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Classic slasher film returns

After 40 years and a seven-film franchise, the cult-classic “Halloween” (2018) released its newest installment Oct 19. and directed by David Gordon Green. In 1978, director John Carpenter terrified the world with what many people claim as the first slasher film. Long-time fans will see Jamie Lee Curtis reprising her role as Laurie Strode, the […]

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Jonah Hill’s film ‘Mid90s’ does well in reviews

Scrunchies, mom–jeans and grunge are not the only things from the 1990s that are regaining their relevance. This surge of nostalgia is rapidly spreading to the entertainment industry. Although the ‘90s’ era is seeing a major increase in popularity, Jonah Hill did not want this to be the main focus of his directorial debut “Mid90s” […]

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TV binging impacts lives of students

With the increasing popularity of subscription services, such as Netflix and Hulu, almost any show or movie is readily available at the click of a button. This may sound like a convenient way to watch content but too much time spent watching TV can take a toll on one’s health. Binge-watching is watching two or […]

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Tim Burtons classic holiday film celebrates 25 years of cinematic fun

In a few days, fans will be able to celebrate the 25th anniversary of “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Since the movie’s debut in theaters Oct. 29, 1993, it has become a traditional holiday movie. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is a stop-motion animated film directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton. The story and […]

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Movie adaption decline in ratings for young adult novels

Before superhero movies were the trend, young adult fantasy and dystopian movies dominated the theaters. Now there are hardly any recent blockbuster young adult series on the big screen. Some movie studios such as Summit Entertainment, 20th Century Fox and Columbia Pictures started to put this genre on the map by adapting popular young-adult books […]

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Hollywood diversity report displays a need for change

In 1940, Hattie McDaniel accepted the first Oscar awarded to an African-American for her role as Mammy, a house servant in “Gone with the Wind” (1939). She sat away from her fellow cast members and was barred from attending the film’s premiere. Though much has changed, the 2018 Hollywood Diversity Report showed that only 1.4 […]