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‘Disney+’ competitive in streaming service battle

‘Disney+’ competitive in streaming service battle

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

November 18, 2019

After years of announcements and preparations, Disney’s streaming service is finally here and ready to compete with Netflix, Apple TV+ and HBO Max. Disney+ made its debut on Tuesday, Nov. 12 and, while it had some technical difficulties in its launch, many viewers are feeling satisfied and nostalgic...

Everyone loves Disney, but the continuing cycle of remakes is getting old

Everyone loves Disney, but the continuing cycle of remakes is getting old

Gavin Farrow, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2019

The Walt Disney corporation made 50 percent of this summer’s total box office revenue. Four of the company’s films grossed over $1 billion in the international box office this year. These numbers, along with Disney’s continuously hawkish financial consumption of other media properties and companies...

‘Nutcracker’ falls short of high expectations

‘Nutcracker’ falls short of high expectations

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

In Disney’s “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” the main character is given a locked Fabergé egg and a note saying, “All that you need is inside”. Later in the film, she finds the key and opens the egg to find that it is, in fact, empty, save for a small music box. While the film turns...

‘Predator’ mixes humor with gore

‘Predator’ mixes humor with gore

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

“The Predator” comes to us from 21st Century Fox (So is this a Disney movie now?) and is the first entry in the franchise since 2007. Fear not though, no prior knowledge of the predecessors is required for viewing. Although a watch of “Predator” wouldn’t hurt. Now I would love to jump into...

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