UH's lifestyle and entertainment magazine - by students, for students

Posts Tagged ‘movies’

With Halloween quickly approaching, a pressing need arises for all things spooky.  The time has come for haunted houses, carving pumpkins and, most importantly, horror movies.  To help you get started on your journey into the Halloween season, here is a list of my personal top 10 horror movies of all time. *Movies...

Fall movies could arguably fall into a genre all of their own, with the red and orange scenery and warm melancholy of the changing season. Though Houston’s fall will never be quite as spectacular as autumn in New York, there are worst ways to spend a rainy afternoon than a fall-themed movie marathon to go with that...

1987 saw the release of “Three O’ Clock High,” a teen comedy about a student who is challenged to a fight by a bully and tries everything to avoid it, and “Fist Fight” is a remake of this film nearly 30 years later. This time, it’s the teachers who fight. Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) is an introverted English teacher at...

The 89th Academy Awards are held this Sunday night where the Best Picture award will be given to one film’s lucky cast and crew. Here are the top 5 choices on who will win the prestigious award.  “LA LA LAND” “La La Land” features dazzling visuals, rich colors and concise direction from Chazelle. Furthermore, while the...

Director Theodore Melfi’s latest film is a biographical drama that stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe as three women who acted as the brains behind one of the greatest jobs in NASA history. “Hidden Figures” tells the remarkable true story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary...

“A Dog’s Purpose” sparked a big outrage about animal treatment on movie sets after a video from the set leaked to a news magazine. Although the topic is important, manipulating the public with obviously edited footage that dramatized the event doesn’t help the cause. Due to this discussion, people almost forget to...

Director M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film is a psychological horror thriller film that stars James McAvoy in the role of a man who has 23 personalities living inside his head. “Split” tells the story of Kevin Wendell Crumb (McAvoy), a man who suffers from dissociative identity disorder. Forced to kidnap three girls...

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, many students are choosing to stay in and watch Netflix in their spare time. Luckily for everyone, the streaming service is adding several new choices to their already expansive lineup in November. Continuing to expand their library of self-made content, November...

It’s OK to be shaking in your boots when facing 1,000 ghouls or ruthless drug lords. The key to beating both, however, is keeping cool—something the characters in this weekend’s two new releases are plenty good at. “Ghostbusters” Physicist Erin Gilbert (Kristen Wiig) and paranormal researcher Abby Yates (Melissa...

Yep, the screams are currently filling theaters. For this weekend, moviegoers have two choices to drop the fear and grin ear-to-ear, and both feature protagonists who must harden their wills to reach the finish line. Central Intelligence Calvin (Kevin Hart), a meek accountant, used to be a star athlete in Central...