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Into The Woods Falls Flat

Into The Woods Falls Flat

February 20, 2015


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Disney is attempting to move into the live action side of things. Over the next few years they will be turning some of their classic animated movies into live action. Cinderella will hit theaters in March and Beauty and the Beast is slated to come out in 2016. (Just a side note: Emma Watson has officia...

Drama/Film Classes Vote on Oscars

Drama/Film Classes Vote on Oscars

February 20, 2015


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This week, Mr. Kenneth McDade's Drama and Film classes took a vote on the current Oscar nominees. These are their predictions for Sunday's awards: (The class prediction is bolded and italicized. You can fill out your own ballot online at http://oscar.go.com/mypicks) BEST PICTURE “American Sniper” “Birdman or (The Unex...

Agent Carter: One Tough Dame

Agent Carter: One Tough Dame

February 19, 2015


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ABC’s new TV show Agent Carter premiered January 6th. The show is a spinoff of the Captain America movie franchise and stars Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter. It takes place after World War II and Captain America’s “death.” The war has ended and, although she was a valuable agent during the war, Peggy...

Monster Truck Rally Comes To Jackson

Monster Truck Rally Comes To Jackson

February 6, 2015


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The Monster X Tour continues a proud American tradition- Monster truck rallies. This past month the tour came to Jackson, MS to perform at the Mississippi Coliseum on January 16th and 17th. This year’s tour featured four different trucks: Bigfoot, USA-1, Beast, and Son of a Beast. There was a wide...

Rae Sremmurd Unlocks The Swag With Sremmlife

Rae Sremmurd Unlocks The Swag With Sremmlife

February 6, 2015


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After taking the rap game by storm with two major hits “No Flex Zone” and “No Type,” Tupelo natives Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy (Real names Khalif and Aaquil Brown respectively) have finally graced us all with their debut album Sremmlife, which was released on January 6th of this year. But can...

Cookin’ With Sam: Learning to Cook is No Cakewalk

Cookin’ With Sam: Learning to Cook is No Cakewalk

January 6, 2015


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I am by no means a good chef.  In fact my cooking can only be described as dreadful. I am truly a miserable cook.  But one day, I aspire to  become an average one, through practice (my parents taught me to aim high in life).  To begin my introduction into the world of cooking, I knew I needed to start ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One

MOVIE REVIEW: Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One

December 15, 2014


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The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 hit the box office on November 21. The movie made $121,897,634 during the opening weekend. This movie is Part 1 of the Mockingjay story which is the third novel in trilogy of The Hunger Games. All of the actors from the first two movies are back in Mockingjay. Jennifer...

Competitive Gaming is the New Sport

Competitive Gaming is the New Sport

November 10, 2014


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The video game industry started small in the 80s, and it’s changed a lot since then. My father’s generation was the age of the arcade: huge hulking machines lined wall to wall with crowds of kids putting quarters on the edge of the screens. The only type of competition in the arcade room was play...

The Bigger the Better: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

The Bigger the Better: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

November 10, 2014


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One of the biggest advancements in technology in recent months has been Apple’s release of the new iPhone. On September 16, Apple released the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 plus. New features for the for the phone include a larger yet thinner design. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7” body and the iPhone 6...

Video Game Review: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

Video Game Review:  Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

November 5, 2014


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Literally 12 months ago, I started the countdown to October 3, 2014. On that day, the 4th installment in the Super Smash Brothers series was released for the Nintendo 3DS,and (much to my parents' frustration) I’ve been glued to the 3DS ever since. Super Smash Bros. is a game of battles featuring Nin...

Porter Robinson Amazes With Worlds

October 7, 2014


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The cover for Worlds, released August 12th On August 12, Electronic Dance Music frontrunner Porter Robinson released his debut album Worlds and compared to his earlier Electro works such as the Spitfire EP, this album is extremely different. For one, Porter steps away from EDM to produce mus...

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