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A conversation with those behind Netflix’s new coming-of-age flick “The Last Summer”

Jacob Latimore as Alec in

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 6, 2019

The few months following your high school graduation before whatever your next step is a unique time period in that drastic change is imminent and the future remains uncertain while you’re also enjoying the last bit of unbridled freedom before adulthood. “The Last Summer,” a Chicago-set coming-of-age...

O’Shea Jackson Jr. steps out of the shadow, into the spotlight

Charlize Theron and Seth Rogan in

John Cotter, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019

When I first came across an image of O’Shea Jackson Jr. on the big screen in the box-office smash “Straight Outta’ Compton,” I couldn’t help but be reminded of evident comparisons to his father, the legendary Ice Cube. But this 28-year-old is so much more than just a shadow of his father’...

‘High Life:’ a touching and terrifying trip to space

Robert Pattinson as Monte, a volunteer for the experimental space mission.

Michael Brezinski, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Space has and always will be an enthralling setting to explore on film. Whether it be the grand operatic fantasies like the “Star Wars” and “Alien” franchises, of the more avant-garde fantastical artistic expressions like “2001: A Space Odyssey”  or “Interstellar,” it always proves to be a d...

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