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Review of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Review of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Wesley Schulz, Writer

November 12, 2019

After sinking about 20 hours into Activision’s newest Call of Duty game, I feel as though I can properly review the game. This will not be a complete review, however, as I have yet to play any of the single-player campaigns, so this review will be focusing solely on the multiplayer aspect of the game....

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” Review

Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” Review

Christian Branch, Writer

November 12, 2019

Kanye West has been in the public spotlight nonstop recently, both for his music and his political views. The decorated producer and artist received heavy criticism for his outspoken support for President Donald Trump, as well as for the confusion regarding when his newest album would be dropping. West’s...

Downton Abbey Review

Downton Abbey Review

Madeleine Nicks, Co-Managing Editor, Opinion Editor

November 12, 2019

I am a die-hard Downton Abbey fan. I followed the Crawley’s and their staff through all their seasons of heartbreak, joy, problems, solutions, and passive-aggressive dinner parties. That’s why I was so excited to hear that the beloved characters were transferred to the big screen. My word of adv...

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

Patrick Otte, Writer

November 11, 2019

The forest line is incoming as Cal Krestis jumps from a Resistance airship. Cal, using his attuned force powers grabs hold of a vine under the forest canopy, using the force to swing him from one vine to the next. Eventually, Cal reaches his destination, a thick tree with aged branches spanning some...

What’s Next for Game of Thrones Fans?

What’s Next for Game of Thrones Fans?

Patrick Otte, Writer

November 11, 2019

Many Game of Thrones fans felt as if they were left off on a sour note when season eight abruptly ended. However, this won’t be the end of Westeros. HBO began shooting the pilot for Bloodmoon when season eight of Game of Thrones was showing in April, abandoning it and turning toward another prequel...

A Review of “Joker”

A Review of “Joker”

Jacob Self, Writer

November 8, 2019

The only movie that I’ve ever seen in theaters on two separate occasions was 2019’s cinema masterpiece: Joker. Everything that could go right in a real movie went right in this one. The cinematography was beyond reproach, the acting was phenomenal, and the character development was absolutely flawless....

The Politician (a Netflix Original)

The Politician (a Netflix Original)

Paige Levinson, Co-Business Manager

November 8, 2019

On the rare occasion that I have enough free time to binge a new series, I can spend quite a bit of time scrolling through pages and pages of Netflix trying to decide what to watch. So, when I found myself with nothing to do on a cloudy Sunday morning, I randomly clicked a Netflix Original Series The P...

Oldies but Goodies

Oldies but Goodies

Julia Guglielmo, Co-Business Manager

November 6, 2019

With programs such as Netflix and Hulu dominating our TVs and computer screens, we cannot help but watch new shows. But what about the old shows? I was born in 2001, so my childhood was enhanced by shows like iCarly, Good Luck Charlie, and Victorious. Following the life of Charlie through Teddy’s vlogs...

Review: Zombieland: Double Tap

Review: Zombieland: Double Tap

Ian Brown, News Editor

November 6, 2019

Zombieland: Double Tap (rated R) is a refreshing take on the tired, oversaturated zombie movie genre. A sequel to the original 2009 movie, Double Tap continues the satirical slapstick comedy its predecessor was known for, and while not all of its jokes necessarily land, solid acting and clever writing ...

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Review

Sierra Burgess is a Loser Review

Nafisah Fathima

February 8, 2019

A relatively new movie to Netflix, “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” is a rom-com starring Sierra Burgess (Shannon Purser), Veronica (Kristine Froseth) and Jamey (Noah Centineo) is an over-done, modern take on the catfishing cliché. Purposely given the wrong number by the popular mean girl, Jamey, a kind ...

Bandersnatch: Is it a commentary on our reality?

Bandersnatch: Is it a commentary on our reality?

Nafisah Fathima

January 17, 2019

If you’ve played Bandersnatch, the Black Mirror interactive movie-game, you’ll know that it’s… intense. If you don't know what it is, Bandersnatch is about Stefan Butler, a video game programmer portrayed by Fionn Whitehead, trying to make it big in the industry by basing his video game on a cho...

Thronebreaker Game Review

Thronebreaker Game Review

Patrick Otte

January 17, 2019

After the stunning production of "The Witcher 3" in 2015, "CD Project Red" rolled out a game to its eager fans, and fellow fantasy enthusiasts to revel over.  "Thronebreaker" is a game like no other, thought-provoking and immersive. The universe of "The Witcher" and "Thronebreaker" are interconnected. "Throne...

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