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Review: The Purge: Election Year

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 18, 2016
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The Purge is a set of three movies. The very first one, which is very simply titled, "The Purge" came out in 2013. The second one came out in 2014 and is named, "The Purge: Anarchy". The third movie came out on July 1, 2016. This one was titled, "The Purge: Election Year". If you don't know, these...

Review: “Star Trek Beyond” Proves Successful through New Adaptations

Review: “Star Trek Beyond” Proves Successful through New Adaptations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
September 16, 2016
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Originally appearing as comic books in 1967, the Star Trek franchise has been adapted as books, video games, television series, and movies. The latest installment of these is "Star Trek Beyond". Since its initial release on Jul. 7, the film has grossed $318.1 million internationally. "Star Trek Beyond" is the third film in the franchise's reboot series. Th...

Review: Is “The Secret Life of Pets” an Overused Storyline?

Review: Is “The Secret Life of Pets” an Overused Storyline?

David Misyura, Reporter
September 9, 2016
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"The Secret Life of Pets" is the latest animated film released by the studio behind the "Despicable Me" series, Illumination. The movie takes on the premise of exploring the daily lives of pets when humans are not home, thus making way for plenty of humorous and creative moments throughout the movie....

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
May 10, 2016
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Captain America: Civil War is one of the best marvel movies I've seen since the original Avengers movie. It was gripping and always had me on the edge of my seat. The cast and the combination of characters from the MCU was perfectly constructed. Overall, I was very pleased with the performance. All...

Editorial: Does “The Jungle Book” Controversy Continue in 2016?

Editorial: Does “The Jungle Book” Controversy Continue in 2016?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter
April 27, 2016
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The Jungle Book is among the most cherished of the Disney classics. From its charming animated style to its jazzy, addicting sound track, it truly represents what Disney is all about. Unfortunately, in this case, this came back and kicked he cooperation in the teeth. For those who don’t know, Disney...

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

Anela Wright, Reporter
April 11, 2016
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This past spring break, students were on beaches and with friends. But those of us who are Breakfast Club fans were celebrating the 30th anniversary of when this classic movie took place. The Breakfast club is about five high school students representing different stereotypes meeting in detention.  ...

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter
April 6, 2016
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Every once in a while, a movie simply gets it all right. It is funny, emotional, relatable, yet thrilling, well produced and acted out, but these movies often times float a tad under the radar, and receiving less than it's fair share of viewership. This the life of many brilliant movies, and unfortunately...

Review: Is “The Revenant” Worth it?

Review: Is “The Revenant” Worth it?

Bryce VanDerveer, Reporter
January 29, 2016
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The Oscar-nominated film known simply as "The Revenant," starring Leonardo Dicaprio, has recently been praised for its intriguing plot and spectacular effects. But as far as I am concerned, this is about where the praise should end. The unbelievable quantities of blood used to create the film wer...

Review: The Force Awakens

Review: The Force Awakens

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter
January 5, 2016
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The following article contains major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Force Awakens was officially released on December 18, 2015, ten years after Revenge of The Sith was released. It has already raked in over 1.5 billion dollars in the box office, it has surpassed Titanic in earnings. ...

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Harrison Sokol, Correspondent
December 1, 2015
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The final installment in The Hobbit movie trilogy is already nearly a year old, and is finally starting to fade from the public's memory. Thus, it is an excellent opportunity to return to the source material and see how it stacks up against the film adaptation. From the start, The Hobbit esta...

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