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The Wichitan

February 6, 2018

OUR VIEW: Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections and diseases should be second nature to sexually active people. We're all adults here. We talk politics, gender, race and sex, but mere mentions are not going to stop the endless ambiguity surrounding such topics unless students stop pa...

Justice League: DC’s latest failure

Justice League: DC’s latest failure

Tyler Manning

November 27, 2017

It is apparent that Warner Bros. does not have a solid plan for its DC film universe. Every bit of news regarding the latest endeavor, "Justice League," has been about last-minute changes to the film, including the reshoots that took up an estimated 25-50 percent of the finished project. News about future movies in t...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ presents fun space adventure

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ presents fun space adventure

Tyler Manning

November 7, 2017

This year has been great for Marvel. "Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 2" was a touching character-driven story about what it means to be a family. "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was a nice callback to John Hughes' films. Now there is "Thor: Ragnarok:" a funny, space adventure film. "Thor: Ragnarok" was a ...

Empty Bowls event fills community through engagement

Empty Bowls event fills community through engagement

Cortney Wood

October 10, 2017

From the nationally crafted art pieces that symbolize hunger to the more than 1,000 bowls donated by the Wichita Falls community and to raise awareness for food insecurity in the community, the sixth annual Empty Bowls took place Oct. 10 at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art. Tanya Gillen, Empty Bow...

Kingsman sequel misses the mark

Kingsman sequel misses the mark

Tyler Manning

September 23, 2017

    "Kingsman: The Secret Service" was a breath of fresh air for the spy genre. Matthew Vaughn's style and visual flair blended with a conventional coming-of-age story made for a refreshing spy movie. The film parodied conventional spy flicks and overall made a mockery of the silliness of spy t...

Train to Busan leads train to my heart

Train to Busan leads train to my heart

Tyler Manning

August 25, 2017

Fall is almost upon us, which means we're getting closer and closer to one of my favorite holidays: Halloween. I feel that in preparation it is only appropriate to discuss one of my favorite recent horror movies — Train to Busan. Train to Busan is a South Korean horror movie about a father...

‘Free Fire’ delivers laughs through violence

‘Free Fire’ delivers laughs through violence

Tyler Manning

April 26, 2017

I love going to the movie theater. I know that it is incredibly expensive, people are loud, it can be kinda gross, etc. These are all valid criticisms, but I feel like they often turn our attention from the real point of the theater. To me, the theater is an experience. You never have the same mov...

John Wick 2 exceeds expectations

John Wick 2 exceeds expectations

Tyler Manning

February 14, 2017

John Wick Chapter 2 follows the story of an ex hit-man, John Wick, who gets pulled back into his old line of work through a past deal. After holding up his end of the bargain, he is betrayed and seeks to get revenge on the man who wronged him. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Lawrence Fishburne, Ruby Ro...

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