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Ten Things I Hate About You: average drama with a twist

Meredith Paterson, Staff Writer

July 5, 2014

The movie “ Ten Things I Hate About You” is the average high school drama, but with an interesting twist. From the classic single dad with the two daughters, the hot and the not, the movie seems more than predictable from the start...

MOVIE REVIEW: Ferris Bueller’s Day off: an immortal classic

Michael Belliveau, Staff Writer

June 20, 2014

If there is one thing to be learned here, it is that a classic never dies. This coming-to-age masterpiece is about a boy who decides to take a day off from school, with his two best friends. Like everyone else, I could not agree m...

MOVIE REVIEW: Fast Times: laughs and drug rugs

Chris Shoener, Staff Writer

June 10, 2014

Life was always a constant battle for Lucas, but he tries to turn tables when finally has something to battle for. Lucas (Corey Haim) is an academically advanced bug enthusiast who has a passion for classical music and the new...

MOVIE REVIEW: American Pie: More American than Apple Pie

James Harvey, Staff Writer

June 10, 2014

Paul Weitz’s American Pie is a timeless classic that while devoid of any deeper meaning provides a relatable and entertaining premise keeping viewers on the edge of their seats and wanting more.  The story depicts four high sch...

MOVIE REVIEW: Clueless: As if? Yes, please

Rachael Berthiaume, Staff Writer

June 10, 2014

If you’re looking for a movie with iconic fashion, teen stereotypes and cheesy lines then go pick up Clueless! Director Amy Heckerling does a fabulous job of bringing teen life in the 90s to the big screen complete with adequate f...

MOVIE REVIEW: Donnie Darko: tormented teen time travels

Olivia Murphy, Staff Writer

June 10, 2014

The 1980s was rife with idealistic teen movies—Ferris Bueller, Marty Mcfly, and the like ran the scene. John Hughes painted a picture of mis-fit high schoolers, struck by challenges of romance, friendships, and parental trust....

MOVIE REVIEW: Heathers: dark, different, disturbing… and funny

Clare Strickland, Editorial Board

June 10, 2014

As classic high school movies go, this one shoves the stereotype down the drain.  Popular kids may be all that, but how high and mighty are they while lying dead with a forged suicide note at their side?  Push aside Molly Ringwald...

BOOK REVIEW: Swapping Potter for Pagford

Olivia Giorlandino, Layout and Graphics Editor

November 26, 2013

With its clear absence of wizards, house elves, and everything magically related, J.K. Rowling’s new novel “The Casual Vacancy” puts a new and extremely provocative spin on the local politics of a small village. To be quite f...

REVIEW: Pretty Little Liars continues to capture interest

Alex Martin, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013

The phenomenon of ABC Family’s hit show Pretty Little Liars has been going on for years, but no one will ever understand what made it last so long. Pretty Little Liars focuses on four girls, Spencer Hastings, Aria Montgomery , H...

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