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Foreign films in the past have had trouble getting their media in America however,  recently they have gained popularity in the states.

Foreign films sail to the states

Lily Howard September 15, 2022

Behind every movie and television series is a team of cast and crew members who put hard work into creating a quality product. Yet, some audiences may never enjoy these productions, as they must first...

While Disney removes movies due to racist scenes, many parents are upset at the loss of the films.

Erasing cultural insensitivity within Disney+

Kaitlin Brice May 5, 2021

Disney Plus announced the removal of select classic movies from children’s profiles within the streaming service due to exhibits of racial and cultural insensitivity. Some parents are now arguing that...

As summer approaches drive-in theaters may become a popular way to enjoy a film while social distancing.

Drive-in movie theaters make a comeback in New Jersey because of social distancing

Sam Skolnick June 12, 2020

Due to social distancing guidelines, movie theaters all across New Jersey are closed. Despite the low number of drive-in theatres left, they may be the perfect answer to being able to enjoy films while...

“Joker” follows Arthur Fleck, a struggling clown who aspires to become a stand-up comedian but is held back by mental illness.

“Joker” film casts light on mental illnesses

Vaughn Battista November 15, 2019

“Joker” is a film that has been mired in controversy long before its release, with the Washington Post describing it as “one of the most divisive movies of the year.” Many, without even watching...

The book series Scary Stories topped the American Library Association’s list of the 100 most frequently challenged books from 1990-1999. People demanded for the books to be removed from libraries. But it inspired the movie adaptation Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark that earned $21 million at its box office debut, according to Business Insider.

“Scary Stories To Tell in The Dark” captures horror of the books despite PG-13 rating

Jacynth Apora September 13, 2019

The book series Scary Stories topped the American Library Association’s list of the 100 most frequently challenged books from 1990-1999. People demanded for the books to be removed from libraries. But...

Known to most as Ted Bundy, Theodore Robert Cowell was a serial killer notorious for murdering countless young women.

New documentary shows realistic view of Bundy

Kaitlyn Hammond June 20, 2019

Wicked, evil, vile. Among many others, these words can easily be used to describe serial killer Ted Bundy. But with the recent release of Netflix’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile,”...

The Hunger Games has two sequels: Catching Fire and Mockingjay.

Movie sequels don’t always live up to the originals

Kaitlyn Hammond March 15, 2019

Look at the show listings for any movie theater and there’s bound to be a sequel. From “The Avengers” to “Harry Potter,” the movie industry has recently seen too many sequels to count. Since...

Lady Gaga attends the movie premiere of A Star is Born, in which she plays hopeful singer Ally.

‘A Star is Born’ stays true to original despite updates

Sam Skolnick November 21, 2018

A drunken rockstar meets a small town girl with big dreams and music brings them together. You could summarize “A Star is Born” in this one sentence, but it is so much more than that. Sometimes,...

Every Day book vs. movie

‘Every Day’ book vs. movie

Jacynth Apora May 4, 2018

If you changed bodies every day, how would you make each day count? The novel and movie “Every Day” focuses on main character A, who wakes up in a different body each day. A makes sure that they...

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Veronica Yaron’s Ultimate Halloween Movie BINGE

Veronica Yaron October 13, 2017

The first thing many people learn about me is that I love Halloween; all of October is dedicated to making a homemade costume, decorating, and watching horror films. The latter is actually more of a year-round...

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‘Silence’ explore loyalty, perseverance in Christian missionaries’ journey

Sawyer Barth February 20, 2017

The recent release of historical drama film “Silence” marks the end of a nearly 30-year-long journey. Since 1989, Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese, known for films such as “Goodfellas” and...

The Golden Globe Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California.

‘La La Land’, ‘Moonlight’ and more win at the Golden Globes

Sawyer Barth January 16, 2017

The 74th annual Golden Globe awards were held on Jan. 8 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. NBC broadcasted the ceremony, and comedian and television icon...

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