are seemingly everywhere at once, constantly sneaking up on their innocent victims. The motives for these psychopaths are presumably nonexistent. In response to the classic horror… Continue reading The Satisfying Sequel to “The Strangers”

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“Gringo” Doesn’t Build Excitement

Australian film director and stuntman, Nash Edgerton, produced a hilarious movie with the actors David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron and Joel Edgerton. The R-rated movie lasted an hour and 50 minutes, released in the United States March 9 by STXinternational and Amazon Studios. At 45years old, Edgerton is famous for his stunts in popular movies like… Continue reading “Gringo” Doesn’t Build Excitement

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“Death Wish” Fails in Every Way

What happens when filmmakers try to remake a 1970s campy, cult hit into a high budget and overly serious drama in 2018? "Death Wish" happens, and the moviegoers who went to see it probably wish it never did. "Death Wish" was a 1970s movie about a man whose family is killed during a home invasion,… Continue reading “Death Wish” Fails in Every Way

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The Ultimate Power Struggle: “Red Sparrow” Movie Review

"Red Sparrow," a movie following a Russian ballerina as she gets trapped by her government to get information from an American C.I.A. agent, landed in theatres March 2. "Red Sparrow" is a movie based on the first book by the same name in the "Red Sparrow" trilogy by Jason Matthews. Matthews was a former C.I.A.… Continue reading The Ultimate Power Struggle: “Red Sparrow” Movie Review

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“Annihilation”: Destruction Echoes Chaos

On Feb. 23, "Annihilation" crashed into theatres and followed a group of scientists trying to determine the secrets of the Shimmer. "Annihilation" begins with a strange non-terrestrial thing hurling into Earth’s atmosphere, crashing into a lighthouse on a beach. From this crash comes the Shimmer. But before audience members get to know more, they are… Continue reading “Annihilation”: Destruction Echoes Chaos