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Anchorman Delivers

Anchorman Delivers

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014

World famous Anchorman Ron Burgundy has returned to his ever growing legacy in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” It’s been several years after the events of the last film. Ron (Will Ferrell) and the gang have gone their separate ways.  After Ron was fired from his job as an anchorman for h...

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Review

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 21, 2014

It’s finally here, the second film in Peter Jackson's prequel trilogy to “The Lord of the Rings.” Almost one year ago, Warner Bros released “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” in theaters.  The film was a success with audiences from all over, but can the film’s sequel, “The Hobbit: The De...

‘Catching Fire’ is blazing

‘Catching Fire’ is blazing

Julia Savage, Staff Film Critic

November 22, 2013

“Hunger Games: Catching Fire” is going to be big. Scratch that: huge. But that’s not really what everyone’s wondering. The real question is, how huge? Hitting the theaters today, “Catching Fire” is going to be a great way for students to start their Thanksgiving Break. Katniss Everdeen...

‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff breaks the mold

‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff breaks the mold

Jenn Zeng, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

It’s time for “Breaking Bad” fans to rejoice the return of their favorite criminal lawyer, Saul Goodman. But this time we get to see his past, before he screwed up his life. Bob Odenkirk is reprising his role as Goodman, and is now the main attraction instead of merely providing comic relief. The...

Fans excited for ‘Doctor Who’ anniversary

Fans excited for ‘Doctor Who’ anniversary

Keilana Lorenzana, A&E Editor

November 22, 2013

Whovians, grab your sonic screwdrivers and get ready to run, you clever fans, and save the day. The 50th Anniversary special of “Doctor Who” is showing on Saturday. “Doctor Who” has been around since 1964 and has even made it into the “Guinness Book of World Records” as one of the longest...

Thor is up all night to get Loki

Thor is up all night to get Loki

Tim Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has released its next big blockbuster film to go along with its collection of movies such as“Iron Man”, “Captain America : The First Avenger”, and “The Avengers”. Is “Thor: The Dark World” the Marvel film we’ve all been waiting for, or is it a flop? I s...

Disney Channel shows then and now

Disney Channel shows then and now

Sabine Hrkalovich, Opinions Editor

June 5, 2013

As teenagers, we routinely look back on those golden childhood years of nap times, recesses and weekends with no homework. But with this new crop of kid’s shows filling the prime Saturday morning time slots, it makes it difficult for us to reminisce. Disney Channel - Then “Hannah Montan...

Bromance is in the air

Bromance is in the air

Ye Rim Park, Staff Writer

June 5, 2013

Whether it’s J.D. and Turk from “Scrubs” or Abed and Troy from “Community,” one type of relationship has become increasingly prevalent in today’s media. Bromance is in the air. According to the Urban Dictionary, “bromance” is the complicated love and affection shared by two straight...

Demi’s new album will give fans a ‘Heart Attack’

Demi’s new album will give fans a ‘Heart Attack’

Olivia Percivalle, Staff Writer

June 5, 2013

Former Disney Channel star Demi Lovato shocked many fans with her comeback album, “Unbroken,” which was released in 2011. This album contained the singles “Skyscraper” and “Give Your Heart A Break,” which both reach the top 20 on Billboard’s Top 100. So it is no surprise that Lovato’s...

Lady Antebellum’s fourth album is ‘Golden’

Lady Antebellum’s fourth album is ‘Golden’

Danielle Rector, Staff Writer

June 5, 2013

Lady Antebellum’s newfound confidence brought a refreshing change to their songs on their most recent album, “Golden.” “Golden,” which was released on May 7, is the group’s fourth album and is topping charts with as much ease as their smooth, country voices. I was pleasantly surprised...