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Jake Delaurier, staff writer As the school year comes to a close, students have a lot to look forward to during their break from school such as this year’s slate of summer movies. Summer time is always packed with blockbusters to see, and this year is no exception. The superhero genre has easily become one […]

May 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,From the Forum,Local News,Movies,News | Read More »

Review: Get Out


Shawn Stevenson, staff writer Jordan Peele’s Get Out possesses a je ne sais quoi all of its own. Bringing its audience a fresh sense of horror with satirical racism and a dash of comedy. Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) is a black photographer who goes to a well-endowed suburbia with his white girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) to […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,From the Forum,Movies,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Kong Skull Island

Photography by Jake DeLaurier

Jake DeLaurier, staff writer Watching Kong: Skull Island is like watching the world’s most expensive B movie. It has bland and forgettable characters, plus a script that is poorly written. However, it still manages to provide a good time at the movies. The film is set in the early ’70s when William Randa (John Goodman) […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in From the Forum,Movies,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Review: La La Land is one of 2016’s best films

Picture by Jake DeLaurier

Few movies from last year stood out more then La La Land, an amazing musical that even people who do not like musicals, needs to see. Set in Los Angeles, the film stars Ryan Gosling as Sebastian Wilder, a down on his luck musician, and Emma Stone as Mia Dolan, a law school dropout who […]

February 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Movies,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Review: Doctor Strange


Jake Delaurier, staff writer Marvel Studio’s dominance over the superhero genre cannot be denied. In just a little over eight years, Marvel has produced 14 films with at least eight more on the way, multiple TV series, and countless studio imitators trying to capture their success. With the release of their latest film Doctor Strange, […]

December 12th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,From the Forum,Movies,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

The Magic of Harry Potter Comes to Scottsville

Photography by Jake Delaurier

Saturday Oct. 29, saw Scottsville hold their third annual Harry Potter Halloween on Valley Street, from noon to 10 p.m. The entire street was turned into Hogsmeade from the Harry Potter series. Local business also got involved with this event such as Om Tattoo & Massage being turned into Ollivander’s Wand Shop and Crust & […]

November 17th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Events,Local News,Movies | Read More »

Lights, Camera, Festival


Jake Delaurier, staff writer The 29th annual Virginia Film Festival is set to take place on Nov. 3-6. This four day event will showcase 135 films. These films will be shown at many different locations like Violet Crown, The Paramount Theatre, the PVCC Dickinson Center, UVA, and the Vinegar Hill Theatre. “People can expect tremendous […]

November 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Campus News,Events,From the Forum,Local News,Movies,News | Read More »

Review: Finding Dory Treads Water


I can still vividly remember watching the original Finding Nemo on opening day 13 years ago. The film was amazingly animated, had a well-written story, and an amazing cast of characters. To this day, it remains one of my favorite movies by Pixar. That being said, I was a bit perplexed when it was revealed […]

September 15th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Movies,Opinion,Reviews | Read More »

Free Movie Friday: Mistress America


Free Movie Friday, sponsored by PVCC’s Student Art Club, is exactly as it may sound: a free and fun weekend event. At arrival, I was greeted by a volunteer and shown to the entrances of the theater. For my first visit, I was shocked by the size of the theater and the cinematic feel. The […]

February 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Events,Movies,Reviews | Read More »

Review: The Way of All Flesh

Photography by Elise Hansen

Imagine one morning your phone rings and the doctor on the other end of the line wants to perform tests on you and your family members. He is trying to clear up some confusion regarding the cells of your mother, who had passed away 25 years prior. This was a call received by Henrietta Lacks’ […]

February 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Campus News,Events,Movies,Reviews | Read More »

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