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Molly’s Game

Madison Pena, Longform Editor

January 12, 2018

Filed under Iris, Reviews

      After going through a pretty disappointing stack of movies that were released in the past year, I decided to pick up Molly’s Game, directed by Aaron Sorkin. I knew next to nothing about the movie aside from the fact th...

Wonder Woman

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports/News Editor

January 12, 2018

Filed under Iris, Reviews

Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman may not have been the best film of 2017, but it certainly offered something new and refreshing for superhero films. While this comic book character has been in the DC lore since the 1940s, her f...

The Greatest Showman

Jordan Sacher, R2 Sports/News Editor

January 12, 2018

Filed under Iris, Reviews

     The Greatest Showman is a musical featuring Oscar- and Tony- winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, Dear Evan Hansen); it’s inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, who started from nothing but create...

Beauty and the Beast

Rollins Terry, R3 Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018

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​      When Disney released its live-action rendition of Beauty and the Beast, I was not first in line to see it. I was never a Belle fan growing up; it’s one of the only Disney movies whose storyline I cannot recite. But when...

Pitch Perfect 3

Haley Tomaso, R1 News Editor

January 12, 2018

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      Get your pitch pipes ready, ladies, and saddle up for the trequel in this Pitch Perfect series. ​      Director Trish Sie has brought the Barden Bellas, nicknamed the Bellas, back for one last hoorah as they...

It

Matt Meusel, R1 Features Editor

January 12, 2018

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Stephen King is the gift that keeps on giving. And It, directed by Andy Muschietti, is no exception to this rule. The clown Pennywise (played by Bill Skarsgård) is as terrifying as any villain in horror film hi...

Eve’s selections for this year’s Academy Awards

Eve Crandall, Iris Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018

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Best Picture Call Me by Your Name Dunkirk Get Out Lady Bird The Big Sick The Shape of Water Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Best Actress Sally Hawkins - The Shape of Water Frances McDormand - Three Billboards ...

Lady Bird

Eve Crandall, Iris Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2018

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      In the opening scene of Lady Bird, the titular protagonist, played by Saoirse Ronan, tells her mother she wishes she “could live through something.” Although this line exasperates her mother, I understand what she me...

Wonder

January 12, 2018

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by Sara Isser​Based off of the New York Times bestseller by R.J. Palacio, Wonder (directed by Stephen Chbosky) tells the story of Auggie Pullman (played by Jacob Tremblay), a fifth-grade boy who was born with facial defor...

Wonder-ous film brings beloved book to screen

Olivia Morrison

December 1, 2017

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In the five years since R.J. Palacio’s award-winning novel Wonder was published, it has sold millions of copies and has been a constant at the top of bestseller lists. Wonder has also become a staple in book clubs around the...

League not done Justice

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Reviews

From comic books to cinemas, Marvel has revolutionized the movie industry and has produced record-breaking films for nearly 10 years. The most recent, Thor: Ragnarok, incorporates action-packed fight scenes with clever humor ...