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Lancer Media challenges you to predict the Oscar Winners

Lancer Media challenges you to predict the Oscar Winners

by Luke Staley, Film Critic

February 17, 2015

UPDATE: The contest entry deadline has been extended to 6:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 22, 2015.   Luke Staley regularly reviews film for Lancer Media.  In the past three years, his predictions have been more accurate than most. Beautiful people of the universe. Ladies and gentlemen: It’s t...

Dylan Gardner plants roots in music world with first album, Adventures in Real Time

Dylan Gardner plants roots in music world with first album, Adventures in Real Time

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

February 16, 2015

Up and coming pop musician Dylan Gardner looks like he could be the fifth member of The Beatles. He exudes Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys) vibes with slicked back dark hair and a button up. Gardner has an old school aura with a pop rock fusion sound that places him into today's music scene. Gardner’s...

American Sniper is a “must see,” despite the controversy

American Sniper is a “must see,” despite the controversy

by Magena Straight, Reporter

January 29, 2015

American Sniper is a movie dedicated to war veteran Chris Kyle. Kyle served four tours as a Navy SEAL, and he was the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history. He retired in 2009 and continued to serve his country by helping wounded warriors with PTSD. Kyle was born in 1974 and was murdered  in Erath ...

Prepare yourself: The darkness is coming to Storybrooke.

Prepare yourself: The darkness is coming to Storybrooke.

by Sydney Rossman, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Once Upon a Time is more than a mash-up of fairy tales.  Now in its fourth season, with the second half getting ready to air March 1, 2015, the show is a full-blown addiction.  If you are just getting “Hooked,” here are my top reasons for tuning in to ABC at 8:00 p.m. Reason 1: My favorite cha...

Selma combines high drama and history – entertainment and education

Selma combines high drama and history – entertainment and education

by Emily Gorham, Reporter

January 18, 2015

The new film Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay, follows Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders as they organize the historic march across Alabama in March of 1965 to fight for voting rights. I love history and have focused study on the 1960's, especially President Lyndon B. Johnson....

Don’t go “Into the Woods”

Don’t go “Into the Woods”

by Alicia Nasto, Reporter

January 15, 2015

Disney’s Into the Woods is the film version of the musical by Stephen Sondheim that brings together the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, adding a twist to each. Each character’s story resembles more closely the original darker tale rather than the more familiar Disney version. The Baker (James Corden...

Marvel’s Agent Carter recruits fans with action-packed premiere

Marvel’s Agent Carter recruits fans with action-packed premiere

by Lily Johnson, Reporter

January 13, 2015

It’s 1946, and the nation’s hero, Captain America, is presumed dead. World War II has officially ended, and nothing is the same for Agent Peggy Carter. On Tuesday, January 6th, Marvel Studio’s Agent Carter recruited fans with a stunning two-hour premiere of the eight-episode spin-off series...

It’s best to Meet the Vamps with “Somebody to You”

It’s best to Meet the Vamps with “Somebody to You”

by Erin Stewart, Social Media Editor

January 8, 2015

The Vamps are a sensation in the U.K and the United States, with three Top 3 singles, over 80 million views on their YouTube/VEVO channel, and a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award for "UK Favorite Breakthrough." In 2014, the British band was nominated  for a Radio Disney Music Award for “The Freshest-Best New...

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