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“Thor: Ragnarok” Movie Review

December 4, 2017

While lacking emotional resonance, Taika Waititi’s “Thor: Ragnarok” proves immensely enjoyable. “Thor: Ragnarok” continues the adventures of Thor — portrayed by Chris Hemsworth — within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The destruction of Thor’s homeworld, Asgard, […]

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“Daddy’s Home 2” Movie Review

December 3, 2017

Audiences shouldn’t spend their hard-earned money on the downright boring “Daddy’s Home 2.” The film details the Christmas adventures of father and stepfather Dusty and Brad, portrayed by Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell respectively, as […]

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How to Stay Active This Winter

November 27, 2017

As temperatures outside begin to drop and classes become more time consuming, the desire to be active fades away. Being snuggled up in bed, binge-watching an entire season of your favorite Netflix show in one […]

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Native American Heritage Month

November 16, 2017

As the chill of November rolls along with the anticipation of filling our stomachs with turkey and making small talk with relatives, some Truman State University professors decided to remind students about a vast and […]

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Top 5 Hidden Gems on Netflix

November 7, 2017

1 – Look Who’s Back An occasionally hilarious, sometimes deeply disturbing film, 2015’s “Look Who’s Back” sees Adolf Hitler brought to life in present-day Germany. 2 – Okja 2017’s “Okja,” from South-Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, […]

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“American Made” solidifies Tom Cruise’s relevancy in contemporary cinema

October 29, 2017

Directed by Doug Liman, “American Made” is based on Trans World Airlines pilot turned egotistical drug smuggler Barry Seal, played by Tom Cruise, in the early 1980s. Seal is approached by CIA case officer Monty Schafer — played by Domhnall Gleeson — and begins taking photos over Central America for the CIA. During a mission, Seal encounters the Medellín Drug Cartel in Colombia and, thrilled by the potential wealth gain, begins his career as a drug smuggler. […]