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‘Hello Destroyer’ suffers for never lightening up

‘Hello Destroyer’ suffers for never lightening up

“Hello Destroyer” won all five awards that it was nominated for at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle. (Courtesy of Tabula Dada) Hannah Manning Connector Editor “Hello Destroyer” is not your father’s hockey movie. Moving past the light and funny fare of “The Mighty Ducks” or even the dark humor of “Slap Shot,” this film is

‘Mighty Ducks’ is not that mighty

Jake Gyllenhaal was originally considered for the part of Charlie Conway. (Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures) Morgyn Joubert Connector Contributor With the arrival of homecoming week, the need to celebrate the sport of hockey is not uncommon. There are countless classic movies to pick from to start the season off right, but this movie just

Boston shows much love for Alvvays

Christopher Romano Connector Staff   A band like Alvvays does not come around too often. With lush synthesizers and Fender-style-reverb washed guitars, Alvvays reminds listeners of a time that hasn’t really existed musically. Their use of lyrics about avoiding adulthood, and poppy, memorable choruses set them apart from other bands today. In some respects, Alvvays

Macklemore goes solo with his new album ‘Gemini’

“Gemini” opened at No.13 on The UK Top 100 Music Charts. (Courtesy of Bendo LLC) Andre Ragel Connector Contributor Last Friday, Macklemore dropped his newest album “Gemini.” It is his first solo album since his 2006 album “The Language of My World.” The absence of Ryan Lewis from every song in the album is noticeable

The Killers’ new album brings synth-pop back

The Killers’ new album was released on Sept. 22. (Courtesy of Stereogum) Emily Toomey Connector Staff The Killers have just released their fifth studio album, “Wonderful Wonderful.” The band played on more emotional lyrics while using an electronic vibe to help lighten the mood. This album digs deeper than their other work by experimenting with

“Young Sheldon” starts with a bang and a bow-tie

“Young Sheldon” will begin its seasonal run starting November 2nd after “The Big Bang Theory.” (Courtesy of CBS) Linda Poe Connector Contributor Creators Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro did not disappoint with “Young Sheldon,” their new spin-off prequel to their long-running hit “The Big Bang Theory.” The sitcom premiered its much anticipated pilot episode last

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ leaves much to be found

“Star Trek: Discovery” initial release was originally set to release last January before getting pushed back. (Courtesy of CBS) Owen Johnson Connector Editor Based on the first two episodes of “Star Trek: Discovery,” it looks like the show runners have gone the route of making it as much like the rebooted “Star Trek” film series

‘Gremlins 2:’ It somehow works

Director Joe Dante only came back to direct the sequel when he was offered complete creative control. (Courtesy of Warner Bros.) Owen Johnson Connector Staff “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” is quite possibly the only narratively sound and comprehensible movie that makes the audience member wonder: “What did I just watch?” Set in New York

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