Category: Arts and Entertainment

Movie Review: ‘Night Teeth’

By Tim Nacey Disclaimer: I was lucky enough to be provided an access code to see this movie early, but the stream, unfortunately, cut out just before the ending. I missed about 5 minutes, which I hope will not have any bearing on my opinion on the rest of the film. I’ve never worked as

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Daniel Craig leaves behind a legacy in ‘No Time to Die’

By Mackenzie D. Johnson Daniel Craig says goodbye to his 15 years as Agent 007 in this epic, explosive and emotional farewell. Through Craig, Agent 007 essentially underwent a masculinity makeover because, by 2007, the macho, unfeeling, martini-sipping playboy he had been historically was dull and played out. Craig brought a vulnerability to a long-standing

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‘The Many Saints of Newark’ fails to recapture the magic of ‘The Sopranos’

By William L.G. Stephens  David Chase attempts to set up “The Sopranos” back story in 2 hours, what did you expect? There is an argument to be made that “The Sopranos” is the greatest television series of all time. According to “Rolling Stone” magazine it’s number one. With greatness comes 23 Emmy wins and a

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‘Venom: Let there be Carnage’ is more sentimental than expected

By Isabel Whitsett “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is adventurous, comedic and witty. This movie was a hit, breaking the box office with the biggest turnout since the pandemic started in March 2020. In just three days, the film racked up a record-breaking $90.1 million.  This film captures the essence of a comic book and

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Editor’s picks: Most anticipated films to come in 2021

By William L.G. Stephens   “Dune” Release: Oct. 22  It has been 36 years since David Lynch’s film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel “Dune” was released. Although Lynch’s adaptation has gained a cult following, fans of the novel have only wondered what could have been. “Dune” 2021 covers the first half of Herbert’s novel

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Game Review: ‘Eastward’ a wonder to behold, leaves much to be desired

By Diego Lomeli Upon starting up the application, followed by the opening credits and the typical health advisory found in every modern video game ever made, a fantastically well animated two-minute film shows us everything that “Eastward” has in store. A man and his adopted daughter make their way through a post-apocalyptic world after being

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Staff reporter picks: Movies to look forward to in 2021

By Isabel Whitsett “No Time to Die” Release: Oct. 8. Director Cary Joji Fukunaga, who previously directed the romance “Jane Eyre” and Netflix drama “Maniac,” takes on the challenge of creating a film with the character James Bond. Actor Daniel Craig, who will reprise his role as Bond, has been in numerous action and drama

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Ariana Makes a Grande Splash on NBC’s ‘The Voice’

By Melina Lam To say that NBC’s season 21 of “The Voice” is wildly entertaining is quite the understatement. Ariana Grande becoming a judge this season has caused an uproar. It has brought in many first-time viewers, including myself, just to catch a glimpse of the tiny-but-mighty Pop/R&B singer as a mentor. Grande has become

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Album review: ‘Certified Lover Boy’ cries drama in industry and interpersonal relationships

By Isabel Whitsett Drake came through again with a sonically emotional rollercoaster exhibiting his experience with love, or perhaps lust. Drake finally dropped his new album, “Certified Lover Boy” Sept. 3 after fans all around the globe anticipated this album to release in January 2021. Drake posted to his Instagram in April, showcasing his heart

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‘WarioWare: Get It Together!’ is a nostalgic take on previous series entries

By Tim Nacey Over a 60-second period in “WarioWare: Get It Together,” you may find yourself chasing a toilet through a series of caves, flying through a shoebox in an attempt to avoid being grabbed by Wario or tweezing the armpit hair from a sentient Greek statue. The setup for a “WarioWare” game is simple:

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