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Malignant: Parasitic and Mindless

Every fall season, there is another horror movie released that gets promoted as being the eerie film of the year; this year it was Malignant. The promotion of the movie revealed it as a psychological thriller that would leave the audience in a Halloween frenzy. James Wan, the director, has been known ...


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Halloween Movie Review: Shaun of the Dead

With Halloween right around the corner, many of us may watch some of our favorite horror movies, and while it’s certainly far from scary, “Shaun of the Dead” makes a great movie to watch with friends this time of year. As a quick summary of the movie, it primarily follows the journey of Shaun ...


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“Dare to Say His Name”: Candyman is no longer a myth

“Candyman”  is psychologically jarring in how it exemplifies racial injustice. The sequel follows the 1992 film, where the main character in the 2021 film, is derived from the child who had a connection to the Candyman. The urban legend is retold within the new film, but speaks to the truths of ...


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Shang-Chi: How Action Drives Narrative

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” introduces an excellent cast of skilled martial arts heroes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film features multiple action scenes one expects from a martial arts movie, barring the painfully generic battle scene, and most of the fight scenes in the ...


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Lil Nas X’s "Montero" shakes conservatives and inspires others

Lil Nas X has created a conservative hurricane of outrage usually reserved for abortion and Hillary Clinton following the release of his new single. Lil Nas X’s music video “Montero” joins WAP and the MLB in Fox News’ basket of deplorables.The music video featuring Lil Nas X in tight black briefs, ...


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“The Little Things” doesn’t let audiences trust anyone

“The Little Things”, written and directed by John Lee Hancock, was a part of the Warner Bros. deal that allowed movies to be released on both HBO Max and in theaters on the same day. This made the movie a point of discussion even before it came out. Shortly after, Jared Leto was nominated for a ...


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A ‘perfectly splendid’ Halloween binge-watch

“The Haunting of Bly Manor” hit Netflix on October 9 and is the perfect series to binge-watch during the Halloween season.  The series is a follow-up to “The Haunting of Hill House” which came out on Netflix in 2018. Although Bly Manor is a continuation in the Haunting series, the two narratives ...


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A Simple Joy: “Locke and Key” Review

One of the many wonderful aspects of having a Netflix account is the ability to browse. I have found some of my favorite shows of all time just by scrolling through my endless monotony of Netflix recommendations. “Locke and Key”, released on February 7, was one such show. A show that I did not expect ...


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"Bojack Horseman", the Final Episodes Review

Spoiler Warning The Netflix original series, "Bojack Horseman'', released its final episodes of the last season on Jan. 31. The series comes to an end with all the choices Bojack made coming back to haunt him. One thing that makes this last season so great, is that it has multiple different storylines ...


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A Defense of Hallmark Movies: "Recipe for Love"

The Hallmark Channel. If you have ever been subjected to one of the many movies put out by this specific company, you’ve experienced, both the joys and the pains of a stereotypical romantic comedy. I mean, Hallmark movies are about as basic as it comes in the film industry. They feature very safe ...


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Podcasts

Thoughts From the Round Table Episode 2

Welcome to the second episode of Thoughts From the Round Table with Jacob Keith and Pierce McCammon! Today we dive into "Star Wars: The Clone Wars", the animated series. It's kinda great. We hope you enjoy!FOLLOW US:Twitter - roundtable_podFOLLOW THE CAMPUS CITIZENWebsite: http://thecampuscitizen.com/Twitter: ...


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A Step in the Right Direction: "Jedi: Fallen Order"

Before I start this review, I must admit to a bit of bias regarding the “Star Wars” franchise. I have been known to make hasty, hype-filled conclusions about movies and games in the past were not at all based on sound logic. For this reason, I have refrained from writing this review immediately ...


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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is Just What We Need

Are you, like millions of Americans, a little exhausted by the seemingly never-ending slew of bad news? If not, perhaps you could merely use an uplifting boost to be the cherry on top of your week? Well, regardless of any circumstances, do yourself a favor and see “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” ...


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Almost Great: Jojo Rabbit Review

When watching a movie it is rare that I find myself struggling to formulate an opinion on it. A movie that really does not have anything necessarily wrong with it, yet there is just nothing about it that strikes me as unique, nothing about it that inspires reaction out of me. It is not a bad movie, ...


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Doctor Sleep: The Shining Returns in a So-So Adaptation

If you’re a fan of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 adaptation of “The Shining”, you’re probably going to appreciate diving into the nostalgia interwoven into the new sequel “Doctor Sleep”. For those who’ve read “Doctor Sleep”, this film adaptation is a decent portrayal in relation to the ...


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