Tag Archives: Movies

Big Miracle

A light-hearted family tale   It’s that time of year again – the time when the cutesy family movies begin to drown us in their strong morals and emphasis on integrity and fighting for what you believe in. The most recent in this line-up of whimsically feel-good movies is Big …

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Kony campaign sweeps nation

Good cause, flawed messenger?   Former Minnehaha student Jal Chuol grew up mostly in the U.S. but also in Africa hearing scary stories about monsters that were all too real compared to what we hear as kids about the boogie monster under our bed. While staying at a family friend’s …

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Academy Awards

A night of questionable wins Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer At seven-thirty, The Academy Awards open with Billy Crystal returning for the ninth time to host the biggest night in not only the movie business, but to movie buffs alike, including myself, one of the biggest nights of the year. …

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On Stranger Tides: review

Sparrow swashbuckles his way through another epic adventure With the a few new mates By Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer A glint of wit and satisfaction reflects off of Jack’s gold-toothed grin as his lips drink in one last quenching drop of rum, his eyesight sinking deep into the map he …

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Contagion Review

Contagion spreads only disappointment Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer One of the reasons people go to the cinema is to play with their fears. Horror movies are normally the main suspect for these euphoric moments of scare tactics, but what the movie industry has recently forgotten about is disaster films; films …

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50/50 Review

50/50: a recipe for success Drama and comedy fuse to create an award-worthy picture and a must-see Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer   1. Shock – 50/50, initially, left me stunned. Often times a serious drama film containing comedic undertones is considered taboo in the movie business, mostly because it’s …

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Superheroes on film

Superheroes invade the summer screen By Aaron Evans Talon staff writer This summer holds the release of four movies that are all based on comic book superheroes: Thor, X-Men: First Class, Green Lantern, and Captain America: The First Avenger. The characters that are featured in these films have been around …

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