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THE NUTTY NUTCRACKER

THE NUTTY NUTCRACKER

Abbey Copeland, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

It’s that time of year again, which means it’s bring out those Christmas trees and stockings. Though Christmas is not just good for presents, it is also time for the classic production of "The Nutcracker". Now most of us have seen the normal Nutcracker at least once, but have you ever thought of se...

Top 10 Christmas Movies Countdown

Brandon Norgaard, Entertainment Editor

January 11, 2018

Happy December everybody! My name is Brandon Norgaard and in this article, I’m going to be counting down the top ten best Christmas films of all time. I am excluding TV specials, sequels, and movies with an MPAA rating of PG-13 or above. So, without any further ado, here we go.   #10. T...

TOP 10 CHRISTMAS MOVIES COUNTDOWN

TOP 10 CHRISTMAS MOVIES COUNTDOWN

Brandon Norgaard, Entertainment Editor

January 11, 2018

Merry December everybody! My name is Brandon Norgaard and in this article, I’m going to be counting down the top ten best Christmas films of all time. I am excluding TV specials, sequels, and movies with an MPAA rating of PG-13 or above. So, without any further ado, here we go.   #10. T...

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS

GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS

Ian Kirk, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

HOLLYWOOD- On December 11th, 2017, the HFPA (Hollywood Foreign Press Association) released the names, movies, and television shows that are contending to win the Golden Globe award. This prestigious award is given to the best of the best in terms of Hollywood movies and television. Running for 75 year...

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN REVIEW

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN REVIEW

Madelyn Magson, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

The title of the production I was recently in was called “Young Frankenstein” by Mel Brooks. It was located on the mainstage of Plano Children’s Theatre, and was the last production to show on this stage. Plano Children’s Theatre is part of NTPA, or North Texas Performing Arts. The choreograp...

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE FLASH SEASON 4 (Warning: Spoilers)

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE FLASH SEASON 4 (Warning: Spoilers)

Abbey Copeland, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

This past Tuesday the hit show The Flash from DC Comics returned for their fourth season. There has been everything from time travel to alternate universes in the past seasons, though is this time going to live up to expectation of being completely different from any other season? We know that from the l...

Batman vs. Superman

Josiah Jadlowski, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

Batman and Superman are both superheroes. Superman has super powers; Batman has gadgets and armor. Batman defends Gotham City, while Superman defends Metropolis. They have their similarities, but what are their differences? They both dedicate their lives to stopping crime in their respective cities, an...

Changing the Game

Changing the Game

Sarah Dancer, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Jeopardy! (a fifty-year-old trivia game show) has rarely ever seen a champion as entertaining, quirky, and charming as Austin Rogers, a bartender from Brooklyn. Rogers took viewers by storm with his charming personality and fun-loving attitude. For example, during the headshots at the beginning of each ...

Stars Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Released

Stars Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Released

Ingrid Alberding, College Corner Section Editor/Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

          Initiated and uninitiated Star Wars fans alike kept a keen eye out for the release of the Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi trailer. For months, the online Star Wars community has been clamoring over any detail or leak pertaining to the unreleased film, from Boyega’s (a star of the r...

The Patchwork Girl of Oz

The Patchwork Girl of Oz

Madison Sears, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

Hey again Owls! (See, told ya I’d work on it!) So this week I have another theater story for you! By the time you see this article, it will be too late to see the show, but I can still tell you the story of The Patchwork girl! This is one of many books in the Oz series! It all begins with D...

A DOG’S PURPOSE

A DOG’S PURPOSE

Tiffany Ringler, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Anyone who knows me knows I am a huge animal lover. With the recent passing of my sweet beagle, Brownie, A Dog’s Purpose looked like a sweet and sentimental movie to watch. After all, who doesn’t love a cute movie about man’s best friend? However my plans to see this movie were stopped abruptly...

WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE NEW LIVE ACTION BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE NEW LIVE ACTION BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Maddison Brandley, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

There has been a lot of buzz around the new movie adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, which will be released into theaters this month. And with any adaptation of a classic film, there has been some excitement and some concern. Disney has been on a live action adaptation streak for a while now, preying...

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