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“La La Land” earns record number of accolades

“La La Land” earns record number of accolades

Adam Johnson, Online Editor

February 14, 2017

Since its Aug. 31 release, La La Land has exploded in popularity. Whether through the perfectly cast leads, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, beautiful production or award winning music, this film has truly earned its record setting number of accolades. Up to this point it has received a staggering 1...

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, positive audience response

Mason Urban, Social Media Reporter

December 4, 2016

The movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling, directed by David Yates, was released on Nov. 18 and has gotten mostly positive reviews so far. The movie takes place in 1926 New York city as a boy named Newt attempts to return all of the escaped magical creatures to the zoo insi...

Dr. Strange ties philosophical questions to action

Dr. Strange ties philosophical questions to action

Linnea Phillips, Layout Editor

November 16, 2016

A new Marvel movie brings about the feelings of excitement that a child gets when opening a birthday present. They have no idea what to expect, but they know, no matter what it is, they are going to enjoy it. Marvel is the champion of introducing interesting story lines and characters from their ...

‘The Accountant’ action movie: fun, laughable film

‘The Accountant’ action movie: fun, laughable film

Owen Landrud, Social Media Reporter

November 14, 2016

Ben Affleck stars alongside superstars J.K. Simmons and Anna Kendrick in the new action and adventure film The Accountant. In the past year, Ben Affleck has become a mainstream actor after his performance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. He now stars in this newest action film as an extr...

Ouija truly displays ‘Origin of Evil’ in new movie

Ouija truly displays ‘Origin of Evil’ in new movie

Ellie Faeth, Copy Editor

November 14, 2016

For horror film fanatics and Halloween lovers, Ouija: Origin of Evil is the perfect movie. The first Ouija movie came out on Oct. 24, 2014 and two years later Ouija: Origin of Evil followed on Oct. 21. The movie portrays a family (a widow and her daughters) who live on their own in Los Angeles in 1967 a...

New exciting shows take on fall T.V.

New exciting shows take on fall T.V.

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

October 15, 2016

The interest in pop culture has sparked viewers in new and upcoming t.v. shows. From recurring to new shows, viewers can find something they are interested in through different streaming platforms. Fall brings many pilot shows, which can vary from comedies to dramas and even to non-fiction doc...

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...

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