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‘Jessica Jones’ is sexy, sassy, and serious

April 14, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, A&E, Issue 21

By Haley Verre Contributing Writer With the wide range of flashy and generic superhero television and film series available to audiences, Jessica Jones stands out as the antidote to tired stereotypes. Even with the show’s sup...

Stop reading this newspaper, and go see ‘Deadpool’ instead

February 25, 2016

Filed under 2015-2016, A&E, Issue 15

By Jessie Kuenzel Staff Writer Recently, I had a conversation with my mother about the merits of the breakout box-office hit “Deadpool”: “Mom! I just saw ‘Deadpool,’ and you and Dad should go see it!” “No, I don’t think ...

Marvel’s ‘Agent Carter’: fabulous, feminist, fearless female lead

February 4, 2015

Filed under 2014-2015, A&E, Issue 11

By Jennifer Ives Contributing Writer Agent Margaret “Peggy” Carter was first introduced to the big screen in 2011, in “Captain America: The First Avenger,” and portrayed by Hayley Atwell. Capable and confident, Atwell p...

‘Big Hero 6’ : a celebration of digital aesthetics

November 19, 2014

Filed under 2014-2015, A&E, Issue 9

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer Disney has rarely struggled for success, especially not in the last year. “Frozen,” Walt Disney Animation Studios’ biggest-grossing film of all time, garnered several awards and smashed records...

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