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Big Hero 6 warms hearts of viewers of all ages

Big Hero 6 warms hearts of viewers of all ages

January 22, 2015

By Christine Cheon The first Disney motion picture film to feature Marvel Comics characters, Big Hero 6 tells the story of 14-year-old robotics genius, Hiro Hamada and his inflated companion, Baymax...

Exploring McLean’s TARC teams

January 21, 2015

By Nora Hashem and Ethan Cherry This is going to be our year", said physics teacher Tom Pratuch. Pratuch has been sponsoring TARC rocket teams since roughly 2006, when a group of students in his AP...

Battle of the Fans Mockingjay Review

Battle of the Fans Mockingjay Review

January 16, 2015

Mockingjay Newbie Reporter | Anjalie Chauhan Following a year of suffering without any knowledge of how The Hunger Games movies would progress, I was glad to get back into the theater. Because...

Lords of the Fallen is okay

Lords of the Fallen is okay

January 10, 2015

By Mark Mizusawa Design Editor Atop the summit of a snowy mountain lies a castle, decrepit from abandonment but far from uninhabited. Grotesque creatures roam the halls with trans-dimensional knights....

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” captivatingly ends the trilogy

January 10, 2015

By Julia Al-Akkad Managing Editor “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” marks the end of the family-friendly trilogy with an overall entertaining story line for all. Teddy Roosevelt, Octavius,...

“The Interview” is dangerously funny

January 10, 2015

By Hannah Menchel  Editor-in-Chief The Interview is a movie that should be seen, if only for the satisfaction of watching a movie that Kim Jong-Un very much did not want anyone to be seeing at all....

Upcoming movies of 2015

Upcoming movies of 2015

January 10, 2015

By Aisha Singh & Christine Cheon Reporter & Online News Editor   Pitch Perfect 2 The Barden Bellas are back in theaters on May 15th in Pitch Perfect 2. The movie picks up 3 years...

Hobbit trilogy finale falls flat

Hobbit trilogy finale falls flat

January 10, 2015

By Sam Silverman Reporter Run time: 144 Minutes (2.5 hours) Rotten Tomatoes rating: 61% My rating: 50% Peter Jackson, director of The Hobbit trilogy, as well as the original Lord of the...

“Dumb and Dumber To” Movie Review

December 11, 2014

By Jackson Payne      When it’s all said and done, 2014 could go down as the year of the sequels. Over the past twelve months, Hollywood has made a splash with over 30 different sequel films, continuing...

Review: Run The Jewels 2

Review: Run The Jewels 2

December 3, 2014

  After laying down what was easily one of the best hip-hop albums of 2013 with their debut effort, Run The Jewels, Atlanta’s Michael “Killer Mike” Render and Brooklyn’s Jamie “El-P”...

Ed Sheeran makes the crowd (and weather) go wild

Ed Sheeran makes the crowd (and weather) go wild

October 16, 2014

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Saturday, September 6th, people were anxiously queueing up at the Merriweather Post Pavilion to see Ed Sheeran in concert. So excited and thrilled to be able to see the 23-year old...

Video game destined for greatness falls flat

Video game destined for greatness falls flat

October 14, 2014

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]ungie and Activision have finally released the role-playing game Destiny. It was first announced in 2009 in Halo 3 ODST’s epilogue—the last words were “Destiny awaits,” along...

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