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“Madame Web” is in a sticky situation

“Madame Web” is in a sticky situation

(Photo courtesy of: Rolling Stone) “Dakota Johnson stars as Madame Web in Marvel’s newest comic-to-film adaptation.” Savannah Baker Connector Editor Marvel Studio’s continues their disappointing film release streak with “Madame Web”, their recent collaborative project with Sony. The action, sci-fi film is the newest addition to Marvel’s Spider-Verse, but does not have any direct connections

“Lisa Frankenstein” is a horrific hit

(Photo courtesy of: Slash Film) “Kathryn Newton stars in “Lisa Frankenstein”.” Riley Fontana Connector Editor “Lisa Frankenstein” is the latest outing from writer Diablo Cody and Zelda Williams’s directorial debut. The film follows Lisa Swallows as she navigates her senior year of high school in 1989 and also an undead corpse slowly falling in love

“Priscilla” diminishes Elvis Presley’s reputation

(Photo Courtesy of: IMDb) “Cailee Spaeny stars as Priscilla Presley in the film ‘Priscilla’”. Kara MacDougall Connector Contributor Sophia Coppola’s new film, “Priscilla”, shows the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Elvis Presley, in a different light. The King would not have been all too happy about his on-screen portrayal today, based on Priscilla’s own testimony

“Pain Hustlers” is a painful watch

(Photo courtsey of: IMDb) “Emily Blunt outshines Chris Evan in ‘Pain Hustlers’.” Savannah Baker Connector Editor The Netflix original movie, “Pain Hustlers,” fails to succeed with the commonly successful opioid crisis storyline. The filmmakers take a more creative spin on the pharmaceutical scandal about fentanyl-based painkillers which fails from an audience point of view.  “Pain

“Totally Killer” is a time-travel horror hit

(Photo courtesy of: House Beautiful) “Kiernan Shipka and Olivia Holt star in Blumhouse’s ‘Totally Killer.’” Riley Fontana Connector Editor Blumhouse’s most recent release, “Totally Killer,” premiered in limited theaters and on Amazon Prime on Oct. 6. Starring Kiernan Shipka and Olivia Holt, the horror comedy movie meets almost every mark it has aimed to hit.

Denzel Washington's character in "The Equalizer 3", Robert McCall, subduing a man.

The Equalizer 3 shoots a blank in trilogy

(Photo courtesy of CNN) “‘The Equalizer 3’ is a disappointing third installment to the series.” Troy Lafond Connector Staff “The Equalizer” franchise follows a simple premise: watch Denzel Washington brutally kill an array of mercenaries. This simple concept has carried Washington, as well as director Antoine Furqua, across three films now. While seeing such an

Let there be a blockbuster Venom sequel

(Photo Courtesy of Columbia Pictures) Kali Patterson Connector Contributor “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is an explosive expansion upon the 2018 release, “Venom”. The Marvel blockbuster presents elements of a comic book film, a friendship comedy and a twisted romance, and it somehow manages to make it all work cohesively. Directed by cinema veteran, Andy

There’s someone inside the theater who is not so impressed with this book to film adaptation

(Photo Courtesy of Netflix) Kaliisha Cole Connector Editor Based on the book by Stephanie Perkins and produced by Netflix, “There’s Someone Inside Your House” follows Makani, who is caught in the crosshairs of a killer running loose in her town. This intruder wears a mask that resembles his victims, and he reveals their secrets before