Augustana Observer

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New season of “BoJack Horseman” delivers

Collin Schopp October 31, 2019

naissance lately. “Rick and Morty” has a highly anticipated fourth season coming out in a month, “South Park” is enjoying the acclaim of a serialized format and the controversy of giving China...

“Insidious: The Last Key”: less than expected

William Sikich January 18, 2018

In terms of horror movies, nothing brings about more immediate disappointment to a viewer than a lame or predictable jump scare. As a result, when a director decides to rely on such scares to keep the...

‘The Madwoman of Chaillot’ is timeless and thoughtful

October 19, 2017

This past week, the Augustana College Theater Department has been hard at work bringing comedic absurdism to campus through its performance of The Madwoman of Chaillot, directed by Jeff Coussens. The...

Coming out day open mic night celebrates identity

October 19, 2017

On Wednesday, October 11, GSA held its first open mic night to celebrate National Coming Out Day.  Advertised as a way to “Celebrate identity and diversity with music, poetry, comedy, sharing your art,...

‘It’ proves itself to be both a good horror movie, coming-of-age story

William Sikich September 15, 2017

Ask any self-respecting fan of the horror genre, and they’ll tell you: Stephen King is the master of fear on both the screen and the page. Among his most well-known cinematic gems is a charming little...

"Loving" saved by actors, let down by pace

"Loving" saved by actors, let down by pace

December 17, 2016

As awards season draws closer, more and more movies are coming out that hope to gain attention from critics. One of these films is “Loving”, a dramatic biopic written and directed by Jeff Nichols....

"Moana" misses Disney Magic

December 8, 2016

Disney’s next animated hit, Moana, has finally hit theaters. This is a movie that’s been hotly anticipated by many, and I was excited to see how the studio would follow up their earlier hit from this...

Disney remakes its classics

October 22, 2016

It’s no secret that old Disney movies are the best Disney movies. This might be the reason Disney has decided to remake so many of its classics. Following the releases of movies such as Maleficent and...

Augustana Senior to Produce Elephant's Graveyard

October 22, 2016

Augustana senior and theatre major Debo Balogun hopes to leave his mark in the Quad Cities before graduating this year by producing an independent production of George Brant’s play Elephant’s Graveyard. The...

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