Usually at the beginning of a new calendar year, January isn’t the best time for movies to be released. Netflix is the same way. Nothing new or exciting has premiered yet on Netflix, however the company has acquired rights to some great films that everyone should check out.
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In 2018, Spider-Man was featured a lot. From Tom Holland’s role in “Avengers: Infinity War,” to Insomniac Games’ Spider-Man game released on PlayStation 4 to Spider-Man’s biggest villain “Venom” getting its own movie starring Tom Hardy, 2018 truly was the year of our favorite web-head.
WVU's Creative Arts Center was packed Thursday on the opening night of West Virginia Public Theatre’s Young Frankenstein.
The story’s protagonist is Mowgli, a young boy who was orphaned in the jungle and raised by talking animals. Under the guidance of the panther Bagheera, Mowgli is raised by a pack of wolves. Despite the wolves viewing the young boy as one of their own, Mowgli struggles with his identity as h…
Packed with shootouts and high-speed chases, "Miles Ahead" is a biographical film starring and directed by Oscar nominee Don Cheadle that will premiere April 1.
Creator Nia Vardalos, also cast as main character Toula Portokalos, said although the film was based on her own family and experience marrying a non-Greek man, she was struck by how many people found her story recognizable.
Actress Gal Gadot stole the show as Wonder Woman. She effortlessly exudes an air of nobility and confidence that is quite fitting for an immortal warrior. Although only in costume briefly, Wonder Woman held her own during the final fight scene, and fans are excited to see her standalone movi…
Fortunately, the cast and crew of "Deadpool" executed everything perfectly, and this is immediately clear from the second the opening credits start. Gratuitous violence and a blend of ironic, morbid and immature humor are all mixed together perfectly, keeping the audience entertained and giv…
A star-studded cast is gracing the big screen in the film “Hail, Caesar!” written and produced by the famed Coen duo, Joel and Ethan Coen. The off-center comedy embodies 1950s vintage Hollywood, following a studio fixer that deals with more problems than expected.
That nationwide broadcast is one of the most-watched events in television history, the story not only captivating the United States, but the world. This year, the controversial trial will be available to view once more.
“Danger 5” is a 2012 Australian live-action comedy series that is currently one of Netflix’s hidden gems. The show follows the eponymous Danger 5 team, a group of five international agents who must oppose the Nazi regime.
Approximately 10 years ago, "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" made their way to the big screen.
The story is based on a book by Michael Punke about trapper and navigator Hugh Glass’ redemption in the Appalachian wilderness. The movie stars DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poultier and Domhnall Gleeson. Glass is the head navigator for a fur company that is attacked and massacred by a Native Am…
Filmmaker Benjamin Statler allowed Grant to project his findings to the world for the first time on record to bring to light the messy death of Cobain. With valid evidence from audio records to interviews with close friends and family and visual reenactments, PI Grant unveiled a side to the …
Created by famous cartoon artist Charles Shulz and television producer Lee Mendelson, "A Charlie Brown Christmas" first graced household televisions in the year 1965. The short film follows characters Charlie Brown voiced by Peter Robbins, Linus van Pelt voiced by Christopher Shea, Lucy van …
With about 30 little kids running around excited to watch the movie with their friends and parents, the Morgantown Public Library hosted a children’s "Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" watch party yesterday.
The month of October would not be complete without a little taste of spooky horror to get you in that Hallow’s Eve mood.
The story of Whitey Bulger is a dark spot on the history of America’s law enforcement, and writers Mark Mallouk and Jez Butterworth tell it that way. Director Scott Cooper made sure he wasn’t making a movie about the life of Bulger but rather his shady relationship with the FBI in the new fi…
The movie follows the group as it rises and falls thanks to bad business from the group’s manager Jerry Heller, portrayed by Paul Giamatti, and the eventual departure of both Ice Cube and Dr. Dre from N.W.A. Beginning in 1986, Dre is a DJ at a nightclub who has been working with Ice Cube on …
Some movies present a black and white scenario to the audience. One character is clearly the hero, the other is clearly the villain. Other movies focus on "the gray area." They show that no side is completely right or wrong. "The Gift" paints a bleaker picture. It presents a black and black …
There’s a certain stigma that goes along with the tireless reincarnation of certain movie franchises. Lest we all forget the train wreck that was "Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull." Despite the fact that certain blockbuster classics are better remembered than remastered, the world still e…
Mardi Gras came and left us with a handful of random beads and a killer Fat Tuesday hangover, yet we’re still trying to keep up with the Kardashians. To wrap up this week’s pop culture happenings is more exhausting than New York Fashion Week, just ask North West.
Already a box office success with $90 million in the bank after its opening weekend, “American Sniper” has wowed audiences everywhere and for good reason.
Think back to your “rock bottom.” Now, multiply that by a hundred and you can start to understand the predicament Jim Bennett gets himself into in the remake of the 1974 film “The Gambler.” Played by Mark Wahlberg, Bennett is a cynical college professor with a very serious gambling addiction…
Imagine being surrounded by enemy troops in a storm of weapon fire. The smoke is too thick to see the soldier beside you, and the gun fire is so loud, a constant ringing starts to clog your hearing. Your next move could be your last, but you’ve never been taught how to fight. This is the ter…
It’s almost finals week and soon, the semester will be over. Once it is, the hustle and bustle of college life will come to a halt. Fortunately, there are some interesting movies about to be released to cure the boredom that sometimes results from going on break.
In the new documentary, “Mudbloods: A film about Quidditch,” Director Farzad Sangari leads us into the world of real-life quidditch.
“The Conjuring” was released in 2013 and currently has an 86 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Directed by James Wan and based on a true story, “The Conjuring” terrified audiences without bloodshed or gore. The storyline, acting, writing and genuine ‘70s atmosphere made the movie one of the…
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