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‘Deadpool’ doesn’t quite stick the landing

‘Deadpool’ doesn’t quite stick the landing

“Deadpool” is the first Marvel superhero movie rated R. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Deadpool” is the eighth movie in the “X-Men” film franchise from 20th Century Fox and the first in at least two movie franchise for “Deadpool.” In an effort to combat his terminal cancer, former Special Forces

Opinion: Pixar on steady decline

Courtesy Photo Owen Johnson Connector Staff With the release of “Inside Out” and “The Good Dinosaur” last year and “Finding Dory” slated for release later in 2016, I have to ask if Pixar is dying. Pixar has been a major player in filmmaking for the past two decades, releasing sixteen movies—most of which did well

Basketball movies: The good, the bad and the horrible

Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures Owen Johnson Connector Contributor For the good, we have the 2005 film “Coach Carter,” starring Samuel L. Jackson in the lead role. “Coach Carter” is about a controversial real life high school basketball coach named Ken Carter who believed that academics, not just basketball, were also important to his player’s success