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‘Smile’ Will Keep Audiences Jumping

Matthew Craven, Staff Reporter March 8, 2023

After seeing the horror thriller "Smile," I can understand why director Parker Finn based this film on his 2020 shorter work "Lara Hasn't Slept." I didn't get much sleep that night either. The time...

‘Moon Knight’ a Terrific Entry Into the Marvel Universe

Chris Raymer, Staff Reporter June 22, 2022

“I can’t tell the difference between real life and my dreams….” This ominous quote sets a mysterious tone for the story of Steven Grant (Oscar Isaac), who shares a body with the mercenary Marc...

‘Return of the Clouded Leopards’ a Cool Look at Helping Endangered Species

Ryan Whelan, Staff Reporter June 22, 2022

The jungles of India can be a cruel place for young cubs that lose their mothers to poachers. In the jungles there are also other predators, elephants, and the harsh elements. Outside the jungle, there...

After 50 Years, It’s Still Good to Visit ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’

Leo McAllister, Staff Reporter May 27, 2022

Darkness, light, a prism, and a rainbow. Those objects comprise the cover of one of the most recognizable albums ever. Even if someone has never heard Pink Floyd’s "Dark Side of the Moon," they have...

‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ a Wild Ride into the Psyche

Brandon King, Staff Reporter May 26, 2022

“Just because someone stumbles and loses their way, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.” A quote by Professor Charles Xavier (Patrick Stewart) perfectly encapsulates the plot of "Dr. Strange...

The line stretched around the block. Fans waited for an autograph from Jack Harlow, who made a stop at Guestroom Records, a shop on Frankfort Ave., on May 8.

Harlow’s Latest Album Hit and Miss

Whit Hilleary, Staff Reporter May 19, 2022

After blowup single "WHATS POPPIN," Kentucky rapper Jack Harlow’s music has reached nationwide popularity rather than just being a Louisville household name. Following his 2020 release of "That’s What...

‘The Return of the King’ a Powerful Adaptation of a Timeless Story

Carter Schmitt, Guest Reviewer January 25, 2022

From the peak of Mount Doom to the vast Pelennor Fields, the extended edition of "The Return of the King" compacts J.R.R. Tolkien’s incredible third book into an exciting 252 minutes.  The cinematography,...

A Look Back at a Kanye Triumph

Henry Robinson, Guest Reviewer January 24, 2022

Aside from being that emotionally questionable candidate in the 2020 presidential campaign, Kanye West is one of the most talented music artists of all time. It is no exaggeration to compare him to greats...

Kanye’s ’08 Album Nothing but a Heartbreak

Drew Tinsley, Guest Reviewer January 12, 2022

When it was revealed that Kanye West’s album "808s and Heartbreak" received a nomination for the best album of the year (2008), a flurry of confused tweets as to why occurred. In reality, this album...

‘Halloween’ a Groundbreaker in the Slasher Genre

Ashton Sims, Guest Reviewer January 10, 2022

A masked man slowly walking around with a kitchen knife. Both unique and terrifying.  John Carpenter’s "Halloween" utilizes this image to frighten audiences of all ages. "Halloween," released in...

‘Savage Mode II’ an Eye-Opening Sequel from a Dynamic Duo

Nate Tencza, Guest Reviewer November 30, 2021

Batman and Robin. Sonny and Cher. Bert and Ernie.  Some of the greatest duos of all time. Maybe it's time we introduce Metro Boomin and 21 Savage to this conversation. With Metro Boomin’s cinematic-like...

‘Black Widow’ Succeeds with Strong Story and Acting

Sam Repp, Photography Editor October 25, 2021

The Red Room is falling from the sky, and as Natasha Romanoff jumps to catch her sister Yelena Belova, Taskmaster, one of the villains, jumps to catch Natasha before they hit the ground. That's a small...

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