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“Go Set A Watchman” book review

“Go Set A Watchman” book review

Jordyn Dake, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2015


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After nearly 55 years, Harper Lee, author of the "To Kill a Mockingbird" has released another novel. "Go Set a Watchman" was written as a rough draft before her first book was actually published. Though it was initially published as a sequel to Lee’s first novel, some have actually started to view...

Inside Out review

Inside Out review

Amiyah Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2015


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Grossing over $34 million on its opening day “Inside Out” came in second place for a Pixar film opening day after Toy Story 3. The film has since not lost its hype, earning over $347.5 million in North America alone and receiving extremely positive reviews from critics. The film has a star-studded...

“Jurassic World” review

“Jurassic World” review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

June 29, 2015


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Ever since it's premiere on Jun 12, "Jurassic World" hasn't ceased to decline in popularity. Grossing a record-breaking $500 million within a single weekend, this movie has triumphed over just about every other film this year. "Jurassic World" carries on the story of the iconic "Jurassic Park" movies,...

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Review

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Review

Kara Brooks, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2015


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On May 1, the newest Marvel movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron” was released. The movie starred all of the original “Avengers” characters as well as some new ones. In the film, the Avengers are dealing with something they’ve never dealt with before, artificial intelligence. Tony Stark accidently...

“The Theory of Everything” review

“The Theory of Everything” review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

April 17, 2015


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"The Theory of Everything" is the amazing true story of the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his relationship with his wife, Jane. Jane is a very religious woman who believes in god, whereas Stephen is a man of science. The movie starts out with Stephen meeting Jane and falling in love with...

“Cinderella” movie review

“Cinderella” movie review

Rachael Arthur, Staff reporter

April 9, 2015


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On March 13, the new Disney movie Cinderella was released in theaters with about $67,877,361 that was grossed on the opening weekend. The movie starred Lily James as Cinderella, Cate Blanchette as the stepmother, Richard Madden as the Prince, and Helena Carter as the godmother. The film followed the...

Electrick Children movie review

Electrick Children movie review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

March 9, 2015


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Every once in a while it can be refreshing to watch a really weird independent drama that makes you think. The other day, I stumbled across one that was just very uniquely interesting and different, more so than anything I’ve ever seen before. “Electrick Children” is a movie about a young girl...

“American Sniper” movie review

“American Sniper” movie review

Hannah Baxter, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2015


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Shortly after the 9/11 tragedy, one of the most heroic snipers in US history, also known as Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), leads the new most popular movie "American Sniper." Opening into the story, Kyle is just a small town cowboy running a rodeo circus with his younger brother Jeff who looks immensely...

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ book review

‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ book review

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2015


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Jane Austen’s classic book “Pride and Prejudice”, published in 1813, has been adapted into many film, television, and theatre versions in the past. One creative way this particular book was revised was by Seth Grahame-Smith, through his 2009 parody called “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”. “Pride and Prejudice and...

“The Ultimate Gift” movie review

“The Ultimate Gift” movie review

Rachael Arthur, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2015


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"The Ultimate Gift" was released to theaters Oct. 20, 2006 and grossed $1,241,079 on its opening weekend. The movie runs 118 minutes and it’s an indie/drama film. It stars Bill Cobbs, Drew Fuller, Lee Meriwether, James Garner, Abigail Breslin, and Ali Hillis. It’s also based on the book “The Ultimate...

“The Battle of the Five Armies” movie review

“The Battle of the Five Armies” movie review

Jacey Schaffer, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2015


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On Dec. 17, the final movie of the Hobbit series, "The Battle of the Five Armies" was released. This movie trilogy is based off of J. R. R Tolkien’s book, The Hobbit. I have seen every movie in the series and they were all great, but "The Battle of the Five Armies" was definitely my favorite. Right aw...

“Big Hero Six” Movie Review

“Big Hero Six” Movie Review

Rachael Arthur, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014


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This last Friday, Nov. 7, the new Disney movie Big Hero 6 came out into theaters. The movie is about 105 minutes long and grossed 56.2 million dollars in the opening three days. It’s also based upon the Marvel comic Big Hero 6 that released the first issue in September of 1998.   Big Hero...

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