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Pinocchio is one of many live-action movies Disney has released over the past few years. (Polygon)

Will the Live-Action Pinocchio be a Smash Hit? Probably Not.

Emma Sauer, Writer
September 13, 2022

Save your precious time and skip Disney’s upcoming “Pinocchio”— or better yet, skip all of their live-action remakes and watch the original animated films.    In case you haven’t caught the trailer on YouTube, Disney once again has pulled another corpse...

UMKC and KC community celebrates Día de los Muertos

UMKC and KC community celebrates Día de los Muertos

Gabe Bartholome
November 17, 2021

“Eva… Eva…”  For Eva Ramirez, hearing her name called wasn’t anything new. Except for this time, when it was coming from her deceased mother. Ramirez, a vendor at a Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, claimed to have heard this ghostly voice...

What’s Up, Joeli? Oct. 11-Oct. 17

What’s Up, Joeli? Oct. 11-Oct. 17

Joeli Toscano
October 11, 2021

I remember my first death metal concert. My friend invited me out to the dim-lit streets of St. Louis with little explanation of our evening’s plans. I was so trusting. Dressed in a pink Victoria’s Secret shirt and suede Birkenstocks, I entered a clamoring brick building,...

Review: “Star Wars: Visions” dares to be different

Review: “Star Wars: Visions” dares to be different

Connor Stewart
October 6, 2021

“Star Wars: Visions” debuted as the franchise’s most unique and refreshing project so far. Assembling a team of seven different Japanese animation studios to create a collection of shorts proved to be a welcome change in “Star Wars” storytelling, even if some episodes...

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” premiered Mar. 19 on Disney+. (USA Today)

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” review: A Captain America for the modern day

Connor Stewart
May 6, 2021

There will be spoilers for the whole series below. When Steve Rogers’ Captain America passed the shield to Sam Wilson’s Falcon at the end of “Avengers: Endgame,” it marked the start of a new era for the star-spangled symbol.  “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”...

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