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The 2021 Oscars: Reviewing The Hopefuls

Calvin Emerson, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

Here’s a recap. Over the last three years, the Oscars have handed their highest honor to a Cold War romance involving a sea monster, a buddy-buddy road trip with a white savior narrative and a scathing...

Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Elizabeth Harmon in The Queen's Gambit. (Netflix, 2020)

Review of “The Queen’s Gambit”

Colin Burns, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

When I was nine years old, I was in a car accident much like the one that orphaned Elizabeth Harmon, the protagonist of “The Queen’s Gambit,” at the same age. It was late at night, and the rain pattered...

There's no shortage of style in 1813, as shown by Page.

Review of “Bridgerton”

Colin Burns, Staff Writer February 14, 2021

Listen, I know: I’m not Bridgerton’s target audience. I’m a four-eyed, pretentious man in his early twenties who has as much experience with romance novels as he has with actual romance: none. I’m...

Nicholas Cage is as over the top and bombastic as ever.

Review of “History of Swear Words”

Colin Burns, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Do you remember when you were a kid, and you first learned swear words and you thought it was really funny to just say them all the time? Okay, maybe you didn’t, but I did, and I bet you knew a few kids...

EvCC Theater Presents, True Crime Shakespeare: Tudor Truth and Jacobean Justice. Nov. 12-14 & Nov. 19-21.

The Show Must Go On – Zoom!

Rick Sinnett, Assistant Editor November 10, 2020

Since March, many of our lives are just a series of Zoom classes and watching movies with a borrowed Netflix password. It doesn't need to be this way. EvCC’s drama department is still full steam ahead...

Borat is back with some new costumes- and a daughter!

Review of “Borat Subsequent MovieFilm”

Colin Burns, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Do you remember “Borat”? Of course you do, and so do I. It was one of the most memorable films of my childhood despite being something that a child should probably not be watching. It was one of the...

Homelander, played by Antony Starr, is just as terrifying in a season just as bloody as the last.

Review of “The Boys” Season 2

Colin Burns, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

The Boys, from its very first scenes, was one of the highlights of 2019. A bawdy and gore-soaked deconstruction of the superhero genre, The Boys found its voice in a balance between edgy, adolescent humor...

Séances are believed to be most effective in the dark, with candles an only source of light.

Modern Séance: Searching for a Connection

Sydney Jackson, 2020-2021 Managing Editor of Content October 30, 2020

Séances gained popularity in mid-19th century America during the Spiritualist Movement, when many people were open to contacting their loved ones in the afterlife. Mediums claimed to have the ability...

Wendy (left) and Marty (right) Byrde, played by Laura Linney and Jason Bateman, meet with local law enforcement. The police are onto the Byrdes as soon as they arrive in the Ozarks.

A Review of Netflix’s Dark Crime Drama “Ozark”

Colin Burns, Staff Writer June 11, 2020

Here is another installment of the Clipper’s entertainment column, Quarantine Curator, devoted to finding entertainment to consume while stuck self-quarantining at home.  OPINION: “Ozark”...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – More Than Just a Game

Crystin Clouser, Staff Writer May 20, 2020

In just a matter of 6 weeks after its release, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has outsold all other Animal Crossing games. Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa stated that New Horizons has already surpassed...

Quarantined Corgi Gets a Bath

Madelyn Olson, Assistant Editor May 19, 2020

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Review of “The Boys” and “Watchmen”: The Heroes We Deserve

Colin Burns, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

Here is another installment of the Clipper’s entertainment column, Quarantine Curator, devoted to finding entertainment to consume while stuck self-quarantining at home.  OPINION: There’s 23...

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