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The New Observer: “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” Review

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
November 17, 2022

  Harry Potter’s chokehold on pop culture is incredible, as the Wizarding World has continued to enchant fans around the globe for over 20 years.    Despite having 500 million copies sold and grossing almost $2.4 billion at the box office, I was not a part of the magical...

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Don’t Worry It Didn’t Suck: Olivia Wilde’s Long Anticipated Film “Don’t Worry Darling” Hits Theaters

Brooke Benne, Writer
October 13, 2022

This review contains spoilers at the bottom of the story.   “Don’t Worry Darling'' was announced in July 2019, with Olivia Wilde set to direct and star in it. Since its announcement, the film received a lot of buzz and the tabloids have been filled with rumors...

Try watching Star Wars with a new viewing order this May 4. (Gadgets 360)

The best way to watch “Star Wars”

Connor Stewart
May 4, 2021

Warning: Spoilers for all nine “Star Wars” films are strong with this article.  Visionary director George Lucas unleashed the pop culture juggernaut “Star Wars” nearly 44 years ago. Since then, fans of the beloved franchise have looked for as many ways to dissect...

UMKC grad student Kwan Leung Ling worked on the score for the animated film “24.” (Kwan Leung LING 凌君亮)

From the suona to the city: UMKC student Kwan Leung Ling and the art of film score composition

Anna Ryan
April 7, 2021

Lingering in the hushed dawn of downtown Phoenix, Arizona, international student and freshman Kwan Leung Ling had no idea where his academic and musical pursuits would lead him. As Ling anxiously waited for his bus and subsequent two-hour ride to Scottsdale Community College,...

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” released on Mar. 18 on HBO Max. (The Verge)

Zack Snyder’s “Justice League” Review: The version we should have gotten

Connor Stewart
April 5, 2021

This review will contain spoilers for the film.  Zack Snyder’s “Justice League” has finally arrived.  That is a sentence I never thought I would say. I knew some scenes director Zack Snyder had shot were locked away on a hard drive in some studio executive’s...

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