The Red Ledger

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...

In-N-Out Review

In-N-Out Review

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

February 29, 2012

With mile-long lines, signature paper-hats worn, and abundant media coverage, In-N-Out was all the rage around the time of its Texas debut. However, it has been almost a year since the restaurant opened its doors, and for some customers almost a year since they’ve walked through them. The general...

Oscar Results

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

February 27, 2012

Best Picture: “The Artist” Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist” Best Actress: Meryl Streep, “The Iron Lady” Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners” Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, “The Help” Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist” M...

Star Wars gets a makeover

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

February 23, 2012

Back in 1999, a new Star Wars movie must have been like the Second Coming. Judging by all the merchandise and movie reviews from that year, it’s safe to say that is an understatement. Similarly, the negative reaction to the movie is a legend in and of itself, with headlines from angry critics such...

The Vow falls short of promise

The Vow falls short of promise

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2012

Love for eternity, trust within each other, and faith that everything will work out; The Vow hit theatres Friday February 10th. People were buzzing around for months in anticipation for this movie starring Rachel McAdams as Paige Collins and Channing Tatum and Leo Collins. The movie came out and many p...

Mixed vibes at House of Blues show

Mixed vibes at House of Blues show

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2012

As soon as they hit the moderately decorated stage, reggae band Rebelution were a dynamic force on stage that never lost focus. Appearing live at the House of Blues Dallas on February 11, the California-based band put forth a spirited performance with catchy but repetitive songs. Having been to...

VASE begins to take shape

VASE begins to take shape

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2012

Art students from our school will participate in VASE, a state-wide art competition in which students present artwork to be judged and recognized, on February 18 at Jasper High School in Plano. VASE is a UIL-sanctioned competition created to recognize the achievements of high school artists. Competitors...

Piano player saves The Music Man

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2012

Even after months of preparation for The Music Man, no one was prepared for what happened on the night of the last production. Halfway through the first half of the last show, the pre-recorded piano music for the play stopped working and choir director Brooke Grall had to play the rest on the pian...

Joyful Noise rings true but a little flat

Joyful Noise rings true but a little flat

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2012

Good moral, bad organization, Joyful Noise, the "gospel pop fairy tale." The mix of Glee with gospel and pop music combined leads to some very different combinations, leaving people curious to what the movie would be like. The story is based on a church choir who goes to a competition every year and...

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