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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...

Squid game is available to watch on Netflix.

Greenlight on “Squid Game”

Thalia Doe, Feature/Sports Editor October 13, 2021

By now you might’ve heard the name “Squid Game,” an original Netflix series created by Hwang Dong-hyuk. The dark, intense and at many times, disturbing Korean thriller became a sensation overnight....

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...

Crab leg boil with lemon pepper butter seasoning is one of the meals offered at the Catch.

Restaurant review: The Catch will get you hooked

Shunde Hooks, Reporter September 29, 2021

The Catch, a cajun-style restaurant, opened their doors about three weeks ago to serve customers and provide them with their mouth-watering meals. If you were to pass by and glance from the outside, you...

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...

The exterior of Collective Coffee, May 16.

Too simple? – A Collective Coffee Review

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer May 23, 2021

Collective Coffee & Community, the brainchild of three young and vibrant entrepreneurs, opened its first store location last month on the corner of Midwestern Parkway and Taft Boulevard. The newcomer...

Shea Body Moisture products

A review of Shea Moisture Men Collection: empowering to the male soul

Shunde Hooks March 29, 2021

Shea Moisture, a personal care company, added a new collection to the market strictly for African American men. This collection consists of new bar soaps, exfoliating body wash, conditioner for different...

Palm Springs poster

‘Palm Springs’ explores the meaning of the perfect day

Brian Lang, Film Critic February 9, 2021

“It’s gonna be a great wedding!” That’s the first thing “Palm Springs” bridesmaid Sarah hears every morning when her eyes pop open. The unfortunate part is that she’s not going to weddings...

Joaquín Cosio, Joseph Julian Soria, Carlos Santos, and Karrie Martin in Gentefied (2020)

Gentefied — a new take on gentrification

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter May 5, 2020

Gentefied is a Netflix original series that follows the lives of the Morales family. It focuses on three Mexican-American cousins pursuing the American dream; Chris the aspiring chef, Ana the artist, and...

Pandemic

A Wichitan Suggestion: Pandemic

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 9, 2020

Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak is the perfect series for everyone quarantined due to COVID-19. Pandemic is a documentary series that tells the story of the medical workers on the frontlines...

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