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‘JOKER’ highlights chaos and violence

Review by Jessica Guerrucci — Managing Editor In a film focused on stereotypes surrounding mental illness, violence and capitalism, Joaquin Phoenix’s performance in “Joker” pulls viewers in while highlighting controversial topics. In the movie, “JOKER,” Arthur Fleck, portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is a mentally ill, failed comedian, who eventually goes on a killing spree. At the end of the movie,

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It: Chapter Two Review

Jackson Volenec — Reporter The wave of craze that arose when “It” released in 2017 was unforgettable. In the coming weeks after the film had come out, critics and fans alike had praised the movie for its thrilling scenes of horror, the excellent cast of actors, the emotionally touching story and the absurd humur that induces anxiety-filled laughter when you first experience it. Most importantly,

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‘Shazam’ entertains despite being riddled with cliches

Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer Brooding, to humor reminiscent of the Marvel Cinematic Universe mixed with its usual brand of cynicism, DC Comics’ “Shazam” is not a flop nor i an Oscar-snub-worthy film. “Shazam”, based on the DC Comics character of the same name (or Captain Marvel), was the origin story of 14-year-old Billy Batson, a frequent runaway and foster child chosen

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‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ sweeps away audience

Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor In the thematic murder mystery that is “Thirteen Reasons Why,” the series plays off clues left behind by the deceased herself, Hannah Baker, played by Katherine Langford, and will have audiences thirsting for more with every coming episode. In this Netflix original, viewers follow high schooler Clay Jensen in uncovering the mystery behind

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