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The Hunger Games catches fire

The Hunger Games catches fire

Michelle Jackson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is probably the best movie of 2013 because of its outstanding storyline and talented actors. Catching Fire is the second part of The Hunger Games trilogy. The Hunger Games, the first book and film, is set in a post-apocalyptic world and introduces the story’s namesa...

Carrie remains a hit

Carrie remains a hit

Zoe Springer, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

In 1976 the movie Carrie was a hit, now it's been remade and it's even better. Although the original will always be a classic, the new version was impressive. The characters have more to say and the story was explained much better in the beginning of the film. The basic story remained the same j...

Rush races to the top of the box office

Rush races to the top of the box office

Amanda Morton, Editor

October 17, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Rush is one of the best movies ever made based off of a true story. It was not only the talent of the actors that made this movie great, but also the precise accuracy of the events and the personalities of the real people portrayed. The movie tells the story of the intense rivalry between Formul...

Insidious Chapter Two not as scary as expected

Insidious Chapter Two not as scary as expected

Shelby Findley, Staff Writer

October 8, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Insidious Chapter Two is an unentertaining and  cheesy sequel to the first movie, Insidious. The first movie ended with a cliff hanger, so  Insidious Chapter Two picks up right where it left off. This movie gives the audience many answers to the questions that were left unanswered in the first film. ...

Ryan Gosling stars in The Place Beyond the Pines

Ryan Gosling stars in The Place Beyond the Pines

Allie Campbell, Design Editor

May 10, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Actor Ryan Gosling makes a long awaited appearance in The Place Beyond the Pines. Luke (Ryan Gosling) works as a real life dare devil, staring death in the face as he performs dangerous acts on his motorcycle. He lives his life day to day, with no compensation at all, until he meets his son, whom...

Scary parody hits theaters

Lamont Jones

February 27, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Audiences were left in tears after watching Marlon Wayans new film, A Haunted House. In its opening weekend, it was the number one comedy of the new year. Audiences will agree that it is a movie that will have one laughing over and over again with non-stop jokes that poke fun at box office horror...

Zombies, everywhere

Allie Campbell

February 27, 2013


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Warm Bodies is one of the newest releases from Summit Entertainment. Based on the novel by Jonathan Levine, Warm Bodies is a romantic comedy of flesh eating proportions. The protagonist, “R”, who is played by Nicholas Hoult, is a part of the living dead species. R is not like the other zombie...

Fun Size, sweet treat

Lamont Jones

December 19, 2012


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Nickelodeon took a bold turn with its quirky new movie, Fun Size. With Victoria Justice, Jackson Nicoll, Jane Levy, Thomas Mann, Osric Chau, Thomas Middleditch, and a special appearance by Johnny Knoxville, this cast will have viewers laughing through the whole movie. This incredible cast has come...

Girls, ridiculously relatable

Mary Markarian

May 31, 2012


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

Girls by Lena Dunham is a highly relatable HBO comedy that could easily be the Sex and the City of this generation. Much like Sex and the City the show follows the lives of four girls who are all friends and who all live in New York City. Unlike Sex and the City these girls aren’t stick thin, wi...

Great gory horror story

Bryce Holy

May 31, 2012


Filed under Critics/Entertainment, Movies

The Cabin in the Woods, a horror-thriller that is a horror movie inside a conspiracy inside a horror movie. Five friends go off on a weekend getaway to a remote cabin in the woods. Curt’s (Chris Hemsworth) cousin has just bought the property and they are the first ones to see it. Even before arriving...

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