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IT Chapter 2 is the real nightmare

IT Chapter 2 is the real nightmare

September 18, 2019

The only frightening thing about “It Chapter Two” is its excessively long, three-hour run time and the lost opportunity to cast Amy Adams as the grown-up...

New Fast and Furious film blends action and comedy

New Fast and Furious film blends action and comedy

September 9, 2019

“Fast and Furious” is best watched with the family and friends or as a date night with your significant other. There will be laughter as well as serious...

Winter has arrived! *spoiler*

Winter has arrived! *spoiler*

April 29, 2019

With two episodes down Game of Thrones wasted no time to give its fans and viewers the goods. With the first two episodes of the eighth and final season...

New Hellboy movie is more accurate but ultimately disappointing

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 29, 2019

The 2019 movie “Hellboy” is based on the Dark Horse comic book character of the same name created by Mike Mignola. It is a reboot of the  “Hellboy” film series that were released in the early 2000s directed by Guillermo Del Toro, and it draws inspiration from the comic books “Darkness Calls”, “The Wild Hunt”, and “The Storm and the Fury”.  Neil M...

“Shazam!” will leave you gasping for air, it’s that funny

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 5, 2019

Okay, I can breathe now. I was laughing so much throughout the movie “Shazam!” I almost choked on myself. And I wasn’t the only one. Many of the audience members in the theater with me were also laughing consistently throughout the movie at the same moments. Jack Dylan Grazer’s performance as Freddy Freeman was incredible and by far the funniest charac...

Captain Marvel defies expectations

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

March 15, 2019

Directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck did a wonderful job with the movie “Captain Marvel.” I love the overtones of feminism that were present throughout the movie, giving itself the theme of perseverance in girls and women. I also appreciate the tribute to the late Stan Lee in the movie, showcasing stills and clips of him throughout the years. There are a lot of things t...

James Burger, is it worth the drive?

Hope ShyAnne, Reporter

February 22, 2019

It was a hole in the wall, and it wasn’t worth the time- James Burger, located on James Road, is a bland burger joint. It was pouring down rain, and I was freezing, discovering a new tasty burger was on my mind. However, I ended up tasting a very tasteless patty on a warm buttered bun. James Burger, opened by Waou Elis about three months ago, is located by the oil field...

Ariana Grande gets personal in newest album “Thank U, Next”

Rosa Salazar, Copy Editor

February 21, 2019

Ariana Grande gives off bad bitch vibes in her newest album titled, “Thank U, Next,” which dropped Feb. 8, just five months after “Sweetener.” The album gives listeners a glimpse into Grande’s personal life and sprinkles the importance of self-care. The 41- minute concoction has the iconic single “Thank U, Next,” that was released on Nov. 3. “7 Rings,”...

“Creed II” becomes next best movie in the infamous “Rocky” series

Taylor Jensen, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Following in his father’s footsteps, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) fights through major life struggles and Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu), who, in turn, seeks retribution for his homeland of Russia in the masterpiece of a film that is “Creed II.” This film is the 8thinstallment of the “Rocky” franchise and in the original films, the story was focused on Rocky B...

“The Hate U Give” captures both discrimination and racial biases

Ja'Nell Gore, Reporter

November 9, 2018

“The Hate U Give” realistically captured the tension and discrimination between law enforcement and the black community. It also included the experience of a black teenager being around predominantly whites and the experience of being in a neighborhood ran by drug lords. For the most part, director George Tillman Jr. and screenplay writer Audrey Wells did a good job...

Netflix’s new reboot of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” brings a dark twist

Miranda Defoor, Web & Social Media Editor

November 9, 2018

A new take on the 90’s sitcom, “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” took off on Netflix after its release. Though the new series features Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka), her aunts Hilda and Zelda (Lucy Davis and Miranda Otto), and her cat Salem - it is based on the 2014 comic of the same name, a darker version, and not merely a lighthearted remake of the old show. The show takes...

Hozier wows fans with new EP “Nina Cried Power”

Paige Atkison, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018

Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” wowed listeners upon its late September release. Hozier, a folk-rock artist from Ireland, first made waves with his single “Take Me to Church” in 2013. Since then, Hozier has collected numerous awards, including a Grammy nomination. Hozier’s self-titled album made its debut in 2014, and fans have patiently waited for the release o...

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