“Lion” Review

Genre: Drama Based on: “A Long Way Home” (2013) by Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose Director: Garth Davis Writer: Luke Davies Starring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman Release Date: Nov. 25, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some sensuality Plot Summary: “A 25-year-old Indian […]

“Arrival” Review

Genre: Sci-Fi/Thriller Based on: “Story of Your Life” (1998) by Ted Chiang Director: Denis Villeneuve Writer: Eric Heisserer Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg and Mark O’Brien Release Date: Nov. 11, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes Rating: Rated PG-13 for brief strong language Plot Summary: “A linguist and a theoretical physicist […]

“Moonlight” Review

Genre: Drama Director: Barry Jenkins Writers: Barry Jenkins and Tarell McCraney Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Alex R. Hibbert, Janelle Monae, Naomie Harris and Jaden Piner Release Date: November 18, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 50 minutes Rating: Rated R for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence and language throughout Plot Summary: “An African-American […]

Valentine’s Day Movie Recommendations

//DAVID ROBINSON// For some, Valentine’s Day is a beautiful day devoted to your love for your significant other. For others, Valentine’s Day might as well be renamed Single Awareness Day. It is a popular tradition to watch romantic films on Valentine’s Day, but many have argued that it is not a good idea for single […]

OPINION: The Next Wolverine

//DAVID ROBINSON// 20th Century Fox’s and Marvel Entertainment’s “Logan” (2017) will be released on March 3, 2017. The film will reprise Hugh Jackman as Wolverine and Patrick Stewart as Charles Xavier. In this story, Wolverine and Xavier must relapse from their quiet and secluded life along the Mexican border to protect and aid a girl […]

OPINION: Should Batman Kill His Villains?

//DAVID ROBINSON// “If you kill a killer, the number of killers in the world still remain the same.” This is Batman’s/Bruce Wayne’s reasoning behind not snapping the necks of every single criminal he comes into contact with. Batman is trying to be a symbol of justice and order in his community; killing is, in his […]

Winter Break Movie Recommendations

//DAVID ROBINSON// The first semester of the 2016-17 school year will be officially over next week. Students are viciously preparing for their final exams/projects while staff are desperately trying to keep up with grading the assignments of their students. In just a few more days however, the stress and anxiety will lift off of the […]