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When superheroes clash

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

Batman and Superman are two of the most iconic superheroes in the world. Even if you are not a fan, you could easily recognize both of their logos. Both heroes each have several movies and videogames that tell the backstory and...

Like mother like daughter

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Flashback to 2002, movie fans were introduced to a large, loud and in-your-face family known as the Portokalos. The Portokalos valued many things, but the top two values that they depend upon are family and anything Greek (which...

Miracles from Heaven

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016

Miracles from Heaven is based on the incredible true story of the Beam family. When Christy (Jennifer Garner) discovers her 10-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) has a rare, incurable disease, she becomes a ferocious advocate...

Anatevka leaves the Jacksonville stage

Hannah Preston, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Just as winter has come to a halt, Jacksonville High School’s spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof, has recently concluded its run.  With it comes the heaps of stress falling off the shoulders of the cast, crew, and director...

Allegient: The conclusion to the Divergent trilogy

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

Allegiant is the third and final movie to the Divergent trilogy starring Shailene Woodley as Tris and Theo James as Four.  After the earth shattering revelations in Insurgent, the second movie in the series, the two must go to...

Proximity: The love triangle

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

If you are tired of watching movies where the actors/actresses are perfect, then Proximity is the movie for you. Just a simple Midwest independent film, Proximity isn’t filled with six- packs and models but instead with real...

A new style of post-apocalyptic thriller

Teri Black, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

10 Cloverfield Lane is a different take on the post-apocalyptic genre. The movie requires the viewer to make educated guesses before the truth is told, although sometimes it is not told at all. The film's vagueness may be a tur...

2016 Academy Awards

Olivia Lee, staff writer

March 16, 2016

Taking place on February 28, 2016 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California was the 88th Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).  This annual event honored the best films of 2015....

A new fighter is born

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

Creed is a movie about a young man wanting to become a professional boxer. But this movie isn’t just about his dream. It is a continuation of the Rocky series. It has been several years after Rocky’s story and he has now re...

20 years of training

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

On February 27, 1996, the first two original Pokémon games, Pokémon Red and Green were released in Japan to moderate success. Two years later, the games would find their way to America where the concept of training super-power...

Finally!

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

The millions of viewers watching the 2016 Oscars let out a big sigh of relief as they witnessed Leonardo DiCaprio finally win his much deserved Oscar award.  After five golden statue-less years of nominations, The Revenant was the ...

You can be anything

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

Judy Hopps was born and raised in Bunnyburrow, but she always had a dream to be something more than just a carrot farmer. Judy’s dream was to become a police officer and to live in the large and luxurious Zootopia. As a you...

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