Reviewing “Only the Brave,” A Movie Based on a True Story

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By Jason Yon Senior Writer “Only the Brave” is the true story of a group of Arizona brush firefighters called the Granite Mountain Hotshots. I usually don’t jump for the “based on a true story” movies, but this one immediately caught my eye. Not only does it feature an amazing cast, but the story hits fairly […]

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Reviewing the Thriller, “mother!”

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By Brian Brecker Elm Staff Writer Darren Aronofsky’s “mother!” is a horror film retelling of Genesis and the New Testament strewn with symbolism and particularly blasphemous perspectives on these stories. The main plot of the story is about a husband and a wife, the latter of whom built their home, where the entire film takes place. […]

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Is the Second Time a Charm? Reviewing “The Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” The Sequel

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By Jason Yon Elm Staff Writer Three years ago, “Kingsman: The Secret Service” was released in theaters. The eccentric spoof on the world of James Bond was received quite well by critics and moviegoers alike. There was something about the style of the characters and the nearly comic book level of action that clicked. It was […]

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Medicine Meets Horror: Reviewing the sci-fi drama, “Flatliners”

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By Amy Rudolph Web Editor As someone who hates scary movies, I was glad to see “Flatliners” was rated as a thriller and not a horror movie. Apparently that line was very blurred by those in charge. “Flatliners” opens to a group of stressed out medical students trying their best in the dog-eat-dog world of medicine. […]

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Don’t Breathe : A Movie Review

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By Jason Yon Elm Staff Writer Like someone desperately grasping for something in the dark, “Don’t Breathe” hopelessly aimed to add something unique to the horror genre.  Director Fede Alvarez, from the most recent incarnation of “Evil Dead”, leads Stephen Lang in a could be intriguing home invasion flick. While the movie started off well […]

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“Hell or High Water,” a Heavenly Experience?

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By Jason Yon Elm Staff Writer Set in rough and tumble West Texas, “Hell or High Water” follows two brothers as they struggle to survive and prosper after the death of their mother. Much like the Coen Brother’s “No Country for Old Men,” this film deals with the clash between new and old in the […]

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