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REVIEW: ‘One Night in Miami’ pulls no punches

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

Since their first feature film releases in the mid-2010s, Amazon Studios has quietly amassed a solid catalog of artful, well-crafted independent movies; notable titles include “The Lost City of Z,”...

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2021

If you did not know—UNCW provides students with free access to the film library of Kanopy, an educational streaming service. The library is packed full of film from an array of subjects from all over...

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Wilmington’s film industry makes a comeback after COVID-19 lockdown

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer January 14, 2021

Beginning in the early 1980s, Wilmington became a go-to location for many film productions—ranging from horror to crime to romance. At the beginning, producers filmed in Wilmington to capture a...

Five alternatives to New Year's resolutions: Don't set yourself up for failure

Five alternatives to New Year’s resolutions: Don’t set yourself up for failure

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor January 8, 2021
Most people forget about their New Year’s resolutions by the second week. By February they’re either a distant memory or a source of deep shame. Although resolutions themselves aren’t unhealthy, the self-imposing, unrealistic and vaguely defined goals we set for ourselves are.  
Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton and Regé-Jean Page as Simon Basset in “Bridgerton.”

So you’ve watched ‘Bridgerton’—here’s what to watch next

Brenna Flanagan and Cierra Noffke January 3, 2021
Here are some titles that will quench your thirst until “Bridgerton” season two. 
REVIEW: 'Wonder Woman 1984'

REVIEW: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer December 27, 2020

After a decade of big-budget superhero films filling cinema seats, Warner Bros. decided to take the first step in delivering the first big-budget superhero film of the year with the release of “Wonder...

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The best things from 2020, according to our staff

The Seahawk Staff December 10, 2020
The decade is coming to an end and The Seahawk’s staff is here to recount their favorites bits of 2020. We all sat down and came up with our favorite pieces of media and moments from this year, recommended to you so maybe you can catch up with the best of 2019 before the spring semester starts.
The Seahawk's Christmas watchlist of 2020

The Seahawk’s Christmas watchlist of 2020

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer December 9, 2020
Now that the holidays are in full swing, with the stress of the school semester behind us, it's time to focus on rest, relaxation, and getting into the Christmas spirit. This watchlist covers a variety of streaming sites and genres for you to explore. So grab a cup of hot chocolate and snuggle in for a movie marathon.
The Seahawk's 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Seahawk’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor December 8, 2020
In the mess known as 2020, it can be hard to find the perfect gift for everyone in your life. To make holiday shopping easier for you, we created a gift guide full of small businesses and local handcrafted goods at an affordable price! 

The best 75 movies to watch on Netflix

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2020

There are a lot of movies on Netflix for your viewing, but to avoid endless searching through categories that just push the same titles over again, we’ve created a list of the best movies, 75 to be exact,...

Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman in the movie

REVIEW: ‘Mank’ is Fincher’s latest effort to sculpt Golden Age Hollywood

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer December 6, 2020
The biographical drama chronicles the life of screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman) and his effort in writing Citizen Kane while clashing with Hollywood elites and alcoholism.
How to make friends during a pandemic

How to make friends during a pandemic

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer December 3, 2020

People thrive on human connection and one of the most important of those connections is friendship. According to Help Guide, “friendships have a huge impact on your mental health and happiness. Good...

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