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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a cut above the previous hobbit films

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a cut above the previous hobbit films

Staff writer, Staffwriter

January 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Peter Jackson has done it again. He has made me love the third and last film of one of his trilogies the most. The Battle of the Five Armies is the end of The Hobbit three-part trilogy. Granted, it is not on par with The Lord of the Rings, also directed by Jackson. In fact, The Hobbit displeased me m...

Taylor Swift’s 1989 makes a fantastic switch from country to pop

Taylor Swift’s 1989 makes a fantastic switch from country to pop

Staff writer, Staffwriter

January 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Taylor Swift’s New Years Eve performance at Times Square where she performed two of the songs from her album 1989 was less than perfect. She screeched her way on the stage by singing “Welcome to New York” and “Shake it off.” During her performance, I was focusing more on how cold she was in h...

Divergent film is far superior to the Hunger Games films

Divergent film is far superior to the Hunger Games films

Staff writer, Staffwriter

January 12, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

I am sure Hunger Games fans would like to yell at me for saying this but I believe the first Divergent film is far more interesting and engaging than the Hunger Games films. The two series share a similar concept of a dystopian world and they are both derived from book trilogies. However, I am comparing th...

Feminism: Who Needs It? (satire)

Feminism: Who Needs It? (satire)

Aden Morgan, Entertainment Editor

November 17, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

As some of you may have heard, Time Magazine wants to ban the word “feminism” in an annual poll (which they have since, unfortunately, apologized for). International Business Times reports that the original wording of the poll entry read, You have nothing against feminism itself, but when did it becom...

Comfy Grandma Reviews: Nightcrawler

Comfy Grandma Reviews: Nightcrawler

Sarah Kelley, Staffwriter

November 3, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this rather creepy drama about a young man in LA learning to film dramatic scenes for the morning news. His dark performance, as Lou Bloom is quite terrifying, is made all the more terrifying due to his greasy man bun. A sociopath and thief, Bloom and his very large blue eye...

Things to do on Halloween

Things to do on Halloween

Aden Morgan, Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

It is almost that time of year when cold spells force us indoors with a hot cup of cocoa and a warm blanket. However, hopefully, that is still some several weeks away. In the mean time, take a look at some of the wonderful things to do right here in Covington. Get outside and have a great Halloween week. On...

Analyzing the “Fifty Shades of Grey” Trailer

Analyzing the “Fifty Shades of Grey” Trailer

Staff writer, Staffwriter

October 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

The trailer for "Fifty Shades of Grey" came out recently and the film comes out in theaters on February 14, 2015. Perhaps lots of couples may go see the film together. As an overview, the book and film is about a student named Anastasia Steele who meets a handsome billionaire with “interesting tastes”...

Comfy Grandma Reviews: “Fury”

Comfy Grandma Reviews: “Fury”

Sarah Kelley, Staffwriter

October 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

With Halloween just around the corner, horror films are a dime a dozen at your local cinema. However, I opted to watch this super intense WWII film instead; so judge all you want but at least I won’t have nightmares all month. Plus I saw shirtless Brad Pitt for a solid 3 minutes, God Bless Amer...

Rashika Recommends: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Rashika Recommends: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Rashika Verma, Staffwriter

October 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

“The problem with my life was that it was someone else’s idea.” Growing up can seem like the trial of a lifetime. Everyone seems to have an idea about who you should be, but no one seems to have an idea about who you want to be. Aristotle “Ari” Mendoza, a Mexican-American living in El Paso,...

ANTM Cycle 21 Borders on Ridiculous but Entertaining

ANTM Cycle 21 Borders on Ridiculous but Entertaining

Staff writer, Staffwriter

October 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

After 20 seasons, "America’s Next Top Model" (ANTM) has proven to be a lasting competitor in reality television. For its 21st Cycle, ANTM introduces male contestants for the second time. This cycle also got a makeover in its judges. Cycle 20 judge, male model Rob Evans: who looked bored on the sc...

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