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Movies Archives * Mace & Crown

Movie review: ‘Isle of Dogs’

April 11, 2018 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

“Animated movies are for kids.” It’s a phrase you often hear when people talk about Pixar, Illumination or any other company’s animated film output. And most often, they are right, as every aspect of those is … Read More

‘Alpha Class:’ Inside the frat life

April 11, 2018 |

Fatima Rivera | Staff Writer

Greek life is a major stamp in many universities throughout the nation. At Arizona State University, it is a part of campus life. It shapes the image of the school and has a heavy influence on … Read More

Movie review: ‘A Quiet Place’

April 10, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Silence swept through the audience no one dared to make a sound, not even a bite of popcorn would be worth it. Even though a screen separated us from the creatures that waited inside this sci-fi … Read More

Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’

March 31, 2018 |

D’Onna Baldwin | Contributing Writer

For those unfamiliar with the original “Pacific Rim” directed by Guillermo Del Toro, “Uprising” is the sequel to a future world that uses giant robots called Jaegers to fight alien monsters, the Kaiju. Jaegers are controlled … Read More

‘Ready Player One’ brings video games to the movies

March 31, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

Based on the 2011 best-selling novel by Ernest Cline, the mainly ‘80s pop-culture nostalgia “Ready Player One” debuted just in time for the Easter holiday weekend.

Set in the year 2044 in the dystopia future … Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

March 27, 2018 |

Darryan Miller | Contributing Writer

For what seems like months, the world has been anticipating the movie adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s science fantasy novel, “A Wrinkle in Time.” Though the book was written in 1962, the movie possesses only some elements … Read More

A lot of love for ‘Love, Simon’

March 20, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Struggles of queer youth never graced screens in such a realistic and powerful way. By avoiding mass stereotypes and giving life to relatable characters this movie will serve as a way to comfort the overly emotional … Read More

Don’t answer the door to strangers

March 12, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Imagine. You’re in the safest place you can think of. You know you’re protected and nothing can hurt you. But right as you settle in, a knock comes at the door. “Is Tamara home?”

“The Strangers: … Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Death of Stalin’

March 11, 2018 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

When one thinks of “comic-book” movies, usually the first thing to spring to mind would be men or women in tights, followed by punching and a few one-liners for good measure. However, not a lot of … Read More

Can the ‘Red Sparrow’ fly?

March 11, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Francis Lawrence’s newest spy thriller “Red Sparrow” takes flight with some turbulence and threatens to free fall into a head-on collision but saves itself at the last second. 

“Red Sparrow” is a generic storyline that leaves little … Read More

‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ changes the way we’ll view movies

February 9, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

This article might contain spoilers from the Cloverfield franchise    

 

Back in January 2008, theaters all over the world finally got to see a movie that had been kept so secret, when the first promos and … Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Disaster Artist’

December 17, 2017 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

Ever since its release in 2003, “The Room” has both baffled and amused audiences all over the world with its bizarre dialogue, laughable story and exceptionally poor acting. In doing so, the film has become a … Read More

Will ‘It’ float too?

October 11, 2017 |

George Plank | Staff Writer

September has given way to October, and with it certain changes begin. The embers from the last summer barbeque finally die out, the nights have a new chill in the breeze and there is a desire … Read More

Recap: Campus Movie Fest 2017

October 5, 2017 |

Dejonna Mayo | Contributing Writer

On Sept. 27, suits, ties, gowns and heels greeted students at the second annual Campus Movie Fest. Refreshments, decorations and chatter filled the entrance and created a warm ambiance. There was a red carpet where patrons … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: Fall Preview

October 1, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge | Staff Writer

“The Snowman”

Release Date: 10/20/17

Based on the Jo Nesbo novel, “The Snowman” is described as a Nordic noir mystery that centers on a serial killer who appears every snowfall. In the killer’s path, they leave the bodies … Read More

‘American Assassin’ delivers a James Bond and Jason Bourne mix

September 29, 2017 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assitant A&E Editor

“American Assassin” is an action-oriented, bad guys vs. good guys, R-rated spy movie that hit theaters on Sept. 15. It’s based on the 11th book in Vince Flynn’s “Mitch Rapp” series, “American” (assassin was tacked … Read More