The Crimson Connection

Who’s In, Who’s Out

The biggest night in Hollywood will be aired on February 9.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

So, the Oscar nominations came out on Monday. Unfortunately, like all of us, I was stuck in school at the time of the announcements, but I was able to stay away from social media for the whole day so I could have a genuine reaction. To be honest, it’s safe to say that I’m a little disappointed. Su...

101 Minutes of Absolute Torture

A poster for the exceptionally bad movie, Dolittle.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

Normally, I would say that after a month of Oscars hopefuls and massive blockbusters, it’s nice to start the year off with a sub-par movie. This is the one year that doesn’t quite fit that bill, it seems. Dolittle is directed by Stephen Gaghan and stars Robert Downey Jr. as the legendary Dr. Dolittle, a...

A Brilliant Mesh of Entertainment and Storytelling

A poster of the new movie Ford v Ferrari.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

Seeing as this movie is coming from the director of Logan, audience members can expect something great. I was just praying that it was better than Midway. Ford v Ferrari is directed by James Mangold and stars Matt Damon as Carroll Shelby, a former race car driver who was forced to retire after...

2019: One of the Most Average Years For Film

The end of another year. Here's to the next one.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2020

Well, 2019 is finally over (thank God). Although the latter half of the year showed some signs of life with several high grades, there were ultimately too many disappointments to label 2019 as one of the better years for cinema in recent memory. However, there were still quite a few films that stood ou...

Shameful Representation of Our Country’s Heroes

Poster for the movie

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

For a war movie coming out on the weekend of Veterans Day, a day reserved for paying respect to the brave men and women who fought and died for our freedom, it’s not too much to ask for the movie to have that same respect, right? Midway, directed by Roland Emmerich, stars a massive cast that woul...

The New Happiest Place on Earth

The tower that is seen opening all Disney originated films

JustinP, Online Editor

December 5, 2019

Disney has continued to evolve over the years through new rides at the Disney parks, new movies or TV shows, and now the new streaming service known as Disney +. Disney + is a streaming service similar to networks like Netflix and HBO, where they show original Disney movies from the past, present and futu...

Frustratingly Dull Action Movie

The poster for Gemini Man, in theaters everywhere.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Just a few days ago, I thought about how lucky I had been to finally see some good movies as 2019 began to draw to a close. To be completely honest, I wish I hadn’t said that. Why? Because Gemini Man hadn’t been released yet. Gemini Man is directed by Ang Lee and stars Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an agin...

Another Generic October Horror Movie

A poster of the movie Countdown, now in theaters.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Since it’s only a few days until Halloween, I can only assume that the brilliant minds in Hollywood decided that it’s the perfect time to dump a terrible horror movie into theaters. Most audiences are likely not going to see Countdown. But, I did. Countdown is Justin Dec’s directorial debut and stars El...

Sorrowful Look At a Beloved Icon

Judy Garland after the release of The Wizard of Oz.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

Before I begin, I must admit that I’m not the world’s biggest Judy Garland fan. I grew up with, and still adore, The Wizard of Oz, but I was never really interested in who Dorothy was in real life. However, after seeing Judy, I’m beginning to wish I was. Judy is directed by Rupert Goold and...

Ad Astra

Astronaut floating in space

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

It’s safe to say that 2019 has been a largely disappointing year for film. Despite the success of films such as Avengers: Endgame and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, highly anticipated movies such as Glass, Captain Marvel and Shazam have been anywhere from sub-par to downright bad. I’ve spent the bet...

Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

Photo by mohamed hassan

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2019

Now that the summer of 2019 is officially over, we can finally take a breather from the blockbusters that seemed to come out every week, and settle into the smaller films that will most likely fly under many radars. Sure, there are lots of gigantic movies coming out later in the year, like Star Wars: Ep...

Source Code Review

The poster for the movie Source Code.

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

In the early years of the twenty-first century, the movie-going audience has been under a constant onslaught of over-the-top and kid-friendly superhero movies, which have quickly become the go-to movie when it comes to science fiction. It’s movies like Source Code that should remind everyone what tru...

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