Oakton Outlook

Early Preview of 2019 Marvel Movies

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

Filed under Movies & TV

The Marvel Cinematic Universe movies were a massive success in 2018. They generated over 4 billion dollars in the box offices as well as Infinity War and Black Panther being nominated for several awards including best visual ef...

Birdbox: Did it Live up to the Hype?

Aubrey Harrell, Staff Writer

January 20, 2019

Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

This winter’s newest Netflix hit , without a doubt, has been the movie Bird Box. Based off the 2014 post-apoplectic horror novel with the same name by Josh Malerman, the film spread like wildfire across social media platforms, garne...

2019 Live Action Movies

Pari Abdollahi, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019

Filed under Movies & TV

2019 is finally here and new movies are being released in different genres. This year, however, there are a few famous animation movies that are being recreated as live action movies. These movies are Aladdin, Lion King, and Dum...

The horror of biological limits

Emily Richardson, Editorial Board

January 18, 2019

Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

There is an entire new breed of horror movies hitting the mainstream in recent years— those that test the biological limits of humans—movies like Hush, A Quiet Place, and Bird Box serving as prime examples. These sorts of films don’t spen...

The Popularity Pattern: Comparing Bird Box to A Quiet Place

January 17, 2019

Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

Many Netflix watchers have seen or have heard of the movie “Bird Box” that was released in December of 2018. It has been all the rave since its release but with its fame, an interesting pattern was noticed by moviegoers. In t...

The Life of Jake Paul

Katie Le, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Movies & TV, Theater

Shane Dawson created a documentary series on YouTubers and what goes on in their lives and controversies they’ve had. Tanacon, Tana Mongeau’s YouTube convention, was what started this documentary series, but Shane’s first doc...

Choose Your Own Adventure Story Coming to Netflix

Aubrey Harrell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

  A general rule in the entertainment industry is in order to maintain popularity, impressive new ideas and innovations are necessary to keep relevance. A recent example of this is Netflix, which has begun to release inte...

“Searching” Movie Review

“Searching” Movie Review

September 18, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians movie review

Aubrey Harrell, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under A&E, Movies & TV

When Crazy Rich Asians was first announced and trailers were released, it quickly caught the attention of many around the world. Based off of the international best seller(insert book name)by Kevin Kwan, expectations for the mo...

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