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Top Three Events for the Weekend of January 20th

Top Three Events for the Weekend of January 20th

by Maddie Badowski, PR & Advertising Director

January 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Local News, Movies, Music, News

Travel to the Tropics Family Festival: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, this is a chance to explore two stories full of tropical butterflies and get up close and personal with some species and learn where they come from! Admission is $8. Learn more here. Gloria Showing: The AT&T Performing Arts Center is host...

Pop Culture Dominates Halloween Trends

Pop Culture Dominates Halloween Trends

by Kendall Goodland, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Photos

The trends have it this year - kids and teens everywhere are inspired to go as their favorite pop culture icons this Halloween! 2016 has been known for its unforgettable movies, TV debuts and celebrity drama. From the release of David Ayer’s newest addition to the DC Universe, Suicide Squad, to the u...

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

by Blake Williams, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Captain America: Civil War is the third entry in Marvel Studios’ Captain America series, and the thirteenth entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Coming at a time when a lot of people are starting to get tired of superhero films, especially after the critical failure of Warner Brothers’ Batman...

Hidden Netflix gems

by Emi Nakahara

April 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

A can of soda, a box of pizza, feet on the sofa and Netflix; everything is set for the perfect night, until you realize you've watched every single episode of "The Office" far too many times. "House of Cards"? Already binge-watched."Orange is the New Black"? The next season isn't until June."Arrested De...

10 Cloverfield Lane: An unexpectedly fantastic thriller film

10 Cloverfield Lane: An unexpectedly fantastic thriller film

by Blake Williams, Staff Writer

March 18, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

“10 Cloverfield Lane” is a new thriller/mystery movie directed by newcomer Dan Trachtenberg from Bad Robot Productions. It stars John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and John Gallagher Jr.. It’s a very loosely-related sequel to the 2008 cult monster movie, “Cloverfield”, directed by J.J. A...

Deadpool: Marvel’s greatest creation

Deadpool: Marvel’s greatest creation

by Ayesha Farid, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

  The epic Marvel superhero movies full of explosions that leave New York City in ruins or the world in mortal peril are close to our heart--but they’re admittedly predictable. That’s not to say that they’re not good, of course ("Captain America: The Winter Soldier" was brilliant). ...

Running through the Oscars with my (DiCapri)woes

Running through the Oscars with my (DiCapri)woes

by Naveen Inim, Creative Director

February 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Movies, Opinion

The Revenant” is the top Oscar contender, racking up 12 chances to take the golden man. While Best Picture and Best Director are categories of prestige, I, along with the Internet, have my eyes on only one category: Best Actor. Acclaimed actor Leonardo DiCaprio has once again been thrown into the Oscar ...

Who got snubbed?

Who got snubbed?

by Blake Williams, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, News

People who actively watch the Oscars are upset with many of this year’s nominations. Snubs are present in many categories, including Best Picture, Best Actor/Actress and Best Original Song. There are people protesting this year’s Oscars as being “racist” in the Best Actor/Actress categories for...

“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” premieres at AT&T Stadium

“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” premieres at AT&T Stadium

by Katelyn Van Sligtenhorst, Editor-in-chief

January 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

The sea of people waiting to get into AT&T Stadium stretched back so far that I couldn’t see the end. The air was alive with the thrum of vibrations, echoing out from the massive building, and looming screens displayed American flags. On Tuesday night, Arlington hosted the global premiere of the...

Opening Night Opens Eyes at Inaugural South Asian Film Festival

Opening Night Opens Eyes at Inaugural South Asian Film Festival

by Anna Nguyen

March 19, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

It was a day full of awareness at the first inaugural South Asian Film Festival, held at the Angelika Film Center in Plano. Despite the hazardous icy weather, the event managed to be packed with dedicated film fanatics and beautifully worn saris. Seats were filled up within minutes, and the air was brimming...

The Golden Age of Television

by Lisa Menda

October 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Opinion

The present era can easily been seen as the golden age of television. Hollywood has raised the bar for the standard of television shows, with an increasing amount of shows with thick plots and deep, complex characters. Online streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu have also been described as propellers of ...

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