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With dark themes, strong choreography and energized deliveries, Marquis Players Heathers impresses. (Photo by Elle Cox 21)

Musical Review: Balancing black comedy and social commentary, ‘Heathers’ is a triumphant success

Kevin Manogue April 12, 2019

The Marquis Players delivers a razor-edged insight into the American high school experience with their performance of the energetic musical “Heathers: The Musical.” The production, with lyrics and...

Following the success of Get Out,Jordan Peele releases the even more ambitious film Us.
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Movie Review: Haunted by our own reflections: though imperfect, ‘Us’ charged with societal meaning

Kevin Manogue March 29, 2019

Two years ago, Jordan Peele burst into the national spotlight with the release of his debut film, "Get Out" (2017). Now, after an ever so brief hiatus, the comedian-turned-master-of-horror has returned...

Happy Death Day 2U takes too much from first film, creating a lack of originality. (Photo courtesy of

Movie Review: Deja vu all over again: ‘Happy Death Day 2U’ lacks identity, relies too heavily on prequel

Kevin Manogue February 22, 2019

Do you ever feel like you’re living the same day again and again…again? Such is the plight of protagonist Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe) in director Christopher Landon’s "Happy Death Day 2U," a genre-blending...

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