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Widows review

Widows review

Carter Aakhus, staff writer

November 26, 2018

Five years after his Academy Award winning film “12 Years a Slave” was released in theaters, director Steve McQueen has finally delivered his follow-up. Rather than making another small scale dramatic film, McQueen chose the path of making an accessible, entertaining and exciting thriller that is...

The best yeehaw movie yet: “A Star Is Born”

The best yeehaw movie yet:

Karen Larionova, editor

November 15, 2018

After releasing her country-pop album “Joanne,” Lady Gaga stepped away from mainstream music to horseback deeper into the world of cowboy genres. When actor and director Bradley Cooper approached Lady Gaga, she was ready for this big project: She had been wanting to do more acting since her stint...

“Mid90s” review

Carter Aakhus, staff writer

November 5, 2018

“Mid90s” is the directorial debut of Jonah Hill, who is known for acting in films such as “Superbad,” “21 Jump Street” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.” With this, he steps behind the camera to create a simple dramatic experience that is meant to evoke feelings of nostalgia and belonging....

“The Predator” review

Carter Aakhus, writer

September 24, 2018

“The Predator,” a blandly titled sequel to the 1987 classic “Predator,” is the newest in the recent barrage of reboots and sequels to cult classics. The banality of the title is fitting, as the film attached to it lacks inspiration or intensity. The premise follows a soldier who, after an...

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