The Journal

Infidel Jumps Too Far from its Roots and Falls on its Face.

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

I’ll begin with a blunt statement: I’m agnostic, and as such, I do not particularly seek out movies where concerns of faith take the leading role. With that being said, I was somewhat surprised to learn that Infidel was such a m...

#WTF: Euthanasia Streams

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

September 19, 2020

On September 4, terminally ill patient Alain Cocq announced through a Facebook post that he had eaten his last meal. After 34 years of excruciating pain, the 57-year-old made the choice to refuse continued healthcare and food...

The Show Will Go On: A Rebuttal To “The Experience of a Movie”

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

September 17, 2020

Last week, my colleague wrote a piece explaining why they believed that movie theaters would be one of the now-countless victims of the COVID-19 pandemic. I disagree, and this article will both analyze my colleague’s argument...

Tenet: Fun to Watch, Just Try Not to Pay Attention to It

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

We have our first major summer blockbuster of the year – in September, but such is cinema in the age of the pandemic. Tenet has all of the hallmarks of a summer blockbuster: impressive visuals, fantastic action and a bare b...

#WTF: TikTok:

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

September 8, 2020

The Internet was already a confusing mess before 2020 kicked us down the stairs. Ever since this wretched year began, things have become more indecipherable across the web. In 2020 alone, people have been tweeting about the moon...

Lovecraft Country Probes Genre Roots

Spencer Voyles, Staff Writer

September 7, 2020

Adapted from a novel written by Matt Ruff, the new HBO show Lovecraft Country is a stunning example of a genre deconstructed. Set over the backdrop of America in the Jim Crow era, this spine-chilling series follows veteran Atticus ...

Movies during the Pandemic: No Refills, Half-Empty Theaters, and Fewer Snacks

Jacob Tebbe, Staff Writer

September 7, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has stripped us of many things. The fact that this article is going out online, rather than in print, is proof. Vacations have slipped through the cracks, coffee with friends has fallen by the wayside and we have all...

A “Motherlode” of Psychology in Sims

Camille Daley, Staff Writer

September 5, 2020

If you’re anything like me, you’ve likely spent a majority of your quarantine looking for any possible way to cure the boredom that inevitably pops up. From single player games of Uno to that weird brownie-in-a-mug that TikTok...

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