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Review: ‘Halloween’ worth the watch

Review: ‘Halloween’ worth the watch

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Reviews

The newest reboot of the “Halloween” franchise heavily relies on the original source material, and manages to redefine slasher movie sequels. In this sequel-reboot, Jamie Lee Curtis returns to portray her role of Laurie Strode, 40 years after she first starred in the 1978 original. Unlike the othe...

Review: ‘Venom’ needs less backstory, more action

Review: ‘Venom’ needs less backstory, more action

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


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“Venom” the Marvel super-villain and sometimes anti-hero has finally gotten his own standalone film, but it wasn’t worth the wait. Following the mediocre “Spider-Man 3” in 2007, Marvel fans have always wanted to see a comic book-accurate interpretation of the alien monster after Topher G...

Review: ‘Predator’ provides nonsensical and sluggish plot

Review: ‘Predator’ provides nonsensical and sluggish plot

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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“The Predator” proves that Hollywood will reboot any recognizable intellectual property instead of taking time to make an actual good movie. The film is written and directed by Shane Black who has made great films before such as: “Iron Man 3,” “The Nice Guys,” “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang,” ...

Playlist: Sounds of autumn

Playlist: Sounds of autumn

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

The gradual transition from summer to autumn ushers in a variety of changes. The temperature starts to drop, the leaves start to make their annual transition from green to gold, and the music changes as well. In this playlist, are 45 compiled songs to listen to to welcome in the best season of the year. Below are additional details on the top ...

Coffee creamery

Coffee creamery

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Around Town, Featured A&E, In Case You Missed It...

Craft coffee, creamy ice cream and kind people. Tucked in the middle of the Fairview Town Center, Cream and Sugar shares local ice cream and carefully made coffee. Decorated with cushioned chairs, pops of yellow and a wall of named succulents, this coffee shop is far from the basic Starbucks. Eac...

Review: ‘Searching’ includes complex characters and realistic mystery

Review: ‘Searching’ includes complex characters and realistic mystery

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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After many underwhelming found footage movies throughout the early 2010s, “Searching” finally delivers a film that utilizes the format in a creative and interesting way. “Searching” combines the computer perspective gimmick from “Unfriended,” with the storyline of “Gone Girl” to create a film with the ability to surprise an...

Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ inspires pride in heritage

Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ inspires pride in heritage

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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More than just your standard romantic comedy, “Crazy Rich Asians” brings a lot of heart and a strong theme of heritage into its story and will result in a unified heartfelt reaction from the audience. The movie embraces “rom-com” clichés, but still manages to surprise and delight general audiences....

TRL to host Taylor Swift concert ticket giveaway

TRL to host Taylor Swift concert ticket giveaway

Grace Nguyen, Graphics Editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Other, Top Stories

Below are the requirements for students to enter a random drawing to win tickets to Taylor Swift's Reputation Tour in Arlington. One student will win two tickets and two t-shirts.   [/infographic]...

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