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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the newest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Photo by Marvel Studios.

Doctor Strange Brings Horror to the MCU: A Non-Spoiler Review

Tia Warren, Managing Editor May 7, 2022

The wait is over and Doctor Strange 2 is finally out! The movie is a mix of superhero, action, science fiction, and horror. Marvel movies don’t typically fall into the horror category, but this movie...

Anne Hathaway also filmed in many other locations around new Jersey for her movie Eileen. Photo by Susie Allnutt/Warner Media.

Close Up: An Interview with FilmJC

Nick Camejo, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 5, 2022

I recently spoke to Stephanie Daniels, the creative director for FilmJC. She offered valuable insight on why so many film studios are drawn to Jersey City. Daniels described what she believed...

Queen Latifah filmed scenes for The Equalizer season one in Jersey City. Photo by Barbara

Hollywood Comes to Jersey City

Nick Camejo, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 2, 2022

When one thinks of movie sets, film production, and big-name celebrities, Hollywood comes to mind. Jersey City, however, is quickly becoming the new Hollywood of the East Coast. Jersey City has been...

Mei Lee and her mother in Turning Red. Photo by Disney Pixar.

Turning Red Review: A Movie for the Few

Jaren Couvertier, Contributing Writer April 29, 2022

After watching “Turning Red” it was clear to me that this movie was not going to resonate with everyone, from the references to products like Tomodachi to the early 2000s lingo used throughout. However,...

The Symphony of Winds and Percussions Visions concert on April 19th.

NJCU’s Melodic Musical Performance

Nick Camejo, Arts & Entertainment Editor April 27, 2022

Last week, NJCU’s Symphony of Winds and Percussion had an incredible show titled “Visions” as part of the Spring 2022 Concert Series. Led by their director, Patrick J. Burns, pieces from various...

The cast of Pippin. This is the first time NJCU’s Music, Dance, and Theater Department collaborated with student dancers from the Joffrey Ballet. Photo by the Music, Dance, and Theatre Department.

Pippin Lights Up The Stage

Ivana Estime, Contributing Writer April 1, 2022

Pippin is a comedic musical which opened last weekend at NJCU. It’s a spicy tale of a young man (played by Damon Porter) searching for fulfillment in life. Even though he is a prince who lives in a castle,...

Julie Green. Burger, Fries and Ice Cream at Dairy Queen, 2021. Made of acrylic, buttons, 24K gold, fabric, feather and glow-in-the-dark paint on Tyvek.

Last Chance for “First Meal” Art Show

Daniel Delgado March 23, 2022

Thank God, I'm Home: First Meal by Julie Green is an exhibition located over at the Harold B. Lemmerman Gallery in NJCU. Green asked wrongfully convicted prisoners about their “first meals” upon their...

Robert Pattinson as Batman. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures [Fair Use]

The Dark Knight Returns: A Review on The Batman

Edgar Echeverria, Contributing Writer March 16, 2022

Matt Reeves’ The Batman has finally been released in theaters. Since the introduction of the character in the DCEU back in 2016, fans have been eagerly waiting for a new standalone film starring the...

Stephanie Tichenor, detail of Little Steph (part of the
Pain Atlas series), 2021. Interactive fiber sculpture.
Photo courtesy of the NJCU Gallery.

Wonder Women 12: Health and Art in a Global Pandemic

Michi Suazo, Contributing Writer February 4, 2022

A collection of vibrant pieces constructed by ten women artists painted the space of the Visual Arts gallery. These pieces completely contrasted the grim actualities of ongoing socio-political issues...

Sweeney Todd Swings his Razor Wide at NJCU’s West Side Theater

Sweeney Todd Swings his Razor Wide at NJCU’s West Side Theater

Ivana Estime, Contributing Writer February 2, 2022

The recent production of Sweeny Todd at NJCU was so good I went to see it twice. In 1979, the original production won eight Tony Awards and was considered best musical of the season. Written by Steven...

Spiderman: No Way Home Poster. Photo by Colombia Pictures/Marvel Studios [Fair Use].

Spider-Man: No Way Home Review

Edgar Echeverria, Contributing Writer December 28, 2021

The third installment in Tom Holland’s Spider-man trilogy is one you do not want to miss out on. Picking up immediately after 2019’s Spider-Man: Far from Home, we follow Peter Parker dealing with...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Poster. Photo by Disney+ [Fair Use].

ZOO-WEE MAMA! Diary of a Wimpy Kid Reviewed

Edgar Echeverria, Contributing Writer December 15, 2021

Over the weekend I checked out the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid film and I do have quite a bit to say about it. The movie marks the fifth adaptation of the popular book series and it falls really flat. It...

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