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REVIEW: Why ‘Black Panther’ is not that good

Jack Molmud, Video Editor

March 16, 2018

Nearly two weeks after its release, “Black Panther” has grossed almost $500 million and has taken pop culture by storm. And when the theater is packed on a late Sunday night, I knew I had to see what the hype was all about. Little did I know how disappointed I would be. If I can sum up Black Pa...

‘Bayonetta 2’ offers higher quality for Nintendo Switch

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018

Ding-dong, the witch is back as Bayonetta leaps onto the Nintendo Switch and takes center stage nine years after her appearance on the Wii U. Relive the story of the famed Umbran witch as she adventures to recover her lost memories, make a wide roster of friends and unleash devastating witch powers on her...

MGMT evolve its sound in ‘Little Dark Age’ album

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018

MGMT’s fourth album, “Little Dark Age,” released on Feb. 9, is a captivating display of varied synth pop production, with lyrics that speak to the millennial generation. Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden’s previous music under the name MGMT sounds drastically different from this new album. ...

“The Shape of Water” a rare love story

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

With 13 Oscar nominations, The Shape of Water brings a woman’s love affair with a rare species to the big screen. The subtle drama was carried by intimate moments between the leading characters, a thrilling race against the clock and even a short one-time black and white musical number by the lead actr...

“Pop Team Epic” mixes old-fashioned anime, modern pop culture

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

The anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s surreal four-panel comedy manga, “Pop Team Epic,” premiered on Jan. 6, to the delight of manga fans and to the confusion of newcomers expecting a typical comedy anime. The first episode starts with a fake-out opening of a generic idol rom-com entitled “Hoshii...

“Black Lightning” a modern super-hero story

William Roman, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

On a dark and rainy night, Jefferson Pierce is pinned face down on the hood of a police vehicle while his daughters watch with expressions of anger on their faces. After avoiding giving him an explanation for why they pulled him over in the first place, one officer eventually says that a local liquo...

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

Alaizza Rato, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the final film of erotic romance series “Fifty Shades of Grey,” ends in disappointment. Known for its love story and sex scenes, it falls more on the lines of a thriller compared to the two previous films. The movie focuses on the main female character’s new life marr...