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1917: One Shot to Save 1,600

1917: One Shot to Save 1,600

January 18, 2020 at 7:54 am 0 comments

By: Jacob King, Special to the Chronicle Early Monday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released their nominations for The Academy Awards, or more commonly known as The Oscars. This year nine films were nominated for the top prize of Best Picture, and I, as a filmRead More

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Doctor Sleep: An imperfect follow-up to The Shining

December 5, 2019 at 11:34 am 0 comments

Stanley Kubrick’s famed 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Shining” has left an undeniable influence and legacy on horror filmmaking and remains one of the most iconic horror films of all times. However, Stephen King himself has famously gone on record countless times to express his distaste for the film,Read More

Review: The Lighthouse

Review: The Lighthouse

October 30, 2019 at 5:48 pm 0 comments

As I sat down to write down my review for Robert Eggers’ new film “The Lighthouse,” I ended up restarting the entire review not once, but twice. I struggled with framing a review for a movie that I adore, yet I know many people will likely not enjoy. As IRead More

"Judy" chronicles the scandal and difficulty that plagued Judy Garland in her last years. Image courtesy of Pathé and BBC Films.

Review: “Judy” spotlights the woman behind the curtain

October 19, 2019 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

This review contains spoilers. The 2019 film “Judy” opens on Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios executive Louis B. Mayer leading a fourteen year old girl into an audition room. According to Mayer, she’s a Midwestern farm girl; an ignorant nobody from nowhere worth nothing to anyone who has two pennies to rub together.Read More

Staff Album Picks

Staff Album Picks

October 18, 2019 at 10:35 am 0 comments

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"Joker" stars Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck,  a performance that's generated both controversy and awards-buzz. Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers Studios.

“Joker” is no laughing matter

October 9, 2019 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

“Joker” has no answers. The big screen has seen it before: the people of Gotham are growing angry, confused, and disillusioned with a city overwhelmed by crime, rat infestations, and corruption. The news pits a restless underclass against a complacent upperclass in an unfair polite society. And the Joker bringsRead More

Netflix’s On My Block gives characters difficult choices

Netflix’s On My Block gives characters difficult choices

September 26, 2019 at 9:01 am 1 comment

How do you explain to everyone how you feel on the inside, or what’s running through your head?  Especially to your family, your caregiver, your one true love, or your ride or dies? This is the dilemma we see Cesar facing in the show “On My Block.”  Cesar is justRead More

Great cast, slow pace in IT: Chapter 2

Great cast, slow pace in IT: Chapter 2

September 26, 2019 at 9:00 am 0 comments

“It: Chapter 2” is the sequel to the 2017 film “It,” which followed a group of young teenagers combatting an evil entity that takes the form of the clown known as Pennywise. Directed by Andy Muschietti and based on the book by famed horror author Stephen King, the first filmRead More