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Big screen board games

Big screen board games

February 15, 2020

With the film version of Battleship (2012) and the Theatre department performing an on-stage adaptation of the movie Clue (1985), based on the popular board game, I couldn't help but wonder what other board games were deserving of coming to life on the silver screen. Hollywood continues to move away from original pictures, with more movies based...

Movie Guide: How to spend your Valentine’s Day

Movie Guide: How to spend your Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2020

Celebrate the day of love by spending the night watching a romance, by yourself, with your significant other, or with friends and family.

And the Winner is… Supposed to be…

And the Winner is… Supposed to be…

February 9, 2020

When the 92nd Academy Awards air Sunday, February 9, the voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will recognize cinematic excellence. At 7 p.m. on ABC, 32 movies, nominated across 25 categories, will compete for the top award in film - the Oscar. In 2018, Hollywood produced an abundance of high caliber films, making the Academy...

Looking at TV reboots Ironmen want to watch

Looking at TV reboots Ironmen want to watch

Sumayyah Muhammad, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018

Will and Grace. Fear Factor. The Magic School Bus. Total Request Live!. Sitcoms, reality, and kids shows are being revisited with previous casts and relaunched with new actors. Over 15 spinoffs and reboots premiered in 2017, with more scheduled for 2018 and 2019. Here is a look at the two blasts from the past the NCHS student body is most interest...

La la for “La La Land”

La la for “La La Land”

Elyse Schneider, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2017

Hollywood’s Golden Age brings to mind movies like Casablanca, Singin’ in The Rain, and Breakfast at Tiffany’s - movies that share a certain style. Movies of the Golden Age have a romantic feel to them, creating a world where everything is perfect or at least there is the hope that it can be. An abundance of thought is put into the costuming, the ...

Video: NCHS students on what they binge watched over break

January 26, 2017

Ian McConnelo (10) - West World Virtual World based in the Wild West Visitors come and experience the new old world not expecting consequences Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, James Marsden Streams: HBO   Lawuan Regland (10) - Zoo Man made medicine that effects any animal that comes in contact with it ...

Alice Again: A look at “Alice: Through the Looking Glass”

Alice Again: A look at “Alice: Through the Looking Glass”

May 19, 2016

They borrowed so much from Looking Glass, it’s interesting how they’re gonna work it out.

‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’: hidden gem of Netflix

‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’: hidden gem of Netflix

February 4, 2016

With Netflix offering over 4,000 TV shows and 9,000 movies for its users to stream, making it impossible for even a binge watching expert to view every reputable film and show that streams on the service. Often the same movies and shows pop up on the Netflix recommended list, but what happens when you have seen them all or are simply searching for...

AUDIO: ‘The Last 5 Years’ review

AUDIO: ‘The Last 5 Years’ review

Joe Koski, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2015

Promotional material for review purposes courtesy of Lucky Monkey Pictures and Grand Peaks Entertainment...

‘Interstellar’ review

‘Interstellar’ review

May 20, 2015

Talents like Christopher Nolan only appear once every few decades. Not only has his style and influence transcended both modern pop-culture and the standard blockbuster fare, he has also found the sweet spot between the summer visual effect spectacles and the provocative art-house film. Nolan’s films include such megahits as 2008’s The Dark Kni...

David Fincher’s Gone Girl review

November 7, 2014

Adults from the millennial generation aren’t getting married as early or as often as previous generations, according to a study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. After seeing Gone Girl this past weekend, this isn't a surprising statistic in the slightest. Adapted from Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel of the same name and directed by acclaime...

Indie comedy ‘In A World…’ shines with sharp wit and humor

Indie comedy ‘In A World…’ shines with sharp wit and humor

Meghan Bennett, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2014

In A World… stars Lake Bell, who wrote and directed the film, as Carol Solomon, a vocal coach hoping to break into the male-dominated Hollywood niche industry of voice-overs. She competes with her egotistical father, played brilliantly by Fred Melamed, and his protege (Ken Marino), for a sought-after trailer narration gig which will reinstate the in...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2014

I have been a fan of The Hunger Games Trilogy for a long time. I credit myself as one of the first fans of the series, seeing as though I read the first book within a couple months of its original release. As millions worldwide now have, I read through the books and became captivated with the stories. It was about a year after I finished the book...

Reviewing Disney’s Frozen

Reviewing Disney’s Frozen

December 19, 2013

Over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Disney released their recent animated film Frozen, a story about two sisters who live in the kingdom of Arendale. One of the sisters Elsa (Idina Menzel) has the ability to produce snow and ice, however she must keep her powers a secret from the outside world. Her sister Anna (Kristen Bell) is a happy-go-lucky young lady wh...

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