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Various strong actors are expecting Oscars this March

Various strong actors are expecting Oscars this March

Carly Glaser

March 6, 2014

Movie reviewers say that 2013 was not a strong year for movies, although the select few that was worth watching, was simply due to the outstanding acting skills within them. Coming up this March, nine movies were chosen, along with select actors/actresses, that will be tested and evaluated to see which...

Unlikely platoon works to recover art in ‘Monuments Men’

Unlikely platoon works to recover art in ‘Monuments Men’

Natalie Gjermo

March 5, 2014

“The Monuments Men” has hit theaters around the country. Based on a true story of one of the greatest treasure hunts in history, director George Clooney had a great story to build from. Although there were many A-list stars in this movie like Matt Damon, George Clooney, John Goodman and Bill Murr...

Fallon takes over ‘The Tonight Show’ from Leno

Fallon takes over ‘The Tonight Show’ from Leno

Brooke Thingvold

March 5, 2014

The entertainment business is constantly bringing in new faces, or simply pushing out the old ones. In this case, long time The Tonight Show host Jay Leno is leaving, and competitor show host Jimmy Fallon is taking over his show. In turn, Saturday Night Live cast member Seth Meyers will be now hosti...

Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ strays toward fan-fiction

Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ strays toward fan-fiction

Kelly Roehrig

January 27, 2014

Well that was an unexpected journey, journey to the movies that is. But do not worry if you found Tolkien’s novels boring or simply too complicated, the second installment of the newest Tolkien-based film series, “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”, is action-packed and nothing like the book. Al...

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones lives up to series’ expectations

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones lives up to series’ expectations

Cory Spawn

January 25, 2014

  A new Paranormal Activity movie that some people are calling a revolutionizing horror film recently premiered in the U.S. on January 3, 2014. This new film is a part of a horror movie series about a video recording of the characters' lives to see what is happening around them while they sle...

The legend may have continued, but did it live up to the hype?

The legend may have continued, but did it live up to the hype?

Judd Zaspell

January 25, 2014

The Legend Continues, the second of the Anchorman movies, was released Dec.18 across the United States. The original Anchorman had more sales and profit in the first three days then the sequel. The Legend Continues earned about 19 million in a three day span, and the original Anchorman had 28.4 millio...

That’s a wrap for movies of 2013

Lucien Lemanski

January 24, 2014

Get your tickets, grab some popcorn and take a seat the show is about to start. Movies in 2013 have made a major impact on the way we view movies, from a lost astronaut stuck in space to a girl who is trying to fight for her life against a brutish capital. The movies have shaped society and now it is...

Futuristic world of ‘Divergent’ comes to life with some Hollywood magic

Futuristic world of ‘Divergent’ comes to life with some Hollywood magic

Lexie Sherrick

January 15, 2014

“One choice can transform you - or it can destroy you.” Divergent is a futuristic concept in the dystopian Chicago about about a girl named Beatrice who must choose out of the five fractions for what kind of society she belongs in, or is. The problem is when she got analyzed her results came up for...

‘The Day of the Doctor’ marks 50 years for Doctor Who

‘The Day of the Doctor’ marks 50 years for Doctor Who

Cora Sutherland

December 11, 2013

On Nov. 23, the 50th anniversary special episode of the BBC’s popular sci-fi series Doctor Who premiered.  “The Day of the Doctor” released many of the secrets and mysteries the show had been hiding until that point.  Students were excited for the special, but Doctor Who is, for many people, ...

Viewers enjoy an adrenaline rush from ‘Breaking Bad’ series finale

Viewers enjoy an adrenaline rush from ‘Breaking Bad’ series finale

Nick Wanovich

December 9, 2013

The series finale of Breaking Bad aired on Sept. 29 and it was brilliantly written, had outstanding acting, and left no loose ends in means of the characters. The final episode titled “Felina” was about Walter White righting most of the wrongs he made previously in season five and getting back at...

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ goes to the big screen

‘The Fault in Our Stars’ goes to the big screen

Cora Sutherland

November 8, 2013

andIt has recently been announced that John Greene’s popular novel The Fault in Our Stars is being made into a movie.  The novel is relatable, interesting and emotional, and readers have high expectations for the film to be the same way. Greene’s books are becoming increasingly popular across t...

J.K Rowling agrees to direct new movies

J.K Rowling agrees to direct new movies

Sydney Spreck

November 3, 2013

The world of Harry Potter, which has fascinated readers and moviegoers alike for many years will soon be returning in a series of new films.  Famous authoress, J.K Rowling, will now be taking on the new role of screenwriter for these upcoming Warner Bros. films. Rowling’s new films will be bas...

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