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New Hop Along album displays expert and unique performances

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

May 4, 2018

Indie rock band Hop Along’s latest album “Bark Your Head Off, Dog,” is easily one of the best records of 2018 so far, an addictive display of expert songwriting and vocal performances. The Philadelphia band’s lead singer, Frances Quinlan, delivers an incredibly unique and varied performance ...

“Isle of Dogs” masterful animation, shallow characterization

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Wes Anderson’s return to the big screen with animated film “Isle of Dogs,” has the potential to be a great film, but lacks the heart to achieve it. “Isle of Dogs” takes place in the fictional Japanese city of Megasaki City in the near future. It tells the story of Atari Kobayashi and his...

‘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...

“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...

“The Greatest Showman” proves to be more than just another musical

Lorie Anne L. Reyes, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018

  “The Greatest Showman” is an uplifting, over-the-top musical film inspired by the life of Phineas Taylor Barnum, an American showman who widely popularized the circus and oddities entertainment business through the “Greatest Show on Earth.” Truthfully, I was not expecting much from “...

Beyond: Two Souls Review

Supreet Singh, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

Rarely is there a game that divides gamers as much as “Beyond: Two Souls”. It has split the gaming community with some of the lowest to some of the highest scores of the year. One thing is certain, however, David Cage has created an experience that is unlike any game we’ve seen before. “Beyond”...