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“Star Wars” franchise has been reawakened

“Star Wars” franchise has been reawakened

Courtesy photo Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is the first “Star Wars” movie (if you don’t count the animated “Clone Wars” movie from 2008) in a little over a decade and the first good “Star Wars” movie in thirty-two years. It has been thirty years since the Empire was defeated and a

Movie review: ‘The Revenant’

Courtesy Photo Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff 2016’s Oscars Ceremony, to be held on Feb. 28, will certainly be interesting to watch. Between the unfortunate reoccurrence of an underrepresentation of minorities and this perhaps being Leonardo DiCaprio’s year when he finally wins his first Academy Award, the event has its fair share of storylines. DiCaprio

‘The Night Before’ Review – A good present

I am as big a fan of Seth Rogen as they come… I was too young to watch “Freaks and Geeks” on TV, but I have since watched every episode I could find, in parts, on YouTube. I have seen most of his headlining movies, finding “Pineapple Express” and “This is the End” to be

‘Jurassic World’ fails to wow audiences

Nicholas Amadeo Connector Contributor “Jurassic World” had a tough act to follow after the original “Jurassic Park” trilogy set the bar, evidently, a little out of reach. Despite its best efforts with new and improved computer graphics along with a few new, but-not-so-improved dinosaurs, “Jurassic World” ended up being disappointingly predictable. With out-of-place dialog, a

‘Sicario’ review

Courtesy of Lionsgate Richard Budd Connector Staff There is a scene about a third of the way through the latest film from director Denis Villenueve (Enemy, Prisoners) in which a teammate on her supposedly Department of Justice-backed squad approaches protagonist Kate Mercer (Emily Blunt) and asks her, “You wanna see something cool?” He then leads

‘Krampus’ is not your usual Christmas movie

Courtesy of Universal Pictures Owen Johnson Connector Staff Based on the trailers, the movie could have gone anywhere. It could have been a movie about the traditional family that always fights when they get together on Christmas and eventually all sappily reconcile. It could have been a straight up horror movie. It could have been

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ episode one review

Sarah Noone Connector Contributor “American Horror Story (AHS)” is known for its constantly changing plots and iconic characters, but will the show be able to survive a fifth season without series regular Jessica Lange? With the addition of newcomer Lady Gaga, it may be possible, especially after a disappointing fourth season. Sorry “Freak Show,” but

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