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REVIEW: “Love Simon” 20th Century Fox’s hit film explores homosexuality in new, refreshing ways

“Love, Simon” is romantic comedy-drama film adaptation of the novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli. Nick Robinson plays Simon Spier, a self-described “                  average teen” with a loving family, good friends, and a breezy school life— save for ...

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Review: Spring Dance Concert improves on previous concerts, demonstrates complexity of emotion

If you missed the Spring Dance Concert of 2018, you missed out on an example of the incredible amount of talent APSU holds within its’ students. What is dance? Perhaps it is another way to express emotion, to make your voice heard, and connect with people of all backgrounds. Through ...

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REVIEW: Adaptation of ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ changes setting to enhance storytelling

“A Wrinkle in Time” is a science fantasy adventure film, directed by Ava DuVernay and based on the 1962 novel by Madeleine L’Engle. Four years after the disappearance of her astrophysicist father, thirteen-year-old Meg Murry (played by Storm Reid) meets three astral travelers, Mrs. Whatsit (played by Reese Witherspoon), Mrs. ...

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REVIEW: Netflix’s ‘Seven Seconds’ holds strong premise, yet held back by weak writing

“Seven Seconds” is a Netflix original created by Veena Sud, creator of AMC’s “The Killing.” Loosely based on a real story, this crime drama follows the accidental death of a black teenager, Brenton Butler. When a white off-duty officer, Peter Jablonski (played by Beau Knapp), crashes into Brenton and his ...

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REVIEW: Newest Star Wars entry fresh, fulfilling as it sets new precedent in Star Wars story-telling

***This review contains spoilers for The Last Jedi.*** Seeing “The Force Awakens” in theaters, almost a decade after “Revenge of the Sith” released, was a mind-blowing experience. Now, however, Star Wars had a reputation to uphold, and with criticisms saying Epsode VII was a rehash of “A New Hope,” could ...

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Top 5: Enjoy the holidays with these five films, each with their ups and downs

#5: Elf Objectively, I would not say Elf is a great film, and had this been given to different writers, I would be more critical of it. Most of the characters are not that interesting, the supporting actors’ performances are diminutive, and the film can be very cheesy and cliché ...

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