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Breath of the Wild remains timeless

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives/Spotlight Reporter
May 30, 2023

A look back at one of the most influential video games in recent times.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie is a celebration of a franchise millions of people love, and more people should acknowledge that

‘The Super Mario Bros. Movie’ is fan-service at its finest

Imagine sitting down with friends in a movie theater right before the trailers play. Looking around, there are kids running around in the back rows, parents with smiles on their faces, an old man patiently...

The Stampede Staff recommends their favorite songs for spring.

Stampede Staff Playlist: April Edition

Sarah Holzman and Sydney Burleyson
April 19, 2023

Here are the staff's top song recommendations for spring. From fun and upbeat to whimsical and reflective, this playlist has a song for everyone.

From Starlord’s mask to Yondu’s arrow, the world design of “Guardians of the Galaxy” is scrappy and inventive.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ delivers humor with a purpose

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
April 10, 2023

It takes a specific mix of ingredients to create something as idiosyncratic as “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Not a lot of movies can confidently have their main character in a leather jacket dancing to...

Michael B Jordan directs and brings back to life his role as boxing champ Adonis Creed in an emotional film based on brotherhood and revenge.

Creed III Movie Review: Michael B Jordan delivers an emotion-packed film that goes beyond the boxing ring

Sydney Burleyson, Managing Editor
March 17, 2023

Michael B Jordan took on the role of director as well as starring actor in the third film of the Creed series “Creed III.” Jordan revives his character as Adonis Creed, son of legendary boxer Apollo...

Good Riddance is a catalog of beautiful songs that prove Gracie Abrams talent.

Gracie Abrams’ debut album ‘Good Riddance’ is a vulnerable display of taking accountability

Lindsey Hall and Sarah Holzman
March 10, 2023

Gracie Abrams' new album "Good Riddance" details heartbreak, being a young adult and the realization that you are inevitably going to make mistakes.

Marvel loses its characters while trying to set up higher stakes.

‘Quantumania’ is modern Marvel in every way, and that is not a good thing

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
February 27, 2023

Marvel has climbed the highest mountain there is with the “infinity saga”, a collection of consistently good to excellent films that ended with “Avengers Endgame.” Since reaching its peak, it seems...

The Stampede Staff recommends their favorite love songs.

Stampede Staff Playlist: Valentine’s Day Edition

February 7, 2023

In honor of Valentine's Day, The Stampede shares their top love songs.

M&Ms are small chocolates covered in a sugar coated shell, which prevents them from melting in warmer temperatures.

M&Ms go ‘woke’

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
February 6, 2023

M&M's 'spokes candies' are being replaced by actress Maya Rudolph as the brand’s mascot.  Either this is a major change for the brand or a contrived publicity stunt prior to the Super Bowl.  M&M...

Netflix will stream the SAG Awards and Chris Rock’s next comedy special live.

Netflix continues to experiment, now with live streaming

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
January 27, 2023

On Feb. 26, Netflix will live stream The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards on its YouTube Channel, and starting 2024, on Netflix.  As part of a multi-year deal, Netflix is partnering with The Screen...

Glass Onion was a song by The Beatles that mocked people who read into song lyrics too much. Since, it has become a metaphor for something that is both layered and transparent.

‘Glass Onion’ is playfully smart

Venkata Sri Saiveer Chelliboyina, Perspectives Reporter
January 20, 2023

"Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery" is a rendipitous deconstruction of the wealthy that is more relevant to current society than ever. Disguised as a murder mystery, the film explores greed and oblivion...

Kaleidoscope offers a new non-linear method of watching its show

‘Kaleidoscope’: A brilliantly bland heist story

Tanay Pant, Spotlight Editor
January 18, 2023

*MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD* A team of master thieves, a nemesis decades in the making, and seven billion dollars in bonds ready to be stolen. It sounds like your typical American heist drama, but there is...

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