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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

OPINION: I am tired of Hollywood’s unoriginality

Audra McClain Opinion Writer March 21, 2021

Dear Hollywood, please stop making remakes and reboots. The reviews of every movie and television show often read a little something like this, “This show was fantastic, I’ve never seen anything like...

OPINION: Are we cultivated to be entertained 24/7?

Gregory Hess Opinion Writer March 10, 2021

On the surface, we are creatures of habit and engagement. The former being an ever-growing concern in the younger generations over the older generations as we go into this new decade after the 2010s. As...

Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong in First Man.

Top 10 films of 2018

Cameron Hoover December 31, 2018

2018 was my first year really diving deep into the world of film, so it makes sense that it’s also my first year realizing how cruel it is to whittle down 12 months of movies into a top 10 list. That’s...

Photo via Kent Movie Plaza Facebook.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ characters greet fans at Kent Plaza Theatres

Madeline Crandall March 19, 2017

Moviegoers' experience went beyond the big screen at Kent Plaza Theatres Saturday. Fans were greeted with an opportunity to meet characters from Disney's live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast," which...

Academy Award nominations reverse #OscarsSoWhite streak

Benjamin VanHoose January 24, 2017

Based on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences may have resolved its diversity problem.After two consecutive years of no minority representation in acting...

Photo courtesy of Disney Studios

Real Late Reels spring lineup opts for true stories, blockbusters

Benjamin VanHoose January 7, 2017

Kent State's Center for Student Involvement announced the spring schedule of titles for its Real Late Reels series — a selection consisting mostly of real life-inspired dramas.Real Late Reels, held...

Unlucky: Official Trailer

KSUIF: Unlucky Trailer

Kent State University Independent Films released its first trailer for their upcoming comedy feature-film, Unlucky: "When boy and girl fall in love at first sight, it’s not always as magical as a fairy...

Warner Bros. poster for American Sniper

KSUBuzz Editor’s Picks: Out on the Town

Lily Martis January 20, 2015

Take a peek at our recommendations for this week's pop culture trends.Movie to watch:‘American Sniper’“American Sniper” was released this past weekend and received phenomenal reviews by critics...

Movie poster courtesy of Columbia Pictures

“The Interview” stirs controversy over winter break

Bruce Walton January 11, 2015

"The Interview," starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, has stirred up a controversy with the new film’s effect of satire toward North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un.The trailers featured in September,...

SnowPiercer

Matt’s flick pick: ‘Snowpiercer’

Matthew Merchant December 2, 2014

In a future world completely frozen over by ice and snow, a train powered by a perpetual motion machine circles the planet with Earth’s only surviving humans aboard. Divided into sections and classes,...

The Lego Movie

Kelsey’s Flick Pick: ‘The Lego Movie’

Kelsey Husnick October 7, 2014

Don’t scoff — this movie is awesome. Actually, everything is awesome. It’s literally the movie’s theme song: “Everything Is Awesome,” and it will be stuck in your head for days.Emmet is an...

Changeling

Kelsey’s Flick Pick: ‘Changeling’

Kelsey Husnick September 30, 2014

Angelina Jolie stars in this drama, based on a true story and set during the late 1920s in Los Angeles. When Christine Collin’s son, Walter, goes missing the LAPD set up a search for the boy. Five months...

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