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The Eternals assemble in Marvel Studios ETERNALS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios.

“Eternals” proves great ideas don’t mean a great movie

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor November 17, 2021

Continuing a cinematic universe with a similarly obnoxious lifespan, “Eternals” follows a group of god-like entities who protect humans from a dangerous life form known as the Deviants, but the movie...

Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti co-star as Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn. Courtesy of Netflix.

Your favorite stalker is back: “You” season 3 review

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature editor November 3, 2021

A lot of tension. A lot of blood. A lot of murder. But what else can we expect from Joe Goldberg? "You" season 3 doesn’t really come as a shocker for me, or really for the majority of the audience, especially...

Vivo is available on Netflix.

“Vivo” has a flimsy middle act but a strong, emotional drive

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor October 13, 2021

“Vivo” is a Latinx lead animated movie, with Lin-Manuel Miranda starring as the lead role and composing the score. While a kid's movie, "Vivo" doesn't hesitate to present emotional beats a lot more...

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Candyman

“Candyman” is well-made with a very flawed screenplay

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor September 15, 2021

Any movie involving mirrors should employ a visionary director who knows where to put a camera, and Nia DeCosta sets an appropriate tone for this 90s reboot, with atmospheric lighting, unique imagery and...

(Left Center-Right Center) ANTHONY RAMOS as Usnavi and MELISSA BARRERA as Vanessa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “IN THE HEIGHTS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Taking a look at the summer’s most anticipated movies

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor May 24, 2021

Whether they're going back home or staying in Wichita Falls, MSU Texas students will hopefully spend some free time frequenting their local movie theaters this summer.  Not only has the film industry...

Julia Garner in The Assistant (2019)

“The Assistant” is a valuable commentary but not a blockbuster

Joseph Nelson, Reporter April 18, 2021

"The Assistant" is set in a New York film production office, where a receptionist endures condescension, belittlement and gaslighting from her co-workers. This gaslighting happens as a consequence of the...

Album review

The Slow Rush is Tame Impala at his finest

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer March 3, 2020

The Slow Rush is the fourth studio album by Australian born producer and songwriter, Kevin Parker, better known by his stage name Tame Impala. The Slow Rush comes five years after Tame Impala’s last...

The Mandalorian

A Wichitan suggestion: The Mandalorian

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor February 11, 2020

You've seen the "baby Yoda" memes; now it's time to watch the show they came from. Despite being set in the familiar Star Wars universe, Disney +'s The Mandalorian doesn't require any prior knowledge...

Oh Wonder

“Oh Wonder” is perfect for study vibes

Christian Evans, Album Reviewer February 11, 2020

"Oh Wonder" is the name of a very widely successful London based alt-pop duo consisting of a couple, Anthony West and Josephine Vander Gucht. They have played sold-out shows in a multitude of arenas and...

The Witcher

A Wichitan suggestion: The Witcher

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor January 28, 2020

If you're one of the many college students who want to experience the world-building and fantasy drama of HBO's Game of Thrones but don't have the time to watch 73 hour-long episodes, Netflix's The Witcher...

Play involves students in social discussion

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor January 28, 2020

The Defamation Experience, a play by Todd Logan, instigated discussion among the 76 students in attendance at the Akin Auditorium Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. The play, presented by the MOSIAC Cross...

Tom Hardy in Venom (2018).
Photo courtesy of IMDb.com

Venom is fun, but not well-written

Jeri Moore, Reporter October 31, 2018

The pace of Venom is fast, choppy, and a little hard to follow due to both the writing and editing of the storyline. The journey that Venom's nemesis, the symbiote Riot, makes to get to its final destination...

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