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Miseducation and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Kellsie Edgcomb, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Movies, Uncategorized

Many know the franchise of “Fifty Shades of Grey” as a pop culture phenomenon; the erotic novel seemed to appear overnight on the nightstands and e-readers of millions of housewives. There have been both strongly negative...

Locally produced film set to open in Ottawa this month

Chase Oschner, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under A&E, Movies

When Illinois Valley residents hear the term “indie film,” they should think of independent filmmaker Tyler Amm. Tyler Amm directed “River City Panic” (2015), “Grace’s Room” (2016) and the upcoming horror-comedy...

‘Sully’ provides action, suspense

Sabrina Dennis and Sara Kupperschmid

September 22, 2016

Filed under A&E, Movies

Be ready to grip your seats: though viewers are aware of the ending from the very beginning, Sully is a movie based on an event that happened on Jan. 15, 2009, the plane crash landing in the middle of the Hudson river. Starring...

‘Sausage Party’ a crowd-pleaser but vegans won’t relish it

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 1, 2016

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion, Uncategorized

The first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” initially premiered in 1937. Since this film’s premier, audiences around the world have grown to love animated films and their endearing (or detestable)...

‘Deadpool’ dead on the money

Brianna Brooks, IV Leader Columnist

March 10, 2016

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Movies

Many Marvel fans have been waiting for this film for a long time. “Deadpool” is a film that falls within the science fiction and fantasy realm, while bearing the general title as a superhero flick. The film is self-aware...

Out of this world

Brianna Brooks, IV Leader Columnist

January 28, 2016

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion

Taking place in a galaxy far, far away, we will take a look at the world’s newest blockbuster and continuation of everyone’s favorite space opera, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which came to theatres this December. The...

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