Category: Movie/Book Reviews

The Pros and Cons of “13 Reasons Why”

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer Most things in life have their pros and cons, and when pop culture tries to shed light on difficult subjects, […]

One Disney Fan’s Perspective on the Live Action Beauty and the Beast

By Allison Donofrio, Staff Writer For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a fan of Disney. When I was an infant, I cuddled […]

Hidden Figures: A Film with History, Science and Female Empowerment

By Paxton Cohoon, Contributing Writer The film Hidden Figures was released on December 25, 2016 and has grossed $2.9 million from only 25 different locations […]

[Issue 9] American Sniper: Movie Review

BY JENNIFER BLUMBERG, STAFF WRITER American Sniper captured the life of Chief Chris Kyle in a way that captivated audiences like never before. Clint Eastwood […]

[Issue 9] North Country: Movie Review

BY LAFAYETTE WATERS, STAFF WRITERS The movie, North Country, is about a woman named Josey Ames. Josey is married with two children. She has problems […]

[Iss. 7] || CBS Freshman Series, “SCORPION,” Never Ceases to Amaze

A television series review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief In the past, CBS Broadcasting Inc. has brought various procedural television shows to its network that have […]

[Iss. 7] || “A Fall From Grace” Filming in St. Louis?

BY MORGAN ROSCOW Contributing Writer St. Louis will possibly be the host of a new, upcoming thriller, A Fall from Grace. According to Fox 2 […]

[Iss. 7] || Fifteen Long Books not to be Read in Class

BY NATALIE VAN BOOVEN Staff Writer I love books, as anyone who knows me will tell you. As an end-of-semester treat, therefore, I have decided […]

[Iss. 6] || “Annabelle” Fails to Raise the Bar

A FILM REVIEW BY MORGAN ROSCOW Contributing Writer The newly released horror flick Annabelle, a spin-off of The Conjuring which is about the demonic porcelain […]

The Story of Winter is not over yet…

A Film Review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Editor-in-Chief In Sept. 2011, Alcon Entertainment released the family-favorite motion picture, Dolphin Tale, and received approximately 72.2 million dollars […]

Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” Raises the Bar!

BY EMILY LUCIA  “Why would you want to save the galaxy?” “Because I’m one of the idiots who lives in it!” -Rocket Raccoon & Peter Quill/Star […]

“Non-Stop”

A FILM REVIEW BY MICHAEL FEEZER Director Jaume Collet-Serra brings us the suspenseful and nerve-racking film, Non- Stop. This 2014, action-packed movie stars Schindler’s List‘s Liam Neeson along […]

“42”

A FILM REVIEW  BY KYLE JACKSON Have you ever watched or read a biography that has had you thinking, “What would this world be like […]

“Native Son”

A Book Review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT At the beginning of 2014, 32 out of 50 states in America still sentence criminals with the death penalty. Lethal […]

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

A Film Review BY EMILY LUCIA In his first post The Avengers appearance, Captain America certainly returned with a punch. With twists and turns you will […]

“POMPEII” ~ Film Review

BY KIMBERLY BENNETT Co-Editor-in-Chief One of the world’s earliest natural disasters recorded in history. The volcano destroyed two of its surrounding cities in Southern Italy, […]

Song of Ice And Fire: A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin

A Book Review BY EMILY LUCIA  ____________________________________ “When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die” (A Game of Thrones). Many of […]

“12 Years A Slave” ~ FILM REVIEW

BY TRENT ALLYN BOYER  Solomon Northrup has had a rough night. After dining with supposed friends who allegedly wanted to utilize his talents as a […]

Frozen ~ A Film Review

Frozen: A Movie Review BY KIMBERLY BENNETT _________________________________________ In Ancient Greek, there are four different words to describe feelings of love: agape, eros, philia and […]

Thor: The Dark World ~ Movie Review

Thor: A Dark World  A review written by Emily Lucia  *Warning: Minor Spoilers Ahead* Marvel’s second post-Avengers film is just what a Marvel film should […]