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“21 & Over:” Cheeky jokes, uninspired plot

“21 & Over:” Cheeky jokes, uninspired plot

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

March 1, 2013


Filed under Movies, Top Stories

I thought I knew what to expect walking into the film, “21 & Over.” I expected some vulgar jokes that are surprisingly hard to resist combined with a humdrum plot that mirrored the creators’ hit, “The Hangover.” Within a few scenes, it was clear those weren’t the movie’s only shortcomings. The...

‘Argo’ wins the most coveted prize of them all at 2013 Oscars

‘Argo’ wins the most coveted prize of them all at 2013 Oscars

Andrea Zanaglio, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2013


Filed under Movies, Top Stories

Three and a half hours and several dozen musical numbers later, the 85th annual Academy Awards have officially wrapped with "Argo" taking home the night's most coveted award, Best Picture. While many awards went to those predicted - Anne Hathaway for Best Supporting Actress and Daniel Day Lewis for...

What to know walking into Les Miserables

Leah Moose, Lifestyles Editor

January 5, 2013


Filed under Movies

After viewing the movie musical Les Miserables only a few hours ago, I realized there are several details that potential viewers should know before going into the theater. First, Les Miserables, is not like other movie musicals that seem like a nearly-perfect hybrid of singing and acting. In fact, ...

Movie Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Movie Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Andrea Zanaglio, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2012


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No one will ever look at the Fort Pitt Tunnel the same way again.Stephen Chbosky’s film adaptation of his acclaimed coming-of-age novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflowerwill have adolescents looking hopefully into their futures and adults reflecting on their days as high school students. As the screenwriter, producer and dire...

Movie Review: 21 Jump Street

Movie Review: 21 Jump Street

Andrea Zanaglio, Assistant News Editor

March 15, 2012


Filed under Movies, Top Stories

Yes, 21 Jump Street is the latest 80s television show to be reinvented as a film for the big screen. Yes, like many others, I am getting very tired of all these remakes and reboots. However, I have to admit that this film is laugh out loud funny and is actually worth the time and money to see in theat...

Movie Review: The Woman in Black

Movie Review: The Woman in Black

Andrea Zanaglio, Assistant News Editor

January 31, 2012


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“The Woman in Black” marks Daniel Radcliffe’s first feature role since bidding farewell to Harry Potter and the magical world of Hogwarts last summer. While Radcliffe completely embodies his character in “The Woman in Black,” the plot seems a bit light on details and some of the scares provoke...

Movie Review: Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I

Andrea Zanaglio, News Editor

November 16, 2011


Filed under Movies

You’re cordially invited to the wedding of the century! More like the year’s best unintentional comedy. The “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I” revolves around the marriage of the dreamy, vegetarian vampire Edward Cullen and awkward, barley of legal age to marry Bella Swan. However, this...

Real Steel Movie Review

Elissa Emmerling, Staff Writer

November 2, 2011


Filed under Movies

From Director Shawn Levy, comes Real Steel, a movie that will pull you in and hold your attention. Real Steel, starring Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, is about a dislocated relationship between a father and a son. The plot unfolds as the two become reacquainted after the death of Kenton's ex. The ...