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When a movie is based on real events, one of the biggest challenges is to tell an exciting and suspenseful story, even though the audience already knows the ending. This is a particular problem in period pieces, where some historical knowledge can quickly turn into a movie spoiler. But director Joe Wright is a...

On Tuesday night, The Weeknd returned to Houston’s Toyota Center for yet another sold-out performance, marking his second in less than five months. Despite the lack of new material, fans were as eager as ever to see the soulful hip-hop artist in action. The evening began with a quick set from PNDA, a modern era DJ...

During the workload of tests and assignments, college students always are in search of finding a way to relax their minds. So, here are three book series you can read while sitting in a café, in your dorm or when you want to take a break from the tiresome homework. Percy Jackson The story of this book revolves around...

When the trailer for “IT” got published, it was watched more than 190 million within the first 24 hours. This incredible number broke all records by far and predicted a huge success for the movie. The studio even green lighted a sequel before the official start. But can the movie hold up to the hype? There is something...

There’s something stirring deep within the subconscious of Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey on their 2017 LP, “Science Fiction.” Possibly the last album from the Levittown, New York quartet who burst onto the emo scene in the late ’90s, “Science Fiction” feels like a natural capstone to one of rock music’s biggest...

Many movies have been made about World War II, one of the most well-known being “Saving Private Ryan.” Just when we thought there couldn’t be a tale more intense and realistic, Christopher Nolan introduced “Dunkirk.” In 1940, World War II is in full swing, and German troops are closing in on the Allies. The United States...

Some movies have been referred to as emotional rollercoasters. For “The Book of Henry,” I would describe it as an emotional Apollo mission, or in other words, a testament of every element coming together and pulling off something excellent. Henry (Jaeden Lieberher) is a boy genius. Not only does he take care of the...

“Dark Universe” is what Universal Studios calls its attempt to establish a new movie series full of classic monsters. After watching Disney make billions with its Marvel and Star Wars franchises, the studio now wants its own piece of the pie. The opening to its new series, “The Mummy,” is the studio’s attempt at getting...

Here it is – the eighth movie of Universal’s automotive carnage franchise, and the first to see the original crew moving on after Paul Walker’s tragic death. It was the actor’s chemistry with Vin Diesel that got the series this far, which makes it crucial to see if the fans are still committed (and they are). Before...

Indie director Zach Braff, better known as the dreamy doctor J.D. from “Scrubs,” has delivered his third feature film, and this time there’s nothing indie about it. Although the family-friendly feel-good comedy is highly entertaining, it misses the edginess seen in his previous work. Three senior citizens, Joe...