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The Mountain Between Us: Film review and analysis

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

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The Mountain Between Us, a romantic novel written by Charles Martin, was adapted into a movie that released this October. The premise of the story revolves around a private plane crash involving the main characters Ben Bass, a su...

Top 10 highest grossing Christmas movies

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017

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With the holiday season already upon us, there are many classics in the  Christmas movie department that are revisited every year around this time. The following list includes the highest grossing Christmas movies of all time. ...

This touching new film has the entire theater in tears

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

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August Pullan, a fifth grader starting middle school at Beecher Prep, has a story unlike many others. In this film Wonder, Auggie Pullman has a rare facial deformity known as mandibulofacial dysostosis or more likely referred to as...

Dancing for the mirrorball

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

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Two weeks ago, Dancing with the Stars announced their season 25 winners. The winners of the show were Jordan Fisher and his partner, Lindsay Arnold. This was the first win for both. Arnold has placed fourth, third, second, an...

What dance really is

Anna Bezler, staff writer

November 21, 2017

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Around the world, people have trouble defining what dance really is. Is it a sport or an activity? Does it actually benefit people in the long run? Dance is known as an art form where humans put movement to music. While that m...

Will Byers: Dead or alive?

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

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What do you get when you combine sci-fi and the 80’s? The answer to that question is Stranger Things which debuted on July 15, 2016 on Netflix. It took the world by storm and captivated a vast audience with its incredibly witty ...

Dunkirk: A journey into the past

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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Christopher Nolan’s World War II epic Dunkirk depicts a complex view of what it was really like on those days back in 1940. Historically, Dunkirk was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during WWII from the beaches of Dunkirk betwee...

Analyzing Annabelle: Creation

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

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Annabelle: Creation is a smooth flowing continuation to the first movie. The best aspect of this movie is its ability to make the storyline incredibly easy to follow. The main actresses Lulu Wilson and Talitha Bateman play the r...

Moana: A splash into a new world

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

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 The hit new Disney movie Moana rolled out on the big screen on November 23, 2016 and was released on DVD and Blu-Ray March 7, 2017.  Moana was a huge hit with kids around the country with the high-quality Disney animation an...

Beauty and the Beast enchants audiences

Molly Jackson, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

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Disney’s original animated film Beauty and the Beast, based on the traditional French fairy tale by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, was released back in 1991. Now, twenty-six years later on March 16, Disney released a live act...

Split: M. Shyamalan’s most intense film yet

Abby Mitchell, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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An incredible performance, fantastic characters, and an excellent new look on mental illness-- the premier of the new movie, Split, wowed its audience. M. Night Shyamalan’s most praised films including Signs (2002), The Sixth Sense (1999)...

Best thriller this year

Abby Scribner, Staff writer

December 15, 2016

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Don’t Breathe is the best thriller of 2016! This movie is a thrilling movie that will have viewers on the edge of their seats and their hearts racing. Don’t Breathe was released on August 5 of this year. It is a suspensef...

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