Reel History is off to an explosive start

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer As students entered the Air Products Room in Trexler Library, they are greeted by the smiling faces of history and TV/film professors. Popcorn, candies and drinks are complimentary for the enjoyment of the film. Fireball candies are displayed to compliment the theme of the night’s event, “Reel History: Going Nuclear.” This was the second year … [Read more...]

Music makes the movie

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor I love to watch movies. Whether they are animated, suspense, comedy or drama, it doesn’t take much convincing from someone to get me to watch a movie. I recently watched the movie “Happy Death Day,” which has similarity to “Groundhog Day,” where a girl relives the same day over and over again. I tend to pass on the thriller and horror … [Read more...]

Black Panther: An Empowering and Action-Packed Tale

By Ellen Cicchitti Online Editor Marvel’s Black Panther was the most anticipated film of 2018, and it is clear to see why. Directed by Ryan Coogler and written by Joe Robert Cole, with assistance from Coogler, it has become one of the highest-grossing films of 2018, and even set the record for the biggest debut by an African-American director. For Coogler and Cole, Black … [Read more...]

2015 Mid-Summer Blockbuster Review

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor This summer has been filled with plenty of movies claiming to be the “blockbuster of the summer.” With many of the big releases already in theaters, The Minstrel wants to help you decide which films to see, and which to skip. Jurassic World Directed by Colin Trevorrow, Jurassic World marks the return to the world of … [Read more...]