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Troll toys from the ’70s tastefully remade in new medium

Troll toys from the ’70s tastefully remade in new medium

Valeriya Sobornitskaya, Guest Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Arts & Life, Movies

This PG-rated movie, now available on Redbox, was inspired by everyone’s favorite dolls from the '70s: The Trolls! Children and parents alike rushed to the movie theaters to see their childhood toys in action. The movie offers the kiddie glitter and happiness, but isn't completely unrewarding for...

Split cast and plot entertains viewers

Split cast and plot entertains viewers

Megan Agresta, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

If you're looking for a movie that will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat with suspense, but will also have you laughing out loud, then Split is the movie for you. James McAvoy plays a middle aged man named Kevin who has multiple personality disorder. This causes him to shift personalities...

New KKK series could be worth watching

New KKK series could be worth watching

Frankie Grasso, Guest Writer
December 20, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Entertainment

Adviser's note: On Dec. 23, the USA Today reported the name of the series has changed to "Escaping the KKK." Then on Dec. 24, A&E reportedly decided to drop the show from airing.   A&E is making a documented series on the KKK, which I think will show people a better view of the ...

‘When the Bough Breaks’ leads the envied on

‘When the Bough Breaks’ leads the envied on

Samone Banks, Guest Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Entertainment, Movies

Envy. Jealousy. Lust. These all must be included in a psychological thriller. “When the Bough Breaks” is an immediate attention-grabbing film and should be seen by those who find deep interest in such soul-seeking movies. The setting takes place in the Taylor’s home and lake house the majority...

Reading the key to long life

Reading the key to long life

Krista Rice, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016
Filed under Books, Entertainment, Opinion

When you hear the word ‘read’ what is your reaction? Reading shouldn’t be a chore, it should be a hobby. As a book lover, it upsets me when people say they “hate to read.” I believe that everyone can enjoy reading if they find the right book for them. Some people just don’t take t...

MPAA ratings must go

MPAA ratings must go

Donnie Darko, Guest Writer
October 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

According to the entertainment news site Deadline.com, the Motion Pictures Association of America generated $121 billion in wages. This makes the MPAA America’s most profitable censorship organization, and it’s about time that’s changed. Censorship has, for a long time, been a large but mostly overloo...

17 year old making huge strides in music with bright future

17 year old making huge strides in music with bright future

Danniele Patterson, Guest Writer
May 23, 2016
Filed under Music

Arielle Tindel has been involved with music since she was 6 years old and now writes and performs her own songs. Tindel’s writing process of her songs can take anywhere from 20 minutes to a few weeks but it is something she loves to do. She said, “It’s sort of something that’s always come natu...

‘Zootopia’ focuses on discrimination and diversity

Emily Samsa, Guest Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Disney has done an incredible job with storytelling over the years. They give us films fused with real-world problems and explain it so well that children can truly understand what’s going on in the world today. Zootopia is another film in which they accomplish just that. The film takes place in...

Malik’s ‘Mind of Mine’ opens to praise

Malik’s ‘Mind of Mine’ opens to praise

Julianne Kerver, Staff Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Entertainment

With a light bass floating lazily in the background, Zayn Malik sings, "I've done this before/Not like this/Not like this." And well, he has. After five years of being in the widely successful boy band One Direction, Malik quit the band to pursue a solo career on March 25, 2015. Now, one year later,...

Kung Fu Panda 3 entertains audiences

Kung Fu Panda 3 entertains audiences

Teresa Aniev, Guest Writer
March 30, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

It was a peaceful and beautiful day for the Kung Fu Masters who had retired to the spirit world. The sun was shining, the tree blossoms were blooming, and one such Kung Fu Master—a turtle named Oogway—was in the process of finding his inner peace. Until Kai, a power hungry combat convict banned to...

“Batman V Superman” sells tickets, flops with critics

“Batman V Superman” sells tickets, flops with critics

Joe DeNardo, Chief Editor
March 30, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Showcase

The hype surrounding “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” was enough to earn over $420 million worldwide it’s opening weekend, while subsequently being skewered by critics and fans alike. Even though this would-be summer blockbuster premiered over the Easter weekend, it still crushed all of...

Vinyl making victorious comeback

Vinyl making victorious comeback

Ariana Chriss, Staff Writer
February 9, 2016
Filed under Arts & Life, Music

Nothing compares to the experience of a vinyl record. It is truly the finest way to listen to music, unlike the intangible tracks downloaded from iTunes these days. When I say “experience,” I really mean it. You don’t just click a button and, voila! , your music is there. If you want to buy...

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