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‘Mr. Stark, This Movie Doesn’t feel So Good’

Noah Currie, IV Leader Culture Editor

August 30, 2018

Filed under A&E, Movies

“Avengers Infinity War” is a movie that deals with a massive amount of main characters, a large number of past prequels and a great villain. The first 10 minutes of the film are shocking and really set the tone of the movie....

“The Post” Review

Chase Ochsner, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

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

“The Post," directed by legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg, is a political drama dealing with conflict of Vietnam dating back to the Truman administration. This film features Tom Hanks as reporter Ben Bradlee, Meryl Streep as K...

Kim Radek-Hall: A profile

Chase Ochsner, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Featured News, Movies, News

Kim Radek, English and Film Professor at Illinois Valley Community College, has been inspiring college students since the 1990s. Radek wanted to “work with college students because I enjoyed college considerably…and realized I ...

What are African-American superheroes trying to say?

J.Q. Church, Web Advisor

April 26, 2018

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

On Sept. 16, 2016, Netflix released a straight-to-series season of “Luke Cage” where we were finally introduced to the bulletproof D-list hero, formally known as Marvel’s Power Man, in modern day Harlem. Only two years...

Comedic genius: ‘Flight of the Conchords’

Noah Currie, Columnist

February 15, 2018

Filed under A&E, Movies

“Flight of the Conchords” is an HBO show that follows the life of two New Zealand band members and their lives New York City. The cast is very colorful and includes characters such as a caring but unsuccessful manager,...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ will surely ‘rok’ your world

Noah Currie, Columnist

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Movies

“Thor: Ragnarok” was one of the funniest movies that I have seen in a while. It has everything that anyone could ask for, including a lot of cool action scenes that are visually appealing. The settings are all unique, varying...

Religious influences in DC’s top movies

Chase Oschner, Columnist

November 30, 2017

Filed under A&E, Movies

While in Philosophy of Religion, taught by Jason Beyer, I began to wonder where the line was drawn for religion within sacred films. So I decided to do an independent study where I focused on Hollywood blockbuster hits like...

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