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Netflix original series ‘The Get Down’ popularizes hip hop

Netflix original series ‘The Get Down’ popularizes hip hop

Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter

September 27, 2016

"All a man has is his word," says Papa Fuerte (played by Jimmy Smits) in the outstanding new drama series from Netflix, The Get Down. This quote mirrors the struggle of The Get Down Brothers, headed by Ezekiel Figuero (played by Justice Smith) and Shaolin Fantastic (played by Shameik Moore), as a fi...

Hanks portrays Sully, possibly one of his best performances

Hanks portrays Sully, possibly one of his best performances

Owen Landrud, Social Media Reporter

September 25, 2016

The new movie Sully starring the superstar Tom Hanks, tells the true story of the plane that made the emergency landing on the Hudson River in 2009. However, this movie may fall flat if they are not able to stretch this event out into a full length feature film. Captain Chesley Sullenberg, pilot of fl...

Netflix hits big with original content

Netflix hits big with original content

Linnea Phillips, Layout Editor

September 19, 2016

Netflix original content is growing and has been met with a resounding, "Yes!" from viewers and critics. Content on Netflix is changing, for the better. In the last few years Netflix has been releasing  more and higher quality content, and the people can't contain their excitement. In general, many people...

Jungle Book swings into theaters

Jungle Book swings into theaters

Mary Burchill, Fashion Blog Editor

May 11, 2016

Within the last year, Disney has formed a highly anticipated line-up of movies. Some of the most popular are the re-imagined classics told in live action. On April 15, The Jungle Book was released and is now receiving a roar of praise. The Jungle Book is directed by Emmy-winning director and actor Jon...

Allegiant disappoints fans

Laura Ilkka, Photographer

April 29, 2016

The Divergent Series has been a popular book and movie franchise for the past few years. The newest, Allegiant, is the third and final part of the saga. Although because of Hollywood trends of continuing on with sequels, this is only the second to last movie to be put out. Prior Divergent movies did...

Dark Souls: Infamously difficult game thrills fans

Dark Souls: Infamously difficult game thrills fans

Eric Longnecker, Podcast Editor

April 8, 2016

Dark Souls is a franchise receiving its third entry (fourth, if you count the predecessor, Demon's Souls) and from what little information given, many fans of the series are excited to see more, as the developers have only given information through trailers and few gaming magazine screenshots an...

Batman vs. Superman: The battle of the century

Batman vs. Superman: The battle of the century

Nathan Novonty, Social Media Editor

April 7, 2016

Batman vs. Superman, The Dark Knight vs. The Man of Steel, Bruce Wayne vs. Clark Kent, the greatest rivalry in the history of comic book history. The two most popular superheroes of the DC comics franchise are finally making dreams come true. The two heroes are coming together to duel it out t...

Zootopia makes fans go wild

Zootopia makes fans go wild

Christopher Gilleo, Photographer

March 20, 2016

Imagining a world without humans is a difficult task.  Most people would imagine sprawling forests, untouched by industry.  However, in Walt Disney Pictures' newest animated movie Zootopia a more fantastical view is taken. Zootopia takes place in a world where humans never came into bei...

‘Making a Murderer’: killing it with fans

‘Making a Murderer’: killing it with fans

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

February 28, 2016

Since it was released in Dec, "Making a Murderer" has swept the nation. The Netflix original is a 10 part documentary covering the investigation and trial of a murder in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. The documentary is centered around Steven Avery, the man who is accused of the crime. The case is o...

‘Hockey Moms’ shoots and scores in Stillwater

‘Hockey Moms’ shoots and scores in Stillwater

Rose Stoebner, Visual Arts Managing Editor

February 14, 2016

 A Stillwater mom has come into the spotlight by starring in the new show "Hockey Moms". The show follows four different hockey moms: Angie, Shontel, Shay and Gwen. Hockey Moms airs Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on 45 TV. Gwen Marty  is proud parent of two Stillwater kids: Truman Wojski, a 8th grade ...

The Forest ridicules the Aokigahara culture

The Forest ridicules the Aokigahara culture

Jordan Fulin, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2016

For years, Japan’s Aokigahara forest has been masked in mystery and urban legend. Countless stories of it being a suicide site have made it grim amongst tourists and locals. It is a perfect and original set-up for a horror film. The film The Forest tries to capitalize on this setting and it u...

Beauty of ‘The Revenant’

Beauty of ‘The Revenant’

Chris Gilleo, Photographer

February 12, 2016

There is only one thing that can result from a combination of heavy breathing, raw meat and Leonardo DiCaprio:  a critically acclaimed movie. The Revenant was released in late 2015, quickly catching the eye of movie-goers everywhere.  Set in 1823 Montana and South Dakota, the story follows the str...

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