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“Suburbicon” falls short

“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

Not a happy day if one sees ‘Happy Death Day’

Tony Gardner, the man who designed the Ghostface mask for the “Scream” series, designed the mask for “Happy Death Day.” (Courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Happy Death Day” is a horror movie that was released by Blumhouse Productions. Among Blumhouse’s other horror works includes the “Paranormal Activity” movies, the “Ouija” movies and

‘Blade Runner 2049’ is a near masterpiece

Despite high critical approval, “Blade Runner 2049” underperformed at the box office, only grossing $32.8 million its initial weekend. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor If the “Blade Runner” series were to be compared to children, the original “Blade Runner” from 1982 would be the straight A child who is always pleasing

‘Hello Destroyer’ suffers for never lightening up

“Hello Destroyer” won all five awards that it was nominated for at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle. (Courtesy of Tabula Dada) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “Hello Destroyer” is not your father’s hockey movie. Moving past the light and funny fare of “The Mighty Ducks” or even the dark humor of “Slap Shot,” this film is

‘Mighty Ducks’ is not that mighty

Jake Gyllenhaal was originally considered for the part of Charlie Conway. (Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures) Morgyn Joubert Connector Contributor With the arrival of homecoming week, the need to celebrate the sport of hockey is not uncommon. There are countless classic movies to pick from to start the season off right, but this movie just

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ leaves much to be found

“Star Trek: Discovery” initial release was originally set to release last January before getting pushed back. (Courtesy of CBS) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Based on the first two episodes of “Star Trek: Discovery,” it looks like the show runners have gone the route of making it as much like the rebooted “Star Trek” film series

‘Gremlins 2:’ It somehow works

Director Joe Dante only came back to direct the sequel when he was offered complete creative control. (Courtesy of Warner Bros.) Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” is quite possibly the only narratively sound and comprehensible movie that makes the audience member wonder: “What did I just watch?” Set in New York

The ‘Kingsman’ franchise has done it again

Director Matthew Vaughn wants to make a third film. (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Taylor Dorian Connector Contributor Mathew Vaughn, producer and director of “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” returned to produce and direct the second installment of the Kingsman franchise. He was challenged with meeting the expectations set by the first film released in 2014,

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