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‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

‘Justice League’ movie does not do the league justice

Director Zach Snyder stepped away from the movie in May 2017, following the death of his daughter. Joss Whedon took over to finish the film. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor What do Joel Schumacher’s “Batman & Robin” and Halle Berry’s “Catwoman” have in common? There are two answers to this. One:

We don’t need more ‘Avatar’ movies

James Cameron on the set of his multi-billion dollar film “Avatar” (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Staff James Cameron, the director of “Avatar” and “Titanic,” announced earlier this month that there were going to be sequels to his 2009 science fiction blockbuster “Avatar.” Four sequels, to be exact. Unlike a lot of

DC: Destined to Collapse

“Batman v Superman” will be followed next year by the “Justice League” film and solo films for each member (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff A couple of months ago, I wrote an article that detailed my displeasure with the Marvel cinematic universe. Let me just say that I owe Marvel a

Anime Club sponsors event dedicated to Pokemon

Shane Foley Connector Editor On Saturday, February 27th, the world will be celebrating Pokemon. It will be 20 years since Pokemon Red and Green was released in Japan, and many festivities are planned for the holiday. One such festivity will be a Nintendo Direct for Pokemon that will occur the day earlier in the United

’13 Hours’ movie review

It has been a good half-year or so for prominent American directors giving their takes on John Carpenter movies. David Robert Mitchell gave us a spin on “Halloween” and “Christine” in “It Follows,” Quentin Tarantino brought the sublimated racial tensions of “The Thing” violently to the fore in “The Hateful Eight,” and now Michael Bay

Basketball movies: The good, the bad and the horrible

Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures Owen Johnson Connector Contributor For the good, we have the 2005 film “Coach Carter,” starring Samuel L. Jackson in the lead role. “Coach Carter” is about a controversial real life high school basketball coach named Ken Carter who believed that academics, not just basketball, were also important to his player’s success

Five movies to get you ready for puck drop

Courtesy Photo Bill Hart Connector Contributor Gary Newman plays struggling player-coach, Reggie Dunlop, in the 1977 cult classic, “Slap Shot.” The film follows the Charlestown Chiefs, a low-level minor league hockey franchise from an imaginary city in the rust belt. When it is announced that the mill that employs 10,000 people in the city is

Zombie movie invades Lowell

Karla Garcia Connector Contributor   “Zombie Party Massacre” is the first full-length feature film being written and directed by Lowell resident Jessica Houlihan. The idea for this project was developed from a short film she produced in college called “Life of the Party.” She took the script from the short and decided to expand the

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