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“Marry Me”, released on Feb. 11, 2022, by Universal Studios, represents a love triangle, while also representing the colliding of two different lifestyles. (Photo courtesy of Universal Studios)

Review: ”Marry Me,” where a single song carries the movie

Maya Barber, Feature Editor March 2, 2022

“Marry Me,” released on Feb. 11, is filled with an abundance of romance, confusion, and love triangles, which fit right in with its Valentine’s Day-adjacent release.  “Marry Me” stars Jennifer...

One of the most entertaining superhero movies released this year, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” brings Marvel fans an adventurous and action packed story of beloved Marvel comic character the Master of Kung Fu, Shang-Chi. (Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios)

Review: “Shang-Chi” makes his debut as MCU’s first Asian superhero lead

Madison Duong, Feature/A&C Editor September 8, 2021

Spoilers ahead. Marvel’s latest superhero film, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” premiered on Sept. 3. This is Marvel's first Asian lead superhero film and is a triumph for both Marvel...

(Photo courtesy of IMDB)

“Don’t try to understand it”: Tenet movie review

Thomas Cathey, Managing Editor September 24, 2020

Nearly two months after its original scheduled release date, director Christopher Nolan’s newest project, “Tenet”, has finally hit select theaters around the world. Officially released in the U.S....

“Sonic the Hedgehog” was released into theaters across the United States on Feb. 14, 2020. Sonic arrives on the big screen in an action packed and funny film that everyone in the family and fans of the series can enjoy. (Courtesy of Paramount Pictures)

“Sonic the Hedgehog” makes a fast and furious impact in his big screen debut

Brandon Zamora February 25, 2020

After receiving heavy fan backlash about the main character’s design, when the first trailers came, Paramount Pictures makes the adjustment to not only fix Sonic’s design, but create a good movie that...

“Us” is Jordan Peele’s newest must see horror/thriller about a family on vacation who meet their evil counterparts. (Photo Illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)

Jordan Peele’s “Us” brings new perspective to the horror genre

Thomas Cathey April 3, 2019

Prior to 2017, virtually no one expected comedian and actor Jordan Peele to go from the guy known for impersonating Barack Obama on the popular sketch-comedy series “Key and Peele,” to an Academy Award-winning...

(Photo courtesy of A24 Films)

‘Lady Bird’ puts Sacramento in the spotlight

Lily Rodriguez Drake November 29, 2017

Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” is now a staple in the coming-of-age movie genre—it’s a heartfelt, painfully honest picture of leaving home and awkwardly slipping into adult life and independence....

Review: ‘Burnt’ leaves viewers with a bitter aftertaste

Jordan Schauberger November 13, 2015

A previous version of this story did not initially identify Matthew Rhys by his first and last name and incorrectly stated Adam Jones as one of the main actors in the film. Adam Jones is a character in...

Historical struggles with slavery

Historical struggles with slavery

Zach Tierney and Zach Tierney October 25, 2013

The Steve McQueen directed “12 Years a Slave” is not the easiest movie to watch. It’s not fun to watch. It’s not lighthearted. It is, however, incredibly moving. The film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor...

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