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Review: Inside Out

Yesha Shukla

August 28, 2015


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If you’re one to cry with reckless abandon in a theatre filled with 5-year-olds and their parents, “Inside Out” is the perfect movie for you. The movie follows 11-year-old Riley and her five main personified emotions; Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger and Disgust. Riley’s problems begin when she is...

“The Gallows” is a testament to found-footage failure

“The Gallows” is a testament to found-footage failure

Kathy Xie

August 6, 2015


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I almost walked out of the theater halfway through “The Gallows.” No, not because I was too scared to keep watching. The movie was just that bad. This film depicts a group of teenagers on the eve of their school’s infamous drama production, The Gallows. Beatrice High School is revisiting this pla...

Review: “The Penguins of Madagascar” lacks hilarity factor

Review: “The Penguins of Madagascar” lacks hilarity factor

Katie Frost, Photo Editor

December 18, 2014


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Unlike the silver screen adaption featuring our four favorite penguins, the film version of “Penguins of Madagascar,” fails to follow in the footsteps of other Dreamworks hits like “The Lego Movie.” Instead of laughing at the poorly-executed jokes from a droll voice cast, I was left bored...

Movies we’re thankful for: commentary on the Thanksgiving blockbusters

Movies we’re thankful for: commentary on the Thanksgiving blockbusters

Annie Aguiar and Shelby Shoup

November 29, 2014


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Sophomore Annie Aguiar and Junior Shelby Shoup spent Thanksgiving break watching as many movies that they could at AMC Woodlands in an attempt to conduct the ultimate indulgence in pure filmography.  Shelby: Ready to talk about "Birdman"? Annie: Our conversation is about to take flight, if you will. S...

Tampa’s horror flick festival

Tampa’s horror flick festival

Ivy Bennett-Ford, News Editor

October 23, 2014


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Every year, horror movie buffs have the option to pile into a car, drive down to the Tampa Theatre and indulge in some serious chills from a movie palace supposedly haunted by late ticket-taker, Robert Lanier. For the past two years, the staff at Tampa Theatre has turned the odd Halloween-themed film...

The flicks of Flix

The flicks of Flix

Shelby Shoup and Vijata Patel

September 19, 2014


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Founded in 1997 by entrepreneur Marc Randolph, Netflix originally specialized in a subscription-based digital distribution service. But with the rise of online streaming and the decline of cable television, it is now utilized as a main source of television content for teenagers nation-wide.Although Ne...

Battered Bastards of Baseball hits it out of the park

Battered Bastards of Baseball hits it out of the park

Samantha Votzke, Associate Editor

August 22, 2014


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The feel-good movie of the summer is not in theaters. It is on your TV. Or laptop. Or PS3,or Wii or whatever internet-connected device you use to watch Netflix, because it is the new documentary, “The Battered Bastards of Baseball,” about the forgotten independent baseball club of Portland,Oregon,...

Review: The Expendables 3

Review: The Expendables 3

Daniel Hamilton, Sports Editor

August 18, 2014


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WARNING: Some plot points may be revealed by reading this review. In a movie that was obviously made for teenage and young adult males, Expendables 3 failed to come anywhere near my already low expectations. It was as close as you could get to a Michael Bay movie, meaning explosions every ten seconds...

Independent winners

Samantha Votzke, Associate Editor

August 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

These highly original, more personal films are closer behind in ticket sales and far ahead in the critics' minds.

REVIEW: Snowpiercer

REVIEW: Snowpiercer

Anthony Suarez, Staff Writer

August 12, 2014


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Chris Evans is no longer Captain America or the Human Torch. He’s your new favorite anti-hero. After Evans’ previously heroic performances, it was both satisfying and surprising to see his darker side as Curtis Everett in Snowpiercer. Surprisingly, this is the first English film by South Korean...

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