All posts tagged "review"

  • It Poster, movie, horror, scary
    Cardinal staff: Does “It” deserve the hype?

    By Staff — Director Andy Muschietti’s “It” remake has swept the movie scene, holding the number one spot in the box office two weeks after its release and earning more than $371 million worldwide. The Cardinal staff reviews...

    • Posted September 23, 2017
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  • “So Sharp,” so good?

    By Briana Williams– The Louisville Ladybirds are known for their spirit, iconic dances and their array of national titles. But recently, they’ve been in the spotlight for something else: their reality show, “So Sharp.” “So Sharp” follows...

    • Posted September 5, 2017
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  • Mumford and Sons, KFC Yum Center, Concert, Music
    Mumford and Sons connects with intimate concert

    By Bryanna Roberts– Despite performing in an almost full Yum! Center May 23, Mumford and Sons put on an intimate show with a strong stage presence which made the audience feel at one with the band. Mumford and...

    • Posted May 25, 2017
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  • Panic! At The Disco panics KFC Yum! Center in best way

    By Olivia Krauth– I’ll be the first to admit my middle school musical tastes could be categorized as “pop punk” at the very least. With their slick emo-kid hair, eyeliner and slightly-angsty-and-unnecessary exclamation point, Panic! At The...

    • Posted April 9, 2017
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  • Mastodon’s “Emperor of Sand” is a collection of uninspired retreads

    By Aaron Hartley– Mastodon have been at the forefront of prog metal for most of the century so far. Beginning with the brutal “Remission” in 2002 and following it up with a series of critically acclaimed concept...

    • Posted April 3, 2017
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  • Features
    Ryan Adams’ “Prisoner” a mixed bag of sadness

    By Aaron Hartley– Ryan Adams is the definition of a prolific musician. Since leaving the alternative country band Whiskeytown in 2000, he has released sixteen studio albums, beginning with the acclaimed classic “Heartbreaker” that year. Since, his...

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • get out movie
    “Get Out” thrills, rejuvenates horror genre

    By Kyeland Jackson — In Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out” ably thrills, keeping audiences in suspense without cheap jump-scares. The movie brings an imaginative plot, superb acting, creepy score and fantastic cinematography coupled with effective lighting...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
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  • series of unfortunate events
    ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ shines through melancholy

    By Kyeland Jackson — Netflix, afire with their successes, chose to approach a contemporary classic in Lemony Snickett’s “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” I admit, I held serious doubts towards the decision and casting. But with Netflix’s...

    • Posted February 1, 2017
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  • Features
    ‘Minimalism’ documentary questions modern values

    By Roya Fathalizadeh– The world is growing increasingly materialistic, but a documentary is hoping to change to that. “Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things” is a thought-provoking and engaging documentary that follows Joshua Fields Millburn and...

    • Posted January 17, 2017
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  • Features
    “Hacksaw Ridge” falls short

    By Kyeland Jackson — Mel Gibson is at it again. Flexing his director chops with “Braveheart,” “Passion of the Christ” and “Apocalypto,” the action star has shown he can spearhead critically acclaimed movies into success. With “Hacksaw...

    • Posted November 16, 2016
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