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‘Creed 2’ review: An outstanding continuation of the ‘Rocky’ franchise

‘Creed 2’ review: An outstanding continuation of the ‘Rocky’ franchise

Anish Vasudevan

November 27, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

After “Creed 1” hit theatres in 2015 and soared through the box office ratings, racking up over $170 million in earnings, a sequel was apparent. As the fifth installment of the “Rocky” franchise, “Creed 2” was much anticipated, straying from being a simple boxing movie. Like the Star...

Duo Review: “Black Panther”

Duo Review: “Black Panther”

Ruth Feng and Chelsea Wong

February 18, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

  “Black Panther” is nothing short of a triumph and cultural phenomenon brought to life by director Ryan Coogler and the stellar cast. On its third day at the box office, “Black Panther” is set to earn $387 million worldwide over the Presidents' Day weekend. Across the count...

Spectre: Gripping beginning and end, but middle pales in comparison

Spectre: Gripping beginning and end, but middle pales in comparison

Neha Patchipala

November 8, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Reviews

y name is Bond. James Bond. Movie theatres filled with people eager to see James Bond, an iconic character created by Ian Fleming in 1953, return to the big screen. Bond, with his license to kill, has graced movie theaters again with Spectre, the 24th Bond movie in the series. This Bond movie, which c...

MOVIE: ‘Vampire Academy’ doesn’t suck

Tanisha Dasmunshi

February 10, 2014


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Reviews

The mixture of witty high school comedy and supernatural horror makes for a messy but strangely hilarious flick. Read More »...

“Hangover III” inspires highs in some, headaches in others

“Hangover III” inspires highs in some, headaches in others

Ankita Tejwani

May 29, 2013


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

Mixed Reviews is a feature where we examine recently released works with perspectives from two different reporters. This week we reviewed our first film “The Hangover Part III,” directed by Todd Phillips. Ankita’s Take: Unexpected, but hilarious. In 2009, “The Hangover” came out and made ...

The family side

The family side

Tiffany Lau

November 22, 2009


Filed under Movies

"The Blind Side", based on the true life story of football player Michael Oher, does not fall under the typical teen movie Read More »...