75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
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75th Anniversary of The Cougar Press
As of Nov 30. Barbarian has grossed $40.8 million in the United States and Canada, and $4.5 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $45.3 million. Graphic by: Ella Duncan

Movie review: “Barbarian,” think twice about renting this airbnb

Summer Williams and Ella Duncan January 6, 2023

Two strangers explore the basement of a Detroit rental home in this twisted horror debut that we can't get enough of “Barbarian” is a twisty thriller consisting of a modern day setting and history...

The 2022 film Terrifier 2 is the third installment of the Terrifier franchise and follows the story of Art the clown as he attacks the people of Miles County. The film was directed by Damien Leone and was made six years after the second installment, Terrifier, and nine years after the first installment, All Hallows Eve. Graphic by: Jane Armstrong

“Terrifier 2” is anything but terrifying

Ruby Lacques and Jane Armstrong December 2, 2022

 Overdramatized violence makes the third installment of the horror franchise lack substance and weakens the plot On Oct. 6, the sequel to 2016’s “Terrifier” hit the theaters, “Terrifier 2.”...

Pearl ended with actress Mia Goths (Pearl) intense smile that lasted two minutes while the credits rolled. Graphic by: Summer Williams

Movie review: “Pearl”

Summer Williams and Ace Rico November 13, 2022

 A24’s newest film, “Pearl,” is a colorful slasher full of thrills and questionable morals The release of "X" earlier this year, the first slasher film in its riveting three-part film series, left...

Smile gained the attention of the world with its unique marketing tactics and since its release has received positive reviews. Allie Nichols 23 said, I literally screamed out loud in the movie theater. Graphic by: Hugh Murphy

Movie review: “Smile”

Hugh Murphy and Annika Lange November 5, 2022

An electrifying scare-fest that lacks substance “Smile” intrigued prospective audiences with a cheesy yet eerie trailer that would play in front of many during its big release. Though a bit imitative...

The movie Clueless is filled with funny and relatable quotes such as, I know it sounds mental, but sometimes I have more fun vegging out than when I go partying. Maybe because my party clothes are so binding. This quote is said by the movies character Cher (center-right). Graphic by: Kendall Garcia

Movie review: “Clueless” is a must watch movie

Kendall Garcia November 2, 2022

Clueless is a relatable teenage file that deserves more screen time “Clueless,” a cult-classic film from the 1990s that stars icon Alicia Silverstone as the main character, Cher. Cher is a ditzy high...

Dont Worry Darling received mixed reviews after high anticipation and drama surrounding the cast and crew days before its release. Graphic by: Ava Mohror

Movie review: Don’t Worry Darling

Ava Mohror and Kinda Mehael October 7, 2022

After a swarm of drama surrounding the “Don’t Worry Darling” premiere, the movie received mixed reviews and ratings “Don’t Worry Darling,” a psychological thriller directed by Olivia Wilde...

Opinion: Uncut Gems will have you on edge in more ways than one

Opinion: Uncut Gems will have you on edge in more ways than one

Charlotte D'Orsi February 4, 2020

Adam Sandler’s vulgarity in his new movie is comedic but slightly uncomfortable.   Adam Sandler demonstrates one of his best acting performances yet in the recently released movie “Uncut Gems.”...

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