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‘Insurgent’ dominates theaters

‘Insurgent’ dominates theaters

Sara Stickler, Online Editor

April 13, 2015

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

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

"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

"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

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

"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

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...

New season of ‘American Horror Story’ begins

New season of ‘American Horror Story’ begins

Joe Price, Online Editor

October 29, 2014

A woman with two personalities... and two heads; a man with lobster claws for hands; a lady with a bushy brown beard. These are just a few of the 'freaks' in the new season of FX's American Horror Story.  This season, they are taking viewers to the Freak Show. American Horror Story (AHS) is, you...

‘Annabelle’ fails to linger, but thrills

‘Annabelle’ fails to linger, but thrills

Jessica Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2014

“Annabelle” is a spin off of the previously popular film “The Conjuring.” It is based on a baby expecting couple who, when in search for additions to a doll collection, come in contact with an old, collectors doll. The doll then becomes the base of a demonic possession who is in search for a so...

‘Gone Girl’ movie mirrors novel

‘Gone Girl’ movie mirrors novel

Samantha Flipp, Field Broadcast Reporter

October 23, 2014

Gone Girl scored $38 million opening weekend. The theater was packed and for good reason. This movie has a thrilling plot with unexpected twists. The only way someone would be able to know what to expect would be those who read the book. The film Gone Girl is based off of the 2010 bestselling novel written by Gillian F...

‘Annabelle’ scares its way into theaters

‘Annabelle’ scares its way into theaters

Anna Craggs, Photographer

October 14, 2014

  "Annabelle," a new horror movie, came out this fall. Viewers are educated on the background behind "The Conjuring" in "Annabelle." Junior Minna Thrall, an aspiring director, said, "Story writers of horror movies like to use objects, such as dolls, clowns, ouija boards, demons, and even liv...

Return of ‘The Voice’, entertaining as ever

Return of ‘The Voice’, entertaining as ever

Maddie Maroney, Social Media Editor

October 6, 2014

The new season of "the Voice", the hit show with it's newest seventh season is as funny, entertaining, and smashingly successful as ever! NBC's "the Voice", is a hit show with celebrate judges who compete against each other with teams of singers who they turned their chairs for in the auditions. The si...

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