Brynne Long

Brynne loves all things history. Movies are cool, too. She graduated from the college in 2019.


A Quiet Place is a Parent’s Worst Nightmare

A Quiet Place begins in the middle of a story: Without speaking, a mother and her children search a disordered, abandoned store. As the older daughter walks around the space,... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Maids to Make Wives: Jamestown Review

Jamestown was very nearly a complete failure. Most of the original men were dead after the first year, and had it not been for John Smith’s accidental leadership, it is... Read more


The Weekly List: Jason Isbell Highlights

At the age of 22, Jason Isbell joined the rock band The Drive-By Truckers, kickstarting an impressive country music career with the band. After dangerous habits including excessive drinking drove... Read more


Jim Norton’s Desperation: Hard Work, Rejection, and Reward

Jim Norton has come a long way from his early start in stand-up comedy. To date, he is the best-selling author of two books, Happy Endings: The Tales of a... Read more


7 Days in Entebbe Proves to be Unfocused and Hard to Follow

A film that depicts a high-stress hijacking, followed by one of the most daring rescue missions in history ought to reflect the hardships, emotions and complications that came with those... Read more


Game Night : A Refreshingly Light, Creative Film

Game Night begins with an irresistibly funny and ridiculous montage in which the main couple meets that sets the tone for the entire film. Max and Annie (Jason Bateman and... Read more


The Voice Predicts the 2018 Oscars

Best Picture by Dajour Evans Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has had a successful awards season so far. From snagging the Golden Globe for Best Drama to receiving Best Film at the... Read more


A Case for the Classics: Stagecoach

To pinpoint the moment at which the American 18th century western frontier began to be mythologized is impossible. Early explorers including Lewis and Clark, sent West by Thomas Jefferson to... Read more


A Balancing Act: The Post Handles Themes Masterfully

The Post perfectly captures elements of America’s turbulent 1970s, including female leadership, the end years of the buddy-buddy relationship between the press and Washington, and the Nixon White House. Expert... Read more


Despite Big Names, The Dark Tower Lacks Development and Excitement

Films with child leads don’t always do well at gaining adult audiences. Director Nikolaj Arcel’s The Dark Tower hit theaters on August 4 and has already attracted large audiences, likely... Read more