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“Harry Potter” spin-off disappoints loyal fans

Tia Rotolo, Features Editor

December 14

Filed under Features

The new “Harry Potter”, but not “Harry Potter” movie, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” lacks cinematic magic, banking too much on the wizarding world and neglecting a solid plot. When I heard they would be releasing...

Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn

Joe Borushek

November 3

Filed under Features

The sequel to the indie cult classic “The Evil Dead,” “Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn” ditches the traditional “alone in the woods” horror movie formula by having a bunch of teenagers in a cabin and instead tells two int...

Hocus Pocus

Tia Rotolo

November 3

Filed under Features

The cult classic, “Hocus Pocus,” comes back to television screens for the Halloween season. As a once-a-year delicacy, the movie brings nostalgia and slight fear for children and adults alike. The movie follows Max after his mov...

“The Girl on the Train” release met with mixed reviews

Helen Fagan

November 3

Filed under Features

If you’re searching for a thrill, a little romance, and a borderline disturbing plot, look no further than “The Girl on the Train.” The film is based on Paula Hawkins’s popular novel that won the 2015 Goodreads Choice a...

“Dawn of Justice” pleases fans

Arjun Thakar, Staff Reporter

April 15

Filed under Features

Zack Snyder’s “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” isn’t so much a dawn of the Justice League as it is a glimpse of it along the horizon, and despite negative critical reception, the film has a wide appeal to avid co...

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