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“Aquaman”: Movie review

“Aquaman”: Movie review

John Lehan, JagWire reporter/photographer

January 8, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Reviews

Walking into Aquaman, I expected the movie to be an exposition-heavy origin story to set the character up for later films with some action sprinkled throughout. While Aquaman is an origin story with action, it superseded my expectations by evenly incorporating both aspects into the main story to create a...

“Anonymous” has good atmosphere but lacks plot

“Anonymous” has good atmosphere but lacks plot

Katherine White, JagWire News Editor

October 16, 2013


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Now that the Renaissance Festival’s season is over, one must turn to other options, such as movies, in order to enjoy the colorful atmosphere of 1400-1600 Europe. “Anonymous” (2011), directed by Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, 2012), takes place in the Renaissance era at the height of Shakespeare’s...

The next ice age comes early in “The Day After Tomorrow”

The next ice age comes early in “The Day After Tomorrow”

Katherine White, JagWire briefs editor

December 12, 2012


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When you decide which movie to watch before the world ends on Friday, Dec. 21, let’s not forget the vast array of apocalypse movies. The best movies made to unsettle you about the possible destruction of Earth are based on actual theories. For this reason, “The Day After Tomorrow,” directed by...

Strong cast makes The Help a must-see

Strong cast makes The Help a must-see

Sarah Fulton, managing editor

August 25, 2011


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Incorporating an emotional depth and an incredible sense of humor, The Help is the most inspirational movie since The Blind Side. It simply soars. Based off a novel written by Kathryn Stockett, and set in Jackson, Mississippi during the social upturn of the 1960’s, The Help follows the story of aspir...

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