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Happy 50th Christmas Charlie Brown

Happy 50th Christmas Charlie Brown

Rose Stoebner, Visual Arts Managing Editor
December 20, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

This season marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most cherished classical Christmas films. “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is a mark of the holiday season. For many people it is a family tradition to watch the special every year. On Dec. 9, 1965, “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was first re...

Star Wars Episode 7: A new hype

Star Wars Episode 7: A new hype

Michael Skelton, Podcast Editor
December 6, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

The upcoming and long awaited continuation of the Star Wars series has finally arrived. Fans around the world are excited to see how Disney may have revived the series, or brought it down like the disappointment that was the recent trilogy (episodes 1-3) according to most fans. Star Wars episode VI...

Mockingjay part two sets theaters on fire

Mockingjay part two sets theaters on fire

Erin Lemanski, Photographer
December 1, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

Many have kept up with the Hunger Games series, whether it be by reading books or watching the movies. Now the moment has come for the series to come to an end. The producers of Mockingjay part two have released the final trailer for the new movie. Leaving viewers anticipating the day they will get to see it ...

‘American Horror Story’ thrilling entertainment

‘American Horror Story’ thrilling entertainment

Elizabeth Morrissey, Team Lead
November 22, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

There is something about being scared that people love to hate. There are genres and sub-genres, a lot of people that love the horror of gory movies, thrilling books, and ground breaking television shows. American Horror Story entertained over a million people on its premier on Oct. 7. What makes this...

‘Straight Outta Compton’ exceeds expectations

‘Straight Outta Compton’ exceeds expectations

Daniel Onufer, In-Studio Video Editor
October 13, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

When I was researching Straight Outta Compton, I'll admit, I had low expectations for this movie. I first looked to IMDb, because they generally have pretty unbiased film reviews. They described the movie as, "The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in ...

‘Insurgent’ dominates theaters

‘Insurgent’ dominates theaters

Sara Stickler, Online Editor
April 13, 2015
Filed under Arts, Book Reviews, TV & Film Reviews

The movie theaters were hit with a bang of chaos on March 20. "Insurgent," "Divergent's" successor, premiered and the anticipation finally ended. Veronica Roth's use of words and detail inspired all readers of "Insurgent," but the movie did not live up to its expectations. Without comparing the movie ...

DUFF stumbles into theaters

DUFF stumbles into theaters

Marya Redmond, Team Lead
March 25, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

DUFF, or "Designated Ugly Fat Friend," first appeared in theaters on Feb. 20, grossing $10.8 million. The movie brings to attention many social issues that occur in high schools. It has had a large impact on students and staff in high schools. Some students might find that this movie has helped them i...

‘American Sniper’ causes controversy

‘American Sniper’ causes controversy

Tyler Hagberg, Online Editor-in-Chief
February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

"American Sniper" was directed by Clint Eastwood. Eastwood starred in many Westerns before he started directing them. He directed and starred in “High Plains Drifter” (1973), “The Outlaw Josey Wales” (1976), “Pale Rider” (1985) and “Unforgiven” (1992), which caught audiences and critics of...

‘Jupiter Ascending’ rises to greatness

‘Jupiter Ascending’ rises to greatness

Joe Rice, Team Lead Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

"Jupiter Ascending" hit theaters Feb. 6 and was immediately met with harsh criticism. The movie was directed by the brother and sister duo of Andy and Lana Wachowski, who also directed "The Matrix" series and "Cloud Atlas." Although most critics claimed this movie lacked any sort of a plot, not a person alive who has seen it can claim it did not have exceptional eye appea...

A charming adaptation of ‘Annie’ hits the theaters

A charming adaptation of ‘Annie’ hits the theaters

Rachel LeMire, Social Media Editor
January 16, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

Countless people around the world associate the name “Annie” with a cheerful and bubbly red-headed girl. Up until this year, the story of Annie had only been produced as a movie once, in 1982. While some may find it hard to welcome in a new era, Quvenzhané Wallis takes the role of Annie in strid...

‘Into the Woods’ takes interesting spin on original fairy tales

‘Into the Woods’ takes interesting spin on original fairy tales

Calli Clay, Social Media Editor
January 13, 2015
Filed under Arts, TV & Film Reviews

"Into the Woods" is a mash up of the classic fairy tales people love, but with a little twist. The movie is a musical that brings different childhood tales together, including Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Bean Stock. All of the stories come together in the woods, where...

‘Mockingjay Part 1’ approved by die-hard fans

Samantha Flipp, Broadcast Field Reporter
December 1, 2014
Filed under Arts, Read & Watch, TV & Film Reviews

People have gone crazy over 'The Hunger Games' book and movie series. Just think of how many people dressed as Katniss Everdeen on Halloween the past few years. Audiences fell in love with the first two movies, and now, audiences have fallen in love with the girl on fire all over again in 'Mockingjay...

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