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“The Ultimate Gift” movie review

“The Ultimate Gift” movie review

Rachael Arthur, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2015


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"The Ultimate Gift" was released to theaters Oct. 20, 2006 and grossed $1,241,079 on its opening weekend. The movie runs 118 minutes and it’s an indie/drama film. It stars Bill Cobbs, Drew Fuller, Lee Meriwether, James Garner, Abigail Breslin, and Ali Hillis. It’s also based on the book “The Ultimate...

“The Battle of the Five Armies” movie review

“The Battle of the Five Armies” movie review

Jacey Schaffer, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2015


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On Dec. 17, the final movie of the Hobbit series, "The Battle of the Five Armies" was released. This movie trilogy is based off of J. R. R Tolkien’s book, The Hobbit. I have seen every movie in the series and they were all great, but "The Battle of the Five Armies" was definitely my favorite. Right aw...

“Big Hero Six” Movie Review

“Big Hero Six” Movie Review

Rachael Arthur, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014


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This last Friday, Nov. 7, the new Disney movie Big Hero 6 came out into theaters. The movie is about 105 minutes long and grossed 56.2 million dollars in the opening three days. It’s also based upon the Marvel comic Big Hero 6 that released the first issue in September of 1998.   Big Hero...

“The Prophet” book review

“The Prophet” book review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor

November 13, 2014


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Ever since its original release in 1923, Kahlil Gibran’s book, The Prophet, has never been out of print, and for fairly obvious reasons. This book has been a guiding light for people for almost a century. It has inspired people from the Beatles to Gandhi. The Prophet is about a man named Almusta...

“The Book of Life” movie review

“The Book of Life” movie review

Raina Basso, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2014


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“The Book of Life” was released in theatres on Oct. 17. It’s an animated film that tells the story of two friends fighting for the love of their other friend, Maria, while overcoming other obstacles along the way. The movie is based around the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead. The majority...

“The Maze Runner” movie review

“The Maze Runner” movie review

Kara Brooks, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2014


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Last Friday on Sept. 19 the movie “The Maze Runner” came out. The movie was based off of James Dashner’s book “The Maze Runner”. I am a person who really compares movies to books to see how well they match up, and with this movie I was a little disappointed. While there were a lot of things...

The Maze Runner book review

The Maze Runner book review

Kara Brooks, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014


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James Dashner’s The Maze Runner tells the story of a young boy named Thomas who wakes up in a new place called the Glade, and he doesn’t remember anything but his name. Every month someone new shows up at the Glade and only boys have ever showed up. However the day after Thomas arrives the firs...

“If I Stay” movie review

“If I Stay” movie review

Anniston Weber, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2014


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"If I Stay" was released to theaters on Aug. 22, 2014, and has a running time of 106 minutes.  Based on the novel by Gayle Forman, "If I Stay" is one of the newest romantic movies to hit the big screen. The plot centers around Mia Hall, a 17 year old girl whose life dramatically changes after her...

Clueless Movie Review

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

May 1, 2014


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Cher, the main character of the classic 90’s romantic comedy Clueless, starts out a completely ditzy spoiled rotten Californian teenager. With her extremely wealthy lawyer of a father, Cher has the money and the means to do almost whatever she chooses, which usually happens to be going to the mall. ...

Divergent movie review

Divergent movie review

Ashley Cossaart, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2014


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On March 21, the best-selling book Divergent by Veronica Roth premiered in theaters. Divergent, the book, has over 500 pages and in those pages a lot of action occurs. Since I read the book before watching the movie, I was disappointed on how much was left out. Turning a large book into a two and...

Freaks and Geeks TV show Review

Freaks and Geeks TV show Review

Brianna Mathias, Staff reporter

March 10, 2014


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“Freaks and Geeks” is a television show that ran from 1999 to 2000, only one season aired before it was cancelled. The show is about two different groups of students at the fictional McKinley High School in the early 1980s. It mainly revolves around Sam Weir (John Francis Daley) and his sister, Lindsay...

The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

Nikki Vuong, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2014


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John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars is a story of a teen’s journey through the understanding of both life’s blessings and woes. Hazel Grace Lancaster is a sixteen year old girl who fights a terminal stage IV thyroid cancer that also affects her lungs and realizes that there is no magical ending...

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