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Moana Film Review

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Tori Roberts, Crown Editor

December 8, 2016

Moana is Disney’s latest 3D-animated masterpiece that tells the story of a girl named Moana who goes on a quest to find the demigod Maui and save her home island from destruction.

Oscar Out of Reach for “Jack Reacher”

Marissa Tarzian, Crown Staff

December 1, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back is a very generic action movie. It is t...

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

Jenna Walker, Crown Staff

November 30, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in secret. Most people think action movies include car chases or guns, but "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" had none of that, and could...

Squad Goals for “Suicide Squad”

John Hintz, Crown Film Reviewer

August 12, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: A secret government agency recruits a group of imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency, which inevitably leads to chaos. What many have considered to be the most anticipated movie of the summer has finally arrived. Now, I viewed thi...

Light’s Out on “Lights Out”

John Hintz, Crown Film Reviewer

August 5, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: When her little brother, Martin, experiences the same events that once tested her sanity, Rebecca works to unlock the truth behind the terror, which brings her face to face with an entity that has an attachment to their mother, Sophie. As a horror fan, I was extremely ecstatic to see...

The Next Chapter of the Jason Bourne Films

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John Hintz, Crown Film Reviewer

August 5, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past. Jason Bourne: the man who has more lives than a cat. The fifth movie in the beloved Bourne franchise, Jason Bourne, does not seem to possess the same qualities of its predecesso...


John Hintz, Crown Reviewer

August 5, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers." Nerve is one of those few movies that is directly marketed towards teens. This being the case, I did not expect m...

Star Trek Beyond

John Hintz, Film Critic

July 31, 2016

With the same witty humor and edge-of-your-seat action that made the first two movies memorable, Beyond might be the most fun movie of the summer.

Now You See Me 2

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John Hintz, Film Critic

June 14, 2016

IMDb Synopsis: The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet. Why is it that movie sequels have to make everything "bigger and better?" If you can recall: in Ocean's Twelve, the team traveled to Europe; in Pitch Perfect 2, the Bellas...


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John Hintz, Film Critic

June 11, 2016

Synopsis: The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing side...

Alice Through the Looking Glass

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John Hintz, Film Critic

June 11, 2016

Resident film critic John Hintz reviews Tim Burton's latest installment of the Alice in Wonderland saga!

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