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Movies

Admit One: Local Theaters

Admit One: Local Theaters

Three lesser-known local movie theaters provide unique atmospheres and films for moviegoers.

 

“Fury” Delivers Pitt’s Best Performance

“Fury” Delivers Pitt’s Best Performance

Although it is packed with gory violence, “Fury” delivers an emotional, enjoyable ride through tank warfare in World War II, with Brad Pitt shining as the star of the film.

 

“The Judge” Falls Short of Hype

“The Judge” Falls Short of Hype

Although “The Judge” is packed with powerhouse actors, the film’s lackluster writing and directing fails to do the sentimental story justice.

 

Halloween Without the Horror

Halloween Without the Horror

Staffer Katharine Swindells recommends her favorite not-so-scary halloween movies.

 

New Take, Old Topic

New Take, Old Topic

“The Maze Runner” proves to be a refreshing take on the typical dystopian movie.

 

“Mortified Nation” Strikes a Chord

“Mortified Nation” Strikes a Chord

The documentary “Mortified Nation” on Netflix is not only hilarious, but manages to connect with teenage viewers on a personal level.

 

“If I Stay Movie” Better than Book

“If I Stay Movie” Better than Book

Although both the book and movie versions of “If I Stay” are good, the movie brings the story and characters to life.

 

Heartfelt “Monsieur Lazhar” Delivers Poetic Performance

Heartfelt “Monsieur Lazhar” Delivers Poetic Performance

Monsieur Lazhar is a French Canadian film following the life of Algerian political refugee who gets a job as a teacher at a Montreal elementary school.

 

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Too Confusing to Enjoy

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Too Confusing to Enjoy

Although Guardians of the Galaxy can be funny at times, the plot is too convoluted and strange to impress staffer Elaine Chamberlain.

 

Movie “Boyhood” Is Realistic, Charming

Movie “Boyhood” Is Realistic, Charming

The movie Boyhood is an exceptional piece of movie making, which was created over 12 years and honestly portrays a coming-of-age story.

 

Robin Williams’ Top Five Scenes

Robin Williams’ Top Five Scenes

Actor Robin Williams passed away on Aug. 11, 2014. View a tribute to some of his greatest movie scenes here.

 

“Transcendence” Is Sci-Fi Flop

“Transcendence” Is Sci-Fi Flop

Although it covered interesting technological advancements and questions, “Transcendence” was not unique enough to hold interest.