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Adam’s Analysis: Justice League fails to meet expectations

Adam’s Analysis: Justice League fails to meet expectations

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion)

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Column

Warner Brothers studio released their newest superhero movie, Justice League, and received a mixed reaction from audiences worldwide. The film debuted on Nov. 16, grossing $278.2 million opening week. This is more than 20 million less than the budget of 300 million. The film is the fifth movie to...

Spotting the difference

Dakota Bright, Web Journalist

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Sept. 22, 2017, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+ were released worldwide. 43 days later, on Nov. 3, Apple released the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 is the average model with enhanced settings, costing $700-$800, where as the iPhone X costs $999. The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+ can be purchased or leased wit...

Adam’s Analysis: Critical and commercial success of ‘It’ movie

Adam’s Analysis: Critical and commercial success of ‘It’ movie

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion)

December 21, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Column

The newest horror film to get a revamp is Stephen King’s It, a film that has created a lot of buzz from movie goers. The first onscreen appearance of standout character Pennywise, the Dancing Clown, was way back in 1990. It was originally a two part television miniseries which aired on the Amer...

The Walking Dead: comic vs. show

The Walking Dead: comic vs. show

Micheal Mierzwa, News Journalist

December 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

On Oct. 31, 2010, The Walking Dead debuted on AMC, which would later become one of the networks highest rated series. The show was brought to life from the best selling The Walking Dead comic books created by Robert Kirkman. The story from the series and comics are similar, but very unique in their o...

Original anime vs Netflix movie

Original anime vs Netflix movie

Oli Grenke, Media Manager

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Death Note was originally a manga written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. The anime aired in Japan from 2006-2007 and has since then found great success in America. Despite the fact that the animated series is foreign, it has gained traction and praise in the states due to its fast...

New Marvel movie excites fans

New Marvel movie excites fans

Micheal Mierzwa, News Journalist (Opinion)

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

  Marvel is back once again with an upcoming movie. They have been dishing out movies and even television shows in the last couple years.   Marvel’s next addition to the movie franchise, however, is anticipated to be the next big superhero flick of the year. Avengers Infinity War is going to be the third insta...

“Breaking Bad” spin off proves exciting

“Breaking Bad” spin off proves exciting

Adam Staudinger, Asst. Web Editor-in-Chief (Opinion)

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

  With season 3 of AMC’s Better Call Saul coming to an end this last June, fans are anxious to know how Jimmy McGill becomes the infamous Saul Goodman.   The exciting, new prequel to AMC’s Breaking Bad has received stellar reviews. The show’s stories are gripping, and it really stands on...

Rendition of “Beauty and the Beast” combines new elements with original story

Rendition of “Beauty and the Beast” combines new elements with original story

Ashley Potosky, Journalist

March 20, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A tale as old as time comes to life in the new live action film, Beauty and the Beast. Disney released the film, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast on March 17. The character development was exceptional from every single character. Luke Evans truly became his egocentric...

Galaxy not so far away needs new hope

Galaxy not so far away needs new hope

Griffin Foster, Journalist

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The future of the beloved Star Wars series may be in jeopardy after the passing of the much praised and appreciated actress Carrie Fisher, who portrayed Princess Leia Organa in the original movies. After appearing in the newest movie in the Star Wars franchise The Force Awakens, Disney may have to fi...

How do horoscopes work?

How do horoscopes work?

Abigail (Oli) Grenke, Journalist

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

   It is difficult to scroll through social media without seeing seemingly endless pages, accounts, and posts regarding zodiac signs. Despite their growing popularity online, a deeper knowledge of zodiac signs and their origins seems to be lacking.    In astrology, the “celestial sphere,” in the ...

Debating DC and Marvel comics

Debating DC and Marvel comics

Adam Staudinger, Journalist

February 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

    Superhero movies are popular right now, with Marvel and Detective Comics (DC) being the two main producers. Fans have debated which franchise is better for years.   Marvel is known for having a very large and successful cinematic universe. Their movies tend to receive better reviews and ma...

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