Coming Attractions – A rundown of 2017’s most anticipated movies

January 1st, 2017 | Film Stories, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor With each new year the moviegoing cycle is reset. It may not always be for the better, but 2017’s titles show a lot of promise. Here are 10 movies that have me eager for what’s to come in the new year: RAW Release date: Mar. 10 I may have already seen this film at Fantastic Fest back in September, but let me just say if it were released before 2016 came to a close, I probably would have put this crazy, heartfelt ...


‘MOANA’ and the culture consciousness in animation

December 1st, 2016 | Film Stories, Reviews | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic Coming as a surprise to nobody, the big hit at the movies this Thanksgiving was Disney’s MOANA. The story of a teenage Polynesian girl on an independent quest to save her people is highlighted by an upbeat vibe, songs that serve purpose to the showcased heritage, and a beautiful color palette. As of this writing, it has grossed over $85 million domestically so far, and is a smash hit with critics as well. However, it’s also the ...


5 Reasons to get excited about ‘THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN’

October 7th, 2016 | Film Stories, Movie Review | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay//Film Critic Hitting theaters this week is THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, which is based on the popular book of the same name. Now it’s always exciting for us as book lovers to have a film adaption based on a sumptuous novel for adults. It’s just refreshing when a book-turned-movie is getting major attention doesn’t have a dystopian love triangle or werewolves. To put it into context, the story is somewhere in the middle of GONE GIRL and 50 ...