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“Black Panther” Exceeds Expectations in Opening Weekend

“Black Panther” is the movie Marvel fans have been waiting excitedly for, and it certainly does not disappoint. The movie just hit theaters on Feb. 16 and already brought in an estimated $201.8 million, breaking multiple box office records. The plot fits nicely into the Marvel series, picking up right where viewers last saw the lead character, T’Challa, in “Captain America: ... Read More »

A Celebration of Humanity: Review “The Greatest Showman”

Chase your dreams and never stop running towards them. “The Greatest Showman” reminds viewers of everything they love about show business and what it means to live and to dream. The film tells the story of Phineas Taylor Barnum as his life culminates to create the greatest show on earth, the Barnum Circus. With stars such as Hugh Jackman and ... Read More »

Road to the Oscars: Academy Award Nominations Announced

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony is approaching, and film enthusiasts across the world have their eyes on Hollywood as the most critically acclaimed actors and projects from 2017 compete for recognition from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Guillermo del-Toro’s triumphant return to fantasy drama, “The Shape of Water,” accrued the most award nominations, 13 in total. The second ... Read More »

Now Playing in a Theater Near You: Holiday Movie Season Begins

With the coming of the holiday season, new movies have arrived in theaters across the country. The Thanksgiving weekend box office has been dominated by high-octane superhero flicks and touching emotional adventures. For fans of fights and tights, “Thor: Ragnarok” and “Justice League” have entered theaters to provide moviegoers with a new round of action movies based on beloved comic-book ... Read More »

Film Review: It – You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry, You’ll Scream, You’ll Die

Last year around this time, America had some strange run-ins with clowns. They started popping up all over the country last October to terrify American citizens. There was even one in Thompson Hall of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. After the clown-pocalypse of 2016 ended, we could breathe easy since the clowns finally receded back into whatever creepy sewer system ... Read More »

Discussing 13th: Popcorn, Panels and Perspective

The Black Student Union hosted a showing of the documentary, 13th, on Tuesday night in collaboration with Sigma Delta Rho and Sigma Tau Delta. The film investigated the social and political repercussions on the African American community in the wake of the abolishment of slavery by the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. After the showing, there was a panel of ... Read More »

Dive into the Cinematic Experience

Attending the movies is an exciting experience that transports viewers into new worlds. That experience was heightened Friday night by putting viewers neck-deep into a movie. Centertainment Productions hosted a dive-in movie on April 14 with a pool showing of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Aquatic Center. Charity Hentges, late night program coordinator for Centertainment, ... Read More »

A Magical Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

On Friday, Nov. 18 author J.K. Rowling’s magical world full of witchcraft and wizardry returned to theaters with the release of her first movie screenplay, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” Rowling’s newest addition to her fantasy world is a prequel to the events that occur in the Harry Potter series set in New York during the 1920s. The ... Read More »