Monthly Archives: January, 2018

“Black Mirror,” a British television series, has consistently released a season every year for the last four years. “Black Mirror” is a science fiction series that is set in the future and deals with the concept of technology eventually going badly for humanity, similar to a modern-day “Twilight Zone.” The first episode of the recently released fourth season is titled “USS Callister,” it begins with a not-so-subtle homage to “Star Trek.” Throughout the episode, Robert Daley is a CTO of a technology entertainment company for his day job, but at night, he is Commander Daley of the USS Callister. Daley…

The TV adaption of Lev Grossman’s book series “The Magicians” released its second season to Netflix Dec. 11 about one month before the premiere of the show’s third season on the network channel Syfy. The show’s first season ended with one of the most jaw-dropping twists in television. Quentin’s (Jason Ralph) friend Julia (Stella Maeve) made a deal with The Beast (Martin Chatwin) to kill Reynard (Actor Name) who took over Richard’s body when they tried to summon The Lady Underground (Garcelle Beauvais). By doing this, she left her friend Quentin with Alice (Olivia Taylor Dudley) wounded on the ground.…

“Citrus” was originally illustrated and written by Saburouta who publishes her works in the magazine known as “Comic Yuri Hime” in which she writes about romantic relationships between women. The work gained recognition from “The New York Times” as one of the bestselling manga in 2015. The manga has recently been adapted to an anime series. “Citrus” is about a girl named Yuzu Aihara (Ayana Taketatsu) who moves to a new school after her mother remarries and she unexpectedly gains a sister named Mei Aihara (Minami Tsuda) who happens to be the student council president of their school. The story…

As the new semester kicks off, campus life resumes and both new and old faces can be seen once again strolling around the University’s facilities. CAB, campus’ activities board, wasted no time getting back into the swing of things and offered a variety of events throughout the first week. Among the activities in CAB’s lineup was a Saint Leo classic: Bingo Night. The first game of the semester took place at 7 p.m. on Jan. 11. For those who are not accustomed to the event, Bingo Night is a group activity where the students find the opportunity to win prizes…

Christmas is a time for joy and laughter while Christians commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. As a result, movies around this time of the year focus on the themes of charity, love, and family, featuring jolly characters such as Santa Claus/ Saint Nicholas, elves, Jack Frost, and more. However, for the most part, where there’s good, evil lurks close by in the darkness. That being said, this article will focus on the top three Christmas horror movies. But first, what makes a good horror film? Well, at the top of the list is a combo. First, the movie needs…

There are many interesting, legendary Christmas stories. Telling stories has been one of the essential things to do during the holidays, and they range from stories specifically for kids to stories for the entire family to read and enjoy together. “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens is the top Christmas book. The book was published in London by Chapman & Hall on Dec. 19, 1843. John Leech illustrated the first edition which was sold out by Christmas Eve. The story speaks about an old, lonely, miserable man by the name of Ebenezer Scrooge. He was visited by his former business…

10. Kyrie Leaves for Boston Kyrie Irving was a staple of the Cleveland Cavaliers ever since being drafted first overall in 2011. Irving saw his share of highs and lows as the only star in Cleveland, but once Lebron James returned, the attention shifted away from the talented point guard. After a few seasons of playing second fiddle on the team, Irving requested a trade in the offseason and was sent to the Boston Celtics. The Face of NASCAR Retires After being one of the most recognizable drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series, Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired after 18 years…

There’s a good reason why Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey circus was known as “the greatest show on earth,” and it’s well reflected in director Michael Gracey’s musical film, “The Greatest Showman.” The exhilarating biopic stars Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams and Zendaya. “The Greatest Showman” tells the story of visionary P. T. Barnum, his rise to stardom, and the birth of show business. After living an impoverished childhood, Barnum (Jackman) is determined to make a name for himself and his family by creating something the world has never seen, something utterly spectacular. By assembling a troupe of unique…

“Bright” is a present-day fantasy/action/crime/drama starring Will Smith (“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Men in Black”) as Daryl Ward, a veteran human police officer, and Joel Edgerton (“Exodus Gods and Kings” and “The Great Gatsby”) as Nick Jakoby, an orc and a newly enlisted police officer. The Netflix premiered flick began streaming Dec. 13, 2017, and was quickly berated by film critics as it achieved a rating of 30 percent on movie aggregates Rotten Tomatoes, however, what was stifling was the audiences’ response which weighed in at 90 percent as of Dec. 16, 2017. The disparity between the two prompts…

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