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Mars moves into retrograde, and it can affect everybody

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Cassie Oppelt, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

As if this year has not been crazy enough, Mars has officially gone into retrograde. Is everything going backwards? This phenomenon began on September 9 and continues through November 13. This retrograde occurs in Aries, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t affect everybody. Let's go over the det...

The Importance of Music

The Importance of Music

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

August 15, 2020

For many, being stuck at home all day can be tiring or boring. Along with all the shows/movies being watched, many forget about a very important form of entertainment: music. Music is very powerful and can be used for many things. Many use music to bring them inspiration, to adjust their mood, to...

The Killing of a Sacred Deer: A tale of karma and sacrifice

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Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017) is a mind bending psychological thriller directed and written by Yorgos Lanthimos. The film follows a seemingly perfect family who are torn apart by a mysterious boy. The Killing of a Sacred Deer  is definitely one of the best psychological thrillers of the 2010's, an...

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Many items that can be used to fend off boredom during these slow and long quarantine days.

Kaylee Villanueva Santos, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

The coronavirus has swept in to the U.S.A. at an alarming rate. America, like many other countries, has had to shut down countless activities in order to avoid the spread of the virus.   This epidemic has resulted in businesses being forced to close, state-wide curfews, country-wide lockdowns, and...

Movie Time!

Movie Time!

Cassandra Oppelt, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Green Room: The Alien of punk rock

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Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Green Room was released in 2016 by director Jeremy Saulnier. It was met with fairly decent reviews from critics and audiences, however it performed poorly in the box office, raking in only $3.8 million against it's $5 million budget. This film follows an indie punk band as they get trapped in a bac...

The Matrix 4: What should we expect?

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Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

The Matrix franchise is one of the most famous staples of the sci-fi movie genre. Fusing aspects of Asian Kung-Fu movies and the adrenaline rush of American action films, The Matrix paved the road for Bullet Time movies. The hyper-violent slow-motion action scenes and awesome visuals make the movie ver...

Mad Max Fury Road: Director George Miller’s best work

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Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

The Mad Max films have been hailed as some of the greatest action films of all time. The first three films, all of which were released in the late 70's and early 80's, got a very much appreciated sequel in 2015. Mad Max: Fury Road absolutely stormed the box office when it released, bringing in a who...

American Psycho: A satirical masterpiece

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Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

*SPOILER WARNING FOR THE FIRST 29:30 MINUTES OF AMERICAN PSYCHO* American Psycho (2000) follows Patrick Bateman, (played by Christian Bale) an extremely wealthy and charismatic banker who leads a double life as a deranged serial killer. Co-written and directed by Mary Harron, the film paints B...

American Animals: Heist/documentary hybrid

American Animals: Heist/documentary hybrid

Gabe Guida, Staff Writer

January 24, 2020

Written and directed by Bart Layton, American Animals is a true crime drama released in 2018. The film managed to bring in a couple of awards: The British Independent Award For Debut Screenwriter, and British Independent Film Award For Best Editing. The cast boasts several big names, such as Evan ...

Bad Boys For Life Goes Above and Beyond to Create a stellar action movie

Bad Boys For Life Goes Above and Beyond to Create a stellar action movie

Justin Buynak, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The bad boys are back and are definitely not boys anymore. Although the second movie, Bad Boys II, was not as ambitious as the original, this third movie is the most successful in the series. Here is the scenario: 17 years later, Will Smith and Martin Lawrence reprise their roles as Mike Lowrey a...

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