Angelina Jolie’s war movie fails to sparkle

Juliet Furlong, Editor

January 23, 2015

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Unbroken, directed by Angelina Jolie and based off the book by Laura Hillenbrand, tells the true story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner turned WWII P.O.W.  The movie proves to be interesting and fast paced, but doesn’...

Halloween Film Recommendations

Juliet Furlong, Staff writer

October 24, 2014

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Now that Halloween is upon us, it is time for a contemplation of some of the top five movies from different lists that horror lovers might enjoy. The Exorcist. When a family beings to notice something wrong with their daughter...

Retelling of Dracula myth fails to deliver

Antoinette Lobello, Editor

October 24, 2014

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In all fairness, Dracula Untold does try to create a new take on Dracula’s beginnings, but it really isn’t anything special.

College freshman bildungsroman satisfies with engaging story

Katherine Stelter, Staff writer

October 24, 2014

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“(Rowell) makes the book more relatable to teenagers who are still figuring out who they are, by showing them a wide variety of individuals.”

NFL drama short-changes realism for fantasy, blandness

Jacob Litz, Sports Editor

May 12, 2014

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Some of the best sports films have been based of stories that have actually happened. The story of Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane and his path to success was one of the better sports films in recent years. But Draft Day takes...

Captain America film filled with mystery and action

Jacob Litz, Sports Editor

May 12, 2014

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In Captain America: The First Avenger, the captain made his first appearance on the big screen. The 1940’s version of Captain America was one of the more dull films in the Marvel series. However, any of Marvel’s fans would ...

Walking Dead season finale full of surprises

Sharon Abraham, A&E Editor

May 12, 2014

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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t caught up on The Walking Dead. If you have watched the season finale of The Walking Dead…wasn’t it incredible?!! Robert Kirkman really did a fine job of interlacing all the paths...

Bastille concert a crowd-pleaser

Daria Stachowiak, News Editor

May 12, 2014

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When one stands outside the Riviera Theatre for five hours before a show in order to witness everything front and center, a band should not disappoint. In this case, Bastille, an indie pop/rock band hailing from London, England,...

Boys tennis team in long rally with season successes

Sharon Abraham, A&E Editor

April 23, 2014

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The varsity boys tennis season this year seems promising, with a record of 3-1 and a second place finish in the Pat Philbin Invitational. Last year, their record was 14-7 and they finished second in the Sectional tournament....

Collet-Serra film delivers suspense and success

Abby Vehrs, News Editor

March 20, 2014

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Juame Collet-Serra impresses box offices and movie critics alike with his fifth film Non-Stop, which was released Feb 28. The film portrays the cyber-based hijacking of an international flight from New York to London, and ju...

Demi Lovato’s Neon Lights Tour concert entertaining and vibrant

Daria Stachowiak, News Editor

March 20, 2014

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Emotion, energy, effects and most importantly talent. What more could a concert goer want? This is exactly what was delivered to me and 12,000 fans on Friday, March 14 at Demi Lovato's Neon Lights Tour, which featured empowering...

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