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Beautifully disturbing: ‘Joker’ nails iconic character

Aaron Eisenberg, Opinion Editor

November 11, 2019

In an era where comic book movies rule the box office, the very art form of cinema has been put into question. Celebrated director Martin Scorsese has said that these movies aren't true cinema, and many agree. Whether this is movie snobbery or the unbreaking will of true artistry depends on who you ask...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

April 6, 2018

Mylène Dressler wins book award Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing Mylène Dressler is the 2018 winner of the is Book Pipeline award for her latest novel, “The Last To See Me.” The Book Pipeline award is a $10,000 prize intended to get winning books on the fast track to film a...

“Black Panther” redefines superhero genre

“Black Panther” redefines superhero genre

Kinye Watson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Equal parts action-packed and intrigue-filled, Marvel’s “Black Panther” is an instant classic. The dialogue is sharp and witty. The action sequences are both seamlessly elegant and ruthlessly brutal. The visuals are stunning. The main characters are likable and nuanced, and the narrative itself...

“Black Panther” is one of Marvel’s finest

Nakiya Parker, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

The anticipation for this movie was like no other. With film predecessors such as “Hancock,” “Catwoman” and “Steel,” “Black Panther” released at a prominent time for people of color in America. Perhaps it’s not the absolute best Marvel movie, however I believe it ranks among Marvel’s...

Deadpool entertains with action, humor

Aubrey King, Features Editor

February 19, 2016

Over the past ten years, superhero movies have become less innovative and more commonplace. Now the once new and exciting genre seems almost derivative. Marvel’s “Deadpool” takes this notion and hits it over the head with a sledgehammer. “Deadpool” follows Wade Wilson, an ex-special force...