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UMKC’s Women’s Center hosts Feminist Film Friday

Renée Ashley, Staff Writer
September 30, 2023

  UMKC Women’s Center hosted a Feminist Film Friday, featuring the first episode of the new Netflix series “Ladies First: A Story of Women In Hip-Hop.”    Chelsie Duckworth, the senior program coordinator for the Women’s Center, organized the event to highlight...

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Review: Taylor Jenkins Reid’s “Daisy Jones and the Six” Novel to TV Adaptation

Kenzie Eklund, Lifestyle and Culture Editor, Staff Writer
April 30, 2023

  Taylor Jenkins Reid’s novel “Daisy Jones and The Six” has was recently adapted into an Amazon Prime original series, and fans of the book will not be disappointed.   The show brings the characters to life in a way that stays true to the book’s essence while also...

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Review: “The Super Mario Bros. Movie”

Gabriel Flynn, Staff Writer
April 21, 2023

  Going into this film I really didn’t expect much, given it’s a video game adaptation and the mixed bag that tends to be Illumination movies. I had hoped at most for a decent family movie with some mediocre humor.   My expectations were turned around almost immediately....

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Opinion: Stop Calling Real World Issues Dystopian

Belle Yennie, Staff Writer
April 5, 2023

  Claiming that real world struggles are like fiction hurts communities who have long been living in their own dystopia.    It’s not a coincidence Netflix streamed all four “Hunger Games” movies this March after TikTok users compared movie images to current events...

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Review: Cocaine Bear: A Not So Scary Horror Flick

Gabriel Flynn, Staff Writer
March 6, 2023

 “Cocaine Bear” is a movie that needs no introduction. Everything you need to know about it is said in the title. When I saw it announced I knew that it was a must-watch.   Loosely based on a true story, “Cocaine Bear” follows several groups of people all in the...

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