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Movies Archives * Page 6 of 8 * Mace and Crown

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 … Read More

Grab your popcorn: Kingsman: The Secret Service

March 18, 2015 |

By: Chris Circeo

Contributing Writer

How long can we be shown the same useless bag of tricks before we grow restless and bored, and start to exclaim, “enough is enough”? With “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” Matthew Vaughn ruthlessly tries to answer that … Read More

Bad Movies, Good Vibes

March 9, 2015 |

By David Thornton

News Editor

Paying good money to see a movie that turns out to be bad is always disappointing. But seeing a bad movie for free, in an environment where moviegoers are encouraged to interact and joke about the film, … Read More

Grab your popcorn: Project Almanac

February 28, 2015 |

By Chris Circeo

Contributing Writer

With “Project Almanac,” MTV Films tries to boldly go where it has never gone before, deep into the realm of the found footage genre only to realize it didn’t have much to say when it got there.

Dean … Read More

Writer/Director Discusses “Dear White People” With ODU Students

February 8, 2015 |

By: Julius Ayo

Staff Writer

This satirical take on race and coming-of-age made a splash in the film industry that rippled all the way to ODU. On Thursday, students were treated to a special screening of “Dear White People” and a Q&A with the … Read More

ODU Goes “Back to the Future”

February 6, 2015 |

By: George Plank Staff Writer

In 1985, filmmakers Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis set out to make a light-hearted, time travel comedy. They succeeded in creating a film that was both critically acclaimed and a testament to the 80’s culture. Now, … Read More