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The movies and shows that left Netflix this month

The movies and shows that left Netflix this month

HARPER WILCOX, STAFF WRITER
May 18, 2017
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Every day, the internet’s favorite TV and movie streamer introduces and takes away new series and films. This month, the site is taking away over 30 programs to make way for new additions. Here are five favorites leaving this April. 1. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)    The loss of this cla...

Fascinatingly furious: “The Fate of the Furious” review

Fascinatingly furious: “The Fate of the Furious” review

JEFFREY HILL, MS STAFF WRITER
May 2, 2017
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Director Felix Gary Gray brings back the Furious franchise in a new and fresh way; warning about the dangers of technology. The film begins with Dominic Toretto, a.k.a. Dom,  (Vin Diesel) in Havana on his honeymoon, when a dangerous hacker named Cipher (Charlize Theron) turns his world upside down....

8th grader makes a mark on history itself

8th grader makes a mark on history itself

RORY DIX, MS STAFF WRITER
April 5, 2017
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  Most 8th grade students play video games or watch T.V. during their spare time, while Enzo Cunanan reads history books.   Enzo Cunanan, an 8th grader who attends Trinity and has all A’s in school, but after school, Enzo participates on the middle school history bee and bowl team. Enzo...

Netflix’s “Iron Fist” misses the punch with viewers

Netflix’s “Iron Fist” misses the punch with viewers

ALYSIA GARCIA, MS STAFF WRITER
April 5, 2017
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With a 14% on Rotten Tomatoes, Marvel’s “Iron Fist” is not up to par with other Netflix superhero series. Main character Danny Rand, played by Finn Jones, has been missing from his hometown for around 15 years, being presumed dead. He uses his kung-fu ability and his Iron Fist to try to reconne...

“Tale as Old as Time”: a “Beauty and the Beast” Review

“Tale as Old as Time”: a “Beauty and the Beast” Review

JOSEPHINE TU, MS STAFF
April 4, 2017
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   The Disney movie “Beauty and the Beast” was remade beautifully in live-action by director Bill Condon, the man behind movies such as “Dreamgirls” and “Kinsey.” The “tale as old as time” features actress Emma Watson as the main character Belle. The movie is viewed as a classic princess...

Not monkeying around: “Kong: Skull Island” Review

Not monkeying around: “Kong: Skull Island” Review

JEFFREY HILL, MS STAFF WRITER
April 4, 2017
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   Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts turns the character of King Kong on its head in Kong: Skull Island, making the monster the hero rather than the villain.    The year is 1973, and it’s the end of the Vietnam War. Lieutenant Colonel Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) has just been given one more mission to ...

“The Dragon’s Price” is almost worth it

“The Dragon’s Price” is almost worth it

DENIZ BOLONI-TURGUT, MS STAFF
April 4, 2017
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   The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins, the author of Stung and Cured, is a riveting tale about a young princess tied to a centuries-old spell. She must either give her hand to an enemy prince or give her life to a malicious fire-dragon. While this sounds like a typical fantasy-romance novel, its true value g...

Curiosity Killed the Rat: “Life” Movie Review

Curiosity Killed the Rat: “Life” Movie Review

MATTHEW MAPA, MS STAFF WRITER
April 4, 2017
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   A new era of alien horror was brought to life with the release of the new movie “Life.” Directed by Daniel Espinosa, the film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds as astronauts on the International Space Station. The film, released on March 24, is an R-rated sci-fi horror...

Don’t “Look Away” at this new “Series of Unfortunate Events” Netflix Show

Don’t “Look Away” at this new “Series of Unfortunate Events” Netflix Show

SARA STRICKLIN, MS STAFF WRITER
April 4, 2017
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  Writer David Handler has just helped release a new Netflix show after a book collection he has written, “The Series of Unfortunate Events.” The thirteen books are published under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket, who is the narrator in both the books and the Netflix show. It is a dark drama, with a...

“Making History” provides some “hystorical” laughs

“Making History” provides some “hystorical” laughs

ANDREW BACHRACH, MS STAFF WRITER
April 4, 2017
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   “Making History” is the next witty comedy that we’ve all been waiting for. Created by Julius Sharpe (“Family Guy”), and produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (“21 Jump Street”, “The Lego Movie”). The show brings comedy and history together Sunday nights on FOX. “Making Histor...

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