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“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

“The Lighthouse” is a remarkable piece of modern cinema

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

November 9, 2019

On a remote island off the coast of New England in the 1890s, two lighthouse keepers brave tough storms and tougher seagulls in 2019’s “The Lighthouse.” Packed with mounting tension, bleak humor and vivid cinematography, “The Lighthouse” is a must-see for fans of slow-burning horror. The...

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” is a modern comedic take on all aspects of relationships

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2019

Single people, dating couples and married couples alike can all relate to the comedic 21st century spin on the struggles of dating, marriage and having children in IU Southeast Theater’s production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” The musical’s book and lyrics were written by...

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

“Joker” shocks critics and audiences with its twisted storyline

Aubryn Crotchett, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

The Joker is considered to be one of the most infamous criminals in Gotham City. The villain is known for being psychotic and being the mastermind behind the murder of Batman’s parents. The film is based on the DC Comics characters, and stars actor Joaquin Phoenix who plays the Joker. Released on...

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sherlock Holmes is back on the case for “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

Fans of mystery and comedy alike would be pleased by Derby Dinner Playhouse’s production of “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.” The play was written by Ken Ludwig and it is based on Sir Arthur Conon Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes novel “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” Sherlock Holmes was...

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is equal parts enjoyable and endearing

Bryce Shreve, Managing Editor

October 21, 2019

Full of self-awareness and gruesome-yet-satisfying zombie kills, 2019’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” is a solid film that recaptures the charm of its predecessor. A decade after 2009’s hit horror-comedy “Zombieland” earned over $100 million box office worldwide on a budget of $23 million,...

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

“IT: Chapter Two” is an almost perfect blend of horror and comedy

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

The city of Derry, Maine had to wait 27 years for Pennywise to return. However, viewers did not have to wait 27 years for the next installment of the “IT” franchise to come out. “IT: Chapter Two” premiered on September 6, 2019. Jessica Chastain (Beverly Marsh), James McAvoy (Bill Denbrough),...

Backtrack rocks the Ogle Center

Backtrack rocks the Ogle Center

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2019

Backtrack, an award-winning acapella group based in New York City, visited the Ogle Center on their Midwestern tour. They cover a variety of genres, from pop to Motown to classical, as well as original compositions. The group started out with a popular song choice of “No Tears Left to Cry” by...

Winter is coming…this month

Winter is coming…this month

India Wong, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

On April 14, the eighth and final — and much-anticipated — season of Game of Thrones (GOT) will air its first episode. GOT is a TV show on HBO, based on George R. R. Martin’s book series, “A Song of Ice and Fire.” The series first premiered in April 2011.   Since its premiere, the series received 47 P...

Blondes have more fun at Floyd Central

Blondes have more fun at Floyd Central

Abby Bauerla, staff reporter

March 18, 2019

Floyd Central Theatre opened its spring musical “Legally Blonde” Friday, March 8 and they brought enough prep and fun that Elle Woods would be proud. Funny enough, the original Broadway Elle got to experience it for herself. Laura Bell Bundy, the Broadway Original Elle Woods, visited the group for a mini-co...

Captain Marvel is a stellar and necessary origin story

Captain Marvel is a stellar and necessary origin story

Bryce Shreve, Content Editor

March 8, 2019

Since 2008’s “Iron Man,” an impressive undertaking of worldbuilding within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has been executed thanks to Marvel Studios and the Russo brothers. While their magnum opus “Avengers: Endgame” hits theaters April 26, directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck bring a new,...

The 91st Academy Awards is one for the (Green) books

The 91st Academy Awards is one for the (Green) books

Christian Dimartino, Staff Contributor

February 26, 2019

Audiences look forward to the Oscars just about every year, even though there’s usually an infuriating win or two. Yet they usually have such a strong list of nominees that one can understand why so-and-so lost and why so-and-so won. Not this year though. This year, the Oscars lost all credibility w...

Fyre Festival and the dueling documentaries

Fyre Festival and the dueling documentaries

Joshua Roy and Abby Bauerla

February 14, 2019

Fyre Festival was intended to be the newest music festival, with hopes of being bigger than Coachella, Burning Man and Woodstock. It was created by Billy McFarland, the CEO of Fyre Media Inc. along with rapper Ja Rule, to promote their new app for booking talent. But their high hopes blinded the team...