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A Real Tear-Jerker: HiLite staff member Alina Yu reviews Avengers:Endgame

A Real Tear-Jerker: HiLite staff member Alina Yu reviews Avengers:Endgame

Alina Yu

May 7, 2019


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By the title of this review, you probably think I am going to write about some sappy romantic comedy that just came out on Netflix that every teen girl is probably watching right now. While there is probably a movie like that out there, this review is not for them. This tear-jerker was “Avengers: En...

That’s a (long) Wrap: “How To Train Your Dragons 3” shows how large time gaps between originals, sequels affect viewership

That’s a (long) Wrap: “How To Train Your Dragons 3” shows how large  time gaps between originals, sequels affect viewership

Isabella White

February 22, 2019


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The "Incredibles,” “Finding Nemo,” “How To Train Your Dragon”—all were movies that wedged their way into the hearts of children and adults alike, despite having one other commonality that would appear to deter popularity: they all left a large gap of time in between the original movie an...

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle

January 13, 2019


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Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) as they struggle with “The Great Slump” or The Great Depression. Once again, Mary Poppins (Emily...

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

The Best Entertainment Events of the Year: Read the opinions of Entertainment Reporters Lily McAndrews and Ashwin Prasad

Lily McAndrews, Ashwin Prasad

December 13, 2018


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The impact of Black Panther—Lily McAndrews The best Entertainment event of the year was the release of Black Panther, the best movie 2018 had to offer. From the movie’s production, direction and costume design, this movie outstandingly nailed every aspect, as well as representing bigger life ch...

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Emily Dexter

November 16, 2018


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But Hufflepuff has produced many amazing witches and wizards; even J.K. Rowling has called Hufflepuff her favorite house. So why the lack of respect for Hufflepuff?

Rock & Roll & School: “School of Rock” shows how fun and education can be intertwined [Reel Talk]

Rock & Roll & School: “School of Rock” shows how fun and education can be intertwined [Reel Talk]

Misha Rekhter

May 17, 2018


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Regardless of age or interest, “School of Rock” is practically guaranteed to generate some chuckles and make you reconcile with past dreams and passions.

“Doctor Strange” movie review: A Strange-r look at the superhero genre

“Doctor Strange” movie review: A Strange-r look at the superhero genre

Janzen Greene, Beats Editor

November 7, 2016


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Once again, Marvel Studios has proven that they can do no wrong, taking niche characters from their comic origins and making them popular and compelling in the cinematic landscape.  In their most recent effort, “Doctor Strange,” director Scott Derrickson brings the mystical world into Marvel’s ...

Redbox Haul 2: Minions, Trainwreck and Spy

Redbox Haul 2: Minions, Trainwreck and Spy

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January 19, 2016


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So my previous weekend consisted largely of lazing about in my basement, watching DVDs from Redbox with friends. Therefore, I thought I would review a few of the flicks I watched during those beautiful, slothful days. And maybe you’ll feel compelled to check out some of these new DVD releases.   Minions:...

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies falls short of expectations

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies falls short of expectations

Contributor

January 15, 2016


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"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" definitely isn't your average 19th century romance movie. In this zombie- filled, movie mashup of Pride and Prejudice, I would recommend any die- hard Jane Austen fans to avert their eyes while watching. Director Burr Steers transforms Austen's classic novel into a film ...

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise

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December 1, 2015


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A stark improvement from the bland, excessive placeholder film that preceded it, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” serves as an intense, climactic finale to the profitable franchise. The last film follows Katniss, now a symbol of hope and resistance against the Capitol, as she discards her role...

First-Rate Fall Feels

First-Rate Fall Feels

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November 2, 2015


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“Oh captain, my captain.”   How could anyone ever forget those iconic words? The fall season is the perfect time to snuggle up in a blanket with your wistful thoughts, reminiscing upon the fading summer while taking in the crisp smells of autumn. And what better way to do that then watch...