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Kung Fu Panda 3: Skidoosh!

<i>Kung Fu Panda 3</i>: Skidoosh!

Lucas Saacks, Senior Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Our favorite animated, personified, karate-chopping animals are back for a third installment of the Kung Fu Panda series. Expectations were high for this movie after the huge success of its two predecessors. Fortune cookies all around the country advertised the film months before the release, hyping up t...

The Force is Awake and Spoiler Free

The Force is Awake and Spoiler Free

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

And so it begins, the beloved Star Wars series rears its head, once again controlling the spotlight. Opening the movie with the classic three paragraphs of important info, I was forced to read every line in grueling anticipation as I waited for the long awaited movie to begin. Beginning with a shady t...

Katniss Everdeen Returns to District 12

Katniss Everdeen Returns to District 12

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


Filed under Movies, STUDENT LIFE

This holiday season is alive with excitement as Jennifer Lawrence becomes the girl on fire, Katniss Everdeen, for the last time in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. Over the past three years, young Katniss Everdeen from District 12 leapt from the well-written pages of The Hunger Games trilogy t...

A Review: The Martian

A Review: <i>The Martian</i>

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The Martian, a New York Times Bestselling book and cinematic box office hit, has captivated the masses with its witty humor and nail-biting scenes. Written by Andy Weir and directed by Ridley Scott, The Martian does not miss any of the nitty-gritty details about space and survival; it delves into them, creating...

The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Review

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, STUDENT LIFE

Many, both young and old, have heard of and read the popular book entitled, The Maze Runner, and maybe even the three books in the series that followed. Last year, movie producers were able to transform the series by bringing it to the big screen. Those same producers just recently completed the second film...

Mission Impossible

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, STUDENT LIFE

Christopher McQuarrie gave Mission Impossible fans one of the most thrilling experiences yet. The movie begins with Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) grasping the side of an A400m Airbus while trying to thwart a new evil plot involving nuclear warfare; viewers are immediately enveloped in the jaw dropping stunts an...

Whiplash

Whiplash

Nolan Warner-Sullivan, Photography Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies

America loves a coming-of-age story, and Damien Chazelle’s new film, Whiplash, is just that. In the first scene, viewers are introduced to Andrew (Miles Teller) as he taps an intricate yet fast-paced jazz piece, sweat dripping from his body onto his drum set. It doesn’t take long for the distressing tone t...

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