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Movie review: Fury

October 29, 2014 |

By Julius Ayo Contributing Writer

“Fury,” an aptly named film from director David Ayer, is a gritty, heart-pounding action and psychological drama that fell for the typical tropes and clichés of Hollywood war flicks.

The title, “Fury,” describes the energy … Read More

Sci-Fi Movies

October 22, 2014 |

The genre of science fiction films has been around for many years. From the widely believed first sci-fi film of 1902, “A Trip to the Moon,” to now, this is a genre that is here to stay.

These films make … Read More

Dark and disturbing films

October 15, 2014 |

Whether or not we want to admit it, most people are entertained by the dark and disturbing. When it comes to cinema, these films evoke taboos and screenwriters and directors don’t have to follow certain guidelines with this genre – … Read More

Gone Girl gets crazy

October 15, 2014 |

 

If you’re engaged, or have at least entertained the thought of marriage, then you probably shouldn’t watch this movie. You have been warned.

“Gone Girl”, the latest offering to come from the great David Fincher starts off eerily … Read More

The Changing Style of Horror Films

October 8, 2014 |

A new era has begun in the genre of the horror film. Audiences don’t just want to be scared by things popping out at them; they want to be scared by things that they can’t see or fully understand.

The … Read More

Dangerously funny

October 1, 2014 |

As summer turns to fall people are pulling out their chunky sweaters and pumpkin spiced lattes as the transition from summer to fall begins. In October a sub-genre comes out of the shadows-dark comedies. Dark comedies poke fun at topics … Read More

The Faces of the New Super Hero and Villian

September 29, 2014 |

With the latest release of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” a new pattern is emerging in the realm of super hero films. The norms of super hero personas are being shattered as viewers see the introduction of new superheroes on the … Read More

Movie review: The Maze Runner

September 24, 2014 |

“The Maze Runner” makes its mark with a strong cast and a successful attempt at playing off the audience’s fears. Beyond this, however, the movie fails to set itself apart from the rest of recent drab dystopian young adult franchise … Read More

Future of Super Heroes

September 24, 2014 |

With the latest release of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” a new pattern is emerging in the realm of super hero films. The norms of super hero personas are being shattered as viewers see the introduction of new superheroes on the … Read More

Indie films to watch

September 17, 2014 |

I am not denying that blockbuster films are entertaining, but I don’t want to exclude myself from lesser-known movies. Independent films “or the films that fly “under the radar”) can be as good as those that come out of Hollywood. … Read More