The Raider Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Review

Nebeyu Mesfin, News Editor

January 23, 2015

Filed under Movies

“If we burn, you burn with us!” These are Katniss’s inspirational words after witnessing innocent people being killed. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 was released in theatres on November 21, 2014. This is the third...

Selma: Not Only Amazing, but Relevant

Nora Stewart, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015

Filed under Movies

The 2015 awards season has arrived in full swing. Several television and film awards shows are taking place in January and February, with the Academy Awards airing on February 22nd. One of the most prominent movies being talk...

A Step to the Future or Just Another Boot Strap Paradox?

Rahat Rabbi, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015

Filed under A&E, Movies

In the futuristic time of Interstellar, Earth has been hit by a vast environmental calamity known as the Blight, therefore forcing humanity to abandon discovery and technology and instead focus on the survival of mankind as a who...

Gone Girl Movie Review

Kai Waller, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Filed under A&E, Movies

Gone Girl, directed by David Fincher, is based off the book by Gillian Flynn, but has a slightly different ending. On the day of his 5th wedding aniversary Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports to the police that his wife Amy (Rosamund...

Not Just Another World War II Movie

Rahat Rabbi, Senior Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

Filed under A&E, Movies

David Ayer brings yet another adrenaline-filled, emotional movie to the big screen.  Fury shows what society fails to conceive correctly, and how society fails to understand the reality of war. This movie takes place during...

Movie Review: Dolphin Tale 2

Nidhi Naik, Staff Writer

October 2, 2014

Filed under A&E, Movies

The inspirational dolphin Winter, who warmed the heart of the nation in Dolphin Tale (2011), is back again  in Dolphin Tale 2. On Sept. 12, 2014, Warner Bros. released Dolphin Tale 2, the sequel to Dolphin Tale which takes place ...

Review: If I Stay

Victoria Burch, Staff Writer

September 24, 2014

Filed under Movies

The movie 'If I Stay' is where tragedy meets love story. Not only will it leave you on the edge of your seat, but by the end, you will be grabbing tissues left and right. 'If I Stay' made me realize how short life is, and that...

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