Tag: movies

Patriots Day Movie Review

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Patriots Day Movie Review             After the amazing success of Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon I had really high hopes for Patriots Day, and I’ve only heard all good things about it so far. So I…

Voices in the Atrium: Holiday Traditions

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It’s December 19th, and Christmas is in 6 days, Hanukkah starts in 5 days, and Kwanzaa starts in 7 days. With the start of the last school week of 2016, and the school heading towards our first big break (although it…

Horror Movie Recommendations

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The Halloween season is drawing to a close, but there’s always a reason to watch a truly great horror movie, as few and far between as they are. The genre of horror is a haven for low art and cheap…

Summer Blockbusters!

Let’s talk about tentpole franchises, and how spectacularly they can fail or succeed. Specifically, this summer provided two movies showing the good and ugly of the business. Franchises have an equal potential to redeem themselves or to crash and burn. I’m…

Mother’s Day: A Time to Show Appreciation

Each year, Mother’s Day comes around, but every day, it is the mothers, fathers, siblings, aunts, grandparents, teachers, etc. in our lives, who make us who we are. Who goes to work, helps you with your homework, drives you to games and…

The Health Nut: Healthy Movie Snacks

As you step foot into a movie theater, the smell of popcorn wafts into your nose, enticing you, luring you into its false, buttery clutches. Did you know that the “butter” that you drizzle on top of your already buttered popcorn…

The Oscars 2014 Predictions

    The predicament about modern entertainment – professional sports, music, television – is that most people either care vehemently or not at all. The same principle applies to the Oscars coming up on March 2nd. For some, the Oscars…

The Grey: A gripping tale of survival and desperation

Reading a description of The Grey’s movie plot, one might dismiss it as yet another rugged survival movie with little character development and an almost nonexistent plot. A plane leaving from an oil rig in Alaska crashes in the snowy…

What to watch for Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year – everyone is a little happier, and we get a week off from soul-crushing routine. Well, we’re back in it now, but looking back on Christmas, one of my favorite parts is that…