Anything but simple

Pavel Zlatin — 1851 Staff

Anna Kendrick is a primary female lead for “A Simple Favor”. Photo courtesy of Live For Films 

A family, a house in the suburbs, a high-profile PR job, brilliant bartending  skills  and  an  excessive  collection  of  Louboutins.  Everything about  Emily  (Blake  Lively)  seems  to  be  absolutely  perfect,  unless  you  make  the  mistake  of  becoming  her  friend– the  mistake  Stephanie  (Anna  Kendrick)  did.

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Bojack is back!

Danielle Hogan & Pavel ZlatinArts and Entertainment Editor & 1851 staff

The season five premiere of “Bojack Horseman” was highly anticipated before leading up to its release on Sept. 14. The Netflix original animated series follows half horse, half man Bojack (Will Arnett) filming the first season of series-within-a-series, “Philbert”, with Gina (Stephanie Beatriz), colleague and lover in both “Philbert” and reality, and colleague Mr. Peanutbutter (Paul F. Tompkins), as well.

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All hail the king

By Colin Froment & Justin Fosdick – News Editor & 1851 Staff

The film “Black Panther” was highly anticipated not just by Marvel fans, but also by the general public for highlighting one of the most racially diverse casts in a recent movie. This cast serves as one of the film’s main strengths, while combing dazzling visuals and underlying political themes to provide another entertaining superhero adventure.  Continue reading “All hail the king”

Justice League delivers some justice

By Colin Froment – News Editor

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Justice League stars pictured from left to right: Wonder Woman, Cyborg, Batman, Aquaman, and Flash. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

The Justice League has set the groundwork for all superhero teams since their comic’s debut in 1960. With superhero films becoming some of the most popular blockbusters in today’s cinemas, it was only a matter of time before DC’s trademark crew finally got their screen time.  Continue reading “Justice League delivers some justice”

Stranger Things Two: better and stranger than ever

By Mackenzie Dineen & Ruth Kehinde – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

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Stranger Things seasons one and two are available on Netflix. Photo courtesy of Netflix

“Stranger Things” came out in 2016 and immediately became a focal point in pop-culture. The fandom of this scientific horror series was adrenalized when the second season was released on Netflix on October 27. Continue reading “Stranger Things Two: better and stranger than ever”

“The Thrill of it All” shows a different Smith

By Gregg Casazza – 1851 Staff

When Sam Smith released the first single off of his sophomore album “Too Good at Goodbyes,” a stark, yet safe piano ballad which harkened back to his first LP, fans wondered if this new album “The Thrill of it All” would just be more of the same. For an artist who has stirred up so much controversy over his relatively short time in the public spotlight, Smith tends to take very minimal risks with his music.  Continue reading ““The Thrill of it All” shows a different Smith”

The blades are still sharp

By Colin Froment – News Editor

The original “Blade Runner” that was released 1982 introduced audiences to a visually spectacular world populated with killer androids. More than 30 years later, this world still manages to deliver satisfying action in the form of Blade Runner 2049 in an entirely updated version to amaze a different generation of audience members. Thanks to its engaging storyline with dazzling visuals to accompany it, the new Blade Runner proves that every one-time classic has the potential for a little technology upgrade for a refreshing experience.

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