Now Streaming: The Death of Stalin

Jacob Kinsella, IV Leader Staff

September 17, 2020

As shining example of what dark comedy can be, The Death of Stalin directed by Armando Ianucci delivers an incredible viewing experience. Starring Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, and Jason Isaacs, after the death of Joseph Stalin, ...

Lessons from ‘Temptations’

Donna Johnson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Tyler Perry’s “Temptations” is an excellent movie and a great life lesson about adultery. This movie is a little more on the mature side, but still a great movie and definitely a tear-jerker. The film starts off with...

‘Deadpool’ dead on the money

Brianna Brooks, IV Leader Columnist

March 10, 2016

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...

Adele solidifies her return with release of ‘25’

Aris Showers, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2016

Soul singer Adele is back in the spotlight after a four-year hiatus with her brand new album “25.” The singer is breaking records on the Billboard charts and inspiring fans. The Billboard charts have steadily tracked Adele’s...

Lady Gaga turns tragedy into artistry with release of ARTPOP

Yessenia Nunez, A & E Columnist

December 5, 2013

After suffering from a labral tear and what we now know, a broken hip, Lady Gaga was forced to cancel her Born This Way Ball earlier this year, leaving her little monsters and the Queen of Pop devastated. She was suffering with...

‘Thor: The Dark World’ satisfies moviegoers

Nadia Churchil-gilstrap, A & E Columnist

December 5, 2013

From Norse gods to research scientists and from alien realms to London, England. Thor: The Dark World has it all.  Two different worlds must band together to prevent the impending apocalypse of the entire universe. This movie...

Hanks shines as lead in ‘Captain Phillips’

Nadia Churchil-Gilstrap, A & E Columnist

November 7, 2013

When the freight ship of Captain Phillips (Tom Hanks) is boarded by armed pirates, he and his crew must fight for their very survival. Captain Phillips is faced with the responsibility of protecting his crew and his own conflicting...

Monster-U is a roaring hit

David Page, A & E Columnist

November 7, 2013

We’re heading back to school with “Monster University,” with the return of Mike and Sully from the original Monsters Inc. In this film, we see how Mike and Sully first met at the prestigious Monsters University, and also...

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