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Netflix's Grasp on MU Students

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–It’s 10 p.m. on a Sunday. I’m sitting on my bed surrounded by stacks of precariously piled books, scattered papers, and uncapped pens. My laptop sits atop my thighs. Two tabs are opened on Google Chrome. One is a Word document for an English essay, and the other is Netflix. The writing […]

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One Lodge, Eight Strangers: "The Hateful Eight" Movie Review

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–During one of the most brutal blizzards in the Wyoming winter is when the story of “The Hateful Eight” unfolds. Eight characters, six “chapters,” one lodge, and one goal. It sounds simple, but this Quentin Tarantino trip gets a lot more complicated. The only things left to add are crazy antics, brutal violence, hysterical dialogue, […]

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Tale of 2 Countries: "Brooklyn" Review

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J.–“Brooklyn” doesn’t have heart-pounding action. It doesn’t feature explosions, car chases, gun fights, or even outstanding special effects. What this film has to offer is a lot deeper than just any film that can be churned right out of Hollywood. Rarely are the films released nowadays able to capture true human emotion and dilemmas […]

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Comedy Duo Receives MACE

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ–Phil Lord and Chris Miller, producers of “The Lego Movie,” “21 Jump Street,” and “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,” received the Monmouth Award for Communication Excellence for their achievements in the film industry in Pollak Theater on the evening of Oct. 26. “[The MACE Award] is a great tradition here at the university […]

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"Crimson Peak" Piquing Interest

WEST LONG BRANCH,  NJ–Beneath the new fallen snow, a deep red clay pathway leads to Allerdale Hall, a Gothic mansion closed off from the rest of England. As winter approaches, snow continues to cover the trail until it is hidden from sight–and for good reason. Something about this desolate isolation in this massive estate attracts supernatural happenings and […]