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Review: Despite shortcomings, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ will rock you

Review: Despite shortcomings, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ will rock you

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


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Even after the exit of controversial director Bryan Singer (“X-Men,” “The Usual Suspects”), Rami Malek and the rest of the cast of “Bohemian Rhapsody” effectively adapt the career and life of Freddie Mercury on the big-screen, by captivating audiences with strong acting and performing cl...

Art department to host 2nd annual exhibition

Art department to host 2nd annual exhibition

Layla Healey, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


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Lovejoy Visual Arts (LJVA) is hoping to portray a student voice tomorrow for their second annual exhibition. With works from art 1, art 2 and AP art on display in the E hall gallery, the exhibition will open with a celebration Thursday, Nov. 8, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. featuring the selected artists and “lig...

The greatest thrillers of Netflix

The greatest thrillers of Netflix

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Senior Grant Vogel reviewed the horror movies of Netflix in preparation for Halloween. Whether you are new to thrillers or hardcore horror fans, pick your favorite movie to enjoy with some friends and a popcorn Halloween night. Tucker & Dale vs. Evil (2010) - Two rednecks are mistaken for serial ki...

Review: ‘Halloween’ worth the watch

Review: ‘Halloween’ worth the watch

Grant Vogel, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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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


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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


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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...

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