“Doctor Strange” Lives Up to Marvel Films, Displays Jaw-Dropping Visuals

Doctor Strange is rated PG-13. Photo courtesy of

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Recently, it has become apparent that Marvel is incapable of making a bad movie. Every one of their films in some way has great entertainment value, even when they aren’t top tier (looking at you “Thor: The Dark World”). Fourteen films into the Marvel Cinematic Universe has proven that they have a plan and know how to keep people excited with new … [Read more...]

“Boo! A Madea Halloween” is the best movie for the worst reasons

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By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Sometimes, you go into a movie and you have an idea of what’s going to happen. Sometimes, your expectations are met, other times they are sadly not, and every once in a while, the movie goes over your expectations and is the better than you expected. What if I told you there is a movie that manages to simultaneously meet the criteria of all three … [Read more...]

Mainstream Music Breaking Down Stereotypes

Alessia Cara challenges the expectation of women to wear tight, form-fitting clothing by choosing to perform in jeans and t-shirts, and also doing her own hair and make-up. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief Mainstream music is hard to get away from. With fun beats and catchy lyrics, listeners sing along even when those lyrics are extremely degrading. They tell women they are objects: “a collectable, just like fine china” (thanks, Chris Brown) and also tell men to “grow a pair” (very nice, Ke$ha). The list of offensive songs are endless, but the … [Read more...]

“The Magnificent Seven” Isn’t Magnificent, But Still Pretty Good

Many critics are divided on “Magnificent Seven.” Photo
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By CJ Bamert Staff Writer The recent summer movie season is not one that will be remembered fondly. It was filled with lazy sequels, mediocre remakes and worst of all, big disappointments (I’m looking at you Suicide Squad!). But as we go into the fall movie season, sometimes the right movie comes out at the right time, and this time, that movie is “The Magnificent … [Read more...]