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Mary Kate Schellhardt, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Johnny Depp in “Whats Eating Gilbert Grape” (1993).

The best 75 movies to watch on Netflix

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2021

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,...

Halloween Events: October 20-31

Halloween Events: October 20-31

Kiley Woods, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Excited for Halloween? The Seahawk has rounded up events at UNCW and in the Wilmington community so you can start making plans. Wednesday, Oct. 20 Hubb’s Corn Maze Hubb's Farm in Clinton, NC, features...

Events Calendar: October 18-24

Events Calendar: October 18-24

Kiley Woods, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
Looking for something to do this week? The Seahawk has rounded up events at UNCW and in the Wilmington community so you can start making plans.
Matt Damon in “The Last Duel” (2021).

REVIEW: ‘The Last Duel’ tackles 14th century gender roles in an intensely captivating and brutal historical drama

Boyce Rucker, Intern October 18, 2021
“The Last Duel” is one of Ridley Scott’s most masterful and thought-provoking films in years. The historical drama immerses viewers into a harsh time period that presents themes that are still timely today. The high-caliber performances of this film, especially Comer’s, are unforgettable and elevate it to extraordinary and award-worthy heights.
Judy Greer, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Andi Matichak in “Halloween Kills” (2021).

REVIEW: Wilmington is the backdrop for grisly murders and nonsensical characters in ‘Halloween Kills’

Boyce Rucker, Intern October 16, 2021

The long-awaited sequel to 2018’s “Halloween” introduces several story elements to the new canon. “Halloween Kills” is a darker and more violent sequel that further explores the mythology of...

Homemade pumpkin cookies: the finished product.

This pumpkin cookie recipe from TikTok is perfect for fall

Jasmin Singh, Contributing Writer October 13, 2021
It’s that time of the year again – pumpkin season! As the leaves start to change and people gather for the holidays, pumpkins will be in high demand. Whether you look forward to carving pumpkins, enjoying pumpkin pie, or buying cute pumpkin decorations, fall is undoubtedly the perfect time to try new recipes.
Hilmir Snær Guðnason and Noomi Rapace in “Lamb” (2021).

REVIEW: A24’s ‘Lamb’ is a surreal and unnerving portrait of family dynamics

Boyce Rucker, Intern October 12, 2021
“Lamb” is a film that leaves a lot open to interpretation and basks in instances of ambiguity, which may leave viewers with more questions than answers. The film is a fascinating theatrical experience that may require multiple viewings to locate a definite meaning. Even with the vagueness it produces, “Lamb” is a surprising and visionary addition to A24’s lineup.
Events Calendar: October 12-17

Events Calendar: October 12-17

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer October 11, 2021
Looking for something to do this week? The Seahawk has rounded up events at UNCW and in the Wilmington community so you can start making plans.
Daniel Craig in “No Time to Die” (2021).

REVIEW: ‘No Time to Die’ may be divisive, but it is the send-off that Daniel Craig’s humanistic Bond deserves

Boyce Rucker, Intern October 11, 2021
“No Time to Die” is a crucial film in the Bond saga that challenges the series’ formulaic nature and brings a close to the Daniel Craig run. Viewers may be divided on the film’s story decisions and how it diverges from the Bond formula, but these ideas reinvigorate the franchise and deliver emotional weight to the film. The film provides the thrills, twists and intense action that makes Bond an influential character in cinema.
Wrightsville beach at sunset.

College Love: Wilmington’s favorite date night ideas

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer October 11, 2021
The Seahawk has some date night ideas for college students on a budget. Here’s a list of things you can do if you are tired of staying in.
Samson Moeakiola and Billy Magnussen in “The Many Saints of Newark” (2021).

REVIEW: ‘The Many Saints of Newark’ has the makings of a top-tier prequel, but it handles too much unexplored content

Boyce Rucker, Intern October 9, 2021
“The Many Saints of Newark” revisits a beloved TV show and creates new content for its characters, but its faults lie in trying to cram so many elements into what might have worked better as a mini-series as opposed to a two-hour film.
Natalie Wandersee also got to visit the Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary.

Tales from Abroad: Finding yourself in Budapest

Giancarlo Franzese, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021
Natalie Wandersee, a 21-year-old senior, is studying abroad in Budapest, Hungary until Dec. 23, and focusing on Communication Studies at a Business University called Corvinus. She is taking fun classes including cross-cultural communications and marketing, where Wandersee states she is learning the most in.
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