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Hulu’s ‘Fyre Fraud’ is a dumpster fire

Hulu’s ‘Fyre Fraud’ is a dumpster fire

“Fyre Fraud” was released four days before Netflix’s Fyre documentary. (Photo courtesy of Hulu) Owen Johnson Connector Editor If Billy McFarland can pretend that a bunch of FEMA tents and a bunch of musical acts that back out at the last minute constitutes a music festival, then I suppose it is fair for Hulu to

Netflix’s ‘Fyre’ is one dull party

Billy McFarland was sentenced to six years in prison on Oct. 11, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Netflix’ documentary “Fyre: The Greatest Party that Never Happened” is quite similar to the actual Fyre Festival in that both were receiving lots of positive attention and each turned out to be disappointments. “Fyre”

Underrated Classic: ‘Zodiac’ is Fincher’s best

Gary Oldman was considered for the role of Melvin Belli. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Director David Fincher has made a lot of critically acclaimed films in his career, such as “Fight Club,” “Gone Girl” and “Seven” to name a few. The best of his impressive lineup, though, is his 2007

‘Bird Box’ is a real turkey

“Bird Box” had the biggest week-long viewership of any Netflix original film. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Emmy Misail Connector Editor For those thinking of watching the Netflix movie “Bird Box,” take heed from the movie itself: put on a blindfold and don’t look. “Bird Box” follows Malorie (Sandra Bullock), a detached woman who learns to

’Glass’ shatters on impact

As of Jan. 27, “Glass” has grossed $167 million at the box office. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connecter Editor It is kind of hard for a sequel to a film as uninspired as “Unbreakable” and a film that is so unsure of what it is as “Split” to be disappointing, but “Glass”

91st Academy Awards preview

The 91st Academy Awards will be the first ceremony since 1989 to not have a host due to original host Kevin Hart stepping down following controversy. (Courtesy of ABC) Troy Lafond Connector Staff Last Tuesday, Jan. 22, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards. Leading the

‘Mandy:’ An underrated gem of 2018

“Mandy” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Jan. of 2018. (Photo courtesy of Spectrevision) Jaden Mendola Connector Contributor “Mandy,” starring Nicholas Cage and Andrea Riseborough, changed the way I look at film. Phrases like ‘A hallucinatory trip’ or ‘The psychedelic fever dream of a blood lusting metal head’ are perhaps the best way one

‘The Grinch’ steals Christmas, but not the show

“The Grinch” was released by Illumination Animation, the same studio that made the “Despicable Me” franchise. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor It is time for Hollywood to understand that the stories of Dr. Seuss only work as 20 page children’s books, and not in feature length form. As Christmas time approaches

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