The Vermont Cynic

Second time’s the charm: making the case for sequels

Second time’s the charm: making the case for sequels

Gabby Felitto

October 5, 2019

Movies like “Exorcist II: The Heretic,” “The Hangover Part Three” and every other “Friday the 13th” have forever given sequels a bad reputation. Many sequels are all about the money because they bring big business, even though they’re usually disappointing. Movie studios usually assume that “b...

Zen and the art of ignoring the irrelevant

Zen and the art of ignoring the irrelevant

Henry Mitchell

September 13, 2018

On the last day of August, I was walking back from class, making pleasant conversation with a friend, when I heard him gasp. “Oh no,” he said. “What?” I asked. “Preacher,” was his only answer. Sure enough, I looked to my left and saw a man surrounded by a dozen-or-so students. We both sigh...

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