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Shyamalan’s “Split” Redeems Director

Jayden Hamilton, Staff Writer February 1, 2017

M. Night Shyamalan started 2017 off with a mind blowing experience. The critically acclaimed film Split is one of Shyamalan’s many movies. Most famous for his horror movies, such as The Sixth Sense and...

Moana Review

Moana Review

Disney's Latest Animated Picture is a Musical Marvel
Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer January 31, 2017

Throughout the years, Walt Disney Animation Studios has excelled in the creation of flawless animated films. From the warm-hearted Frozen, to the brilliantly written animated film of this year, Zootopia;...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Tessa Lehman , Copy Editor January 31, 2017

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is truly a magical movie that makes you want to believe the unbelievable. The screenplay was written by JK Rowling herself,and the movie is just as high quality...

Dark Souls 3 Review

Dark Souls 3 Review

Evan Myers, Staff Writer January 31, 2017

Dark Souls 3 is the newest game in the Dark Souls series, and came out on March 24th 2016. The game was brought out by the Japanese Companies FromSoftware and Bandai Namco Entertainment. The Highly reliable...

“A Monster Calls” is a Magnificent Masterpiece

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer January 27, 2017

A Monster Calls is a film directed by J.A. Bayona who has directed previous movies like The Orphanage and The Impossible that starred Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor, and is a movie based on the award-winning...

Let's Have a Picnik

Let’s Have a Picnik

Willa Roberts, Staff Writer January 21, 2017
Is your health something you value? Do you eat either gluten-free, peanut-free, corn-free, and or soy-free foods only? Do you enjoy indulging in tasty food while still being conscious about your health? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Picnik is perfect for you. Picnik is a restaurant in Austin that first started out as a food truck, but recently opened a shop on Burnet Road.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Review

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer January 5, 2017

Tim Burton is a very hit or miss director. While he has directed remakes that are just unbearable to watch (like 2001’s Planet of the Apes), every once in awhile he makes very whimsical, brilliant movies...

Deepwater Horizon

Deepwater Horizon

A Triumphant, Terrifying, Tension-Filled Thriller
Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer January 5, 2017

Deepwater Horizon is directed by Peter Berg, one of the most underrated filmmakers in the industry today. He’s been known for his neatly-directed action films like The Rundown with Dwayne Johnson and...

The Girl on the Train Review

The Girl on the Train Review

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer January 5, 2017

The Girl on the Train is a film directed by Tate Taylor and is based on the popular best-selling book of the same name by Paula Hawkins. This movie stars Emily Blunt as a demoralized divorcee named Rachel,...

“La La Land’s” Lovable Lyricism Elevates Expectations

Bethanee Tovar, Staff Writer December 16, 2016

With such a beautiful trailer, my expectations were set high for the widely acclaimed film, La La Land. Winner of the Critics’ Choice movie for best picture, best composer, best screenplay, best director,...

Sound on Sound Festival Review

Sound on Sound Festival Review

Auston Abrego , Entertainment Editor December 13, 2016

Sound on Sound is a music festival featuring indie, punk, hip hop, metal, and dance music on the renaissance grounds in Sherwood, Texas. Beach House, Explosions in the Sky, and Phantogram were a few of...

The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

Luke "Luke Nukem" Myslik, Staff Writer December 1, 2016

Actor Nate Parker made his directorial debut and starred in The Birth of a Nation, which is a remake of D.W. Griffith’s controversial, yet well-made 1915 film. The feature premiered at the 2016 Sundance...

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