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How Creator Shane Dawson is Shaping the Future of YouTube

CLAIRE JUDSON, reporter

October 3, 2018


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With YouTube vloggers consistently growing in popularity, they seem to be a frequent topic of conversation. But recently, it is seemingly impossible to have a conversation about YouTube without one person’s name being mentioned: Shane Dawson. Specifically, his new style of making multiple-part documentary...

“Crazy Rich Asians” Reaches Crazy High Ratings

ELIE SCHWARTZ, reporter

October 3, 2018


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On Aug. 15th, the bright lights of Hollywood was changed forever. The release of “Crazy Rich Asians” (CRA) grossed $117.3 million dollars domestically. The film’s initial success will inspire the industry to produce more Asian and Asian-American centered movies. As the first all Asian cast movie...

Movie Goers Rave For “BlacKkKlansman” and “Sorry to Bother You”

EVELYN DOWNER, reporter

October 2, 2018


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This summer has given moviegoers many blockbuster hits, but arguably the most notable movies this summer have been “Sorry To Bother You” and “BlacKkKlansman.” The two films offer two poignant yet humorous perspectives on important social commentary and the black experience in America. Both films...

Review: Ready Player One

Review: Ready Player One

Sean Castro, Reporter

May 11, 2018


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There is almost an infinite amount of movies that have come from books, like “Harry Potter” or “Lord of the Rings.” “Ready Player One” was originally a novel written by Ernest Cline about a young gamer named Wade Watts, who becomes destined to save the virtual reality world called the OASIS....

Power, Space, Reality, Soul, Time, and Mind: A Review of “Infinity War”

Power, Space, Reality, Soul, Time, and Mind: A Review of “Infinity War”

Caden Merrill, Asst. A&E Editor

May 11, 2018


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“Mr. Stark, you’ve become part of a bigger universe, you just don’t know it yet.” These were the words spoken by S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury to genius, billionaire, playboy, and philanthropist Tony Stark, who had just revealed to the world that he was Iron Man. Starting with “Iron Man”...

Going Cuckoo For Coco

Going Cuckoo For Coco

Paulina Gonzalez, Head Opinions Editor

January 12, 2018


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Pixar’s newest animated film “Coco” has been a success in theaters, grossing over $391.1 million at the box office and receiving an astounding 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. The film follows a 12-year-old Mexican boy named Miguel Rivera who has a deep passion for music, which is something that his family...

Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Caden Merrill

December 14, 2017


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“That lightsaber was Luke's, and his father's before him, and now, it calls to you.” George Lucas’ filmmaking enterprise known as Lucasfilm was purchased for approximately four billion dollars by the Walt Disney Company in 2012. Although Lucas was very torn about the decision that he made, he...

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

Caden Merrill

December 12, 2017


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“You’ve failed your highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me.” Once the end credits for “The Empire Strikes Back” rolled after a surprising cliffhanger in 1980, people were more than overjoyed with the outstanding movie that they just saw, but extremely disappointed that they would...

Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Caden Merrill

December 12, 2017


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“The Force is with you, young Skywalker. But you are not a Jedi yet.” The 1980s was a decade that helped to revive science fiction in cinema. Whereas science fiction was only viewed as critical social commentary or something that appealed exclusively to “geeks” or “nerds,” Star Wars proved...

Episode IV: A New Hope

Episode IV: A New Hope

Caden Merrill

December 9, 2017


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“If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.” It is an extremely true and valid statement that the Star Wars films have forever changed the landscape of the film industry. Before, movies were generally devoid of action, which could only be found in grand...

Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

Caden Merrill

December 4, 2017


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“So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause.” According to George Lucas, the central story of Star Wars is the tragedy of Anakin Skywalker and his metamorphosis into Darth Vader. While the previous two entries in the prequel trilogy, “The Phantom Menace” and “Attack of the Clones,”...

Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Episode II: Attack of the Clones

Caden Merrill

December 4, 2017


Filed under A&E, A&E Columns, Movies/TV

“The shroud of the Dark Side has fallen. Begun the Clone War has.” Three years after the release of “The Phantom Menace,”  Star Wars fans’ feelings toward George Lucas’ new prequel trilogy were in limbo. Despite grossing over a billion dollars worldwide, the film only garnered a mixed...

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