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When Justin Timberlake performs the halftime show during the Super Bowl, who does he call to stage this important event? Or when Dirk Nowitzki throws his All-Star celebrity event party who’s going to plan the event? Lara Beth is the go-to event planning “force of nature” for a who’s who of list celebrities and sports stars. She is on...
When I first went to find images to include in this article, I simply typed in "The Truman Show." The search results began loading in and one thing immediately caught my eye. Beneath the movie's title, the search engine had categorized the 1998 film as a Drama/Fantasy. Twenty years ago, the story of Truman Burbank, a man whose life...
SPOILER WARNING: Please do not proceed in this article if you have yet to see the blockbuster film Avengers: Endgame and do not wish to have the movie ruined for you… Avengers Endgame is Marvel’s newest entry into their widespread cinematic universe, and is arguably the biggest movie ever, and how does The Roundup handle writing about the biggest...
The film Bohemian Rhapsody tells the life story of English rock band, Queen. Led by singer Freddie Mercury, the band was a hit-maker in the 70s and 80s rock scene, and continues to be a favorite band for many, young and old. With 23 million views on the movie's official trailer, this movie was promoted as the definitive Queen...
When you think of sequels, the first thing that probably comes to mind is how they never are better than or even comparable to the original. Film goers often dwell on the disappointment of movies like Godfather Part 3 while failing to remember that some sequels such as The Empire Strikes Back and The Dark Knight have successfully expanded upon the success of...
Background The documentary was created in 2016 and was directed by filmmaker Ava DuVernay. It has been awarded by several award shows from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts to Critics' Choice to MTV. Additionally, it was rated a 97% by Rotten Tomatoes. Introduction When you see the title of this review, you may think: "How can black people be...
As the semester winds down and Christmas draws closer, you may find yourself wanting to watch a Christmas movie but not knowing which one to watch. To combat this, I've spent the past week asking 100 students and faculty at Jesuit for their favorite Christmas movie. After taking this poll, I composed this top five list (with some honorable...
It’s springtime, a time for Easter, Spring Break, the NBA and NHL playoffs, the NFL draft, and the beginning of the end of the school year.  Unfortunately, spring also means a weak season for movies.  As of April 28, four of the top five films at the box office had “rotten” ratings on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes,...

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