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Review: Dirty Grandpa

Review: Dirty Grandpa

Nick Schram, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Dirty Grandpa Rating: 2/5 Genre: Comedy Award won/nominated for: Worst Picture, Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest. Summary: Dirty Grandpa is a comedy including Zac Efron and Robert De Niro. The movie follows a young, good-looking man, Jason Kel...

Review: Lion

Review: Lion

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Lion Rating: 5/5 Genre: Drama Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Dev Patel), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Nicole Kidman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Cinematography, Best Achievement in Music Writt...

Review: Hillary’s America: The History of the Democratic Party

Review: Hillary’s America: The History of the Democratic Party

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Hillary’s America: The History of the Democratic Party Rating: 0/5 Genre: Documentary Awards won/nominated for: Worst Picture, Worst Actor (Dinesh D’Souza), Worst Actress (Becky Turner), Worst Director (Dinesh D’Souza and Bruce Schooley), and Worst Screenplay Summary: Dinesh...

Review: Hidden Figures

Review: Hidden Figures

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Hidden Figures Rating: 4.5/5 Genre: Historical Fiction Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress (Octavia Spencer) Summary:  Hidden Figures, the untold story of three African American women working at NASA during the sixties, is based on th...

Review: Independence Day: Resurgence

Review: Independence Day: Resurgence

Colin Gill, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Independence Day: Resurgence Rating: ⭑⭑/⭑⭑⭑⭑⭑ Genre: Sci-Fi/Action Awards won/Nominated for: Worst Picture, Worst Prequel, Ripoff, Remake, or Sequel, Worst Special Effects, Worst Leading Actor (Jeff Goldblum), and Worst Director (Roland Emmerich) Summary: Independence Day: Resurg...

Review: Fences

Review: Fences

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief
February 21, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Fences Rating: 4/5 Genre: Drama Awards won/nominated for: Best Picture, Best Actor (Denzel Washington), Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis), Best Writing Adapted Screenplay (August Wilson) Summary: Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) works in Pittsburgh as a sanitation worker in the 1950s. He once...

Review: Zoolander No. 2

Review: Zoolander No. 2

Elise Delikat, Staff Writer
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: Zoolander No.2 Rating: 2/5 Genre: Comedy Awards nominated for: Worst Picture, Worst Actor (Ben Stiller), Worst Supporting Actress (Kristen Wiig), Worst Supporting Actor (Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson), Worst Screen Combo (Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson), Worst Director (Ben Stiller), and Worst Prequel, Re...

Review: La La Land

Review: La La Land

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief
February 20, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Title: La La Land Rating: 4/5 Genre: Comedy/Drama/Musical Awards won/nominated for: The film is nominated for Best Picture, Actor in a Leading Role (Ryan Gosling), Actress in a Leading Role (Emma Stone), Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing (Damien Chazelle), Film Editing, Music (Original...

2017 Razzies: Worst picture~ An Anthology

2017 Razzies: Worst picture~ An Anthology

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief
February 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

In stark contrast to the renowned Academy Awards are the Golden Raspberry Awards- essentially a spoof of film’s most star-studded night, in which the year’s most horrendous films are shamelessly mocked. Many of these movies were some of the most popular among high school students, and the awards...

2017 Oscars: Best Picture~ An Anthology

2017 Oscars: Best Picture~ An Anthology

Shelby Smith, Editor-in-Chief
February 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Academy Awards are the biggest cinematic night of the year, and 2017 is no different. The buzz surrounding the hot movies of the year continues to flit around hallways and classrooms alike. Nine films, however, stand apart from the rest, and receive the biggest nod of them all with the nomination...

It Was a Good One, Charlie Brown

It Was a Good One, Charlie Brown

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The thought of Charlie Brown and his crew, the Peanuts, tends to elicit a sense of sentimentality for most. This year, Adams’ theater department chose the musical comedy You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown as one of the two acts to be performed at Lovefest, an annual theater festival with 15 participatin...

Students Flock to Cagebirds

Students Flock to Cagebirds

Lizzy Botkin, News Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The all-female cast of Cagebirds set to the stage to shock and inspire audiences with a brilliant performance. The Adams theater department produced the allegorical one-act show for Lovefest, an annual event which celebrates theater. The show premiered on February 2 and 3 at Adams for students, faculty, and...

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