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IT : A Movie Review

IT : A Movie Review

Sandi Westrand, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Based on the tome penned by Stephen King in 1986, the story focuses on a New England town that has been plagued by an alien life form for centuries. The creature periodically awakens from a 27-year slumber to incite mayhem and inject fear into the townsfolk. With a predilection for younger victims, It...

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in… Hollywood

Donovan Holland, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, was released in American theaters in late July, and was welcomed by nearly only positive reviews. The film received praise for many of its elements over its two-hour and 40-minute runtime. Critics spoke highly of the strong performances...

Toy Story 4

Toy Story 4

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

Woody, Buzz and the gang are back again for round four, with a new adventure and new friends. This fourth installment of the Pixar classic will mess with your emotions. The film is approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes in length. The movie takes place right after Andy has set-off to college and the toys...

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU

POKEMON DETECTIVE PIKACHU

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

The film follows the story of Tim Goodman (Justice Smith) trying to find out the real reason his father Harry Goodman went missing. In the aid of the investigation, Tim’s father’s old Pokemon partner, Detective Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds), joins in on the adventure. Tim is the only one who can talk and...

Marvel Avengers: Endgame

Marvel Avengers: Endgame

Jonathan Maddock and Sara Rott

May 10, 2019

FOR THE CASUAL OBSERVER By Jonathan Maddock One of 2019’s most anticipated films just hit theaters was Avengers: Endgame, the long-awaited final chapter in the Marvel Universe. Produced by Walt Disney Studios, it’s the follow up sequel to 2018’s Infinity War and is marked as the 22nd film...

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

It is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat as the story unfolds on the big screen. The movie is approximately three hours, so go to the bathroom before-hand because you don’t want to miss one second of this epic film. Let's talk about this movie. It immediately takes place right after the Than...

Dumbo Soars Into Theaters

Dumbo Soars Into Theaters

Jonathon Maddock, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

I f you’re a die-hard fan of original Disney classic films, there is a good chance you’re familiar with the lovable baby elephant Dumbo. This adorable elephant, who is famous for his big ears, famously learns an important lesson in the 1941 film: “The very things that held you down are going to...

A Marvelous Step Forward

A Marvelous Step Forward

Abbie Wallace, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

The latest superhero film opens the path to gender equality.   Make way for Marvel— Captain Marvel, that is. The superhero has flown into theaters just in time for Women’s History Month. It’s probably no coincidence the movie debuted this month with the lead being one of the most powerful...

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Review

How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World Review

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Amazing, stunning and beautiful are a few of the words to describe this touching heartfelt finale. All good things must come to an end. This holds true with the highly anticipated sequel to “How to Train Your Dragon,” and it is sure to be a tear jerker. We all fell in love with Hiccup, a...

Rod’s Reel Referrals: Women’s history Month

Rodney Ousley, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2015

Women’s History Month, which began as “Women’s History Week” until 1987, is celebrated in March in the United States, Canada and Australia. The month highlights the many contributions of women in history, as well as the pioneers of today. This March, I have compiled a short list of films f...

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Movie Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

Michael Covington

March 17, 2013

  Oz The Great and Powerful is the latest idyllic fantasy brought to us by Disney. Oz brings a Burtonesqe reimagining of the famous world crafted by L. Frank Baum. Directed by film wunderkind Sam Remi, Oz ends up being being comprehensible and easier to follow than other movies Disney has create...

‘The Five Year Engagement’ previews are misleading

Sean Asuncion

May 15, 2012

SAN DIEGO -- Don't be misled, as I was, by the previews.  The Five Year Engagement, directed by Nicholas Stoller,  has been promoted as a comedy, but it's in reality a pretty unhappy drama. It  is about a couple who lives in San Francisco, Tom Solomon (Jason Segal, ) an aspiring sous chef and ...

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