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Here We Go Again

Here We Go Again

CarolineS, Content/Design Editor

January 23, 2020

When Robin William’s beloved Jumanji was said to be getting a sequel, I was fairly skeptical. I loved the announced cast and pitched concept, but it seemed too real for something to go wrong. I ended up really enjoying Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. However, I was sure that it would end there. Th...

A Brilliant Mesh of Entertainment and Storytelling

A Brilliant Mesh of Entertainment and Storytelling

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2020

Seeing as this movie is coming from the director of Logan, audience members can expect something great. I was just praying that it was better than Midway. Ford v Ferrari is directed by James Mangold and stars Matt Damon as Carroll Shelby, a former race car driver who was forced to retire after...

2019: One of the Most Average Years For Film

2019: One of the Most Average Years For Film

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2020

Well, 2019 is finally over (thank God). Although the latter half of the year showed some signs of life with several high grades, there were ultimately too many disappointments to label 2019 as one of the better years for cinema in recent memory. However, there were still quite a few films that stood ou...

Hollywood’s Bleeding

Hollywood’s Bleeding

FiorellaP, Managing Editor

December 10, 2019

You may or may not know Post Malone, but there’s no doubt you’ve probably heard him on mainstream radio millions of times. The American singer, songwriter and rapper has gained high acclamation for blending musical genres, including hip hop, pop, trap and rock, with his introspective songwriting a...

Shameful Representation of Our Country’s Heroes

Shameful Representation of Our Country’s Heroes

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

December 9, 2019

For a war movie coming out on the weekend of Veterans Day, a day reserved for paying respect to the brave men and women who fought and died for our freedom, it’s not too much to ask for the movie to have that same respect, right? Midway, directed by Roland Emmerich, stars a massive cast that woul...

The New Happiest Place on Earth

The New Happiest Place on Earth

JustinP, Online Editor

December 5, 2019

Disney has continued to evolve over the years through new rides at the Disney parks, new movies or TV shows, and now the new streaming service known as Disney +. Disney + is a streaming service similar to networks like Netflix and HBO, where they show original Disney movies from the past, present and futu...

Not in Kansas Anymore

Not in Kansas Anymore

MackenseyD, Online Editor

December 4, 2019

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the beloved film, Art Factory, a small professional theatre just outside of downtown, put on a reimagined production of The Wizard of Oz. I am not the biggest fan of this famous story, but seeing this show was the most fun I have had in the theatre for awhile. Art...

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

Fast Yet Entertaining Musical

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Due to the success of You Can’t Take It With You, I can say with all honesty that I walked into Junie B. Jones Jr. the Musical with a small feeling of excitement. That’s right, I was excited for a musical about Junie B. Jones. I honestly thought that I would never write those words. Junie B. Jone...

Frustratingly Dull Action Movie

Frustratingly Dull Action Movie

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Just a few days ago, I thought about how lucky I had been to finally see some good movies as 2019 began to draw to a close. To be completely honest, I wish I hadn’t said that. Why? Because Gemini Man hadn’t been released yet. Gemini Man is directed by Ang Lee and stars Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an agin...

Another Generic October Horror Movie

Another Generic October Horror Movie

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Since it’s only a few days until Halloween, I can only assume that the brilliant minds in Hollywood decided that it’s the perfect time to dump a terrible horror movie into theaters. Most audiences are likely not going to see Countdown. But, I did. Countdown is Justin Dec’s directorial debut and stars El...

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

MackenseyD, Online Editor

October 30, 2019

The audience’s murmuring simmers down to silence as the orchestra begins the overture. The world disappears as the music swells and the lights brighten. Time stops. The heart races faster to keep up with the drums. A deep breath and the curtain opens in a new town. Homework and  football games no longer ...

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

Hilarious Yet Emotional Look At Family and Love

PeytonB, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

Wow. I must admit that I’m not an avid playgoer, nor do I like to walk into anything with any sort of expectations, but I wasn’t expecting this. You Can’t Take It With You, a play by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, tells the story of Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore, played by seniors Marcus ...

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