Deadpool Breaks the Traditional Superhero Mold

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor Ryan Reynolds reprises his role as the infamous mercenary Wade Wilson in director Tim Miller’s feature film debut Deadpool. Deadpool finds Wilson adjusting to the news that he is terminally ill with cancer. In an attempt to save his life, he agrees to undergo rogue experimentation that could potentially cure him, but also … [Read more...]

Women’s Track and Field Firing on All Cylinders

By Ross Joswick Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 9, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (February 18, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. Coach Gordon Hornig has his team firing on all cylinders. The decorated and long-standing coach of the women’s track and field squad displayed his pride in his team’s accomplishments thus far this … [Read more...]

‘Room’ Is a Joyful Adaptation

By Antonia Spano Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 9, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (February 18, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. The movie adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s award-winning novel Room has received several awards, including three Best Actress nods to lead Brie Larson. Donoghue herself wrote the screenplay for the … [Read more...]

‘The Danish Girl’ Faithfully Adapts Novel

By Kimmie Semiday Staff Writer Director of the 2010 Academy Award Best Picture winner, Tom Hooper, has done it again in the 2015 movie adaptation of David Ebershoff’s The Danish Girl. In the film, Eddie Redmayne plays the main role of Einar Wegener/Lili Elbe, while Alicia Vikander plays alongside Redmayne as Gerda Wegener. Although, the movie is an almost identical … [Read more...]