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Dear John

March 3, 2010

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By Shelly Voss    The country’s population of love-struck teenage girls had been counting the days until the premiere of Nicholas Sparks’ best seller-turned-movie when it opened February 5th. Starring Channing Tatum (Ste...

Sherlock Holmes

January 13, 2010

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By Lauren Smith    As the Christmas Eve flurries of snow brought us a chill, Christmas Day opened the door to a new sort of a chill; a chill to the bone; a chill delivered to us in the form of “Sherlock Holmes,” a movie...

2012

December 7, 2009

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By Ashley Bagwell    Keeping in mind the fact that major Hollywood moviemakers have never found it important to remain true to the scientific nature of the way things work, 2012 delivers a healthy dose of disaster and enough amazing sp...

The Blind Side

December 1, 2009

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By Lauren Smith    Earning $34,119,372 its opening weekend and then more than doubling it the next, “The Blind Side” stands tall in box offices stats that are currently being dominated by a cult phenomenon. Starring Quinton...

“Glee” Gives Viewers Something to Sing About

November 16, 2009

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   By Lauren Smith     Melodically cascading its way into hearts across America through peoples’ funny bones, Glee has, no doubt, earned a spot in DVR’s across the nation. Viewers are given a 60-minute rebuttal to t...

Paranormal Activity- Rated R

October 23, 2009

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By Ashley Bagwell    Imagine a movie that has the ability to terrify almost an entire audience, prevent teenagers from closing their eyes at night and winning a spot as one of the best horror movies of all time, all for ...

A truly ‘Up’lifting film

July 7, 2009

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v By Ashley Bagwell “Up” is the latest in a string of highly successful Pixar films. This list includes “Toy Story”, “A Bug's Life”, “Toy Story 2”, “Monsters, Inc”, “Finding Nemo”, “The Incredibles”,...

The Last House on the Left – (Rated R )

March 24, 2009

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Last House on the Left- Review v  By Halley Theroux             If you have a gothic fascination with murder and vengeance then you will be enveloped in the series of predictable plot twists found scattered between scenes ...

Slumdog Millionaire

March 12, 2009

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v  By Evia Zack Box Office - $115,024,121 in the US, $189,424,479 worldwide    Slumdog Millionaire was the winner of eight Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, and topped numerous critics’ lists. Some wonder whether or not it d...

Melting Pot: a dining experience

March 10, 2009

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v  By Evia Zack    One wouldn’t think that a pot of melted cheese could be a meal, but the Melting Pot has taken this idea and created an amazing restaurant. From six different cheese appetizers to an even wider selection of ch...

He’s Just Not That Into You

March 6, 2009

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v  By Kaitlin Hutson    He’s Just Not That into You storms through the box office bringing a total of $27,785,487 opening weekend. It is the romantic comedy of our generation with a whole lot of truth, fun and excitement.   Ma...

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

February 12, 2009

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v  By Alyssa Bickford Box Office- $79,011,000    Curious Case of Benjamin Button, an adaption of an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story. Director David Finch, has already won three British Academy Awards.  The movie stars Brad Pitt as B...

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