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Review: ‘Get Out’ offers horror, humor, social commentary

Review: ‘Get Out’ offers horror, humor, social commentary

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

The period of time just after the Oscars, but before the summer movie season, is notorious for  being the dumping ground for absolutely terrible horror movies. Just this year alone, we’ve already had “The Bye Bye Man,” a movie with a premise that’s somehow more ridiculous than its title,...

Sea of faces

Sea of faces

Austin Keefer, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts, Top Stories

Identity and portraiture will be explored and displayed at the 1st Annual Lovejoy Visual Arts Portrait Show in the high school art gallery on Tuesday, March 7, from 6-8 p.m.   “The show that’s coming up is all about identity,” art teacher Brice McCasland said. “It is loosely the concept of ...

Brush with success

Brush with success

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under A&E, Lovejoy Arts, Top Stories

Eight students have their artwork on display in the same museum with such artists as Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo and Claude Monet. These students were selected for the Young Masters exhibition at the Dallas Museum of Art. Out of 896 total submissions, only 65 were chosen, including eight from ...

Ubisoft’s ‘For Honor’ not worth high cost

For Honor

Our Rating: B-

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Ubisoft has had a pretty mediocre track record these last couple years. With the absolute mess that was “The Division,” and the bugs that riddled the last few “Assassin’s Creed” games, they have become the source of ridicule from gamers. Unfortunately, Ubisoft's newest installment, “For Hono...

Thank the Academy

For Honor

Our Rating: B-

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under A&E

Between dazzling musical “La La Land,” the thought-provoking sci-fi flick “Arrival,” the bleak, personal drama “Manchester by The Sea,” and coming-of-age film “Moonlight,” the nominations  for the Oscars this year are more well-rounded in terms of genre and stronger than they ha...

Review: ‘Lego Batman’ is a refreshing spin on a beloved character

For Honor

Our Rating: B-

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

In the past few decades, the Batman character and universe has seen numerous film incarnations, with each growing darker and more realistic in tone. This trend began with Christopher Nolan’s 2008 version, “The Dark Knight,” a film that garnered significant praise for its performances and depth,...

Review: ‘Lion’ deserves Oscar nomination by leaps and bounds

For Honor

Our Rating: B-

Alexis Dubree, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

Oscar-nominated movies are usually expected to be entertaining, well thought-out films. “Lion,” though not as well known as “La La Land,” is everything audiences hoped it would be. From the detailed sets to the tear-jerking storyline, “Lion” earns its four Oscar nominations, including Be...

Review: ‘Resident Evil 7’ revives dying series

Resident Evil 7

Our Rating: A-

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

There is a definite love-hate relationship with the “Resident Evil” series in the gaming community. While the first couple games are revered, the series has really lost its footing since the release of “Resident Evil 4,” which many consider to be the last good game in series. “Resident Evi...

Review: ‘Monster Trucks’ is a wreck

Resident Evil 7

Our Rating: A-

Alexis Dubree, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under A&E, Reviews

When someone goes to see a children's movie they usually expect three things: an unbelievable plot, cheesy jokes, and excitement. “Monster Trucks” only manages to hit one of the three categories. The movie certainly had an unbelievable plot, with monsters that drink oil and can serve as the engine...

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