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Beauty and the Beast: A Disney Remake Done Right

Beauty and the Beast: A Disney Remake Done Right

Madalyn Johnson, Writer

May 28, 2017


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Disney’s release of a live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast is a pretty risky move given the success of the original animated film that was released in 1991. But who better than Disney to take that risk? The company has proved themselves worthy of bringing classics closer to reality on film o...

The Big “Why” of 13 Reasons

The Big “Why” of 13 Reasons

Christina McLaughlin, Managing Editor

May 24, 2017


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If you were like me, you sat down on your couch and binge watched 13 Reasons Why when it’s first season was released on Netflix on March 31. This adaptation of the book of the same name written by Jay Asher was, to say the least, a slightly bitter taste of reality that not many viewers were prepared...

Highlights from the 2017 Oscars

Highlights from the 2017 Oscars

William DeMuria, Pop Culture Editor, Writer

March 5, 2017


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Hollywood’s most glamorous night finally arrived this past Sunday, Feb. 26, and it will without a doubt be one to remember. Each year, the Academy Awards honor the best films of the year and brings all of your favorite stars together to watch the best of the best receive the coveted “Oscar” trophy....

A Little Mystery Goes A Long Way

A Little Mystery Goes A Long Way

Christina McLaughlin, Managing Editor

February 27, 2017


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Every year, a new television show arrives and becomes an instant smash hit, earning media buzz, awards, and enough viewers to extend them into a second season. It seems that this year is taking this idea to the next level with new shows premiering that feature one central theme- mystery and drama. T...

The Grammys Recap

The Grammys Recap

Alexis Santoro, Writer

February 23, 2017


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On Feb. 12, millions tuned in to watch the 59th Annual Grammy Awards hosted by late-night comedian James Corden. The biggest names in music all gathered in the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the gift of music and their accomplishments. Every year, the Grammy’s recognize musicians...

La La Land, A Fool’s Dream in the City of Stars

La La Land, A Fool’s Dream in the City of Stars

William DeMuria, Pop Culture Editor, Writer

January 23, 2017


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From the second La La Land starts, it is clear that this film is unlike any other during our time. At the very beginning of the movie, it is told to the audience that it is “filmed in Cinemascope,” an old form of filmmaking, providing an overwhelming sense of nostalgia to the audience, reminding them o...

The Golden Globes Have Arrived!

The Golden Globes Have Arrived!

Shelby Lapierre, Writer

January 10, 2017


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On Sunday, Jan. 8, the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards will take place at The Beverly Hilton hotel. The Golden Globes commemorate all of the movies and television shows from the past year. This year, Jimmy Fallon will be the host of this star-studded event. The Golden Globes consists of 25 categories,...

My Hamilton Experience

My Hamilton Experience

Sara Beitler, Writer

January 8, 2017


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On Dec. 7, after months of anticipation, I saw the hit musical Hamilton at the Richard Rodgers Theater in New York City. Hamilton was written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Thomas Kail. The production I saw starred Javier Muñoz as Alexander Hamilton, Lexi Lawson as Eliza Hamilton, and Brandon V...

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular!

Kelly Garcia, Writer

January 8, 2017


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The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is a musical show that is performed every year at Radio City Music Hall. The show is about an hour and a half long, and includes more than 140 performers. The music that is played in this show is all original, and it combines singing, dancing, and humor with festive ...

Rogue One: The Most Anticipated Movie of the Year?

Rogue One: The Most Anticipated Movie of the Year?

Connor Cameron, Writer

December 13, 2016


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Within minutes, hundreds of thousands of advanced tickets were sold for the new, and highly anticipated, Star Wars film. On Dec. 16, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be released. This new film in the Star Wars series is expected to sell very well, and it is supposed to be the highest grossing movie of th...

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