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‘Mars Needs Moms’ delivers a heartwarming, yet poorly executed film

April 16, 2020

I've eagerly waited since December 2019 for the addition of the movie "Mars Needs Moms" to Disney+, a film that I remember fondly from when I first watched it in 2011. Now that...

“Angel Has Fallen” struggles with its lighting, with many scenes being too dark to follow what happens.

‘Angel Has Fallen’ continues the series’ downward tumble

April 16, 2020

Ric Roman Waugh’s “Angel Has Fallen” is a movie that has no reason to exist. While the action movie genre is being pushed forward by films like “John Wick” and ...

“Jojo Rabbit” premiers in movie theaters, drawing in viewers with bright colors and its distinctive peace sign.

‘Jojo Rabbit’ sets the standard for dark comedies

March 20, 2020

In the World War 2 blockbuster "Jojo Rabbit," Taika Watiti is able to create a comedic masterpiece out of a serious situation in Nazi Germany. The plot follows Jojo Betzler, a yo...

An estimated 100 locals gathered in Belmont, awaiting the start of

Public screening of ‘Jumanji’ builds Belmont’s sense of community

September 22, 2019

Whispers died down as the movie screen brightened, the start of “Jumanji” filling the night with color and sound. On Sept. 20, the Belmont Parks and Recreation Department held their third "Movi...

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is a humorous and charming film

February 11, 2019

“The Lego Movie: The Second Part” is not necessarily the movie we need, but it is the one we deserve. An impressive sequel to an already impressive prequel, it transports the ...

Miles Morales swings into Brooklyn as one of six spider-people in “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.”

‘Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse’ webs together comic art and movie magic

December 16, 2018

“Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” is an explosion in every application of the word. The newest spidey film, produced by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation in...

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Movie night recharges juniors before stress of dead week

December 14, 2018

Students from the junior class huddled together through the chilly night as the movie "Elf" played on the projector. On Dec. 7,  an activity called Junior Movie Night took...

Organizers made announcements and invited everyone to sit down and watch the movie.

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

September 26, 2018

The annual Belmont movie night allows people from nearby cities to connect with one another while watching the amusing movie “Trolls.” The City of Belmont planned the event for the people of local communities to enjoy the compa...

Child, Atari, and dog, Chief, embrace. The film

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

April 19, 2018

He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of...

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ outplayed by its soundtrack

February 19, 2017

A movie with bad ratings but a soundtrack with great ones. This movie is "Fifty Shades Darker," which came out on Feb. 10. The movie received a rating of 4.9 out of 10 on IMDb and nine percent on Rotten T...

‘The Jungle Book’ 2.0 is a necessity to watch

April 25, 2016

Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” left the pages on April 15 for its debut on the big screen. Directed by Jon Favreau and screenplay written by Justin Marks, this live a...

Superman and Batman go head to head in the new movie

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

March 27, 2016

Hero versus villain. Good versus evil. It's a classic altercation and it's easy to understand. When the good guys start fighting each other though, it gets a little more complicated. That...

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