02 Feb 2017

Are movie remakes a good thing?

Selena Morales, a Texas Wesleyan sophomore liberal studies major, said she’s excited about movie remakes because they might be better than the original. “For example, I loved Beauty and the Beast and it was my favorite movie as a child,” Morales said. “Recently, they made another one but this one

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18 Nov 2016

Holiday movies offer variety for fans

With the holiday season approaching you may be wondering, “What can I do to escape the numerous carolers or the drunken rant my aunt goes on every Thanksgiving?” That’s when you look to hide in your local movie theater for a couple of hours. The movie theater is a great

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16 Feb 2016

Racism in movie industry is inexcusable

Want to know the last five movies to win Best Picture at the Oscars? Birdman, 12 Years a Slave, Argo, The Artist, and the King’s Speech. Only one of them had a black leading actor.  What about the Best Actor winners? Only two black men, Jamie Foxx and Denzel Washington,

17 Mar 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey disappoints

“50 Shades of Grey” is probably one of the worst films I have seen in a while, and that is saying something, considering I enjoyed the trilogy of novels by E. L. James.   Honestly, my expectations were low. Movies that promote themselves as hard as “50 Shades” usually end

20 Jan 2012

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo sure to excite

Movie Review   Action, murder and mystery take center stage in David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Based off the bestselling novel, the movie tells the story of a recently disgraced journalist, played by Daniel Craig, hired by the patriarch of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families to solve