College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

College of DuPage's Student Newspaper

The Courier

Content by Kenneth McKinney

Level Up: Why Disney+ is now the best streaming service

December 2, 2019

The Level Up crew review the Disney+ streaming service, Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order and our thoughts on the possibility of a Joker 2 movie.

Level Up: “Joker” review + What if George Lucas didn’t sell Star Wars?

October 22, 2019

The Level Up crew reviews "Joker." Plus, what if George Lucas didn't sell Star Wars? And Marvel Studios' visionary Kevin Feige could be in charge of a new Star Wars film.

Level Up: Spiderman and Disney make up, IT Chapter 2 and anime

October 14, 2019

The Level Up crew talk about Spiderman being back in with Disney, IT Chapter 2 review and Sean gives his review on an anime he just recently discovered.

Level Up: Robert Pattinson is Batman? Plus Gears of War 5

October 7, 2019

The Level Up crew debate the decision to cast Twilight actor Robert Pattinson as the new Batman, some games coming to the Nintendo Switch this fall and Sean gives his early impressions of Gears of War...

Level Up: More Spiderman drama, The Mandalorian and Cannon Busters

October 1, 2019

The Level Up team debates the Spiderman deal break down between Disney and Sony; thoughts on the new trailer to the Star Wars TV series "The Mandalorian," and a review of the American Netflix anime, "Cannon...

Level Up: S02E01 – Best of summer 2019 movies review

September 23, 2019

The calendar says the end of summer is here. So Kenneth and Sean breakdown their favorite (and not so favorite) films of summer 2019.

Level Up – Episode 34: Avengers: Endgame, Sonic the Hedgehog movie and Sega Genesis retro console

May 20, 2019

A response to Avengers: Endgame haters, setting expectations for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie and buy or pass on the Sega Genesis retro console.

Level Up – Episode 33: Sekiro, Demon Slayer, official Child’s Play trailer

May 15, 2019

Stop whining about how difficult Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is, but is it a game of the year candidate? Is Demon Slayer binge-watch worthy? Plus, reviewing the official Child's Play trailer.

Level Up – Episode 32: New Star Wars game, TV show and Episode 9 + Hellboy reboot

April 29, 2019

Level Up breaks down the Star Wars celebration from Chicago, which revealed a new Star Wars game, TV show and trailer to Star Wars Episode 9. Plus, Sean gives his review of the new Hellboy reboot.

Level Up – Episode 31: Shazam! review, Mark Hamill is Chucky, new Joker movie

April 22, 2019

Kenneth and crew discuss Shazam movie review, Mark Hamill revealed as the voice of Chucky and our thoughts on the highly anticipated joker trailer.

Level Up – Episode 30: Toy Story 4, James Gunn & Google’s Stedia

April 15, 2019

Kenneth and Sean talk about the new Toy Story 4 trailer, James Gunn directing the new Suicide Squad and Guardians of the Galaxy 3 and Google's foray into streaming games with the Stedia service.

Level Up – Episode 29: Captain Marvel, trailers for HellBoy and Dark Phoenix

March 22, 2019

Kenneth and Sean review Captain Marvel, react to the new HellBoy and Dark Phoenix trailers and discuss even more problems for the video game "Anthem."

Level Up – Episode 28: Why we love K-pop

March 19, 2019

Kenneth welcomes Tessa Morton, editor-in-chief of the Courier, to explore their mutual love for K-pop. Morton spent several years in South Korea as an English teacher.

Level Up – 26: UFC 234, 235 break downs and predictions. Reviews of Alita: Battle Angel and Jump Force

February 22, 2019

Sean and Kenneth break down UFC 234 and give predictions for UFC 235. Also, dive deep reviews of Alita: Battle Angel and the anime fighting game Jump Force.

Level Up – Spiderman: Far From Home, Ninja Turtles, Death of GameStop

February 8, 2019

In this episode Kenneth and Sean discuss the Spiderman: Far From Home trailer, Ninja Turtles rebooted film, GameStop pulling out of their buyout deal, only cementing their death, and, lastly, we talk about...

Level Up – Episode 24 Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Death of Superman, Reign of the Supermen and Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw on UFC.

February 5, 2019

Level Up crew reviews Dragon Ball Super: Broly, Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen. Also thoughts on the aftermath of the Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw on UFC.

Level Up: Death to horror franchise reboots + The post-Roman Reigns WWE

November 30, 2018

Kenneth and crew rip on the various attempts to reboot some of the great horror film franchises and debate which WWE wrestlers will step up in the wake of Roman Reigns' decision to step away.

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