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Birds of Prey lets Harley Quinn soar

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn returns in an effervescent tale that cares about her character. After being relegated to the Joker’s girlfriend for years, Quinn’s character gets revamped and then some in Birds of Prey: and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn.  The film

Rom-coms for a Valentine’s Day in

Not everyone desires to go out on Valentine’s Day. Sometimes curling up in cozy sweatpants with sweet treats to watch a wholesome rom-com is much more fulfilling than going to crowded restaurants on a date. The Sentry staff understands this and suggests watching these favorite

Underwater makes waves

Seven miles below the surface of the ocean, there is no light, temperatures are freezing cold, and the things that live there are more terrifying than anything out of a horror movie. This is the setting for the recently released film Underwater, directed by William

1917 takes audiences to the front line

A black title card establishes the date: April 6, 1917.  This date isthe day the United States Congress approved a declaration of war against Germany and its allies during The Great War.   The story that follows the title card is fictional, but writers Sam Mendes

John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch

Christmas Eve was even more delightful with the release of John Mulaney’s most recent special, John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch. The hour-long special puts a Barney and Friends twist on Mulaney’s dry humor, and the unique ensemble of child actors and adult guest

Doctor Sleep redeems Kubrick’s Shining

In 1977, Stephen King frightened the world with his horrifying novel The Shining. Only three years later, Stanley Kubrick adapted the novel into a film, bringing the words off the page and onto the big screen. Now, in 2019, the same has been done to

Akira: a retrospective

The American localization of the popular paradigm-shifting anime drama Akira has now reached its 30-year anniversary. With a tv series reboot in the works, it’s time to look back on the original film, which still holds up as an unearthly futuristic saga depicting complex post-war

Hustlers hustles a true story

The trailers for Hustlers present a fun heist film, similar to Ocean’s Eleven, with a vague target described as “Wall Street” and no suggestion of real victims. The subject matter of Hustlers is, in actuality, much harder to stomach. A group of former strippers, including

Film Review: The Goldfinch

Director John Crowley’s most recent picture, The Goldfinch, is a visually stunning yet structurally messy film. Those who enjoyed Donna Tartt’s novel of the same name will find the movie much easier to follow than those who opted to only see the film, but both

Movie review: IT Chapter Two

The Losers’ Club returned to theaters last week in the form of IT Chapter Two, this time not as children but as adults set on destroying Pennywise the Clown for good. This second installment maintained the nostalgia and horror of the first, while adding more