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Graduating editors: a final goodbye

April 25, 2018

Lauren Saner - Copy Editor I am so grateful and thankful for the time I have been able to spend with The Winonan as a writer and an editor. I have learned so much about writing and interviewing, which is great and completely unrelate...

Show in review: “Marvel’s Iron Fist”

Allison Mueller

March 22, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan It’s hard to describe what went wrong with “Marvel’s Iron Fist.” Iron Fist is one of Marvel’s strongest heroes, with an origin rarely seen in superhero narratives. With a mystical monastery that e...

Horror film in review: “Get Out”

Allison Mueller

March 1, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan I've talked before about how indie horror is having a comeback, but “Get Out” is something else entirely. Many of you have seen Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s collaborative show “Key...

Film in review: “The Lego Batman Movie”

Allison Mueller

February 22, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan One of the most anticipated movies of the year, “The Lego Batman Movie” has finally landed. After the near perfection of 2014’s “The Lego Movie,” all eyes were on Will Arnett’s return to the...

Show in review: “Santa Clarita Diet”

Allison Mueller

February 8, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan Let’s just cut right to the chase: the entertainment world is flooded with zombie narratives these days, and they’re beginning to hit a wall. “The Walking Dead” is seeing its lowest ratings in yea...

Year in review: 2017 Academy Award Predictions

Allison Mueller

February 1, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan It’s that time of year again: awards season. We’re coming up on the end of it with the Screen Actors Guild Awards having just aired last week, but that still leaves the big one, The Academy Awards,...

TV show in review: “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Allison Mueller

January 25, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan Every episode of Netflix’s new adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” begins with Neil Patrick Harris’ Count Olaf imploring the viewers to “look away” to avoid the darkness that w...

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