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Beauty and the Beast: Animated, live, or Broadway, it’s a beast of a good show

Beauty and the Beast: Animated, live, or Broadway, it’s a beast of a good show

by Katie Lehman, Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

A tale as old as a time and a song as old as rhyme get revamped in a live action version of the classic Beauty and the Beast tale. This version takes a new spin on the original, animated film from 1991 by not only including new details from the original fairy tale but also by including plot and deta...

Psychological thriller Split guarantees nightmares

Psychological thriller Split guarantees nightmares

by Christian Nolan, Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

The new thriller/horror movie Split (rated R) is not your normal “horror movie” with ghosts or demons. This horror is in one man and his multiple personalities. Manoj “M. Night” Shyamalan, writer and director of Split, and director of several popular horror films, puts on a psychological show tha...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

With screenwriter J.K. Rowling, director David Yates, and lead Eddie Redmayne, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Fantastic Beasts) was practically guaranteed for success as soon as the idea was posed. The film was officially released internationally on November 18, 2016. The anticipation I had endured wa...

Zootopia: Where animals and audiences go wild

Zootopia: Where animals and audiences go wild

by Sylvia Nelson, Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On March 4, Walt Disney Animation Studios' released Zootopia. On a scale from Lion King (highest), to Wall-E (lowest),  Zootopia is closer to Lion King, but doesn't quite "the king" status. The songs are catchy, and the plot is great. The movie has singing and dancing, with a million funny stereot...

From print to motion picture, The Fault in Our Stars, requires tissues

From print to motion picture, The Fault in Our Stars, requires tissues

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor
March 29, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Grab your tissue boxes. Author John Green’s, New York Times #1 bestselling novel, The Fault in our Stars is coming to theatres June 6. The compelling love story of two cancer-stricken teens will have you in tears. Hazel Grace Lancaster is a sixteen-year-old dealing with thyroid cancer. Her parents f...

Superhero Summer 2013: Iron Man 3 crushes previous sequel

Superhero Summer 2013: Iron Man 3 crushes previous sequel

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
June 5, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

IronMan 3 (PG-13) is yet another triumph from Marvel Studios and ParamountPictures. Their movie had a budget of $200 million and received more than $680.1 million from global ticket sales its first week.Iron Man 3 is a close second to the original Iron Man film. The suspense of the film had me on the ...

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