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Joker’s dark debut

Joker’s dark debut By Samuel Philpot, associate editor.   Throughout the years, notorious comic book villain the Joker has been portrayed on the big screen in various ways. Each movie takes their own interpretation of the clown and makes him their own for the movie’s sake.    Having seen various forms of Joker in live action, I figured it would […]

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Top 5 for the Week

By Colton Carrier, A&E Editor Serving fright by the “slice” With Halloween rearing its head, many will be diving into whatever spooky attraction they can get to. Luckily, the Slice of Fright Film Fest is coming to scare and shock horror fans from all around the Tri-Cities. Drawing in more than 30 short films, both locally and around the world, […]

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Indie music lovers and film buffs flock to Hell’s Half Mile

Indie music lovers and film buffs flock to Hell’s Half Mile

By Crystal Gwizdala, Science & Health editor. BAY CITY – If you’re sick of mainstream music and recycled movie plots, you need to be at Hell’s Half Mile. The festival just finished its 14th year at the end of September. Seventy-four films played on screens scattered across downtown. 17 of the films were Michigan-made, and a handful of those were […]

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It BILL SKARSGÅRD as Pennywise   Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema

“IT” sequel quenches audience’s thirst

By Maddison Godi, Collegiate Life editor In 2017, Andrés Muschietti directed the highest-grossing horror film of all time, “IT Chapter One.” This adaptation of the first half of Stephen King’s novel “IT” sparked fear into audiences, making them eager for the sequel. Today, “IT” has returned to theaters as the story continues with “IT Chapter Two.” The movie unfolds with […]

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Hell’s Half Mile blazes toward its 14th year

Hell’s Half Mile blazes toward its 14th year

By Colton Carrier, A&E editor. The Hell’s Half Mile Film and Music Festival is on track to bring indie bands and filmmakers from around the country. The festival is a cultural melting pot, bringing together artists from all walks of life. Set out over four days over a variety of locations, Hell’s Half Mile gets together a wild bunch of […]

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Jordan Peele horrifies ‘Us’ again

Jordan Peele horrifies ‘Us’ again

By Kevin Lazzaro, Multimedia Journalist. Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” received some of the highest ratings of any horror movie in history, currently resting at the number one horror movie on Rotten Tomatoes. It even raked in an academy award for the new director. Fans of the film and Peele’s directorial style have been eagerly awaiting a follow up […]

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“Captain Marvel” script fails to impress

“Captain Marvel” script fails to impress

By Amanda Miller, page designer. With Marvel’s much anticipated “Avengers: End Game” hitting theaters next month, I have been curiously waiting for my introduction to the hero that will hopefully save all of our favorite characters from the death snap of Thanos. I didn’t do any research on the character or watch any trailers before I saw “Captain Marvel”, as […]

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2019 Oscars could see predictable wins

2019 Oscars could see predictable wins

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. 2018 brought us some of the most brilliantly crafted movies and most heartfelt performances we have seen in some time. Films such as “Roma,” “A Star Is Born,” “Green Book,” “The Favourite,” “Vice” and “Black Panther” all predictably snagged nominations for the top prize of the night, and the actors who starred in […]

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Netflix has Valentine’s Day movies for every relationship

Netflix has Valentine’s Day movies for every relationship

Netflix has Valentine’s Day movies for every relationship By Maddison Godi, reporter With Netflix’s erupting popularity in our culture, it seems fitting to compile a list of the best flicks to binge watch this Valentine’s season. Here are my picks for which motion pics are sure to make your heart flutter, sink, rejoice and applaud. ‘To All the Boys I’ve […]

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Dim the lights for the 12th annual Riverside Saginaw Film Festival

Dim the lights for the 12th annual Riverside Saginaw Film Festival

By Maddison Godi, reporter Dates: Nov. 8-11 Locations: The Court Street Theater, Pit and Balcony Inc., Castle Museum, Hoyt Library, First Congregational Church Cost: Single tickets: $6 per film. Pre-festival passes: $40. At-the-door passes: $45. Free parking throughout Saginaw. Join film lovers for a weekend packed full of entertainment no movie fanatic will want to miss. The Riverside Saginaw Film […]

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