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Review: “Birds of Prey:” How Harley Quinn Reinvents Herself in the Best Way

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Sofia Mongillo

March 7, 2020

Long before DC’s popular movie “Suicide Squad” appeared on screens, the clown princess of crime known as Harley Quinn was born. Originally meant to simply be a one-episode character when she made her debut on “Batman: The Animated Series” in 1992, the infamous super villain is now admired and...

Documentary filmmaker tackles history in fading Louisiana wetlands

Peyton Finch operates her camera. Finch's documentary short,

Ver Lumod

March 6, 2020

When design freshman Peyton Finch first found out about National Geographic's involvement in her documentary short "Adams Bay" two years ago, she did not know what to expect. “It was very exciting and cool. I mean, who knew that an 18-year-old would be able to do that?” she said. Funded by National ...

What’s in Theaters 3/6

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Cody Downey

March 5, 2020

With the month of March upon us, theaters are providing everything from magical children's films to serious sports dramas. Click here to see showtimes. Onward Mixing the modern world with fantasy elements, "Onward" tells a magical tale about family. Two teenage brothers, played by Tom Hollan...

What’s in Theaters 2/28

Poster for The Invisible Man.

Ver Lumod

February 29, 2020

We are almost at the tail end of February, which means movie theaters are lining up for a surely busy prelude to the summer season. With new releases ranging from a horror adaptation of a literary classic to an iconic French romance film, here are some films that are in theaters for this week. Click here t...

Mardi Gras 2020 Photo Gallery

A rider in the Rex parade throws a cup to an parade-goer. Rex features a diverse range of throws, including float-specific beads.

Michael Bauer

February 26, 2020

  Another Mardi Gras has passed, and with it came the experiences of countless decades, and even centuries, old holiday traditions. From parades, to masquerade balls, to the rituals of the Mardi Gras Indian tribes, there is no shortage of customs to encounter. Here is a look at a few from this...

Review: “Sonic the Hedgehog” speeds into fun but familiar cliches

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Cody Downey

February 25, 2020

After battling against Mario in the video game world for almost thirty years, "Sonic the Hedgehog" dashes into theaters bringing the speedster to the big screen for the first time. Born with the ability to run with superspeed, Sonic, played by Ben Schwartz, is forced to escape his home planet after...

What’s in Theaters 2/21

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Ver Lumod

February 24, 2020

It may be the aftermath of the Valentine's Day period, but the fun never stops in movie theaters. With a string of new releases on the way, featuring an enthralling adaptation of a beloved literary classic to a creepy doll that's definitely not Annabelle, check out what's showing in theaters this week! Click...

Review: “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” is a basic yet fun teen romantic comedy

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Cody Downey

February 17, 2020

Editor's Note: The following review contains spoilers for the film "To All the Boys I Loved Before." Two years after the success of "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," its sequel, "To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You," adds another decent romantic comedy to the vast amount already on Netflix. In the first fil...

Review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” burns with feminine passion

Photo courtesy of Lilies Films

Ver Lumod

February 17, 2020

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a beautiful and understated masterpiece that stands on the shoulders of great queer cinema. Set in France during the late 18th century, the French period drama follows professional artist Marianne, played by Noémie Merlant, as she is tasked with creating a portrait...

Column: A Loyola love story continues

Elizabeth and Wm. Keith Sampson walk down the aisle after reciting their vows in Ignatius Chapel. Courtesy of Wm. Keith Sampson

Zia Sampson

February 14, 2020

My family started on Loyola’s campus. Mom and Dad met at a party while Mom was a junior, started dating, and less than a year later, got married in Saint Ignatius Chapel on Dec. 16, 1978. When making my college decision, I only visited Loyola once. I was a sophomore in high school a...

What’s in Theaters 2/14

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Cody Downey

February 14, 2020

It is Valentine's Day and love should be in the air. However, the real question is what movies are out there for you to take your boo to on a date. Don't worry. The films in theaters have everything from adventure to horror to romance. Check out what's in theaters this week! Click here to find showtimes. Sonic the Hedgehog Bringing the classic video game character to...

Puzzles Answers February 14, 2020

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