Western Courier

Final season leaves fans wondering

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

March 18, 2019

Filed under Showcase, The Edge

Two weeks ago, HBO displayed posters for “Game of Thrones,” which had 20 different characters sitting on the Iron Throne. HBO also launched a social media campaign along with these posters asking viewers to Tweet out a hashtag...

Could you survive your “Happy Death Day”?

Steven Barnum, News editor

March 4, 2019

Filed under The Edge

“Happy Death Day 2U” is well worth the trip to the theatres. Typically, I have low expectations for sequels since they all tend to be lackluster compared to their predecessors, but I think that this one surpasses the ori...

A wrestling movie for the whole family

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

March 4, 2019

Filed under The Edge

The movie “Fighting with My Family” is a biographical sports comedy-drama based on 2012 British documentary “The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family” depicting Paige (real name Saraya-Jade Bevis) and her family. Fans have been antic...

Filming wraps on Star Wars: Episode IX

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

Filed under The Edge

That’s a wrap for filming for “Star Wars: Episode IX.” Filming for the iconic franchise finished last Friday. Many of the cast and crew took to social media to express themselves about the end of the saga. Director J.J. ...

Time for hometowns in “The Bachelor”

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 25, 2019

Filed under The Edge

For fans of “The Bachelor,” this week’s episode is the one that has been anticipated the most for the entire season, whether they realize it or not. This week, Colton will be heading to the contestants hometowns, as he goes to...

Jordan Peele reboots “The Twilight Zone”

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 25, 2019

Filed under The Edge

The trailer for Jordan Peele’s reimagining of the iconic TV series “The Twilight Zone” is out. In it we see images of an unsettling universe. They are all quick cuts. Some notable actors are in this. Adam Scott keeps see...

A Bold Movie for a Divided Nation

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

Filed under The Edge

I'm going to be honest; I was having trouble thinking about what I wanted to write so I looked up trailers for upcoming movies. The movie trailer I saw was for “Unplanned.” You can call me a pessimist or a realist, but I would b...

Synthwave listening to an up and coming genre

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

Filed under The Edge

If you are looking to discover new music and you like 80’s music, there is an entire new world of sound awaiting you. Synthwave is 1980’s electronic music made nowadays, or at least it started out that way. In the last 10 ye...

New Lego movie awes viewers in more way than one

February 18, 2019

Filed under The Edge

I saw “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” this past weekend. Even though it’s a movie for kids, it has an important message for everyone. The whole time I was watching the film I was admiring the animation style. “The Leg...

Nintendo introduces new features to the Switch and 3DS

Conal Duffy, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

Filed under The Edge

Nintendo is at it again with their Nintendo Direct video on YouTube, showcasing all kinds of new games for the Nintendo Switch and their handheld system, the 3DS. I’ll highlight my favorite trailers from the video. First, the popu...

Frozen II trailer leaves fans wondering

Tea Wheat, Courier Staff

February 18, 2019

Filed under The Edge

The stunning teaser trailer for one of Disney’s next up and coming films, “Frozen 2,” was released last week on the day before Valentine’s Day. This trailer was visibly different in intensity and overall mood than any...

The independent student newspaper of Western Illinois University. Serving Macomb since 1905.
The Edge