Oscar-worthy movies to look out for this fall

Lifestyle

By Gabby Rente Lifestyle Editor   As the fall semester keeps rolling by, it’s this time of year that some of the best —and Oscar worthy— movies come out. Below is a list of movies to see when they are released. Hustlers (Sept. 13) Although this movie came out last Friday, this one comes highly […]

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A long-overdue look into the life of J. R. R. Tolkien

Lifestyle

By Amanda Gabriel Senior Writer When we take the plunge into the mind and lives of great writers and creative thinkers, we can’t help but be filled with wonder and awe. A look into the mind of renowned English writer J. R. R. Tolkien is certain to spark that same feeling. He is the author […]

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Upcoming “X-Men” film spoils major death in trailer

Lifestyle

By Vanessa Rupertus Elm Staff Writer Ever since the announcement of the newest installment of the “X-Men” series, “Dark Phoenix,” and the release of the first trailer in September 2018, rumors have surfaced concerning a potential major death in the film. In the second trailer released by 20th Century Fox on March 1, fans finally […]

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Miller Library unveils Pop DVD collection

Student Life

            By Katy Shenk Student Life Editor Although movie streaming services have made life more convenient, we all know the feeling of frustration when a last-minute Netflix search fails to produce results. Before resigning yourself to paying to rent a film on YouTube or Amazon Prime, try scanning Miller Library’s […]

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New “Fast & Furious” spinoff is shifting gears in a big way

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor There’s yet another “Fast & Furious” film on the horizon, but Vin Diesel won’t be behind the wheel in this one. With the massive success of the action-packed street racing franchise, few were surprised to learn that a few spinoff movies are in the works (one starring Dwayne “The Rock” […]

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The Secret Lives of Rock Stars and Monarchs: Upcoming Biographical Films that are Sure to Captivate Audiences

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor The celebrity world is one we all seem to be strangely enamored with, full of the kind of excitement, visibility, and scandal we rarely, if ever, experience in our daily lives. Perhaps this fascination (occasionally crossing the line into obsession) can account for the ever-constant deluge of films that begin […]

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Reimagining Horror History: Cult Classic Film “Suspiria” Returns to the Silver Screen

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor With all the pulp slasher films coming out lately, it seems as if it has been a while since horror cinema has made audiences feel genuinely, profoundly disturbed. In the case of the upcoming “Suspiria,” Matt Miller of Esquire described the first viewing as “traumatizing” for its audience, and that […]

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“Killing Eve” and “Sharp Objects”, Rise of the Female-Centric Psychological Thriller

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor It’s not your imagination. Lately, there’s been a surge in mind-bending thriller stories centered on genuinely engaging female characters. Recent and popular psychological films featuring women in lead roles such as “Gone Girl,” “Room,” and “The Girl on the Train” have piqued public interest in seeing related stories, opening the […]

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Summer Sequels Triumph at Box Office, What Makes a Second Installment Worth Your Time?

Lifestyle

By Erin Caine Lifestyle Editor Lately, Hollywood has been especially attuned to the formidable selling power of a good franchise. This summer’s film landscape has been no exception, studded with much-anticipated — and in some cases long-awaited — sequels to popular films. According to IMDb, there have already been over two dozen of them shown […]

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Surviving the Holiday Hype When You Don’t Celebrate Christmas

Opinion

By Olivia Libowitz Elm Staff Writer The holiday season has gotten too political. That’s right, I said it. You can’t go two minutes during this time of year without hearing about “happy holidays,” the new Starbucks cup design, or why people can or cannot make little paper Christmas trees as a craft in school. Why has […]

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