CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor Although “The Finest Hours” is no “Star Wars,” “Avengers,” or beloved children’s movie, Disney’s latest film is a touching story about courage and teamwork in the face of overwhelming odds. When a nor’easter hits the...
KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief I’ve read the entire “Hunger Games” trilogy only once in my life, and it was during my last year in high school. I blazed through the books in order to prepare for the first “Hunger Games”...
REBECCA RUSSELL Staff Writer Upon entering the antique Bowtie Cinema Theater here in Madison, I had not one clue as what to expect from the movie depiction of the personal life of Steve Jobs. The film, directed by Danny...
KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief It has been slightly over a month since “The Martian” was first shown in theaters on Oct. 2, but for those of us just getting the chance to see the film, the movie is still giving...
KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Last week I went to the small theater in Madison to see “The Visit,” M. Night Shyamalan’s new horror movie. You know there is little expectation for a film when the attendance is below 10 people,...
JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had the incredibly difficult task of creating a film that was worthy of standing alongside its 2012 predecessor, which currently sits as the third highest grossing movie of all time. With...
JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor One of the best experiences to have watching a movie is going into the theater with the absolute lowest expectations you could possibly have for a film. I love the feeling of walking out of...
KRISTEN ORDONEZ Staff Writer The fall season typically prompts a few thriller or horror movies to be released in theaters that entice adrenaline seekers and scary-movie fans. Following the theme of thrilling, creepy films is the new movie “Horns,” directed...
AMIR MUHAMMAD Contributor About halfway through David Fincher’s “Gone Girl,” a policeman asks a question that seems more directed to the audience than it does to his partner: “You ever hear the expression ‘the simplest answer’s often the correct...
JON SCOTT Film Critic After seeing “Thor: The Dark World” for a second time last weekend, my opinion on it had not changed, but I thought to myself, “what qualifies as a good sequel?” For me, personally, a good sequel qualifies...