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Peele makes another hit in the horror genre
Carlos Barrera, Reporter April 8, 2019

Us is a movie that has something it wants to say, and writer/director Jordan Peele has once again identified horror as the best way deliver that message. Like his previous film, Get Out, this movie...

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An Apology to Alita: Battle Angel

I was very, very wrong
Carlos Barrera, Reporter March 15, 2019

I will be honest, when I first saw the trailer for Alita, I already pinned it as a failure. Past history with terrible adaptations such as Ghost in the Shell has soured my opinion of anime adaptations. To...

The Talon’s Movie Picks

Nostalgia galore
Carlos Barrera, Reporter February 14, 2019

I asked the Talon’s news crew to discuss their favorite movies and why they chose them. Interestingly, there was a focus on the past and childhood nostalgia: Patrick Strong, Editor: Forrest Gump,...

The Week of Movies!(sorta)

Carlos Barrera, Reporter January 9, 2019

Hello, readers of the Talon, I hope you all had a good winter break. I spent break back home in NYC, where I immersed myself in movies. This is what created The Week of Movies, where I'll be spending each...

A Ranking of Aynsleigh’s Favourite Christmas Movies

Aynsleigh Escher, Editor December 18, 2018

Love, Actually Home Alone E.L.F. A Christmas Story Jim Carrey Grinch   Love, Actually (2003) My favourite Christmas movie of all time is Love, Actually. The movie documents...

A Ranking of Anne’s Favourite Christmas Movies

Anne Johnakin, Editor December 18, 2018

It’s A Wonderful Life Frozen While You Were Sleeping A Christmas Prince 12 Dates of Christmas   It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) This movie is a classic, for good reason....

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Creed 2:

A true successor to Rocky 4.
Carlos Barrera, Reporter December 14, 2018

Creed 2 leads the way as the embodiment of Rocky, going very well for its representation of Rocky 4’s antagonist Ivan Drago, expanding upon the one-dimensional character. They illustrate how the loss...

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody

A Deeper Look into Freddie Mercury
Carlos Barrera, Reporter November 19, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic exploring the band Queen, with a heavy emphasis on Freddie Mercury’s life and death in lieu of focusing on Queen’s entirety. Before watching this, do not expect a movie...

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