‘Perks’ Stays True to Story

Mark Gridley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

Contrary to popular belief, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” isn’t a self-help guide for shy people. Instead it is a charming coming-of-age film based on the 1999 novel of the same name. With a wonderful story and beautiful...


Jimmy Spillane, Staff Writer

October 11, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies, Top Stories

Bryan Mills returns in the sequel to Taken in order to save himself and his family from the Albanian terrorists once and for all. Bryan Mills played by Liam Neeson must fight the gangsters from Tripoga in Istanbul at every...

‘Retribution’ punishes fans of the series

Curtis Manlapig, Sports Editor

September 25, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

Alice is back in the fifth installment of the popular zombie franchise "Resident Evil: Retribution", and to continue with the theme of its predecessors, she is the human’s last hope to save the world from the living dead. Alice,...

Top movies coming this fall

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

September 11, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Movies

Ask anyone­- this summer has been one of the hottest we’ve ever experienced- and not just literally. It’s been a sizzling year in a wide assortment of categories like politics, science, sports and of course, movies. “The...

‘Sound of My Voice’ a hard film to follow

Lauren J. Mapp, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

Mystery, intrigue and more than a hint of wrong doing infiltrate the trailer, but screenwriter and actor Brit Marling’s newest film “Sound of My Voice” will disappoint anyone hoping for the next big psychological thriller. Directed...

Psychological thriller ‘Silent House’ not as scary as pegged

Curtis Manlapig, Staff Writer

March 20, 2012

Filed under Movies

The psychological thriller “Silent House” follows a young woman, Sarah, as she endures a traumatic horrifying experience inside of her family’s lake house. Sarah, portrayed by Elizabeth Olsen, is accompanied by her father...

SEALs display “Valor”

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

March 13, 2012

Filed under Features, Movies

It is not surprising when movie goers, both professional and amateur, criticize movies of today’s age because their lack of credible acting performances. When it comes to certain movie genres, specifically based on actual events,...

‘Breaking Dawn’, breaks dreams

Andrew Fergin, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2011

Filed under Features, Movies

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn is a bad movie.  All heated debate about the series itself aside, the movie just isn’t very good on fundamental levels. To start, the acting is terrible.  As an example, Edward and the other...

‘The Rum Diary’ worth writing home about

Lauren J. Mapp, Features Editor

November 3, 2011

Filed under Features, Movies

The Rum Diary – the newest film from writer and director Bruce Robinson based on Hunter S. Thompson’s novel – has all the booze, dark comedy and lust to ensure it will be a sure hit with diverse audiences this fall. The story be...

‘Straw Dog’ barks but never bites

Andrew Fergin, Editor in Chief

September 22, 2011

Filed under Features, Movies, Uncategorized

When Straw Dogs hit theatres in 1971 it was controversial, challenged the maturity of its audience with a drawn out rape scene that highlighted the victim’s inner struggle with their feelings towards their rapist, and was staggeringly...