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Where Did the Great Movies Go?

Where Did the Great Movies Go?

Holley Murray, Literature Editor

February 3, 2019

Recently, I saw one of the worst movies I have ever seen in theaters. Anyone who knows me knows I will be the first in line to see whatever new psychological thriller is out, so when I went to see an evening showing of “Escape Room,” I was completely ready to be - well, psychologically thrilled....

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Three Disney Live-Action Remakes Being Released in 2019

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

January 26, 2019

Disney has been making live-action movies since the ‘50s, but in recent years these movies have started blowing up. From “Cinderella” to “The Jungle Book” to “Beauty and the Beast,” Disney has been remaking it all. In 2014, Disney announced that they would be remaking the beloved movie ...

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Beauty and the Beast: Worth the Hype?

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Warning: If you are unfamiliar with the story of Beauty and the Beast, watch the movie first! This article contains spoilers.   Rumors of a live-action rendition of a fan-favorite Disney movie, Beauty and the Beast, have been swirling around the internet since as early as January of 2015. Since then...

The Princess Within

The Princess Within

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer

March 24, 2015

Cinderella. The very name elicits varying reactions among different people, and, while there are thousands of different interpretations, the general outline of each version is the same: The protagonist’s mother passes away, and Cinderella’s father is dead and/or absent while she is mistreated by...

Trip Down Memory Lane

Trip Down Memory Lane

Noelle Walker, Facebook Admin

February 13, 2015

Practically all children have seen one or two Disney movies in their lifetime. Even if you don’t remember the actual movie, chances are, you remember the songs. From the classics to the newest, all of them are memorable. Here are some that I consider ‘the best of the best.’   Under the ...

Around the World in 25 Countries

Around the World in 25 Countries

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian stave churches, attracting crowds of people weary from the blistering and oppressive central Florida...

Happily Ever After

Happily Ever After

Emma Franklin, News Editor

December 3, 2013

The Disney princesses are the bread and butter of the Disney Company, but these princesses have been attacked for teaching some unsavory lessons about love and what a female is supposed to be. Surprisingly it is the older princesses, rather than the newer, that have come under fire. Snow White, Cinderella,...

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