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MoviePass provides access to cheaper movies

Student pictured in the publications room. Seen signing up for a MoviePass. A website/app to allow cheaper access to movies showing in theaters.

Tess Schoenborn, Online Editor

March 12, 2018

Movies are often a popular topic when it comes to students. A newly-crazed app called MoviePass has caught the attention of some high school students. MoviePass is an app that allows users to pay a monthly fee of $9.95 and get free, unlimited movies each month in return. A card similar to a credit car...

Favorite movie genres revealed

Favorite movie genres revealed

Kaitlyn Kirby, Business Editor

October 25, 2017

Alternative Copy Story by Kaitlyn Kirby A survey of students reveals what genres of movies students prefer. The options were sci-fi, drama, action, horror, and comedy. A majority of people enjoyed either horror or comedy, with drama, action, and sci-fi coming in behind the two major categories. Ju...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ raises questions about animal abuse in movies

'A Dog's Purpose' raises questions about animal abuse in movies

Noah Johnson, Distribution Reporter

February 17, 2017

Over the years, many filmmakers have used, “No animals were harmed” disclaimer in their films. Little do people know what these filmmakers have gotten away with on film and behind the scenes. With animal abuse still happening behind the scenes, the films should not be able to use the “No animal...

Classic Disney films transcend time

Classic Disney films transcend time

Hannah Boardman, Layout Editor

February 14, 2017 The first Disney movie was released in 1923, and ever since the world could not get enough. Since that cartoon, Walt Disney Studios has released countless popular films and TV shows. Many are considered modern day classics and the term Disney has become i...

‘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...

‘Ouija’ movie has high expectations

'Ouija' came out in theaters Oct. 24. The super-thriller only received 2 stars from IMDb.

Peri Hoff, Social Media Reporter

October 6, 2014

The upcoming movie "Ouija" is a horror film that will terrify  just in time for Halloween. The movie is about a group of friends contacting demons and 'evil spirits' while contact the spirit of their friend recently killed in an accident. The film is directed by  Stiles White, who also directed...

Comcast boosts speeds and prices

Sam Jacuipak

April 3, 2014

Everybody’s favorite means of procrastination could become a little more expensive. Comcast and Netflix have struck a deal that involves Netflix paying Comcast to give the ISP’s customers faster streaming of its content. With Comcast not only being the largest internet provider in the nation, it ...

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...

An eternal winter in ‘Frozen’ still melts the hearts of the audience

“Frozen” premiered Nov. 27, 2013 and reached the top box office results with 19.5 Million dollars. Olaf, the lovable snowman sidekick, was described as silly and entertaining.

Kate Price

January 13, 2014

Having the power to create an eternal winter would not come in handy here in Minnesota, but Elsa  lives in the kingdom of Arendelle and has icy powers that got a little out of control. She accidentally cast an eternal winter on her kingdom. The new Disney film, “Frozen,” captures the story of two sisters, one fearless and one living in fear, and t...

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