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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Freddy and his fellow animatronic friends just want to play.

REVIEW: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ blends jump scares with familiar lore for fans

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter November 9, 2023

Warning: Spoilers for “Five Nights at Freddy’s.” “Five Nights at Freddy’s” was a long-anticipated movie, and it catered to fan expectations. The movie is an adaptation of the original "Five...

Not all horror movies are too scary to watch.

Ask Life: Horror movies for scaredy cats?

PARKER R. SCHAFER, Evergreen columnist October 30, 2023

Dear Life Section, I am in desperate need of help. Many of my friends want to watch scary movies on Halloween, but I am terrified of horror movies. I am not sure what to do, but I cannot sit through...

Two film crew members on set during the production of The Invitation, Sept. 28, Pullman, Wash.

Horror movie filming in Pullman through October

KYLER BEANDER, Evergreen reporter October 4, 2023

"The Invitation" is a horror movie that will be filmed in Pullman throughout the month of October.  One of the leaders behind this endeavor is producer Minah Raine Jung, who initially pursued a...

An official poster for Meg 2: The Trench.

REVIEW: ‘Meg 2: The Trench’ has a stench

JOEY FRANKLIN August 16, 2023

Dear reader, if you have learned anything about me while reading my movie reviews this summer, I hope it is the fact that I like to stay positive and find the upside in movies that might have missed the...

An official poster for Haunted Mansion.

REVIEW: ‘Haunted Mansion’ better than 2003 classic

JOEY FRANKLIN August 9, 2023

I was very pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed watching this movie. I do not want to hate on the 2003 Eddie Murphy movie “The Haunted Mansion,” but this adaptation of the classic Disneyland...

An official poster for Barbie.

REVIEW: ‘Barbie,’ the satirical second half of Barbenheimer

JOEY FRANKLIN August 2, 2023

I walked into the movie theater not knowing what to expect plot-wise when it came to “Barbie.” I had heard “Barbie” was not at all like the cutesy animated movies that came out in the early 2000s...

An official poster of Oppenheimer.

REVIEW: ‘Oppenheimer,’ story of the atomic bomb’s creator

JOEY FRANKLIN July 26, 2023

I am going to just come out and say that this is the best movie that I have probably ever seen in the movie theater. A three-hour movie seemed to take maybe half that time; “Oppenheimer” was immersive...

Ballister Boldheart and Nimona from the film Nimona.”

REVIEW: ‘Nimona,’ a sci-fi fantasy story about acceptance

JOEY FRANKLIN July 19, 2023

The first thing that stood out to me about “Nimona” was the interesting crossroads that the characters’ society stood at. The juxtaposition between the futuristic staple of flying cars meshed with...

An official poster of You Hurt My Feelings.

REVIEW: ‘You Hurt My Feelings’ a breath of fresh air

JOEY FRANKLIN July 10, 2023

I saw this movie on a whim because I am a huge fan of the starring actress, Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Her characters in “Seinfeld,” “Veep” and “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” are all...

An official poster of Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.

REVIEW: ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’ a summer must-watch

JOEY FRANKLIN July 3, 2023

Don your brown fedoras and head for your local movie theater; the latest Indiana Jones movie is worth a watch. If you have read any of my previous articles and top ten lists, you might notice that I...

An official poster of Asteroid City.

REVIEW: ‘Asteroid City’: What in the world did I just watch?

JOEY FRANKLIN June 28, 2023

Wow. I can confidently say that I have never seen anything quite like “Asteroid City,” and I am not sure I will ever see anything like it again. I will start with the visuals. Like every movie directed...

An official poster of The Flash.

REVIEW: ‘The Flash’: Walk, don’t run to the theater

JOEY FRANKLIN June 21, 2023

I want to start this review by saying, Michael Keaton’s return as Batman was the best part of “The Flash”; it was really fun to have Danny Elfman’s “Batman” theme peppered throughout the scenes...

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