The Guilfordian

Stephen King, chapter two: A controversial resurgence

Emma Smith, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

The King of Horror, Stephen King, has been reappearing in the media lately. He has recently released the movie sequel of “The Shining,” and fans are squirming with the heebie-jeebies. Other recent releases of King in the last few years include “Gerald’s Game,” “1922,” “In the Tall Gra...

‘The Joker’ raises concerns over public safety

‘The Joker’ raises concerns over public safety

Navya Belavadi and Ayesha Tahirkheli

November 4, 2019

With the release of new hit movie “The Joker” comes some enthusiastic fans. Serious fans dressing up for major movie releases has become somewhat of a common occurrence at theaters across the country, and now people are getting kicked out of movie theaters for wearing Joker makeup and costumes. “I...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel falls short

‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel falls short

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

The true crime of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” was how it turned such a rhapsodic and emotional film franchise into something so soulless and convoluted. “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the second installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” franchise. During t...

Kevin Hart shines in ‘Night School’

Kevin Hart shines in ‘Night School’

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Despite all the drama, stress and hard work that we go through, high school is still a very memorable time for us. However,  high schoolers must contend with stressful college admissions tests, such as the SAT’s or ACT’s. “Night School” is a movie that demonstrates the tears and joy of brin...

‘My Hero Academia’ delights audiences

‘My Hero Academia’ delights audiences

Jake Ramsaur, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

I hate people who do not follow movie theater etiquette. There is nothing worse than someone interrupting the middle of the movie because they have something to comment. Presumably, I should have hated the crowds for “My Hero Academia: Two Heroes.” Between the raucous laughter, the clapping afte...

“A Quiet Place” transforms horror genre

“A Quiet Place” transforms horror genre

Nathan Rabiej, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

“A Quiet Place” hit theatres on April 6, ending the long wait of many horror fans, such as myself, for a good flick. For a lot of us, the last good scare we had was the reimagining of Stephen King’s “It.” What makes “A Quiet Place” especially endearing is that John Krasinski, who many of...

Movie theaters in Greensboro offer variety

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

With seven different movie theaters, Greensboro offers many options for prospective moviegoers. Greensboro is not a large enough city to get limited movie releases or “platform releases,” which are movies released in a few cities to determine if they do well enough to be released widely. For example,...

Cinema shifts

McKinley Keener, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Sooner or later, everything changes. Evolving and adapting will always be necessary to survive. For instance, movie theaters have changed since the first permanent cinema, also known as the “moving picture” house, established in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania in 1905. Back then, movie theaters were a...