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Review: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters sinks miserably

Review: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters sinks miserably

Kathy Xie, Web Editor

August 29, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Excruciating anticipation. Excruciatingly cringe-worthy awe. Excruciating disappointment. That pretty much wraps up my basic spectrum of emotions while watching the second film in the Percy Jackson franchise, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters. Based on the book written by Rick Riordan, the movie detail...

“To-Do List”: Pure adult-rated, fun

Samantha Votzke, Sports Editor

August 23, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Let’s cut to the chase, The To-Do List has plenty of graphic content. The raunchy summer comedy stars Aubrey Plaza as an inexperienced valedictorian preparing for the “sexual pop-quiz” that is freshman year of college. In fact, being only sixteen, I had to sneak into this R-rated rom-com by buy...

“Conjuring” is cliché but creepy

Kathy Xie, Web Editor

August 23, 2013


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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) recently gave James Wan’s (Saw, Insidious) horror movie The Conjuring a “Rated R for sequences of disturbing violence and terror.” Yep, that’s it. No violence, no profanity, no nudity. It’s rated R simply because the film is scary. This a...

“The Heat” is not so hot

“The Heat” is not so hot

Ellie Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief

July 7, 2013


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I hoped The Heat would pack some heat. Unfortunately, it was a fizzle more than a bang. While it was entertaining, it was also a bit of a disappointment. I think I may have expected too much. Maybe it was because I love Sandra Bullock and I love Melissa McCarthy. Maybe it was because I love the id...

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