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‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

Director Zach Snyder stepped away from the movie in May 2017, following the death of his daughter. Joss Whedon took over to finish the film. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor What do Joel Schumacher’s “Batman & Robin” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” have in common? There are two answers to this. One:

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is mysteriously good

“Murder on the Orient Express” is based on the 1934 Agatha Christie novel of the same name. (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Editor In a surprising turn of events, a movie that is a remake and was relying on its big-name stars to get people into the theaters was better than it

‘Jigsaw’ is a puzzle not worth solving

As of Nov. 12, “Jigsaw” has made $64 million worldwide against a budget of $10 million. (Courtesy of Lionsgate) Eric Smith Connector Contributor After “Saw 3D: The Final Chapter,” the production companies Twisted Pictures and Lionsgate decided to bring back the franchise despite the last film being titled “The Final Chapter.” Like every other “Saw”

The problem in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is not Ragnarok

“Thor: Ragnarok” was originally planned to be released on July 27, 2017. (Courtesy of Disney) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Thor: Ragnarok” is the seventeenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it is easily the most middle of the road and generic Marvel film of them all. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself stranded on an

‘Geostorm:’ Disaster of a disaster flick

(Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor What is the bigger disaster? The geostorm in the movie, or the movie itself? Considering the geostorm in the movie only decimated CGI buildings whereas “Geostorm” wasted 100 minutes of actual peoples’ lives, the movie is the proper answer. In the wake of massive destruction caused

‘The Carmilla Movie’: bigger but not better

“Carmilla” the webseries is hosted by Youtube by KindaTV, and has three seasons in total. (Courtesy of Smokebomb Entertainment) Brigid Archibald Connector Contributor “Carmilla,” a YouTube based web series, launched its first feature length movie on Oct. 26. The series ended last October, and followed Laura Hollis (Elise Bauman), a college freshman, and her friends

‘The Florida Project’: Review

Eric Smith Connector Contributor Everyone remembers their childhoods and how easy they were. It was easy to run around with friends, create all kinds of mischief and not have to worry about paying the bills or making sure ends are met. Director Sean Baker makes audiences relive some of their childhood memories through “The Florida

“Suburbicon” falls short

Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff With two mega stars in Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, two of the most well-respected writers in Hollywood in Joel and Ethan Coen (“Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men”), and a well-established name in George Clooney directing, one would think this would be the perfect movie to end the month of

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