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‘Sully’ provides action, suspense

Sabrina Dennis and Sara Kupperschmid

September 22

Filed under A&E, Movies

Be ready to grip your seats: though viewers are aware of the ending from the very beginning, Sully is a movie based on an event that happened on Jan. 15, 2009, the plane crash landing in the middle of the Hudson river. Starring...

‘Sausage Party’ a crowd-pleaser but vegans won’t relish it

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 1

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion, Uncategorized

The first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” initially premiered in 1937. Since this film’s premier, audiences around the world have grown to love animated films and their endearing (or detestable)...

‘Deadpool’ dead on the money

Brianna Brooks, IV Leader Columnist

March 10

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Movies

Many Marvel fans have been waiting for this film for a long time. “Deadpool” is a film that falls within the science fiction and fantasy realm, while bearing the general title as a superhero flick. The film is self-aware...

Out of this world

Brianna Brooks, IV Leader Columnist

January 28

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion

Taking place in a galaxy far, far away, we will take a look at the world’s newest blockbuster and continuation of everyone’s favorite space opera, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which came to theatres this December. The...

‘American Ultra’ channels ‘Bourne’ + ‘Dazed and Confused’

Brianna Brooks, Student Columnist

September 28

Filed under Movies

If you like movies about government conspiracy and with breakneck action, all wrapped up in the guise of a stoner rom-com, I’ve got a movie for you! In the small town of Liman, W.Va., Mike Howell’s hapless, stoner lifestyle...

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