Saturday, April 17, 2021

Emily VanCamp talks ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Actress Emily VanCamp is best known for her small-screen work on ABC’s Scandal. Today, she dons battle gear and kicks butt in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Review: ‘Captain America: Civil War’

Captain America: Civil War has the great action and spectacle one can expect from Marvel, but what really makes it work is that the characters are developed and the story never loses focus.

Review: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ is a beautiful misfire

'The Huntsman: Winter's War' makes fine use of its production values, but with a muddled script and boring characters, that beauty stars to feel empty.

In the 1980s, Everybody Wants Some!!

Blake Jenner, Ryan Guzman and Tyler Hoechlin travel back in time for the latest Richard Linklater film, Everybody Wants Some!!

The Nick Savage Quartet performs jazz concert for black history month

For Webster’s Black History Month concert, drummer Nick Savage, a former Webster grad student, compiled musical selections to honor jazz drummer, Alan Dawson Feb. 8. Dawson was in Booker Ervin’s band that came to fame around the 1960s. According to Savage, Dawson, as well as Ervin were among some of the leading jazz figures in all of American history, and happened to be African American.

Review: ‘Deadpool’

Throughout the film, Ryan Reynolds’ self-referential Merc with a Mouth makes various jabs at the character’s botched portrayal in X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Fans can...

Reliving the U.S. Coast Guard’s ‘Finest Hours’

In the title of their book, authors Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman called the rescue of oil tanker SS Pendleton the “U.S. Coast...

The undead invade the world of Jane Austen

Pride & Prejudice is the famous story by Jane Austen about Elizabeth Bennet as she deals with many social issues in the 18th century. But...

Lifestyle Spotlight: Nicole Bonura performing Bb Backbone

LIFESTYLE SPOTLIGHT: Webster's Nicole (Grace) Bonura preforming Bb Backbone for The Journal. Bonura is also auditioning for NPR's Tiny Desk Contest with Bb Backbone....

COLUMN: All-white Academy nominees reveal bigger industry problem

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the nominees for the 88th Academy Awards, but the talk of who was not nominated...

’13 Hours’ in Benghazi

Former Marines John “Tig” Tiegen and Mark “Oz” Geist never aspired to write a book about their experiences in Benghazi. That was before politics...

Review: ‘Carol’

Told with delicacy by director Todd Haynes and with exquisite performances from its two leads, Carol is a beautiful technical achievement and a wonderfully...

Review: ‘Joy’

The biopic about the headstrong Miracle Mop creator is deeply flawed in its structure, but is elevated by great work from Jennifer Lawrence. Joy, directed...

Review: ‘Daddy’s Home’

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg give it their all, but they can not save Daddy’s Home from its formulaic plot and its wide range...

Review: ‘The Big Short’

Adam McKay’s take on the economic collapse of 2007-2010 succeeds on its richly dark humor, scathing performances and awards worthy editing. The Big Short is...

Review: ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip’

A bus ride with a bunch of people you do not know sound more pleasing than a road chip with these furry annoyances. Alvin and...