The Roommate Movie Watch List

My roommates and I are very different. We’re from different parts of the country; we have different majors; we’re different ages; we probably have different favorite colors and stuff. I’ll do a mini survey on that last one and get back to you. The main things the three of us have in common are that…

Can A Superhero Movie Really Be a “Good” Movie?

I love superhero movies, but I don’t love all superhero movies. For instance, although I’m a fan of most of the Marvel movies (as in, the films released by Disney-Marvel Studios), I was sorely disappointed by Avengers: Age of Ultron. I hated the romance added between the Hulk and Black Widow, which was a sub-plot…

Movie Review: The Martian

What would you do if you got stuck on Mars? The movie The Martian is based on the book by Andy Weir. The time is somewhere in the near present and space travel is common. This is the story of astronaut Mark Watney, who is left behind and presumed dead after a manned mission is…

“The Perfect Dictatorship:” Finding Truth in the Media

On September 26, 2014, 43 students disappeared in Ayotzinapa, México. A year later, there is still no definite answer as to what happened to these students. An investigation and report was released recently, which stated that the students were murdered by the violent group Guerreros Unidos. Yet, the parents of the missing students refuse to…

Free Things You Can Do in Colleges Around Boston

Boston is America’s #1 College Town. It’s a phrase that has sold many a student to coming to the city in their pursuit of higher education. Besides the contribution of new undergraduates, many of these schools give the public a chance to share in the knowledge that goes on behind closed doors. You can take advantage…

Movie Review: Entourage

Warning: Contains spoilers! Entourage is a continuation of an HBO television series of the same name that ran from 2004 to 2011. It was released on June 3, 2015 and has grossed over $44 million. The protagonist, Vincent “Vince” Chase (Adrian Grenier) and his “entourage” of childhood friends, his brother Johnny “Drama” Chase (Kevin Dillion), agent Eric…

Movie Review: Paper Towns

Unlike a lot of people who get upset when they see a book they enjoy is being made into a movie, I enjoy watching movie versions of books I’ve read. I treat the movie as its own separate entity and respect it as an interpretation of the original work. I also have fun comparing them…

Movie Review: Minions

Warning: contains mild spoilers! I saw Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2 and liked them both. I thought the plot was funny and cute and I found the Minions to be absolutely adorable. Around the time the second one came out, I had a feeling that a Minions movie would be the next thing to…