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Classic Toy Story

Movie | Woody and company are back with another hilarious adventure in warmhearted Toy Story 4
by Megan Basham
Posted 6/20/19, 04:16 pm

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly a quarter of a century since Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the Toy Story gang first charged onto screens, forever changing the face of animated movies. It was the first entirely computer-generated feature-length film. It was also the first full-length release from Pixar, the studio that has gone on to build an unparalleled reputation for filmmaking excellence.

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It’s not just for kicks

Sports | Women’s soccer continues to find itself in the shadow of the men’s game
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/14/19, 04:50 pm

The French women’s national soccer team made a statement last Friday when it opened the FIFA Women’s World Cup competition on its home turf by defeating South Korea 4-0. But the U.S. team made an even bigger splash in France on Tuesday with its devastating and record-breaking 13-0 drubbing of Thailand. But despite the domination of such teams on the global scale, women’s soccer faces controversy both in the United States and around the world.

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Vanilla Godzilla

Movie | Stomp-fest Godzilla: King of the Monsters tells a colorless, forgettable story
by Bob Brown
Posted 6/03/19, 05:54 pm

The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) lists this past weekend’s new release, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, as the 43rd Godzilla movie. Viewers worldwide have already spent nearly $200 million watching it. Thirty years ago, only the die-hardiest fans (shouldn’t it be safe to say?) turned out for Godzilla vs. Biollante, in which, according to IMDb, “Godzilla is threatened by a mutated rosebush.” But that 1989 film, sorted by rating, is tied for No. 13 among Godzilla movies! This leads me to believe that I have no clue what Godzilla fans look for in a movie.

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