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New Star Wars Trailer

Star Wars is an epic series that has captivated people’s attention since the first movie was released in 1977. After making the two sequels the movie-makers went back in a time to tell the story of Anakin Skywalker and a younger Obi-Wan Kenobi. Once that was finished in 2005 it seemed like Star Wars had been […]

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Beauty and the Beast Retold

With Disney on a mission to recreate their old classics, it is no surprise they chose to remake one of their most acclaimed animated films, Beauty and the Beast. The new film made its debut on March 17, making upwards of $170 million in its opening weekend alone. Many critics had their doubts about yet […]

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Get Out: Review

Get Out, written and directed by Jordan Peele (yes, of Key & Peele) is a surreal horror comedy that follows Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), dating Rose (Allison Jones), and it begins with his reluctance, being black, to spend a weekend with her awkwardly white parents at their family estate. Chris meets her overly sociable father (Bradley […]

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Cure for Wellness: Review

“A man cannot unsee the truth.” A Cure for Wellness, directed by Gore Verbinski (known for Pirates of the Caribbean) is a psychological thriller that follows Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), a young businessman who is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic yet mysterious “wellness center” far off in the Swiss Alps. Lodged there […]

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Beauty and the Beast Remade

Disney’s new production of Beauty and the Beast will be released on March 17. This movie is part of Disney’s new trend, live action remakes. According to KU News, the company has 24 remakes in the works and has already created a number of live action movies. This includes The Jungle Book, Maleficent, and Cinderella, […]

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Hidden Figures

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Glen Powell, Mahershala Ali, Aldis Hodge. Director: Theodore Melfi Plot Analysis: Inspired by true events this extraordinary film highlights the contributions of three African American women to the NASA space program. Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson were three very […]

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Split Review

Split, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan (beyond the roller coaster that is his filmmaking career), is a nail-biting thriller that follows a psychotic, mentally disturbed man (portrayed brilliantly by James McAvoy) with multiple personalities, each one, of 23, uniquely horrifying. Upon kidnapping a trio of innocent girls, each of his identities begins to […]

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Top 10: Holiday Movies

Every holiday season is linked with themed movies to get the spirit of the holiday moving. We have two weeks left of school before the break commences and the Camasonian is providing a miniature version of twenty five days of the holidays. Every day come check out the new suggested movie!  Day 1: “Home Alone” […]