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Summer Movies

Blockbuster season begins with a large quantity of anticipated films It’s that time of year again; the time when summer movies come sneaking into theatres one by one with big names, big plots, and even bigger budgets. A number of these movies have already shared a bit of screen time, …

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Hannibal Review

Fresh audience, same villain Past surgeon, current psychologist: new TV series gives viewers a glimpse of Hannibal Lectar’s past, filled with crime chasing and many twists and turns More than twenty years ago, Anthony Perkins won the Academy Award for his eerily charismatic portrayal of jailed serial killer Hannibal Lectar …

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The Meaning of Movies

The significance of movies Senior Anna Scholl expresses her love for movies, and explains that this art form is often greatly misunderstood and stereotyped For some, movies are merely a form of entertainment, a two-hour joyride through explosive plots involving action, supermodels, and one-liners to copy and splurge into their …

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Movie review: The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines  crosses lines successfully Walking out of The Place Beyond the Pines, you’ll feel like you’ve just watched three movies back to back. And in essence, you have. You’ve just seen a seedy crime thriller, an equally seedy look at police corruption and an examination of …

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Springing into Shakespeare

Minnehaha Academy Players present a modern twist on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night As the ice melted outside, a group of students enjoyed sunny, warm weather-or at least they imagined it, since that will be the setting of the school’s production of Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night is a Shakespearean comedy that has been …

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The Academy Awards

A night at the Oscars In a ceremony known as the biggest night in Hollywood, where an abundance of famous faces crowd the red carpet energized and fingers crossed for their name to be announced as one of the award winners, the Oscars not only symbolize great achievement in filmmaking …

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (review)

An unexpected journey to an imaginative world In September 1937, Oxford professor J.R.R. Tolkien published his first fictional book, The Hobbit, to wide critical acclaim. Set in an intricate world of high fantasy, Tolkien uses the novel to introduce his personal creation, hobbits, a species of humanistic, dwarf-like creatures that …

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Two fathoms deep: Is Big River safe? 

Fall musical adapts story of Huckleberry Finn At 2:55 p.m., sophomore Maggie Chamberlain rushed out of the girls’ locker room after gym class 6th hour. Walking through the link to get to the chapel at 3 p.m. she made it in time for a musical workshop. Chamberlain joined some of …

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Top 5 Halloween Movies

Favorite five freaky flicks Consider the scenario: you’re having a Halloween party with your friends. After a night of trick or treating, pumpkin carving, and caramel apple eating, the night progresses with everyone gathering on the couch in front of the TV with a fresh bowl of buttered popcorn and …

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