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REVIEW: ‘A Simple Favor’: A solid murder-mystery that knows it’s smarter than you

Cameron Hoover September 26, 2018

“A Simple Favor,” director Paul Feig’s latest film, is an exceptionally interesting whodunnit with a tinge of dark comedy that is subversive the whole way through, even if it doesn’t quite want...

The Three Stooges Movie Podcast #16 — No Country for Old Men

The Three Stooges Movie Podcast #16 — No Country for Old Men

Thank you for tuning into The Three Stooges Movie Podcast! Join the guys as they talk Joker and James Bond and listen to Henry dominate Nate in a movie debate! Listen to "The Three Stooges Movie Podcast"...

REVIEW: ‘The Nun’ abandons its storyline, leaving viewers with nothing but empty scares

Alex Novak September 9, 2018

“The Nun” is a clear step down from the petrifying and critically acclaimed “The Conjuring” films, which provided coherent narratives and vivid horrors in both the original and second take.A spin-off...

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REVIEW: ‘The Happytime Murders’ is raunchy fun, but fails to create intriguing storyline

Alex Novak August 26, 2018

 “The Happytime Murders” is possibly the raunchiest, most outrageous movie of the year that delivers laughs with nearly every other line, yet ultimately lacks a cohesive plot.The film tells the story...

Rampage movie review

REVIEW: ‘Rampage’ packs in action but leaves little with plot

Alex Novak April 14, 2018

Spring is upon us, and the first action movie of the warmer months is Dwayne Johnson’s latest leading film "Rampage."Along with starring roles by Naomie Harris, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, and even appearances...

The Cleveland International Film Fest takes place April 4 to April 15.

Kent film students to get hands-on experience at Cleveland International Film Festival

Jarett Theberge April 5, 2018

Kent State’s film program will make a recruitment effort at the 42nd annual Cleveland International Film Festival and give students a chance to gain festival experience on Friday.  In addition to the...

Audience watches various short films at the Kent Stage Saturday evening.

Local filmmaker wins big at international film festival

Jarett Theberge February 4, 2018

A first-time filmmaker won the top prize at an international short films festival in Kent on Saturday.Hiram College sophomore Charlie Wirfel won the jury’s choice award at the 15th annual Standing Rock...


REVIEW: ‘Hostiles’ breathes life back into Western genre

Maria McGinnis January 30, 2018

Christian Bale is a man of many talents. Some of his most notable works, including “Newsies,” “American Psycho” and the “Batman” trilogy, have defined him as a dynamic actor. His newest film,...

Opinion: Wonder Woman and the irreconcilable contradiction of liberal Zionism

Padraigin O’Flynn October 20, 2017

Viewers celebrated the summer blockbuster movie “Wonder Woman” as a feminist breakthrough in film because it shattered gender stereotypes and created a role model for girls who was a symbol of strength...

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REVIEW: Shocker—‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is as bad as it sounds

Benjamin VanHoose October 6, 2017

Surprisingly, it was actually pretty good — just kidding.From start to finish, “My Little Pony: The Movie” is exactly as unbearable as you could imagine. Well, I guess I shouldn’t condemn the entirety...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle movie poster

REVIEW: Stacked cast, flashy action make ‘Kingsman’ sequel enjoyable, forgettable fun

Benjamin VanHoose September 24, 2017

Just when you thought you’d seen all spy movies had to offer, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” went and did that.The classiest, most dapper spies are back in this follow-up to the 2015 original, and...

The Circle (2017)

REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ is tepid takedown of tech-driven future

Michael Nied May 2, 2017

Wouldn’t it be great if we could know everything about events happening in the world with the click of a single button? No, not with the internet. There are too many steps involved there. You’d have...

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