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Oh Lorde, She is Back!

Oh Lorde, She is Back!

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It has been four agonizingly long years of waiting by Lorde fans for new content to arise. On March 2, Lorde dropped her latest single, “Green Light”, and revealed her new album, Melodrama, will be released June 16. Lorde is known for her interesting take on pop music by not being in the normal st...

Was it a Beauty or a Beast?

Was it a Beauty or a Beast?

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Disney’s most recent trend is transforming the classic animated movies into a live-action film. Fans have already been introduced to Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, Maleficent, and The Jungle Book. Disney’s latest release is Beauty and the Beast, starring fan-favorite actress Emma Watson as Belle and the cap...

James and the Giant Peach is Just Peachy

James and the Giant Peach is Just Peachy

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As children’s writers go, Roald Dahl is arguably one of the best. His books are fun, quirky, and unique; James and the Giant Peach is no exception. After the initial release of the book in 1961, James and the Giant Peach was transformed into an exciting and eccentric musical in 2010. Just recently, the rights for the play were released, allowing local t...

Santa Clarita Diet Puts the Blood in Bloody

Santa Clarita Diet Puts the Blood in Bloody

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

What makes two real-estate agents living in California unique? One of them becomes a zombie in a matter of a day. Santa Clarita Diet tells the lives of a normal family until a tragic event in the family may change the way they live forever.   Sheila and Joel (Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant) li...

DWTS Season 24 Cast Revealed

DWTS Season 24 Cast Revealed

Zoe Garden, Features Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A former Glee star, a three-time Olympic gymnast, and a professional bull rider would normally not share the same realm of entertainment, but this new season of Dancing With The Stars is switching it up. On Good Morning America March 1, DWTS host Tom Bergeron announced the official lineup of celebrities who will dance on season 24. Tom Bergeron and Erin A...

Review: Moonlight

Review: Moonlight

Zoe Garden, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 26, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Moonlight Rating: 5/5 Genre: Drama Awards won/nominated for:  Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Best Supporting Actress (Naomie Harris), Best Director (Barry Jenkins), Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Original Music Score Summary:...

Review: Gods Of Egypt

Review: Gods Of Egypt

Adam Garfinkle, Business & Advertisements Manager
February 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Gods Of Egypt Rating: 3/5 Genre: Action   Awards nominated for: Worst Picture, Worst Actor (Gerard Butler), Worst Screen Combo, Worst Director (Alex Proyas), and Worst Screenplay.   Summary: Egypt is plunged into darkness when King Osiris is brutally murdered and o...

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Lauren Dawn, Staff Writer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Hacksaw Ridge Rating: 4.5/5 Genre: War, Drama, Biographical, Historical Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), Best Director (Mel Gibson), Best Film Editing (John Gilbert), Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing. Summary: Hacksaw Ridge is the true story of a sold...

Review: Hell or High Water

Review: Hell or High Water

Alexandra Hale, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Hell or High Water Rating: 4.5/5 Genre: Crime, Drama   Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actor in Supporting Role (Jeff Bridges), Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing Summary: The movie centers on two brothers: Toby (Chris Pine) is a divorced father trying to mak...

Review: Arrival

Review: Arrival

Sophia Williams, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Arrival Rating: 5/5 Genre: Science Fiction Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director (Denis Villeneuve), Adapted Screenplay (Eric Heisserer), Best Cinematography (Bradford Young), Best Film Editing (Joe Walker), Best Sound Editing (Sylvain Bellemare), Best Sound Mixing (Bernard Gar...

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Rating: 3/5   Genre: Fantasy/Science Action Awards Won/Nominated for: Worst Picture, Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel, Worst Actor and Worst Screen Combo (Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill), Worst Supporting Actor (Jesse Eisenberg), Worst Director (Zack Snyd...

Review: Manchester By The Sea

Review: Manchester By The Sea

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Manchester By The Sea Rating: 3/5 Genre: Drama Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor (Casey Affleck), Best Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams), Best Supporting Actor (Lucas Hedges), and Best Director (Kenneth Lonergan) Summary:  Irritable and awkward handym...

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