A Good Day to Die Hard fails to live up to expectations

Sara Lachance, Editor

February 15, 2013

Bruce Willis is back at it for the fifth time as John McClane in “A Good Day to Die Hard.” Full of action-packed scenes, a touching father and son bond, and a lack of romance are only a few elements of this new Die Hard movie. I have seen all of the Die Hard movies, the third one being my personal...

Illuminati begins New World Order with help from Beyonce

Hannah Ash, Reporter

February 12, 2013

Throughout the Dark Knight Trilogy (Christopher Nolan's Batman films), The League of Shadows acts as Gotham City's reckoning. They bring to light the ills of society and expose the falsifiers and cheats, then "free" the people from poverty and corrupt government. This is the legend of the infamous secret...

5 romantic movies

Riegen Anderson and Ashlynn Mayes, Opinion Editor and Reporter

January 31, 2013

Girls, put on your nighties, grab your popcorn sprinkled with M&Ms, settle on the couch with your girlfriends and revel in a splendid evening of happily ever-afters. Tell the world goodbye and escape into an idealistic fantasy land complete with artfully comprised men and their laudable leading ladies. In...

Adventures abound in ‘The Hobbit’

Hannah Ash, Reporter

January 30, 2013

A quest is a trip to accomplish a task. An adventure is a trip without a destination. A journey is when the trip is more important than the destination. In "The Hobbit," Bilbo Baggins goes on the most legendary journey of his life, which set in motion the events leading up to the "Lord of the Rings"...

5 Bromantic movies

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

January 30, 2013

Fellas, have you ever noticed that ladies get to have all the fun with their romantic movies? They get to sit there in their pajamas with a group of other girls and have a lovely evening building up their sisterhood. What about us, the men? We have needs! Well, here is a list of five BROmantic movies...

‘Django Unchained’ accurately portrays America’s darkest years

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

January 28, 2013

Quentin Tarantino has created some of the most brilliant films in history. Whether it was his directing debut with "Resevoir Dogs" or the "Kill Bill" volumes, or the cult favorite, "Pulp Fiction," he never disappoints. "Django Unchained," Tarantino's eighth feature film, did not lack the creativity...

YOLO for The Lonely Island

Hannah Ash, Reporter

January 28, 2013

The dynamic trio that is The Lonely Island is back and ready for their new album in 2013. The first single released off of the album is "YOLO", which is about living life cautiously. The original meaning of YOLO is "You Only Live Once," and the iconic phrase originated on the Drake and Lil Wayne song,...

‘Les Misérables’ satiates audiences with emotionally charged script

Ashlynn Mayes, Reporter

January 28, 2013

The second film adaptation of the timeless story "Les Misérables" proved to be a remarkable cinematic experience, as it was aesthetically pleasing and emotionally candid.  While downcast lighting, sorrowful ballads, and poverty stricken stock characters marked the film, the movie as an entirety...

‘The Following’ features serial killing professor

Heather Martindale, Business and Circulation Manager

January 28, 2013

Dr. Joe Carroll, English professor and fan of the twisted poet Edgar Allen Poe has a side hobby of serial killing. He is on the hunt for his biggest loss as far as kills go for the one that got away, Sarah Fuller. Her escape is by no means acceptable to Dr. Carroll. With a following that no one can...

Go grab a snack or something; we’re going to talk about the Grammys

Ethan Wilson, Managing Editor

January 28, 2013

As they do every year, the GRAMMY’s have released a preview album and various lists of who’s up for what awards. This year, we decided to get a bit of a heads up on who we believe deserves to take home the gold. So without further adieu, here are our oh-so-humble opinions of who should win in...

Thriller keeps the closet light on

Zachary Engel, Designer

January 25, 2013

Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy) presents "Mama," a psychological thriller that tells the story of two young girls who’s father went insane one day, killed their mother, and took them to a small cabin in the woods where he planned to kill them also. A supernatural spirit, the children...

‘Zero Dark Thirty’ disappoints thrill-seekers

Zachary Engel, Designer

January 24, 2013

Academy award winning director Kathryn Bigelow (Hurt Locker, Pointbreak) created the action thriller "Zero Dark Thirty," which tells the story of the mission to capture Osama Bin Laden immediately after 9/11. With high expectations going into this movie I was a very disappointed by this film. It...

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