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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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“Bohemian Rhapsody:” less rock leads to fewer hits

“Bohemian Rhapsody:” less rock leads to fewer hits

By Ryan Reichard, reporter. Queen was the band of an era, single-handedly redefining rock and roll. Along the way, they issued several chart hits and critical acclaim ensued, with their skillful blending of several genres to create a sound all of their own. One of the band’s most notable hits, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” served as the title for the biopic that […]

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These movies will make you shiver: Top hauntings of 2018

These movies will make you shiver: Top hauntings of 2018

By Maddison Godi, reporter. The Suspense is Killing Me “The Haunting of Hill House” (2018) — Netflix Original Rated: TV-MA Starring: Michiel Huisman (Steven Crain), Elizabeth Reaser (Shirley Crain), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Luke Crain), Kate Siegel (Theo Crain), Victoria Pedretti (Nell Crain), Carla Gugino (Olivia Crain), Henry Thomas (Hugh Crain) Director: Mike Flanagan This Halloween, I branched out, welcoming scary movies […]

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Hell’s Half Mile brings musical maelstrom

Hell’s Half Mile brings musical maelstrom

By Zach Parfeniuk, staff reporter. Hell’s Half Mile is equally about the celebration of music as it is the celebration of movies. Throughout the festival, numerous artists and bands made their mark on Bay City, each with their own unique sound to share with event goers. On opening night, Moonbeau took the stage by storm with their waves of synthpop, […]

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Hell’s Half Mile movie review: “Skippers” provides laughs and surprising emotion

Hell’s Half Mile movie review: “Skippers” provides laughs and surprising emotion

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter One of the feature films on display at Hell’s Half Mile 2018 was “Skippers,” a movie notable for having been shot entirely in Bay City. “Skippers” was directed and written by Aaron Wertheimer. The plot centers around Carver (Chris Roberti), a drifter skiving in and out of towns, whose only goal seems to be finding thin, […]

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Hell’s Half Mile movie review: “A Moment in the Reeds” provides a refreshing gay love story

Hell’s Half Mile movie review: “A Moment in the Reeds” provides a refreshing gay love story

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter “A Moment in the Reeds” is an LGBTQ+ romance flick. The plot centers around Leevi (Janne Puustinen) coming home to Finland from his university studies in Paris for the summer to help his father, Jouko (Mika Melender), renovate their wooded house before selling it. Leevi does not want to be back in Finland as he much […]

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