Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Triple 9 Solid Yet Flawed

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

For those not in the know, the title Triple 9 refers to the police code which indicates that an officer has been killed in the line of duty. The film surrounds a group of thieves who plan to commit a robbery by shooting and killing an officer on the other…
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Adaptation.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Although Black History Month is winding to a close as the end of February approaches, that doesn’t mean that the history lesson has to stop. In the grand tradition of film, the biography is an expansive genre that spans cultures, countries and races to bring viewers human stories of triumph…
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Flavors That Will Make You Go Hmm…

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Last Tuesday, Hershey unveiled new carrot cake flavored Kisses for the upcoming Easter season. These bite-sized treats have been flying off of the shelves and have received mixed reviews. To see if they live up to the hype, I decided to give them a try. Read my review below and…
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The Life of Pablo Review

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Grade: 3.5 out of 5 Kanyes Genre: Rap/ Hip hop “Kendrick is what Kanye would have been if the Kardashians didn’t get him” tweeted The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, the night of the Grammys on Feb. 15.  He is referring to Kendrick Lamar, a lyrically gifted artist who delivered…
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The Witch Conjours Up Suspense

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

If you walk into The Witch (or The Witch: A New England Folktale, if we’re using the full title) expecting a horror film that is meant to get the teenagers screaming and the person next to you to jump into your lap on a date night, then you may be…
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Kanye v The People

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Kanye v Taylor Swift Elizabeth Granato Features Editor Here we go again. Looks like Kanye West is refueling a firestorm of drama with Taylor Swift but this  time, it’s with a lyric from his new song “Famous”. Basically, he is saying that he made Taylor famous. Taylor’s family, friends, and…
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Deadpool Gets Redemption

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

In 2009, the Marvel Comics character Deadpool (played even then by Ryan Reynolds) made his big screen debut in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. It was less than impressive, if we’re being nice. Between that film and the new one in theaters, leading man Reynolds also donned the guise of another superhero…
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Beyonce’s “Formation” Causes Controversy

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Just before the Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, Texas native Beyonce released a new song called “Formation”. Many people seemed to lose their minds, for very different reasons. Following a halftime performance alongside Coldplay and Bruno Mars–that featured the diva and her dancers channeling the Black Panthers in…
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NETFLIX

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

With Valentine’s day coming up it may have been tempting to provide a simple list of great romantic comedies to view with your loved one. while there’s always room for that, an even better idea would be to see which of these guilty pleasures, so-bad-they’re-good and just plain bad  romps…
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Big Names Up For Grammys

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Music’s biggest night will take place on Monday February 15 and this past year was full of great music. Many of your favorite artists are nominated and it seems like it will be too hard to tell who will walk away with the coveted award. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack…
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