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‘Detective Pikachu’ brings Pokémon franchise to new audience

By Parker Otto, Columnist | May 15, 2019

After the release of “Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” it’s safe to say that any film, no matter how ridiculous the premise, will be good as long as it has Ryan Reynolds. While many might shudder at the idea of a live-action Pokémon film, the creators...

Deadpool kills with PG-13 “family film”

By Parker Otto, Columnist | December 19, 2018

Just in time for the holiday season, another Christmas film has been released featuring the man in red himself, Deadpool. “Once Upon a Deadpool,” released Dec. 14, is essentially a PG-13 recut of the R-rated film “Deadpool 2,” which was released...

‘La La Land’ ties for Oscars record

By Tatianna Salisbury | January 30, 2017

The romantic movie-musical “La La Land” received a record of 14 nominations, including one for Best Picture on Tuesday when Oscar nominations were announced. The film made history as the only movie to tie with “Titanic” and “All About Eve”...

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