The Red Ledger

Life support for The Walking Dead

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

April 6, 2012

If you’ve been paying even the slightest attention to what’s happening on television, chances are that you’ve probably heard of “The Walking Dead.” The show has taken cable TV by storm, receiving ratings upwards of 5 million viewers for every episode aired and even broke the 8 million viewer...

21 Jump Street makes leap from small to big screen

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2012

Jumping into movie theatres worldwide, the revamped comedy of the 90s TV show, 21 Jump Street that stars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill hit theatres Friday, March 19. Two opposites like Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill are a commanding duo who cover all the stops. The storyline is based on two police o...

You’ll be starving for a better film

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

April 3, 2012

Classic novels captivate the teen audience like nothing else. Twilight, Harry Potter, Percy Jackson, the list goes on and on (the best for my money, sans Harry Potter, has yet to be recognized. The book series called Bone. Read it, you won’t be disappointed). These books have relatable characters and th...

UIL One Act prepares to take stage

Josh Fisher, Guest Contributor

April 2, 2012

Everyone knows the feeling of speaking in front of a class full of people. Everyone has done it at some point in their lives at school. Imagine that time, but on a stage, wearing a costume, speaking in a different voice, acting as a whole different person. The time is limited to 40 minutes. One second...

The Tree of Life has room to grow

The Tree of Life has room to grow

Meridan Cavanaugh, Student Life Editor

March 27, 2012

The Tree of Life is more than a movie, it’s an experience. I saw it recently and I'm still figuring it out. The next day it dominated my thoughts and I even dreamt about it. There must be something meaningful in it if it has stuck with me like this. Other movies don't do this. During the movie, I...

Fans starving for The Hunger Games movie

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

March 21, 2012

It’s the return of the age old “the book is better than the movie” argument. In a time where young adult books, like Harry Potter and Twilight, dominate the cinema box office and capture the interest of many different age groups alike, viewers can expect a new addition to this growing trend in...

A silent masterpiece

A silent masterpiece

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

March 9, 2012

Movie stars are something else. They get to live the lives we all wish we could live. They get giant homes, lavish clothes and fortunes beyond comprehension. However, the sole problem with that lifestyle is…what happens when you’re not famous anymore?  What happens when your fall from grace happens...

A war worth watching

Ginger Hervey, Editor-in-chief

March 6, 2012

A fusion of love, laughs, and explosions, This Means War left the audience doubled over with laughter. With never a dull moment, the outstanding cast and hilarious script made it the best romantic comedy so far this year. FDR Foster (Chris Pine) and Tuck (Tom Hardy) are CIA partners and best fri...

Ghost Rider goes up in smoke

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

March 1, 2012

In the comic book world, Johnny Blaze (alter-ego to the Ghost Rider) was stunning, tackling both religion and unimaginable action with great gusto that created a comic book icon. However, the Rider, thanks to this putrid flick, looks to join Daredevil and Howard The Duck as comic book legends reduced t...

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