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[MOVIE REVIEW] How to Build a Girl reminds audiences to rock their authentic self

Beanie Feldstein stars in this delightful coming of age story.

Maren Ostrem, The Rubicon

May 22, 2020

Based on the book by Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl is an extraordinarily fun and heartfelt coming of age story.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Jojo Rabbit faces difficult topics with humor

Director Taika Waititi who plays Jojo's imaginary friend jumps in the air with Jojo Rabbit (played by Roman Davis).

Annika Rock, RubicOnline

November 22, 2019

Jojo Rabbit showcases a difficult situation and point in time in a comedic and respectful way.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Pokemon universe brought new life in Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

[MOVIE REVIEW] Pokemon universe brought new life in Pokemon: Detective Pikachu

Charlie Keillor, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

Anyone who enjoys the Pokemon franchise will enjoy seeng this film.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Captain Marvel soars

Brie Larson stars as Captain Marvel in the latest addition to the MCU.

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

March 11, 2019

The latest addition to the MCU promotes female empowerment despite a lackluster plot.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Fantastic Beasts sequel not as magical as the original

Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is joined by Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

Isabel Gisser, Production Manager

November 19, 2018

J.K. Rowling's newest installment to the Wizarding World is overrun by plot problems.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Gaga and Cooper shine in most recent remake of A Star Is Born

A Star is Born directed by Bradley Cooper and starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper is a stunningly compelling movie.

Jasper Green, The Rubicon Editor

October 31, 2018

In the newest remake of A Star is Born, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gage outperform themselves in the romantic film.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Cheesy and romantic, Love, Simon brings joy to the audience

[MOVIE REVIEW] Cheesy and romantic, Love, Simon brings joy to the audience

Sharee Roman, Photographer

April 2, 2018

Love, Simon normalizes the love between an anonymous classmate named ‘Blue’ online and Simon Spier.

[MOVIE REVIEW] The Post recounts monumental case for freedom of the press

The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg retells the Pentagon Papers, a supreme court case that supported The Washington Post's freedom of press.

Nitya Thakkar, RubicOnline Editor

January 25, 2018

The Post, directed by Steven Spielberg recreates the timeline in the supreme court decision that ended in freedom for the press.

[MOVIE REVIEW] Thor: Ragnarok smashes its way into theaters

Thor and Bruce Banner lead the colorful cast of Ragnarok.

Jake Adams, RubicOnline Editor

November 10, 2017

Thor: Ragnarock changes the formula of the infamous Marvel movies in order to form a hit movie enjoyed by all ages.

Superman V Batman: Dawn of Justice fails to do justice to DC’s heroes

Clark Kent (Henry Cavill) and Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) face off in DC's newest venture, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

Dianne Caravela, Feature Editor

April 11, 2016

Superman V Batman: Dawn of Justice, the newest attempt by DC to revitalize their universe, spends too long setting up future movies instead of making this one worthwhile.

A Rocky idea, Creed proves to be a great success

Rocky (played by Sylvester Stallone) trains Adonis(played by Michael B. Jordan. Director Ryan Coogler works hard to create a deep emotional connection between the two characters.

Jack Benson, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Creed follows the plot of classic Rocky films, with Stallone playing the role of trainer instead of fighter.

The Witch brews up a rare, beautiful horror picture

The February released movie has already surprised many and has brought in sixteen times more money from the opening weeks than the movie's original budget.

Michael Forsgren, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

The Witch, released February 19, is on track to be the best horror film of the year with great visuals and true nature and human horror.