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Before I Fall offers a twist on teen movies

Before I Fall offers a twist on teen movies

Astrid Weisend, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2017

Before I Fall is yet another movie created in the image of a book because Hollywood doesn’t like fresh storylines. As someone who has read the novel, I was hoping that this movie wouldn’t turn out like the atrocity that was the Percy Jackson films. I had no doubt that any original plot would be sta...

Potter World Continues Expansion With Fantastic Beasts

Potter World Continues Expansion With Fantastic Beasts

Kate Ferguson, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2016

Captivatingly brilliant, the Harry Potter franchise and author J.K. Rowling do it again with another unforgettable blockbuster. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them takes wizards, witches, muggles, no-majs, and fans of all ages on the adventure of a lifetime, exploring the American counterpart to th...

Moana Sails to Success

Moana Sails to Success

Astrid Weisend, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2016

From the first trailers featuring the Rock’s comedy and Auli’i Cravalho’s charm to the theatres where the songwriting genius behind the Lion King and Hamilton shone through, Moana largely fulfilled its destiny to be Disney’s latest success. Though not at the same level as Frozen’s Let it Go, the songs...

Doctor Strange: Not So Strange After All

Doctor Strange: Not So Strange After All

Annika Morton, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

Move over Avengers we have a new superhero in town. Actor Benedict Cumberbatch went from a famous British actor to a Marvel superhero. In Doctor Strange, the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Cumberbatch portrays a neurosurgeon who is both a genius and arrogant. The plot starts to th...

Grab Your Cowboy Hats and Boot Spurs: The Magnificent Seven Will Turn You Western

Grab Your Cowboy Hats and Boot Spurs: The Magnificent Seven Will Turn You Western

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2016

★★★★☆   The Magnificent Seven, which you might know as that new cowboy movie Chris Pratt is in, pulls off the 21st-century spin on the classic 60s western. (Disclaimer: I have not yet seen the original.) In this movie, Chisolm (Denzel Washington) leads a gang of outlaws and outl...

Suicide Squad Didn’t Deserve All The Hype

Suicide Squad Didn’t Deserve All The Hype

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

August 4, 2016

  ★★★☆☆ Suicide Squad, one of the most anticipated movies of the year, is one of the biggest disappointments of the year. The pacing is nonexistent, most major characters had no development and it was impossible to become invested in the story at all. However, Harley Quinn was...

“You Can’t Stop the Beat” at Spring Musical “Hairspray!”

“You Can’t Stop the Beat” at Spring Musical “Hairspray!”

Harley Walker, Revolution Correspondent

April 29, 2016

Over 70 students will bring 1960s-era Baltimore to life this weekend in the spring musical, Hairspray. The story follows “plus size” teen Tracy Turnblad, living in 1960’s Baltimore, who joins the Corny Collins dance show and falls for the lead dancer, Link Larkin. While the schools are integr...

The Bachelor: Finale

The Bachelor: Finale

March 17, 2016

The Bachelor finale (aired March 14), can be summed up in two words: devastating and beautiful. Although I really like Lauren and rooted for her continuously throughout the season, towards the end I hoped it would be JoJo receiving the final rose. Ben definitely led JoJo on time and time again, ultimately...

The Bachelor: Week 8

The Bachelor: Week 8

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2016

In episode 8 of The Bachelor (aired Feb. 22), four dramatic dates and a jaw dropping rose ceremony brought Ben one week closer to finding his wife. In this week’s episode, Ben traveled to the four remaining girls’ hometowns to meet their families and get a feel for the places and people that s...

The Bachelor: Approaching the Final Rose

The Bachelor: Approaching the Final Rose

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Episode six of The Bachelor (which aired Feb. 8) was one that got everyone in America cheering. The fact that Olivia got sent home on a two-on-one with Emily, the most outspoken and sassy of the group, was so satisfying that I actually started crying. However, now that the single-most hated girl i...

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