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‘The Last Jedi’ entrances with relatable cast

‘The Last Jedi’ entrances with relatable cast

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 01/01/2018 After the uninspiring debut of J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, I became fearful for one of my favorite movie franchises. Sure, Episode VII was entertaining, but it did little to differentiate itself from the original films. Thankfully, Rian Johnson’s artistic direction in The Last Jedi creates […]

Branagh turns in stellar performance in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Branagh turns in stellar performance in ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Isaac Davies | Staff Writer 11/16/17 Hollywood interpretations of beloved books stand on shaky ground. The director wants to make a great cinematic experience while staying as true to the original work as he can. While the source books are amazing in their own right, a movie cannot alway be told in the exact same […]

Despite tired premise, ‘Happy Death Day’ stays fresh

Despite tired premise, ‘Happy Death Day’ stays fresh

By Liyang Wan | Staff Writer 10/19/17 People sometimes wish that their lives could be frozen at a particular moment, but if the price to pay for such a fantasy would be going through that same day for all of eternity, maybe they would reconsider. The new horror/comedy flick Happy Death Day is the latest movie […]

Cruise, others nail roles in ‘American Made’

Cruise, others nail roles in ‘American Made’

By Nicolas Lucente | Staff Writer 10/05/17 Tom Cruise. Tom Cruise! TOM CRUISE! That man has done it again. American Made, released on Sept. 28, is turning critics’ and audiences’ heads, and for good reason. The film is a biopic about a pilot named Barry Seal, played by Cruise, who has quit his average job […]

‘Kingsman’ beats expectations again in sequel

‘Kingsman’ beats expectations again in sequel

By Leah Devorak | Editor-in-Chief 10/05/17 God save the queen. Kingsman is brilliant. After keeping fans waiting for three years, the second film in the beloved series, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, picks up with a bang as Eggsy, played by Taron Egerton; Roxy, played by Sophie Cook; Merlin, played by Mark Strong and the whole […]

‘The Duke’s’ fall guide to major and minor flicks

‘The Duke’s’ fall guide to major and minor flicks

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer Fall 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting mix of major blockbuster releases and indie darlings. Here is The Duke’s run-down of the films we are most excited to see: It The clown-fearing beware: We are only a few weeks away from the new It coming to town. […]

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ nails Peter, Vulture, but misses intrigue

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ nails Peter, Vulture, but misses intrigue

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer Since 2002, moviegoers have experienced three different and unique interpretations of New York’s favorite “Web-slinger.” Toby Maguire brought Spider-Man’s nerdy, awkward mannerisms to the forefront, whereas Andrew Garfield’s iteration channeled the cocky side of Peter Parker. Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Tom Holland expertly combines both personalities into a recognizable and lovable […]