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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ movie review

May 7, 2018 |

Khaiara Murrell | Contributing Writer

This article contains spoilers from “Avengers: Infinity War”

Let me start off by saying, wow!

This movie was overall the opposite of a disappointment when it comes to Marvel movies. If you go to see this movie, definitely … Read More

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

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

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

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

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Handmaiden,’ ‘Captain Fantastic’ and ‘Hello, My Name Is Doris’

April 22, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge | Staff Writer

‘The Handmaiden’ (2016) | NR | 144 min.🎬🎬🎬🎬🎬

Set within a Japanese occupied Korea in the 1930s, “The Handmaiden” is a film that bubbles with elements of romance, film noir and gothic thrillers. Daughter of a thief, Sook-Hee … Read More

Monarch Summer Movie Guide

April 21, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge | Staff Writer

With the semester coming to an end and the month of May slowly creeping up on us all, we are reminded that the summer movie season is about to begin. Starting off the crowded season are … Read More

Monarch Movie Review: 4/20 Edition

April 13, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge | Staff Writer

‘Dazed and Confused’ (1993)

Richard Linklater’s “Dazed and Confused” is a love letter to lost children who find themselves stuck between transitions in life. The film never demonizes those children for their aimlessness seeing as it is … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Tower,’ ‘The Discovery’ and ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’

April 7, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge | Staff Writer

‘Tower’ (2016) | NR | 96 min. 🎬🎬🎬🎬🎬

To the inhabitants of Austin, Texas, the date of August 1, 1966 will forever be represented as a time of fear, survival and mortality. On this day, Charles Whitman, … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Chi-Raq,’ ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and ‘Come and Find Me’

March 30, 2017 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

‘Chi-Raq’ (2015) | R | 127 min.🎬🎬🎬🎬

The city of Chicago, in media, has been given the nickname of “Chi-Raq” due to the fact that it’s violence and gun related deaths outmatch the ones in war zones. To … Read More