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Mace & Crown | November 24, 2015

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Movies Archives * Mace & Crown

Netflix and Chill? Five Titles to Watch

November 21, 2015 |

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer

As the days grow shorter and the nights longer, bundle up and de-stress this winter with these five must-sees streaming on Netflix now.

“Master … Read More

“Creed”: Giving Thanks for This Rocky Spin Off

November 21, 2015 |

George Plank Staff Writer

This Thanksgiving, after the festivities have died down, many will flock to the movie theater to see what new films are out for the holiday season. One such movie vying … Read More

‘Beasts of No Nation’ Roars

November 14, 2015 |

Julius Ayo Staff Writer

“Beasts of No Nation” is a film adaptation of the novel written by Uzodinma Iweala in 2005 which premiered on Netflix and select theatres Oct. 16. The story of Agu, … Read More

Hate to Say I Told You So

November 14, 2015 |

Ross Reelachart Technology Editor

2015 was a strange year for movies. The expected winners of the year made only hundreds of millions of dollars instead of billions, and audiences may have finally had enough … Read More

Future Retroism: Where We’re Going We Don’t Need Roads

October 23, 2015 |

George Plank Staff Writer

For many, it probably felt like they couldn’t step outside without hearing about the hit ‘80s film “Back to the Future II.” Television news outlets reported on the arrival of … Read More

Future Retroism: Think a Happy Thought for Peter Pan

October 11, 2015 |

George Plank Staff Writer

It’s hard to pin down exactly what makes Peter Pan such a widely beloved character. Perhaps it is the childlike wonder and whimsical nature of Neverland. Maybe it’s the darker … Read More

‘The Martian’ Lands on Earth

October 11, 2015 |

Julius Ayo Staff Writer

Hollywood could never seem to catch a break with Matt Damon missing and being retrieved. First, Damon was a missing paratrooper behind enemy lines in Steven Spielberg’s war film “Saving … Read More

Revealing – Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

September 26, 2015 | 5

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer

Meet Kip Andersen, a young and avid environmentalist. He recycles, takes short showers, turns out lights when he’s not using them and rides his bike everywhere. He supports environmental organizations … Read More

ODU Student Wins ‘Best Film’ at Local Film Festival

September 19, 2015 |

Cecilia Yeager Contributing Writer

Over the summer, Christy Stevens and her friends entered the Hampton Roads 48-hour Film Project, a contest where filmmakers from the area produce and edit a short film in exactly … Read More

Future Retroism: Mad Maxed Out

September 12, 2015 |

By George Plank Staff Writer

Audiences were dazzled by “Mad Max: Fury Road” and it was quickly considered by many to be the summer film of 2015, grossing over 150 million in the United … Read More

Anticipating the Success of Avengers: Age of Ultron

April 26, 2015 |

Ross Reelachart Assistant Tech Editor

“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is premiering in theaters this week, and is poised to top the already massive success of the first “Avengers” movie. Marvel Studios has proven itself to be the juggernaut of blockbuster movies, … Read More

Five Upcoming Movies that will Make You Hate Movies

April 14, 2015 | 1

By Ross Reelachart

Staff Writer

The year in movies is looking to be a big one as “Avengers: Age of Ultron” is set make all the money on Heaven and Earth, again. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will have the potential to … Read More

Michael Copon visits ODU

April 10, 2015 |

By Nicholas Rayfield

Staff Writer

Michael Copon spent eight months living in his ’82 pickup truck after he landed his big Hollywood break as Lucas Kendall, the blue Power Ranger in 2001’s “Power Rangers: Time Force.”

He blindly moved to Los Angeles when … Read More

Grab your popcorn: “Chappie”

March 29, 2015 | 1

In 2009, director Neill Blomkamp burst on to the main stage with “District 9,” an innovative science-fiction film boasting a fairly small budget and a practically unknown cast. Four Academy Award nominations later, he was heralded as “the next big … Read More