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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...

The Red Hot Summer of Movies

Britt Young, News Editor

April 18, 2012


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As May is fast upon us, this red hot season in 2012 will be known as the summer of movies.  Many have been waiting for the films to come out in theaters, and now the wait is nearly over. On May 4th, hoards of people will be waiting to get into the midnight showing of the latest installment from the...

The movie “Bully” hits close to home

Connie Ogle, Writer of McClatchy Newspapers

April 10, 2012


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For a film that understandably only scratches the surface of its topic, "Bully" carries a devastating emotional punch. A powerful examination of aggressive behavior in American schools, much of it unchecked by administrators, law enforcement, parents or any adult in authority. The movie focuses on a h...

Nick Wieman: the Man Behind the Music

Brittney Means, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2012


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What do you get when you mix the playing styles of Slash, Eddie Van Halen and Jerry Cantrell?  Well, you get something called a Nick; Nick Wieman to be exact. Nick has a knack for playing the guitar and has been playing for seven years.  It all started when he was in high school, he had always wanted...

Hunger Games Review

April 5, 2012


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Before actually reading the book and watching, I thought that everyone was over exaggerating this whole “Hunger Games” thing the same way they did with “The Twilight Saga” but it turns out that I was wrong. But one of the things that I was right in was right was that Hollywood would ruin the...

The Movies We See…

The Movies We See…

Nikita Rector, Ad Editor/Reporter

February 9, 2012


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A common question for people in the Norfolk area is: who controls what movies show in the theatre? Short answer: A guy in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Yes, Minnesota. Dwight Gunderson of St. Cloud, Minnesota is CEC Theatres’ head booker. This means that he goes around and buys the different pictur...

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