‘Ghost in the Shell’ Proves Refreshing

Avery Scott, IV Leader Columnist

October 10, 2019

Although there are a lot of movies like it, “Ghost in the Shell” was a refreshing spin on a sci-fi action adventure. My first thought of the movie was “oh, man, this reminds me of ‘Blade Runner!’” It’s set...

Lessons from ‘Temptations’

Donna Johnson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Tyler Perry’s “Temptations” is an excellent movie and a great life lesson about adultery. This movie is a little more on the mature side, but still a great movie and definitely a tear-jerker. The film starts off with...

‘Thor: The Dark World’ satisfies moviegoers

Nadia Churchil-gilstrap, A & E Columnist

December 5, 2013

From Norse gods to research scientists and from alien realms to London, England. Thor: The Dark World has it all.  Two different worlds must band together to prevent the impending apocalypse of the entire universe. This movie...

‘Carrie’ gets makeover


November 7, 2013

Have you ever felt the desire to destroy the world after receiving continuous negative words, actions, or maybe both from the world? The second movie adaptation of “Carrie” — originally a novel written by Stephen King in...

‘Iron Man 3’: Tony Stark faces biggest battle

Alex Danko, Columnist

October 17, 2013

In “Iron Man 3,” Tony Stark battles what seems to be one of his biggest challenges yet and that is dealing with the whole “I almost died at the battle of New York” thing. This becomes very relevant throughout the story...

Tension builds in ‘Prisoners’

Nadia Churchill-Gilstrap, Columnist

October 17, 2013

People aren’t rational when it comes to their children. When Keller (Hugh Jackman) faces his daughter Anna’s disappearance, he will stop at nothing to get her back. “Prisoners” explores the dark side of humanity including...

‘End of Watch’ is not just another cop movie

Maria Turinetti, Columnist

February 28, 2013

Have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a police officer would be like? Then I recommend seeing “End of Watch” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña.   The film is shot documentary style and follows...

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