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‘Roma:’ a roaming story with little impact

‘Roma:’ a roaming story with little impact

“Roma” was Alfonso Cuarón’s second Best Director win. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Staff “Roma,” directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira, was nominated for 10 Oscars and won three for Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Language Film. It follows the life of a 1970s maid

‘Gathering Storm’ expansion is far from destructive

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff “Sid Meier’s Civilization 6” has been out for over two years, and throughout that time it has been updated, rebalanced and tweaked to suit its ambitious development team. Now comes the game’s second major expansion, “Gathering Storm.” Released on Feb. 14, this expansion adds major features to how the game is

‘Alita: Battle Angel’ is too mechanical

Cameron and Rodriguez have announced their plan to make a sequel to the film. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Troy Lafond Connector Staff “Alita: Battle Angel” is a cyberpunk action movie that follows the story of a cyborg teenage girl named Alita (Rosa Salazar), who is discovered in a junkyard with no body or

Do not wait to listen to ‘While We Wait’

Kehlani released her first studio album in 2017. (Photo courtesy of Atlantic Records) Troy Lafond Connector Staff “While We Wait” is the third commercial mixtape by R&B singer-songwriter Kehlani. She first came to fame off a string of high-profile features, including Cardi B, Calvin Harris, Eminem, Post Malone, Charlie Puth, Khalid, Chance the Rapper, Zayn,

‘How to Train Your Dragon 3’ does not burn out

Original plans included the return of Drago Bludvist, the second film’s antagonist. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor With the completion of the franchise with “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” the “How to Train Your Dragon” series can take its rightful place among other great film trilogies, such as

‘Happy Death Day 2U’ is too weird

There are currently discussions about a third “Happy Death Day” film. (Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Happy Death Day 2U” has everything one would expect from a cynical cash-grab horror film: zero scary things, dumb character decisions, a girl dressing up as a blind French woman so there can be a

Underrated Classic: ‘Ghostbusters’ deserves the recognition

John Candy and Jim Belushi were both considered for roles in the film. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor For something as subjective as comedy, it can be hard for a film of that genre to not only stand out, but to survive the test of time. The original “Ghostbusters” from 1984

Overrated Classic: ‘Ghostbusters’ is good, but hardly the best ‘80s comedy

“Ghostbusters” grossed $295 million during its theatrical run. (Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures) Hannah Manning Connector Editor Ivan Reitman’s “Ghostbusters” is one of those movies that many people think of when asked to provide an example of a classic ‘80s comedy, alongside “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Airplane!” and “National Lampoon’s Vacation.” “Ferris,” “Airplane!” and “Vacation”

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