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‘Summer of ’84’ breaks all the rules when it comes to serial killer movies

Claire Oliver August 20, 2018

The '80s must have been one hell of a decade. In recent times, it seems Hollywood has often looked to the beloved era for inspiration behind top-rated films and television shows.  “Summer of '84”...

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Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ finally comes to Fort Collins

Ashley Potts April 18, 2018

Hipsters and movie buffs worry no more, the long awaited "Isle of Dogs" has finally made its way to Fort Collins movie screens. The movie originally premiered on limited release on March 23, but Fort...

Spielbergs The Post examines the ethical and national ramifications of the Washington Posts legal battle to publish The Pentagon Papers. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox).

‘The Post’ emphasizes importance of a free press

Nick Botkin January 20, 2018

A president attempts to threaten a newspaper legally. Said president refers to reporters as "bastards." This might evoke a certain leader's "fake news" diatribes. But these events are part of Steven...

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‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is far from a train wreck

Nate Day November 14, 2017

Agatha Christie's murder-mystery "Murder on the Orient Express" has been a massively famous story since its publication in 1934. It has very successfully been adapted to film, television and stage...

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Lyric movie review: ‘Lady MacBeth’ is not relatable, full of cliches

Nick Botkin August 23, 2017

  Movie: Lady MacBeth Genre: Drama Director: William Oldroyd Runtime: 90 minutes Fun fact: According to IMDB, there are only three musical passages in the entire film score. "Life is brutish,...

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials opened on September 18th (image courtesy of IMDb)

Film Review: ‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’

Chapman W. September 21, 2015

As the latest in the list of movies based on books about dystopian futures with oppressive governments, zombies and angst-ridden teens, can "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" live up to the success of its...

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Redbox Review: The Interview

Zach Johnson May 13, 2015

Every so often, there is a film that brings together the American public to rally for something they truly believe in. Last year, that film was not Selma, Still Alice or another dead-serious drama film...

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Redbox Review: The Double

Zach Johnson April 28, 2015

Pro tip: next time you're writing an essay and you have no idea what you're talking about, just throw in the word Kafkaesque once or twice. The adjective, which means "reminiscent of the work of Franz...

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Redbox Review: The Voices

Zach Johnson April 22, 2015

This weekend, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, the sequel to one of the worst comedies I've ever seen in my life, played at 3,633 theaters across our glorious nation. Now, considering that sequels are almost unequivocally...

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Redbox Review: Birdman

Zach Johnson April 14, 2015

I'm going to go ahead and assume you are not a film critic. I mean, in a sense, we all are when we tell our friends we cried at the end of Fast and Furious 18 or were disappointed by the Hobbit trilogy,...

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Redbox Review: Big Hero 6

Zach Johnson March 31, 2015

I'm not a big fan of children's movies. Sure, I love a lot of the Pixar classics and there are a good few exceptions to the rule, but I usually feel like they cater to the lowest common denominator (I...

Redbox Review: Annabelle

Redbox Review: Annabelle

Zach Johnson March 10, 2015

If you're into horror movies, you've probably seen one about a killer doll before. From classics like Child's Play and Dolls (so underrated, give it a try!) to not-so-classics like every sequel to...

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