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Mini movie reviews for December 2021-January 2022

Avery Alexander, Senior Writer  
“Sing 2”
5/5 Stars 
“Sing” was one of the most pleasant surprises from Illumination Studios since “Despicable Me.” Fortunately, “Sing 2” proves to be just as charming as its predecessor and preserves the franchise’s status as, perhaps, the most compelling Illumination franchise to date. 


Review: Summer 2021 movie releases

“The Suicide Squad,” “Black Widow,” “Summer of Soul” and “Jungle Cruise” were films that created noise in a summer movie season with many releases.


Review: Singles for the week of 1/24

By | Jan 29, 2020

“B.I.T.C.H.”
Megan Thee Stallion
Released Jan.


Review: “Insatiable” is a bizarre romp through society’s toxicity

By | Oct 23, 2019

“Insatiable” is a wild and satirical Netflix series.


Review: Singles for the week of 9/27

By | Oct 2, 2019

“Slide”
H.E.R, YG
Released Sept 27
RCA Records/Sony Music Entertainment
H.E.R’s smooth vocals blend with the chilled-out backdrop of “Slide,” her latest collaboration with rapper YG.


Review: “Pressure” is a dynamic album to remember

By | Sep 10, 2019

Florida-based band Wage War is one of the latest metalcore groups bursting into the mainstream.


Review: “Map of the Soul: Persona” is bounding with energy

By | Apr 28, 2019

Seven men run around a deserted, pastel city, dressed to the nines in the brightest colored clothes they have.


Review: Stop-motion film is visually stunning

By | Apr 23, 2019

“Missing Link” is a visually spectacular stop-motion film about friendship and finding one’s place in the world.


Review: “Hellboy” remake can not save itself from damnation

By | Apr 22, 2019

Neil Marshall’s “Hellboy” (2019) has the aesthetic sensibility of a Hot Topic: It’s cheap, insincere and reminds you of other places you’d rather be and other films you’d rather see.


Review: Psychedelic power album is a work of genius

By | Apr 21, 2019

Labrinth, Sia and Diplo joined forces and conceived an album, perfectly balancing their styles and strengths to produce a masterpiece that is as exceptional as its creators.


Review: Khalid’s summery record flows with sunny spirit

By | Apr 16, 2019

Khalid’s new album, “Free Spirit,” is the record of the summer, made for wind-whipped midnight car rides, relaxing in bed on an easy Sunday afternoon with a cup of coffee or for a gloomy, rainy day with thunder rolling by.


Review: Adapted romance film ‘After’ just as problematic as book

By | Apr 16, 2019

“After” takes a problematic fanfiction and turns it into a frustrating and predictable movie.