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Beauty and The Beast Movie Review

Beauty and The Beast Movie Review

Kim Spradley

April 3, 2017


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Beauty and The Beast is a great movie that takes the classic animated version into a live action world. This movie contains the actress Emma Watson as Belle. I love that they kept the original songs that are in the the animated version. The directors and writers stayed true to the storyline, adding t...

El Sombrero Restaurant Review

Peyton Jones

February 20, 2017


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El sombrero is a small establishment hidden on the south side of Longview that serves Mexican food. The food is very tasty and moderately priced. The service was very fast and friendly. There were TVs showing the games that were playing. There were decorations all over the walls showing the rich Mexi...

The Magnus Archives Review

The Magnus Archives Review

Anne-Marie Thompson

February 15, 2017


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The Magnus Archives is a podcast created by Rusty Quill (this is a company, not a name), is a weekly horror podcast. It’s not rated (then again, most podcasts aren’t.) It’s set across the pond in England or, more specifically, in the archive room of the Magnus Institute. The Magnus Archives is w...

The Bachelor Q&A

The Bachelor Q&A

Macie Bogenshutz

February 15, 2017


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“I think Vanessa will win this season of The Bachelor. From their first date, it was obvious that he had an instant connection with her, and it’s continued throughout the other episodes. She has a good heart and is very funny, and she’s for sure his type!” Kennedy Hooper, 12   “I thin...

Secret Life of the American Teenager Tv Review

Secret Life of the American Teenager Tv Review

Peyton Jones

February 14, 2017


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The Secret Life of the American Teenager is a teen drama television series. It is set in modern day high school through the life of a teenage girl dealing with adversities. Prominent stars include Shailene Woodley, Daren Kagasoff, and Francia Raisa. It is rated TV-14 for sexual content. This show is no...

Coloring Book Album Review

Coloring Book Album Review

Austin Berry

February 14, 2017


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Coloring Book by the Chance The Rapper was released May 13, 2016. The album is a mixture of hip hop music and christian hip hop music. Chance has features that includes Kanye West, Young Thug, Francis and the Lights, Justin Bieber, Kirk Franklin, Chicago Children's Choir and more. The first two songs are the ones...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Peyton Jones

February 7, 2017


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The movie Fantastic Beasts features actors and actresses Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Watterson, and Collin Farrell. Fantastic Beasts is a prequel to the Harry Potter series set in 1940s United States. The movie is a fantasy and adventure film. It is rated PG-13 for some “fantasy action violence.” ...

Moana Movie Review

Moana Movie Review

Hannah Whatley

February 7, 2017


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Moana stars Auli'i Cravalho voicing Moana and Dwayne Johnson voicing Maui. The movie is set in and around the islands of Hawaii. This movie is considered an animated family-film and musical.  This movie got a 95% rating on Rotten Tomatoes due to a “title character as three-dimensional as its lush anim...

A Dog’s Purpose Movie Review

A Dog’s Purpose Movie Review

Baylee Reed

February 6, 2017


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“A Dog’s purpose” stars Dennis Quaid, Josh Gad, Britt Robertson and more. The movie has many different time and place settings. The film is a drama/fantasy. A Dog’s purpose is rated PG for some peril. A Dog’s Purpose is about a dog named Bailey, who discovers the meaning of his own life...

Split Movie Review

Split Movie Review

Constance Barber

February 6, 2017


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Split by M. Night Shyamalan is a Thriller/Horror film about the kidnapping of 3 teenage girls by a man with a psychological disorder. The film stars James McAvoy and is rated PG-13 due to its violence and gore content. It is a modern day film taking place in New York. The main character has a rare disorder which...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Anne-Marie Thompson

February 6, 2017


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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (or simply Fantastic Beasts) starring Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Ezra Miller, Alison Sudol, Ron Perlman, Johnny Depp, Jon Voight, and Carmen Ejogo takes place in the streets of New York City in December of 1926 (the middle o...

The Legend Of Tarzan Review

The Legend Of Tarzan Review

Kim Spradley

September 22, 2016


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The Legend of Tarzan is a great movie and an interesting spin on the classic animated version.The soundtrack goes great with the movie and adds levels of suspense that might not be there without the music. The writing choice to include Tarzan and Jane’s past alongside the main action of the story wa...

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