The Epitaph

Road Chip: A Nutty Tail

Road Chip: A Nutty Tail

By Elinda Xiao

February 12, 2016

Let’s be honest: no one thought “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip” would be a good movie. This boring story of three high-pitched singing chipmunks has never been interesting or intriguing, and one can only wonder why Hollywood continues to pump out these thoughtless, rodent-based musical mov...

“The Forest” Movie Review

“The Forest” Movie Review

By Karshin Gupta

February 7, 2016

Horror movies can force you into two different situations -- one being so scared you wish you could cover your face for the entirety of the movie, and the other being disappointed at the fact you spent $12 on a movie ticket. “The Forest” gives the latter feeling. “The Forest,” starring Nat...

The lightsaber to savor

The lightsaber to savor

By Aayush Singh

December 20, 2015

The grip of nostalgia have never been as strong as the grips of the latest Star Wars movie, “The Force Awakens.” In its triumphant return to the silver screen, this new episode delivers extremely well on every front and easily outshines the much-deplored Star Wars prequels. Given the anticipat...

‘The Good Dinosaur,’ an even better story

‘The Good Dinosaur,’ an even better story

By Tara Sohal

December 14, 2015

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 Following the hit movie “Inside Out,” Pixar has released, for the first time in history, their second film within a year. The intriguing story takes place for what seems like a few million years ahead of the near apocalypse. Arlo (voiced by Raymond Ochoa), an ambivalent ...

An exhibition of excellence

An exhibition of excellence

By Matthew Wu

November 16, 2015

When movie adaptations are made, there’s always the worry of the product not being truthful to the original content. Despite being major box office hits, films like “Harry Potter,” “The Lord of the Rings” and even “The Great Gatsby” all fell victim to this type of criticism. So when...

“Goosebumps” is a great Halloween treat

“Goosebumps” is a great Halloween treat

By Zainab Islam

October 31, 2015

  Star Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5   Goosebumps” initially seemed like a cheap “action” movie with kid-sized horror -- certainly not worth watching. However, I was pleasantly surprised by the humorous and action-filled movie adaptation of R.L. Stine’s series. “Goosebu...