“Leap!” could have soared higher

By Denise Parker Following a dream is a beautiful goal. Preservation and passion help fuel people to leap over barricades. That is the essential theme for the Canadian film “Leap” which premiered in 2016 and came to the United States this year. Despite the stunning animation and its wonderful music, “Leap!” fails to fully jump…

‘The Witch’ invites viewers into a haunting universe

“The Witch” opened Feb. 19 in the U.S., promising to chill the bones of the those who claim to be not-so-easily disturbed by “scary” movies. A retelling of New-England folktales and the fascination with witches and evil forces, “The Witch” and its vivid imagery and incredible storytelling sucks the viewer in and takes them on…

‘Gone Girl’ takes viewers on a twisted journey

By: Emily Balli Director David Fincher adds yet another twisted suspense-filled film to his repertoire of work with his newest film, “Gone Girl”. Fincher has received Oscar nods in the past for his work on “The Social Network,” but many would agree that “Gone Girl” has the potential to win him his first Oscar for…