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1988s Die Hard follows New York City police officer John McClane as he tries to save his estranged wife and several others after they are taken hostage by terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.


Film Still // 20th Century Fox

Yippee-Ki-Holiday: The enduring legacy of ‘Die Hard,’ a Christmas classic

Charles (Charlie) Faulkner, Staff Writer
Dec 22, 2023

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through LA Only one man was stirring, and his name was McClane The explosives set off on the roof with a flare In the hopes that the hostages must have been be there The vault had been breached as they planned their escape While McClane dragged his feet,...

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‘Fear Street’ trilogy on the cutting-edge of slasher tropes

Laynee Scheck, Print Editor
Oct 17, 2023

Note: this article originally appeared in the February 2022 Inkspot magazine.  A surgical dissection of horror films, peeling back their skin, reveals a genre embodied by several sub-genres: the psychological thriller— “Silence of the Lambs” (1991), “The Sixth Sense” (1999), “The Shining”...

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Abby Ruebush takes a look at why Barbie will have a legacy that lasts beyond the films record breaking box office performance.
Photo Illustration: Brad Bovenkerk
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Why ‘Barbie’ was more than ‘Kenough’ [review]

Abby Ruebush, Editor-in-Chief
Sep 26, 2023

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Sounds Off: Top 10 movie soundtrack songs

Sounds Off: Top 10 movie soundtrack songs

Kelsey Kern and Hannah Kocar
Feb 13, 2023

James Cameron’s epic, action-packed "Titanic" returns to theaters Friday, February 10, in celebration of the film’s 25th anniversary.  The box office sensation — a tragic romance set aboard the largest moving object ever built — the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic, hits theaters in 3D 4K High...

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The ultimate romance movie marathon

The ultimate romance movie marathon

Romance movies make us feel like we, too, have a special someone waiting to be found, a soulmate out there for us — even if just for a couple of hours on a Saturday night. From the comfort of our couch, we can experience love’s ups and downs, its giddy highs and crushing lows, moments of joy and...

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10 years later, Hunger Games franchise still survives among die-hard fans

Changing the game

10 years later, Hunger Games franchise still survives among die-hard fans
Abby Ruebush, Editor-in-Chief
Apr 11, 2022

Chaotic.  Dystopian.  Entertaining.  Every time Mr. Ricky King revisits the iconic Hunger Games franchise, these words fly into his head like one of Katniss Everdeen’s razor-sharp arrows. The Community ESL teacher first watched “The Hunger Games” as a high schooler in 2012, and the...

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Alfred Hitchcock Day -- March 12 -- celebrates the genius of “The Master of Suspense”

The psycho behind ‘Psycho’

Alfred Hitchcock Day -- March 12 -- celebrates the genius of “The Master of Suspense”

Recognized by film buffs as one of the most influential directors of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s place in film history often goes underappreciated by modern audiences.  Hitchcock, the filmmaker behind classics like “Psycho” (1960) and “The Birds” (1963), directed over 50 films throughout...

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30 years later and the lambs are still screaming

30 years later and the lambs are still screaming

The lasting legacy of Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling
Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter
Sep 14, 2021

Anthony Hopkins flawlessly executed his portrayal of world-renowned psychiatrist-turned-serial-killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter in 1991’s "Silence of the Lambs". For 30 years, Hopkins’ performance has had viewers craving second helpings of the iconic character. It was a performance so mouthwateringly good...

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Students, staff spotlight their favorite cinematic duos [video]

Students, staff spotlight their favorite cinematic duos [video]

Dylan Wehmeyer, Senior Staff Reporter
Sep 14, 2021

Buzz Lightyear and Woody from "Toy Story", Doc Brown and Marty McFly from the "Back to the Future" franchise, and Marlin and Dory from "Finding Nemo". These on-screen pairs are all classic cinematic duos. Whether providing comedic relief while looking for a lost fish, enjoying adventures in the past,...

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Counting down the top five worst Harry Potter characters

Counting down the top five worst ‘Harry Potter’ characters

Kelsey Kern, Senior Staff Reporter
Sep 7, 2021

5.) Draco Malfoy: Sorry Malfoy fans, but I despise this character. He was a little butt for seven books and eight movies. A large portion of my childhood was taken up watching Malfoy be a terrible human-(wizard)being -- a selfish, entitled, sniveling snob. First and foremost, the dude is straight-up...

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20 Years  of movie magic: ‘Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone’ celebrates anniversary

20 Years of movie magic: ‘Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone’ celebrates anniversary

Kelsey Kern, Senior Staff Reporter
May 25, 2021

The tan pages of an adored children’s book were transfigured 20 years ago into colorful pixels, bringing a magical universe to the silver screen. The adaptation of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone” swept Potterheads into a world of wands, wizards, and whimsy. With a little bit of floo powder,...

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Harry Potter bingo: Re-igniting the magic after repeat views

Harry Potter bingo: Re-igniting the magic after repeat views

May 15, 2021

  Like handmade sweaters with your initials lovingly sewn in, the Harry Potter series has provided endless feelings of comfort. But if Polyjuice potion has taught us anything, even the most magical moments can lose their effect with time. The spark begins to wear out. Someone has to cast Lumos,...

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Earwig and the Witch,  released in the United State on HBOmax in March, is the worst received Studio Ghibli film in company history on Rotten Tomatoes.

“Earwig and the Witch”: Studio Ghibli’s biggest disappointment

Kennedy Coe, Staff Writer
May 6, 2021

"Earwig and the Witch," Studio Ghibli's first film in four years, fails to bewitch the audience. In developing the movie, director Gorō Miyazaki missed adding a few of the iconic animation studio's most potent ingredients.  Gorō Miyazaki, son of the company's founder Hayao Miyazaki, is responsible...

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