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A screengrab from the Avatar: The Way of Water trailer.

Does ‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Live Up to the Original?

Tyler Cataldo, Contributor January 20, 2023

For the last 13-years, Avatar was a joke—a movie that had cultural impact for the year it came out then faded away. Mere days after the film passed $1 billion at the box offices, James Cameron announced...

Screengrab from the Pinocchio trailer.

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio: A Darker Take on the Classic Children’s Tale?

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

Stop-motion truly is the one form of art that remains timeless, and it is one for all ages. However, stop-motion is also a hit-or-miss form of art. Not every film can be a Henry Selick masterpiece. One...

The Crossovers Must-Read Books for Winter Break (2022)

The Crossover’s Must-Read Books for Winter Break (2022)

Crossover Staff December 16, 2022

Haley Seymour, Editor in Chief - Over the summer, I read The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This story follows Monique Grant, a reporter for Vivant magazine, who is contacted by...

Screengrab from The Fabelmans trailer.

The Fabelmans and the Magic of Movies

Eric Banks, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

I fell in love with movies when I was 14 years old. They were everything to me, a magical form of escapism where anything is possible. In my mind, only cinema could show you a machine gun-toting raccoon...

Screengrab from Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2: Sophomore Slump or Sophisticated Second Coming?

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

I was in seventh grade, standing outside my middle school, waiting for the after-school bus to take me home on a boring Wednesday in March when I heard about this new game that was coming out. As I was...

Hernandez at a welcoming event, photo by: Logan Hall-Potvin.

An Interview with President Hernandez: His Advice on Change

Kelley Lebahn, Staff Writer December 6, 2022

Growth. That is the word President Alex Hernandez associates with change.  “I’m pretty optimistic that new opportunities can lead to growth even if it doesn’t feel that way when you first get...

Screengrab from A Charlie Brown Christmas.

It’s the Holiday Season, Charlie Brown! Ranking the Peanuts Holiday Specials

Brigid Barry, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” comics have been gracing the media world for decades. Since 1950 when the first strip was released in the newspaper, the world of Charlie Brown has been expanding. Well...

The Banshees of Inisherin: An Irish Morality Tale

The Banshees of Inisherin: An Irish Morality Tale

Eric Banks, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

Few things, if any, are as painful as the death of a relationship. The idea that anyone, whether they be a friend, brother, or partner, can simply choose to disappear from our lives is silently terrifying....

The Midnight Club: Is it Worth the Watch?

The Midnight Club: Is it Worth the Watch?

Brigid Barry, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

October is the prime month for spooky releases. Creators release themed movies and television shows and streaming services drop fascinating documentaries to really accentuate the vibe that comes with the...

Midnights Marketing Could Cause Another Upheaval in Vinyl Production

“Midnights” Marketing Could Cause Another Upheaval in Vinyl Production

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

“Midnights” is American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift's 10th studio album, released on Oct. 21, 2022. The album has since received the utmost praise from numerous outlets, video and written platforms...

Celldweller Returns from the Dungeon with Knockout Fifth Album

Celldweller Returns from the Dungeon with Knockout Fifth Album

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer October 24, 2022

Celldweller can only be described as one of the more creative in a long line of genre-blending artists. Emerging with the change of the millennium and in the dying embers of leader Scott David “Klayton”...

TV Prequel Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Redeems Ridiculed Game Cyberpunk: 2077

TV Prequel “Cyberpunk: Edgerunners” Redeems Ridiculed Game “Cyberpunk: 2077”

Adrian Randall, Staff Writer October 18, 2022

In 2012, CD Projekt Red announced an ambitious game which then became the biggest laughing stock of the then-recently-released ninth generation of consoles, “Cyberpunk: 2077.” The game was horribly...

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