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Quibi stars have no quibble with new phone-only filmmaking

Mark Kennedy, AP Entertainment Writer

April 14, 2020

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — They were skeptical. The name was weird. The concept was a little crazy — but it was intriguing. Oscar-winner Christoph Waltz and rising star Stephan James each overcame initial reluctance to become pioneers in Quibi, the mobile phone-only platf...

“Avengers: Endgame” caps Marvel’s infinite saga

This image released by Disney shows, from left, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Karen Gillan, the character Rocket, voiced by Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from

Joey Garcia, Sports Editor

May 1, 2019

According to Forbes senior contributor Scott Mendelson, Endgame is nearing the $1.4 billion mark topping black panther. When I went to go see the movie at my local AMC and it was absolutely packed. The lines for the concession were also crowded as not even the VIP line was moving. The Ice Machines were...

John Wick is back!

This image released by Lionsgate shows Keanu Reeves, left, and Laurence Fishburne in a scene from,

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

John Wick was one of the movies no one had on their list when it came out three years ago. However, it was very successful, bringing in profit more than four times higher than its $20 million budget. No surprise that the producers wanted to make a sequel; in fact a whole trilogy. But can John Wick: Chapter...

Truth or Dare…I Dare you! Nerve Film & Book Review

Truth or Dare...I Dare you!  Nerve Film & Book Review

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016

Vee (Emma Roberts) walks into the middle of the coffee shop to perform her very first dare.  “Even when I’m wet, I’m so hot!”  She has to yell out while pouring a cup of water over her head.  She hesitates, not sure if she’ll have the courage to do it.  Something so simple, a child wouldn’t...

SciFi Adventure Worth Watching: Warcraft

SciFi Adventure Worth Watching: Warcraft

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

October 29, 2016

King Llane Wrynn agrees to meet the Orc Chieftain Durotan, knowing full well that it might be an ambush.  The king knows that this is his only option left in trying to defend his kingdom from the horde orc attack that will wipe out all of his people.  The King and his men, including Garona the Orc...

‘Papa’ brings Hemingway to life

This image released by Yari Film group shows Adrian Sparks as Ernest Hemingway in a scene from the film,

Fabian Brims, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Ernest Hemingway is one of the greatest authors of all time, yet there aren’t many movies about him or his books. If he would have written comic books, I’m sure this would be different. Bob Yari’s new movie, ‘Papa – Hemingway in Cuba’ doesn’t only bring back the author of ‘The Old...

Live through ‘The Martian’

This photo released by 20th Century Fox shows Matt Damon in a scene from the film,

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writer

October 5, 2015

I knew from the start I would be tough on The Martian — it’s one of my favourite books and in general, I think the sci-fi genre has a funny way of turning a could-be magnificent story into something left lacklustre and wanting. As the movie started, my thoughts laid with Andy Weir. The author...

‘American Ultra’ gives new angle

In this image released by Lionsgate, Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Kristen Stewart appear in a scene from

Erik Calderon, A&E Editor

August 20, 2015

American Ultra is the story about a CIA sleeper secretive operative, Mike Howell (Jesse Eisenberg) living in a small town with his girlfriend. When the regime at headquarters shifts to new power, they place Mike Howell on a termination list. This is a film by Nima Mourizadeh starring Jesse Eisenberg,...

‘Me, Earl and the Dying Girl’ inspires

This photo provided by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows, Olivia Cooke, from left, as Rachel, Thomas Mann as Greg, and RJ Cyler as Earl, in a scene from the film,

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer

June 27, 2015

OK, so I’m really getting into this story. I’m listening, watching, and hearing and feeling. This guy is breaking all the rules, and getting me so into what’s going on that I don’t want out. I’m laughing. I’m crying. I’m really getting to know the characters and I'm relating to them.

‘Ultron’ ends Marvel’s Phase Two with bang

This photo provided by Disney/Marvel shows, Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man/Tony Stark in the film,

Christopher Joseph, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

In 2012, a movie set the standard for superhero movies: “Marvel’s The Avengers.” Avengers was the first movie to have so many great, independent heroes with their own film franchises to grace the screen together. After the huge box office success of the Avengers, Marvel was in full throttle...

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