Keepin’ It Reel: Rambo: Last Blood

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

Beginning in 1982, the Rambo series sparked great controversy by telling the story of a traumatized Vietnam War hero just nine years after the United States ceased its involvement in the war. Nevertheless, it became a popular sur...

Keepin’ It Reel: Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

As an adaptation of a trilogy I once loved as a pre-teen, “Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark,” otherwise referred to as “Scary Stories,” is a great nostalgic film for fans of the books, and a great thriller for those who...

Keepin’ It Reel: Pet Sematary

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Have you ever thought about all the things you would give to see your deceased loved one just one more time? What it would be like if you could have more time with them? Well, according to “Pet Sematary,” the dead are best...

Keepin’ It Reel: Five Feet Apart

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

Let me start by saying this: bring lots and lots of tissues. “Five Feet Apart” is one of the most exquisitely written romances about terminal illness, and you will cry your heart out from the moment you meet our star-cros...

Keepin’ It Reel: The Umbrella Academy

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

In this issue, I’m going to shake things up a bit in celebration of the spring semester being halfway through. After questioning a few students around campus, I discovered that the majority of them do not have time to go to...

Keepin’ It Reel: Serenity

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

February 16, 2019

If you like movies that send your mind down a rabbit hole, like “The Matrix” or “Tron”, then “Serenity” is definitely the movie for you. It was certainly not the movie for me. Going into the theater I thought that ...

Keepin’ It Reel: Aquaman

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Most people know Jason Momoa previously from his character in HBO’s hit television series, “Game of Thrones,” but in 2017 he portrayed Aquaman in “Justice League.” Fans enjoyed Momoa’s character and requested for him to ha...

Keepin’ It Reel: Halloween

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

Classic horror movie character Michael Myers and 21st century graphics combined to make the tenth sequel to one of the biggest franchises in the horror genre, “Halloween.” Once again, actors Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Cast...

Keepin’ It Reel: Venom

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

 As someone who had never imagined a comic book villain getting their own movie, you can imagine my shock when I found out about “Venom.” Heroes were virtually the only comic book characters to have an origin movie before ...

Keepin’ It Reel: The Nun

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Watching the trailer, I expected “The Nun” to be utterly terrifying, and I didn’t want to go watch it in a dark theater alone. Sadly, seeing this motion picture on the big screen was a little disappointing to someone li...

Keepin’ It Reel: The Meg

Cassidy McKnight, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

“The Meg” is such a suspenseful movie; you will never want to leave your seat. Since I had never seen a movie like this one before, it introduced a new type of thrill I never knew I was missing. The graphics were just rig...

Keepin’ It Reel: Ready Player One

Jacob Suggs, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

When it comes to making films almost anyone can enjoy, it seems Steven Spielberg has mastered that technique on numerous accounts. The man needs no introduction, with blockbusters such as “E.T.”, “Jurassic Park” and ...