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Marvel introduces new superhero

Marvel Studios introduced their newest superhero in “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” released on Sept. 3. The film features Shang-Chi, the first Asian-American superhero to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film intertwines action, humor and culture as Shang-Chi traces his family roots and faces issues from his past. Dr. Melissa […]

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Streaming services shift film industry

During a recent panel at CinemaCon, Patty Jenkins, director of “Wonder Woman,” “WW84” and “Monster,” voiced her displeasure about how movies that are released directly to streaming services, like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, look like fake movies. There is something to be said in her statement, as movies that are released to streaming with […]

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Disney faces lawsuit for dual-release

Actress Scarlett Johansson filed a lawsuit against Disney on July 29 in response to Disney’s decision to release “Black Widow” on Disney+ Premier Access at the same time the movie began to show in theaters. Disney released Marvel’s “Black Widow,” starring Johansson, on July 9. Beginning on July 9, audiences could watch the film in […]

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Live-action ‘Mulan’ released to Disney+

The world has been put on hold in many ways because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with restaurants, gyms and movie theaters closed, many organizations are finding ways to provide for their customers. One example is Disney’s release of the new live-action remake of “Mulan.” This is a classic Disney cartoon loved by many and Disney […]

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AMC theaters begin to reopen in select locations

AMC Theatres began its staggered reopening on Aug. 20 in multiple different states across the country by offering 15-cent movies on opening day. The national movie theater chain announced in August that it would begin opening some of the  locations following state and local guidelines. Theatres nationwide closed up all business in order to comply […]

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New Batman teaser leaves viewers conflicted

Films about Batman, the unexpected vigilante, typically excite superhero fans. However, Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” movie featuring Robert Pattinson has been met with low audience anticipation. According to Variety, the movie is likely to be delayed because of the COVID-19 outbreak’s effects on movie productions. The film is now expected to come out on June […]

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Film industry adjusts to COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 is leading California Baptist University students to rely on the entertainment industry to fill their time. However, many movie makers are hurting as production has halted and movie theaters remain closed amid government mandates to avoid large gatherings. Big blockbuster films such as “A Quiet Place 2,” “Tenet,” “Wonder Woman 1984,” […]

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‘Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalk’ concludes the franchise trilogy

The latest and final installment of the new “Star Wars” trilogy has been deemed the end of the “Skywalker Era.” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” directed by J.J. Abrams, was released in theaters on Dec. 20, 2019. With the highly anticipated film’s popularity, there have also been a variety of different reactions from long […]

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Editors Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody”

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” (2018) a Queen biopic that pays tribute to classic rock star Freddie Mercury hit theaters Nov. 2. The film is a celebration of the life and music Mercury gifted to the world. Mercury is played by Rami Malek, drummer Roger Taylor is played by Ben Hardy, bassist John Deacon is played by Joseph […]