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LOL Movie Review

Sihana Meta, Staff Writer

April 16, 2013

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Many people have never heard of the movie LOL because, in 2012, it was released in only eight states. However, more people should, because it is an excellent movie and many teenage viewers can relate to it in some way. Miley C...

Beautiful Creatures: From Pages to Screen

Shayla Lugo, Staff Writer

March 23, 2013

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Beautiful Creatures, the thrilling first book of the Caster Chronicles by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, was brought to the big screen by Richard LaGravenese, director of other hit movies such as Freedom Writers and Water for Elepha...

The Dark Knight Rises

Stephanie Doot

February 7, 2013

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In the 165 minutes of The Dark Knight Rises—the epic conclusion of the Batman Trilogy—Batman (Christian Bale), once again is caught in Gotham’s troubles and attempts to save Gotham from its terrorists.  Batman, however,...

Unthinkable: 3.5 Stars

Stephanie Doot, Staff Writer

May 31, 2012

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In this mind-boggling, 97-minute thriller, Unthinkable is exactly what the title says.  The movie starts off by introducing Yusuf Atta Mohammed, aka Steven Arthur Younger, who is an American man claiming to have planted three nu...

The Lucky One: 3 Stars

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

May 22, 2012

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On April 20, 2012, a new romance movie, The Lucky One, was released and has been stealing the hearts of people all over the country. This movie is based on one of Nicholas Sparks’ many romance stories. Although The Lucky One is...

The Avengers: Over 4 Years in the Making: 5 Stars

Adam Kahn, Staff Writer

May 11, 2012

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If you are an intense Marvel fan or just somebody who pays attention to what happens after the credits of a movie, it shouldn’t have come as a shock to you that the Avengers was going to be released sooner or later. When Iro...

The Hunger Games: Book or Movie?

Jessica Terrizzi, Staff Writer

April 22, 2012

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Suzanne Collins’s book, The Hunger Games, has become an extremely popular reading choice among teenagers. So, it is no surprise that it has been turned into a hit movie that came out on March 23, 2012. Personally, I think the...

Warrior: 4 Stars

Mahin Chowdhury, Staff Writer

April 17, 2012

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The fighting-drama genre has showcased some powerful movies in recent years. The Wrestler and The Fighter have earned multiple award nominations and wins. Directed by Gavin O’Connor, Warrior continues in this vein as two brothe...

The Vow : 4 Stars

Sarah Kearsley, Staff Writer

April 6, 2012

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Since its release in February, women all across the country have been visiting their local movie theaters to see the new romance movie, The Vow. Paige, played by Rachel McAdams, and Leo, played by Channing Tatum, star in this ...

Chronicle: 4 Stars

Patrick Furrey, Staff Writer

April 5, 2012

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Chronicle is a movie that follows the development of three high school students who are bonded together, despite the differences in their social statuses, by their discovery of telekinetic powers. Dane DeHaan plays the role of ...

Gone: 2 Stars

Allexa Wozniak, Staff Writer

March 7, 2012

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Due to its dull plot, by the time you read this, the movie Gone will be gone from the theatres. The movie stars Amanda Seyfried who plays Jill, a girl who was abducted a few years before. She is then feeling her abduction all over...

Footloose: Then and Now

Jessica Trojanowski, Staff Writer/Photo Editor

March 5, 2012

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Let’s dance! Footloose is a 1984 classic tale. City boy Ren MacCormack comes to a small town where dancing has been banned because of a drunk driving accident. Ren challenges the ban and falls in love with Ariel Moore. The remake o...

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