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“Mockingjay” Review

By Sophie Peeler, Features Editor

November 20, 2015

To the disappointment of a fandom that has grown immensely in a short amount of time, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and the rest of “The Hunger Games” cast has ended their successful debut on the big screen, but not without a stellar finale that didn’t cease to amaze. The second part of “Mockingjay”...

“The Martian” Review

By Linnea Leidy, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

I recently went to see the new movie “The Martian.” Seeing as I have generally no interest in science and am perpetually afraid of the idea of outer space, I was definitely not expecting to enjoy the experience. However, as I was leaving the theater, I realized that I had been very mistaken. I actually...

“Project Almanac” Preview

By Sophie Peeler, Staff Writer

January 20, 2015

Time travel takes on a whole new meaning in upcoming movie, “Project Almanac,” and will introduce viewers to entirely new outlooks surrounding the idea of manipulating time. Directed by Dean Israelite and starring Sofia Black D’Elia, Jonny Weston, and Amy Landecker, the film is set to premiere...

“Wild” Review

By Becca Von Zweck, Staff Writer

January 8, 2015

In this book adaptation based off a true story, Reece Witherspoon stars as a young woman named Cheryl Strayed, who sets out on a three month journey throughout the west coast in the hopes of gaining closure over the death of a loved one as well as the end to her marriage of seven years. Looking to honor...

“Ouija” Review

By Sophie Peeler, Staff Writer

October 27, 2014

Looking for Halloween night plans? “Ouija,” a new horror film released last Friday, is perfect for Halloween night if you’re too cool for trick-or-treating but not cool enough to get invited to a party. Directed by Stiles White and starring Olivia Cooke and Ana Coto, “Ouija” reached number one in the box office after it earned $20 million. Complete with demons, spirits, and ominous noises in creaking houses, the film brings a modern insight into the history and myths surrounding the Ouija board, a spiritual ...

“If I Stay” Movie Review

By Elizabeth Loren, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

“If I Stay” starts out with a shot of a car driving through beautiful and snowy woods. Unfortunately, this seemed to be the high point of the movie, as I spent the next 105 minutes trying not to laugh hysterically. The thought “Should I stay?” was echoed throughout the movie, and was also a thought...

“The Giver” Movie Review

By Luke Oldham, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

“The Giver”, by Lois Lowry, was released in 1993 and quickly became an instant classic. As we all know, Hollywood almost always tries to make a movie version of every great book out there. On Aug. 15, “The Giver” came out in theaters throughout North America. This time, Hollywood managed to...

“Godzilla” a Smash Hit in Theaters

By Daniel Ballard, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014

The king of all monsters” rises from the briny deep once again, as Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures newest incarnation of the iconic/atomic reptile has premiered on the big screen in the 2014 remake “Godzilla.” Directed by up and coming director Gareth Edwards, “Godzilla” takes...

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2”


By Annie Smith, Staff Writer

May 14, 2014

Whether you see it because Andrew Garfield is in spandex , Emma Stone wears amazing outfits, or simply because it’s another good Marvel movie, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is a must see. With an interesting plot that introduces new villains and complicates the Peter-Gwen romance, this sequel seamlessly...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

By Tacy Manis, Photo Editor

April 22, 2014

Okay, so I LOVE Captain America. He is by far the most tragic superhero and therefore deserves the majority of my affection. Anyways, what this means is that I take everything that happens to Steve Rogers very seriously, and my expectations going into this movie were very high. “Captain America:...