The Animation Corner: “The Iron Giant”

BENJAMIN K. PAPLHAM | ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR I’m glad I didn’t live in small-town suburbia during the Cold War, because if there’s anything I’ve learned from watching movies and television, is that there’s a 100% chance an alien would have landed in my hometown. The kids in “Stranger Things” experienced the “Upside Down”; Joe Lamb forms… Read More The Animation Corner: “The Iron Giant”

Throwback Film Review: M. Night Shyamalan’s “Unbreakable”

AUSTIN VAN PAY | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST M. Night Shyamalan recently released “Split”, a great return to form for someone who has been around for many years, but has had his fair share of missteps concerning films. One of his lesser known films, “Unbreakable,” was released in 2000 and has flown under the radar for many… Read More Throwback Film Review: M. Night Shyamalan’s “Unbreakable”

Junk Drawer: Lesser-known Alan Rickman Roles

ANASTASIA MONTAVON, AUSTIN VAN PAY, BENJAMIN K. PAPLHAM, SAMANTHA KOLB | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNISTS Editor’s Note: Dedicated in honor of the late Alan Rickman’s birthday today, Feb. 21 Anastasia: “Love, Actually” (2003) I have seen very few romantic comedies in my life, “Love, Actually” being one of them. Several years after seeing it, I was surprised… Read More Junk Drawer: Lesser-known Alan Rickman Roles

Never Stab the Devil in the Back: “John Wick: Chapter 2” Film Review

AUSTIN VAN PAY | ENTERTAINMENT COLUMNIST In 2014, the original “John Wick” wasn’t even a blip on many people’s radars including my own. After rave reviews and a cult-like following behind the title character and his universe, “John Wick” returns badder than ever in Chapter 2. The film begins with a bang as John hunts… Read More Never Stab the Devil in the Back: “John Wick: Chapter 2” Film Review