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Luke’s Movie Monday: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” shows weakness through spoilers

Luke’s Movie Monday: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” shows weakness through spoilers

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Art & Features, Top Stories

2015s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is the only film of the year that could pry me off of Netflix and send me to the theater, and I’d wager the same applies to most broke college students. The seventh installment in the epic space opera saga, and the first to premiere in ten years, is easily in the ...

What’s the best scary movie? ‘Night of the Living Dead’ vs. ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein’

What’s the best scary movie? ‘Night of the Living Dead’ vs. ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein’

Karalee Manis and Leah Ulatowski

October 30, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

In honor of Halloween, we asked our columnists Karalee and Leah to stop arguing about this progressives vs. conservatives nonsense and talk about something that actually matters, such as which scary movie is the absolute best. Here are their answers: Karalee Manis: "Night of the Living Dead" When...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Melancholia” evenly separates its hits, misses

Luke Ulatowski, Social Media Editor

October 19, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

These days, you probably know Danish film director Lars von Trier for 2013’s “Nymphomaniac,” a two-part borderline pornographic drama advertised with the O-faces of Shia LaBeouf and the rest of its famous cast members. Back when 2011’s “Melancholia” came out, people knew him for decla...

Movie Monday with Luke: “Equilibrium” ridiculous, fails at being intelligent

Movie Monday with Luke: “Equilibrium” ridiculous, fails at being intelligent

Luke Ulatowski, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

If there’s one genre of film that can power through abysmal reviews to dominate the box office, it’s action. If you only went by what people on the internet said, you’d think the modern “Transformers” films were universally hated, but all four reside in the worldwide top seventy box office grossers...

Movie Monday with Luke: ‘Labyrinth earns cult status through Bowie’

Movie Monday with Luke: ‘Labyrinth earns cult status through Bowie’

Luke Ulatowski, Staff reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Art & Features

When you hear the name Jim Henson, what do you think of first? It’s most likely the comedy supernova “The Muppets,” which in the six decades of its existence has evolved to cover every form of media several times over. If you hold your childhood dear, maybe you think of “Sesame Street,” the...

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