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A look back at “Blade Runner”

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer

December 16, 2019

“Blade Runner” (1982) is a convoluted mess. With seven different cuts of the movie, it’s nearly impossible to get a definitive interpretation from the film, but the beauty of “Blade Runner” lies in this mystique; it poses...

“Ghostbusters” (2016) can’t compare to its predecessor

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 7, 2019

“Ghostbusters” (2016) is a modernized version of the original, made to fit gender and racial norms that are in our society today. The plot falls along the same lines as the original but doesn’t have the same euphoric fe...

“A Clockwork Orange” is disturbing beyond words

Adelina Merrell, Reporter

November 7, 2019

“A Clockwork Orange” had its debut back in 1971, gaining notoriety for its disturbing imagery and seemingly thoughtless violence. Because of this film, it seems that people are more accustomed to violence portrayed on scree...

A look back on “Taxi Driver”

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer

October 31, 2019

What happens to someone constantly shunned by society, mistreated and misunderstood? What happens to people who are different? These are the questions asked in Martin Scorsese’s psychological thriller Taxi Driver. Modeled partly afte...

“Borderlands Three” surpasses its predecessors

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2019

“Borderlands 3" is a thirty hour long quest that never seems to bore. With an immense variety of weaponry, satisfying gunplay, and a compelling storyline, Gearbox Studio's first-person RPG did nothing but impress. “Bord...