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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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Movie, ‘Hardcore Henry’: first-person perspective is worth getting used to


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter Within the past two generations, movies and video-games have had a clear line drawn between them. However, what happened last weekend with the release of “Hardcore Henry” was something which blurred the lines. “Hardcore Henry” is a first-person perspective movie which watches and feels like a first-person shooter video game. It has to be said before

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Movie Review: ‘Zootopia’


Matt St. Clair – Special to the Southern News Fresh off of winning the Oscar for Best Animated Feature with “Inside Out,” Disney has delivered a masterful animated film that may rival “Inside Out” for the title of the best Disney film in years with “Zootopia.”  “Zootopia” is about a bunny named Judy Hopps, played by “Once Upon A Time’s” Ginnifer Goodwin,

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