Road to the Super Bowl AFC/NFC

Student writers Brett Tyndall and A. C. Boyle outline the long trail to the Super Bowl for the NFC and AFC, respectively. The NFC with Brett Tyndall The 49ers won the NFC title last week against Green Bay in one of the most dominant rushing performances in NFL playoff history. Raheem Mostert rushed for 220 […]

David Lynch stars in his own short film, interrogating the capuchin monkey, Jack, in “What Did Jack Do?” courtesy Netflix

David Lynch’s new short film continues the director’s legacy

“What Did Jack Do?” offers the director’s signature style to a wider audience on Netflix. On Jan. 20, a new short film by acclaimed director David Lynch was released on Netflix, taking audiences and fans of the unique director by surprise. Lynch, famous for directing films such as “Blue Velvet,” “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With […]

Gen. Suleimani commanded much of the Shiite forces in the region. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

US strike on Suleimani lacked justification or foresight

The decision to kill the high ranking Iranian official continues America’s ill-fated history with Tehran. Tensions between the United States and Iran have escalated in the past month towards the point of war, only to cool down again before a breaking point. This spike in international tensions all started on Friday, Jan. 3, when the […]

“Blade Runner” is set in a post-apocalyptic world, inspiring future Cyberpunk works courtesy Warner Bros

Circle Cinema celebrates “Blade Runner,” originally set in 2019

Ridley Scott’s 1982 film is a seminal work in the science fiction genre, drawing inspiration from Philip K. Dick’s 1968 novel. Last weekend, on Nov. 15 and 16, Tulsa’s very own Circle Cinema hosted a late-night screening of the classic Science Fiction Movie “Blade Runner,” as part of a series of classic movie screenings this […]

Success of IS raid likely to boost morale of Trump supporters

The president’s use of “dog” as an insult has drawn the attention of many. On Saturday Oct. 26 a raid conducted between the United States and Kurdish intelligence resulted in the death of ISIS leader and founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The raid was conducted at al-Baghdadi’s compound in Northern Syria. Trump quickly made the announcement […]

The Clippers to rule NBA as new favorites … is that good?

Professional basketball journalist A. C. Boyle discusses the sport’s new order in which power is concentrated in Los Angeles and whether the Clippers will be become a dynasty. As I write this now, the NBA defending champion Golden State Warriors’ 2019-20 season has started 1-5. The Los Angeles darlings of the offseason, the Lakers and […]

Robert Eggers’s “The Lighthouse” is his second film, following “The Witch.” courtesy A24

“The Lighthouse” demonstrates impeccable storytelling

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe perform with undeniable grace in this intimate and confounding film. As this decade draws to a close, moviegoers are inevitably going to start asking what the greatest films of the 2010’s are. People’s tastes are very subjective, and there is never going to be a “right answer” to this question […]

Kyle MacLachlan (right), along with other actors who worked with David Lynch (left), presented the director with his award. courtesy Wikimedia Commons

David Lynch wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored the acclaimed director for his filmmaking. On Oct. 27, 2019, American Director David Lynch won an honorary Academy Award for his lifetime achievements in filmmaking and his humanitarian causes. At the 11th Annual Governor’s Awards ceremony, an awards ceremony created by The Academy of Motion Picture […]