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Archive: May, 2019

Movie Review | Madagascar, Escape 2 Africa

Madagascar, Escape 2 Africa is the 2nd installment in the Madagascar series. This film is about an hour and a half of jokes and laughs. Alex the Lion, and his friends Marty, Melman, and Gloria all venture from Madagascar to the mainland of Africa, where they happen to run in to Alex’s parents and family. …

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Streaming Documentary Review | Mudbloods: UCLS’s Quidditch Team

This is a documentary explaining the game of real life Quidditch and how there is a world of it that isn’t as commonly known as other sports. The Quidditch world is much deeper than I had anticipated. Having tournaments every year and spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, it is huge in the National College …

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TV Show Review | Avatar, the Last Airbender: Season 1

This third part of the first book in the Avatar series is a continuation of the journey our favorite characters are taking to the Northern Water Kingdom. The bond between Aang, Katara, and Sokka continues to strengthen as they face incredible threats and make the world a better place. Each episode is a wonderful addition …

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Movie Review | The Swan Princess

The Swan Princess (PN 1995.9 .A53 S93 2005 pt. 1) is a classic princess fairy tale about a young prince and princess who have been arranged to be married since childhood. Although resilient at first, they fall desperately in love. Princess Odette is then taken captive at an enchanted lake and put under a spell …

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Movie Review | Knights of Sidonia

100 years ago, the solar system was destroyed by aliens and humans were forced to make refuge on Sidonia. Suddenly, the threat arises again when aliens are spotted alarmingly close and ready to attack. After Sidonia’s top strategies have fallen through, an outside underdweller appears to be the only hope of defending what is left …

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Movie Review | Luther

The setting is 16th century Germany and a new Pope has been chosen- one seeking to build up the Catholic church through the selling of indulgences. Luther (PN 1995.9 .C49 L88 2004) retells the epic story of the man who shook the foundations of the Catholic church. As a young, aspiring preacher, Martin Luther undertakes …

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Movie Review | The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game is a compelling movie based on real events. A genius with no social skills is tasked with cracking a machine known as the “Enigma”, a German code generator that is supposedly impossible to crack. The key to winning this war is cracking the codes of Enigma with Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) as …

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Movie Review | Man of Steel

Man of Steel is a story of epic proportions. One of the world’s most iconic superhero’s, Superman, is tasked with the trial of saving the human race. Superman was born on the planet Krypton, where the atmosphere and mass of the planet is different. In coming to earth, he realizes that because of his extra-terrestrial …

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Documentary Review | The Times of Harvey Milk

As is often the case with many documentaries, important and significant subjects can be misunderstood or misrepresented due to poor filmmaking capabilities.  Whether it is the ways in which the images are presented or simply an overly one-sided approach, some documentaries miss the mark. However, sometimes the story is interesting and monumental enough that the …

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Documentary Review | The Staircase Pt. 1

The first part of the thrilling documentary The Staircase is an introduction into the case of the death of Kathleen Peterson. Michael Peterson, the husband of the deceased, is the prime suspect and his trial is the focus of this documentary series. The first part of this two-part series serves as an introduction to the …

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