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Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Belmont movie night shows off a local sense of community

Taisiia Yakovenko, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under News

The annual Belmont movie night allows people from nearby cities to connect with one another while watching the amusing movie “Trolls.” The City of Belmont planned the event for the people of local communities to enjoy the company of one another on the evening of Sept. 20. “I like it when t...

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

‘Isle of Dogs’ is a unique experience

Charlie McBrian, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Reviews

He’s done it again. Wes Anderson has come through with another quality film that managed to blow me away with its creativity and guile. Set in future Japan, “Isle of Dogs” tells the story of a world in which, through Mayor Kobayashi’s fear mongering and propaganda, all dogs have been sent...

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ outplayed by its soundtrack

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ outplayed by its soundtrack

Adriana Ramirez, Segment Producer/ Staff Writer

February 19, 2017


Filed under A&E, Reviews

A movie with bad ratings but a soundtrack with great ones. This movie is "Fifty Shades Darker," which came out on Feb. 10. The movie received a rating of 4.9 out of 10 on IMDb and nine percent on Rotten Tomatoes. On the other hand, the soundtrack was number one on the iTunes charts and has a rat...

‘The Jungle Book’ 2.0 is a necessity to watch

‘The Jungle Book’ 2.0 is a necessity to watch

Chesirae Barbano, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under A&E

Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book” left the pages on April 15 for its debut on the big screen. Directed by Jon Favreau and screenplay written by Justin Marks, this live action and CGI combination captivated the audience with its attention to plot and character design. The realistic depictio...

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

When Batman fights Superman, no one wins

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

March 27, 2016


Filed under A&E

Hero versus villain. Good versus evil. It's a classic altercation and it's easy to understand. When the good guys start fighting each other though, it gets a little more complicated. That is exactly the moral dilemma brought up in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice." The two classic heroes...

‘Ride Along 2’ threatens to burst funny bones

‘Ride Along 2’ threatens to burst funny bones

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under A&E

“Ride Along 2,” released on Jan. 15, is the sequel to “Ride Along” and an action cop comedy. It has plenty of laughs and action throughout. After an infiltration of a car deal goes awry thanks to Officer Ben Barber (Kevin Hart), Detective James Payton (Ice Cube) was assigned to investigate...

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

‘The Forest’ faces controversy

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

January 19, 2016


Filed under A&E

Natalie Dormer's new movie, "The Forest," came into box offices Jan. 8. "The Forest" is a supernatural horror movie that follows Sarah Price, a young American woman, on a quest to find her twin sister who has disappeared into the Aokigahara "suicide" Forest in Japan. The forest she entered is ...

‘The Last: Naruto the Movie’ ends with satisfaction and outrage

‘The Last: Naruto the Movie’ ends with satisfaction and outrage

Karen Gao, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015


Filed under A&E

"The Last: Naruto the Movie" was a breathtaking way to end the popular "Naruto" series with the characters and story concluding in a final conflict. The "Naruto" franchise is about Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja who is shunned by his village, but aims to become a strong ninja and to be acknowledged...

Marvel wowed with second ‘Captain America’ film

Marvel wowed with second ‘Captain America’ film

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014


Filed under A&E

Marvel did not disappoint audiences with their newest movie, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Brothers Anthony and Joe Russo co-directed this installment of the “Captain America” series with much success. In the film, Chris Evans reprised his role as Steve Rogers, aka Captain America. Appearances...

‘Divergent’ broke box office

‘Divergent’ broke box office

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

March 25, 2014


Filed under A&E

"Divergent" broke the box office this weekend as the breakout film of 2014. The long awaited book-turned-movie was a pleasant surprise for audiences, and grossed an estimated 56 million in it’s opening weekend. Female lead, Beatrice "Tris" Prior, was played by "The Descendants" star Shailene Wood...

The rise in book to movie adaptations

The rise in book to movie adaptations

Sabrina Talpur, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013


Filed under Student Voices

Over the course of years, the number of book to movie adaptations have increased significantly, specifically from the young adult genre. “I think movie producers want to use the storylines that authors created for these books because of the huge fan base that comes along with them,” said senior Iman...

‘Last Vegas’ is hopefully the last Vegas movie

‘Last Vegas’ is hopefully the last Vegas movie

Julian Smith, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under A&E

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But sometimes one just needs to relive those hazy memories. Lined with a star-studded cast including Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, and Kevin Kline, “Last Vegas” is as dull as an unsharpened pencil. With jokes as funny as that, "Last Vegas" is ...

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