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DC: Destined to Collapse

DC: Destined to Collapse

“Batman v Superman” will be followed next year by the “Justice League” film and solo films for each member (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff A couple of months ago, I wrote an article that detailed my displeasure with the Marvel cinematic universe. Let me just say that I owe Marvel a

Batman v. Superman: Yawn of Melancholy

“Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” is the second film in the DC Comics Cinematic Universe, which will continue with a planned Justice League movie next year. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff After the failure of Zach Snyder’s “Man of Steel” in 2013, I really did not have much hope for

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” Review: Greeks don’t change

The original “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” remains the highest grossing romantic comedy of all time thirteen years after it’s release, with a box office gross of $368 million. (Courtesy of Universal Pictures) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff March 25, Greek Independence Day, marked the release of the much awaited sequel, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Louie: A Satirical Take on Life as a Single Dad

Louis C.K. has performed stand-up since 1985 and has won 6 Primetime Emmys over the course of his career. (Courtesy of FX Productions) Mary Connell Connector Writer A fifth season of hit show “Louie” has been released and is now on Netflix after a two year wait. For those of you who haven’t heard of

Reviews for movies filmed in Lowell

“The Fighter” was nominate for 7 Academy Awards. (Courtesy of Paramount Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff ‘The Fighter’ “The Fighter” chronicles the true events of Lowell-native professional boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and his former-professional boxer brother, Dicky Eklund (Christian Bale). Similar to my praise of “The Revenant,” “The Fighter” is a technically good movie

Weirdo Wednesday

“Rabid was released by acclaimed director David Cronenberg in 1977 (Courtesy of New World Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff Starting every Wednesday night at 7:35 and going till 10, the Luna Theater hosts an event known as Weirdo Wednesday. Weirdo Wednesday is an event where you can come to the theater free of charge (not

‘Ghostbusters’ trailer is worse than expected

When the new “Ghostbusters” was announced back in 2014, there was a lot of outrage about it. One of the main groups of outraged people was upset because they felt the new movie would be awful. The other main group was upset because they felt the animosity towards the movie was due to sexism because

‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ combines humor and war

Michaela Hyde and Alexa Hyde Connector Staff “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” hit theaters on Thursday to a generally warm response from critics. The Glenn Ficarra and John Requa directed film is based on the 2011 memoir “The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan” by wartime journalist Kim Barker. Produced by Lorne Michaels, known predominantly

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