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Editors Pick: Issue 15

February 23

Filed under Editor's Picks, Editor's Picks, Opinion

The Rings - Movie Kristi Lucchetta Samara Morgan is back in the new horror film, “Rings.” This is the third film in The Ring, originally released in 2002, that takes place thirteen years prior. The plot is the same as the original two movies, just includes modern technology, where someone watches a video and that person has exactly seven days to show someone else...

Editors Picks Issue 12

February 2

Filed under Editor's Picks, Opinion

Ian Bouchard Movie: Silence “Silence” is a historical drama released in theaters Dec. 23, 2016. The movie takes place in the Edo period of Japanese history when the government decreed a complete ban of Christianity. Two missionaries are sent on a journey to find their mentor who has gone missing. As they travel through the countryside they must remain hidden, feari...

‘Eddie the Eagle’ a true underdog sports story

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

March 4

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow

Eddie Edwards made history in the 1988 Winter Olympics, becoming the first athlete to ever compete in ski jumping for Great Britain. Doing so when nobody believed he could, after the heartbreak of being cut from the downhill team, and with absolutely no money, Edwards overcame great adversity to fulfill his dream. Through the newly released feel-good comedy “Eddie the Eagle”...

‘The Witch’ is the wrong kind of nightmare

By Joe Matthews, Staff Writer

February 26

Filed under Eagle Life, Showcase, Slideshow, Uncategorized

With few good horror movies to hit the big screen so far this year, “The Witch” was quite promising. Unfortunately, instead of treating us with what could have been a terrifying tale of the first signs of religious paranoia, the film turned into a boring church service in which one finds themselves looking at their watch to see how much longer the drudgery will last. Set...

‘Deadpool’ an offensive success

‘Deadpool’ an offensive success

February 19

With the list of Avengers-themed movies growing every year, Marvel finally branched out to a whole new character with the very R-rated “Deadpool.”...

‘The Boy’ is as childish as name suggests

‘The Boy’ is as childish as name suggests

February 5

Utilizing two of the most common scare tactics — creepy children and creepy dolls — “The Boy” had the potential to be a decent horror flick. But...

‘Dirty Grandpa’ lives up to its title

‘Dirty Grandpa’ lives up to its title

January 29

W ith renowned actor Robert de Niro playing alongside a much more grown up — compared to “High School Musical” — version of Zac Efron, “Dirty...

Michael Bay’s latest film ’13 Hours’ is cinematic vomit

Michael Bay’s latest film ’13 Hours’ is cinematic vomit

January 22

Michael Bay is no stranger to explosion-heavy, overdramatic action films, and his latest,“13 Hours,ˮ is his most recent example of cinematic vomit....

‘The Forest’ loses its way

‘The Forest’ loses its way

January 22

"The Forest” unfortunately didn’t do the legends surrounding Japan’s Aokigahara Forest justice. Also known as the Suicide Forest, Aokigahara...

‘Sisters’ overstays its welcome on screen

‘Sisters’ overstays its welcome on screen

January 15

Coming together for another movie, Saturday Night Live comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey star in the new “Sisters.” Not to be confused with their...

‘Concussion’ doesn’t hit audience as hard as expected

‘Concussion’ doesn’t hit audience as hard as expected

January 12

The release of “Concussion” was supposed to turn excitement for Super Bowl 50 to concern for the health of the athletes. With the biggest months of foot...

‘The Hateful Eight’ deserves love

‘The Hateful Eight’ deserves love

January 11

Director Quentin Tarantino is one of the most eccentric personalities in filmmaking, and time after time he has proved himself to be an absolute maste...

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