“Neighbors” rocks the box office

May 22, 2014 • Sally Dinkel & Haley Victor  
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Modern day society seems to be completely enthralled with college life. Movies such as  “American Pie”, “The House Bunny”, and “21 and Over” have become mainstays in a young American’s life. Now, Universal Studios, has added to this list of raunchy, sorority and fraternity movies based... Read more »

‘Carrie’ remake still shocks fans

November 15, 2013  
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Norma Morales SUGAR BEET The month of October has given way to several new horror films, recently Carrie has drawn attention from audiences and critics. The picture is the newest remake of the famous Stephen King novel of the same title. It was initially adapted in 1976, then later in 2002. The 2013... Read more »

“Rush” keeps fans racing

October 3, 2013  
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In 1970′s Europe nothing was more important than formula one racing. German Niki Lauda and British James Hunt were two of formula one’s top racers and biggest rivals.  The movie rush is based on there real life rivalry and lives as racers.  Lauda and Hunt met at a formula three race when... Read more »

“The Butler” historical drama worth sitting through

September 11, 2013 • Norma Morales  
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Lee Daniels’ The Butler is Lee Daniels most recent drama film, he has also directed the films Precious and The paperboy. Staring Oscar winner, Forest Whitaker, and Oprah Winfrey, John Cusak, Mariah Carey, and Jane Fonda. With a screenplay by Emmy-Award winner, Danny Strong. The film has been praised... Read more »

Gatsby: a classic revived

May 21, 2013 • Jeff Bogner, Writer/Editor  
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By Jeff Bogner SUGAR BEET You can never repeat the past.  That is one of the many life lessons given in Baz Luhrman’s film adaptation of The Great Gatsby.  The film came out in the box office last Friday and proved to be a smash at the box office. “New York, 1922.  The buildings were higher, the... Read more »

A look back at “Dear John”

May 21, 2013 • Chelsea Jackson, Writer  
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By Chelsea Jackson SUGAR BEET   Nicholas Sparks has a way with capturing the hearts of his readers through romance but in “Dear John” Sparks adds a twist and incorporates real life struggles; including the experiences of an American soldier, the difficulties of autism, and the burden of diseases... Read more »

Oscars celebrate successful year in film industry

March 11, 2013  
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By Brevin Irvin This year’s award season is nearing its end. The Grammy’s have been awarded to the best music of last year. The prominent television series received Emmy’s. Sunday, however, marked the biggest night of the year for movies, The Academy Awards, more widely known as the Oscars. While... Read more »

Identity Thief steals the spotlight

March 11, 2013 • Taryn Tempel  
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Identity Thief came into theaters last week and quickly became one of the top selling movies out right now. The movie stars Jason Bateman, who plays Sandy Patterson, and Melissa McCarthy who plays Diana. Sandy Patterson is a middle class man with a wife and two daughters and for the most part has a very... Read more »

Dredd better than expected

October 1, 2012 • Thomas Keller, Staff  
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In the desolate future of America, lying on the east coast are the 800 million citizens living in the crime-filled mega-structures of Mega City One, a city stretching from Washington to Brooklyn.  The only peace-keepers in this harsh world are the judges from the hall of justice, whose power is that... Read more »

2016 movie grabs audience’s attention

September 19, 2012  
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The land of the free, home of the brave, and place of prosperity. This is America, where we, the people, have the power to vote. We are allowed the freedom to have a say in our government and who leads it. With this, we should educate ourselves about the political figures we are voting for. What is their... Read more »

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