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REVIEW: ‘The Social Dilemma’ is the movie ‘Cuties’ wanted to be

REVIEW: 'The Social Dilemma' is the movie 'Cuties' wanted to be

William Becker, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

“The Social Dilemma” is a thrilling look into what is wrong with the world today and how technology influences it. There’s a classic narrative of “phones are bad and kids should play outside,” but “The Social Dilemma” takes a much more striking and unique look into the demons of social media.

REVIEW: ‘Unpregnant’ is a road-trip to familiar tropes

REVIEW: 'Unpregnant' is a road-trip to familiar tropes

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

Unpregnant is a perfectly serviceable film that many viewers will enjoy. The script is whip-smart, there are fun performances, and the subject it discusses is timely. It could have been a little more original, and it could have handled its subject with a little more nuance, but for what it’s worth, if HBO Max receives more films that are this well-rounded, they could certainly compete with the other streaming services

Mulan’s $30 price tag: Disney rolls the dice

Mulan's $30 price tag: Disney rolls the dice

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

The novelty of a big film readily available through streaming may be hard to resist—and at a time when ticket and concession prices continue to skyrocket, families may very well see $30 as a ‘steal’ of a price worth taking advantage of.

Animation is not just for kids

Not just the usual suspects: There's more out there than just

Sophie Fowler, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

News sites across the nation flooded with the breaking news on Sept. 4, 2019, that Google LLC and its subsidiary, YouTube, faced a staggering fine of $170 million. The Federal Trade Commission’s regulators charged the companies with consciously collecting children's data on the site to be used for gai...

More streaming services more money

Streaming services are coming for your subscription dollars. Who will win?(Dreamstime/TNS)

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

December 3, 2019

With the holiday break right around the corner and an abundance of streaming services available, college students alike will have the ultimate binge party—as long as you can afford all of them.  The long list of streaming services includes Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, AppleTV+, HBO and Amazon Prime—thes...

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