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New drama ‘Breakthrough’ utilizes faith to recreate a tragic, but heartwarming story

New drama ‘Breakthrough’ utilizes faith to recreate a tragic, but heartwarming story

Martin Kurle, Podcast Reporter

May 15, 2019


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Set in Missouri in 2015, a boy faces impossible odds in a coma after spending 20 minutes at the bottom of a frozen lake. The new movie "Breakthrough," now in theaters, dives into the true story of Joyce Smith and her faithful belief of her son's survival. The new drama features Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas...

Final season ‘Game of Thrones’ has fans on the edge of their seats

Final season ‘Game of Thrones’ has fans on the edge of their seats

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness editor

May 15, 2019


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"Game of Thrones" is a mid-evil series about seven powerful kingdoms that fight to be the ultimate ruler. The show first aired April 17, 2011, and HBO aired the first episode of the eighth and final season April 14. The television series airs every night at eight p.m. This show has action packed batt...

The infinity saga came to dramatic close

The infinity saga came to dramatic close

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

April 28, 2019


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The Infinity Saga, containing 13 movies, finally came to an end on April 26 with the final movie "Avengers Endgame." Anthony Russo and Joe Russo announced the final movie after a long ongoing year wait of knowing that half the universe has disaggregated into dust. The fans were excited for the release...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ premieres in theaters

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ premieres in theaters

Soren Danelius, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019


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"The Curse of La Llorona" premiered April 19 in theaters nationwide. The movie features actress Linda Cardellini as the main character. The film is based on an old Mexican folk-tale that takes place in the 16th century. So far, the movie has grossed a total of $42.2 million. The Curse of La Llorona is a Mexican Folktale that dates back to the ...

Controversial message of ‘Unplanned’ shocks viewers

Controversial message of ‘Unplanned’ shocks viewers

Issy Boegel, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019


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One of the most controversial issues in American society, abortion, has been shown in the newly released, low-budget film, 'Unplanned'. With its release on March 29, immediately both political parties were on the run to post their remarks on the disputed film. Some said the film is 'unrealistic and extreme',...

‘Captain Marvel’: a safe step forward for heroines

‘Captain Marvel’: a safe step forward for heroines

Hannah Sween, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019


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“Captain Marvel” sets new standards for the Marvel Comics Universe. The film, featuring a fighter pilot turned alien soldier turned cosmic superhero, is the first Marvel movie to center around the story of a female superhero. The heroine Vers (Brie Larson), a warrior with no memory from the planet K...

‘Lego Movie 2’ delivers solid performance, falls short of the first

‘Lego Movie 2’ delivers solid performance, falls short of the first

Derek Berg, Podcast Reporter

February 9, 2019


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Sequels always have a hard time living up to the originals. The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part did not meet the high flying expectations of the first Lego Movie, mainly because the first was so genius and delightful to watch. But, The Lego Movie 2 delivered a solid performance that is nothing to be ash...

‘Conversations with a Killer: the Ted Bundy Tapes’ excites true crime fans

‘Conversations with a Killer: the Ted Bundy Tapes’ excites true crime fans

Kyra O'Loughlin, Layout Editor

January 31, 2019


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"Maybe don't watch it alone," warned Netflix to its viewers. Netflix released "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" on Jan. 24. The series depicts the victims, conviction and execution of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy-based on his own words. The docuseries began streaming 30 years to the day when Bundy was executed. Since its release, the ...

‘Rent: Live’ becomes partially live

‘Rent: Live’ becomes partially live

Antonio Garcia, Distribution Reporter

January 28, 2019


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Rent: Live, a groundbreaking and musical rendition, was aired Sunday, Jan. 27 on Fox. The broadcast emerged to be only partially live due to an actor breaking his foot the day before the airing. The television special was based on the 2005 award-winning 'Rent' movie. The film was adapted from a B...

‘Glass’ shatters box office

‘Glass’ shatters box office

Joseph Devins, Business Editor

January 21, 2019


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Glass is a movie written, directed and produced by M. Night Shyamalan. Taking a different view of how superheroes are portrayed on the silver screen. Premiering Jan. 18, Glass took the top box office draw of the weekend. A thriller with a trivial end Glass is an anticipated movie that missed the ma...

Ellen’s stand-up ‘Relatable’ premiers on Netflix

Ellen’s stand-up ‘Relatable’ premiers on Netflix

Soren Danelius, Layout Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Podcasts, Pony Express TV, Reviews

Ellen Degeneres, the laugh out loud day-time show host of "The Ellen Show" recently released her first stand-up comedy show in 15 years. The show "Relatable" a Netflix exclusive, was released on Dec. 18, 2018. Degeneres's last stand up "Here and Now" aired in June of 2003 on HBO. When DeGeneres ...

‘On the Basis of Sex’ inspires a new generation

‘On the Basis of Sex’ inspires a new generation

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

December 31, 2018


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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspires a new generation with the film “On The Basis Of Sex”. Set in the 1970s, at a time when discrimination on the basis of sex was legal, Ginsburg fights to change the law. The film premieres in a limited release Dec. 25 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary serv...

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