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Ten Marvel movies to catch up for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Ten Marvel movies to catch up for ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Anthony and Joe Russo, who directed “The Winter Soldier” and “Civil War,” directed “Avengers: Infinity War” and will direct its sequel. (Photo courtesy of  Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Shane Foley Connector Staff This April’s “Avengers: Infinity War” has Marvel fans excited as it promises to intertwine every subplot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The

‘Rampage’ is nothing short of monkey business

Filmmaker Uwe Boll threatened to sue if Warner Bros. if they did not change the name of the movie, as he also had a video game based film on the same name. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor At its worst, “Rampage” should have been just another silly yet generic action

‘A Quiet Place’ makes very little noise

“A Quiet Place” has grossed $103 million as of April 15. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “A Quiet Place” is not a bad movie, but it is a disappointing one. Strange creatures that hunt by sound have overrun the planet. In the post-creature wasteland that has been left in their wake,

‘Troy: Fall of a City’ falls short of potential

The show was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo courtesy of Endemol Shine Group) Josh Plunkett Connector Contributor This month, Netflix added the BBC’s new adaptation of the Trojan War for American audiences. This new interpretation of the war’s events includes a few compelling story elements, moments and characters never before delved into in

One should watch and love ‘Love, Simon,’ too

It is the first major studio release to focus on a homosexual teenage relationship. (Photo courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Editor One of the things that has ruined the genre of teenage coming-of-age stories is that they display overly romanticized ideas of that age and time period in a person’s life. “Love,

‘Ready Player One’ makes the audience ready to be done

“Ready Player One” is based on the 2011 novel of the same name, which was written by Ernest Cline. (Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Spielberg has done it again!” several critics have raved about “Ready Player One.” If by this they mean he made another mediocre film that is below

Indie Game Spotlight: ‘Celeste’ review

“Celeste” was nominated for “Original Light Mix Score, New IP” at the National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers Awards. (Photo courtesy of Matt Makes Games) Brendan Jacques Connector Staff “Celeste” is a single-player 2-D platformer created by Matt Makes Games Inc., an indie developer best known for the competitive 2-D brawler “TowerFall.” Players take

Theatre Arts Program to debut ‘P.O.V.’ on April 18

“P.O.V.” development ensemble outlining and assembling content for the show. (Photo courtesy of UMass Lowell Theater Arts Department) Conrad Solomon Connector Contributor UMass Lowell’s Theatre Arts Program is putting the finishing touches on its production of a devised piece, “P.O.V.” in preparation for its debut on April 18. David E. Shane, former associate artistic director

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