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Top iTunes movie downloads

Top iTunes movie downloads

September 5, 2013


Filed under Movies, Technology

Top iTunes movie downloads   Apple Inc. MCT Top 10 movies downloaded from the iTunes Store for Sept. 4: 1. “Iron Man 3” 2. “Now You See Me” 3. “The Great Gatsby” (2013) 4. “Pain & Gain” 5. “Star Trek: Into Darkness” 6. “Olympus Has Fallen” 7. “Empir...

Cast and Director of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

September 5, 2013


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The long awaited "Fifty Shades of Grey" book is finally coming to the big screen. According to Entertainment Weekly the two main characters are, Charlie Hunnman as Christian Grey and Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele. This film will be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson according to the Hollywood Reporter....

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Promotes Violence against Women Study Says

September 5, 2013


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“Fifty Shades of Grey” isn’t just a fun, racy read, according to a new study that finds the bestseller glamorizes violence against women. Analyzing the naughty novel, psychologists at Michigan State University and Ohio State University concluded that its characters’ behaviors are consistent...

The Evil Dead

The Evil Dead

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

April 18, 2013


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  The new Evil Dead movie was released April 5, 2013, and was directed by Fede Alvarez. The movie starts with a teaser, where a woman is being chased down in the woods. She is knocked out, and wakes up tied to a post in a cabin with barbed wire. The people around her, scared and shaking, apologiz...

Movie Review: Side Effects

Movie Review: Side Effects

NIcole Winters, Reporter

February 20, 2013


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Side Effects is a psychological thriller, filled with twists and turns. The plot keeps the audience guessing throughout the movie until the very end. Emily Taylor, played by Rooney Mara, is a highly depressed and even at times suicidal young woman. Her husband has just been released from prison after...

Movie Review: Identity Thief

Movie Review: Identity Thief

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2013


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Identity Thief is an action packed comedy, filled with heartwarming moments. It is the perfect blend of family, friendship, fun, excitement and adventure. Sandy Patterson, played by Jason Bateman, is a hardworking husband and father, who discovers that his identity has been stolen, and he is about...

Movie Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Movie Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Daira Gentrup, Web Editor

February 5, 2013


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Most people didn’t know what movie I was talking about when I said I wanted to see Silver Linings Playbook. I admit that I wasn’t really sure what it was about and really only wanted to see it for the cast, but after seeing the film, I would recomend it to anyone. Silver Linings Playbook is a...

Winter Movie Preview

Winter Movie Preview

Daira Gentrup, Graphic Artist

November 29, 2012


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Once finals are done, what’s a better way to relieve stress then to go see a movie? Lucky for you, this holiday season has a movie for everyone. Playing for Keeps stars Gerard Butler as an ex-soccer pro that agrees to coach his son’s soccer team in attempts to win back his ex-wife. While resistin...

Movie Review: Wreck-It Ralph

Movie Review: Wreck-It Ralph

Nikita Rector, Editor in Chief

November 15, 2012


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Wreck-It Ralph is a hilarious movie that brings retro 80's style games and adventure to an all-new level. With an amazing set of video game characters and a new look at the world of video games, the movie was a hit! The movie revolves around "Wreck-It Ralph" from the game "Fix-It Felix Jr." Ralph...

Movie Review: Dredd

Movie Review: Dredd

Quinn Kelly, Shift Editor

October 3, 2012


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Any of my fellow men that have a girlfriend have most likely seen the “dreaded” Twilight films. While you may never be able to get back those two hours of your life, you can get payback on your significant other by taking them to go see the new action movie “Dredd 3D” “Dredd 3D” pictures...

Resdient Evil: Retribution

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

September 25, 2012


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Imagine, if you could, a world completely engulfed in death and disease. Those still alive are far out-numbered by the dead. There is no safe place to eat, drink, or sleep. This compelling, post-apocalyptic scenario is depicted in the “Resident Evil” movies. The new film, “Resident Evil: Retribution”,...

Movie Review: The Possession

Movie Review: The Possession

Quinn Kelly, Reporter

September 7, 2012


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Recently I had lost my faith in today's so called “scary movies”. Either they had horrid graphics, bad actors, or just a terrible plot. “The Possession” has the best of all three. I usually turn my nose up at movies about possession by demons, but the sheer creepiness of the commercials had...

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