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“Lost in a Book” adds new twist on classic fairy tale

“Lost in a Book” adds new twist on classic fairy tale

Katie Duford, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017


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Lost in a Book, published in Jan. 2017 and written by Jennifer Donnelly, is a spin-off of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. Donnelly writes from Belle’s point of view. The story begins at a chess game between death and love, who are personified as two sisters. They are now on the next round of...

“Star Wars VII” hype goes into hyperdrive

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

December 14, 2015


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"The Force Awakens" revives a formative influence for two Perry teachers

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The Disney Year: “Rescuers” sequel equally exciting and underwhelming

The Disney Year: “Rescuers” sequel equally exciting and underwhelming

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

November 25, 2015


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"Down Under" is a treat for the eyes and a nap for the brain.

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The Disney Year: “Little Mermaid” earns its part in your world

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

November 18, 2015


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The Little Mermaid wants to be everything to everyone; to a startling degree, it succeeds.

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The Disney Year: Street smarts not enough for “Oliver and Company”

The Disney Year: Street smarts not enough for “Oliver and Company”

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

November 4, 2015


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"Oliver Twist with dogs” is not the masterpiece its source material might suggest.

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The Disney Year: “The Black Cauldron” brews a sickening stew

The Disney Year: “The Black Cauldron” brews a sickening stew

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

October 21, 2015


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Too dark for toddlers and too inane for anyone else, "The Black Cauldron" has absolutely no appeal.

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The Disney Year: Melancholy without sincerity

The Disney Year: Melancholy without sincerity

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

October 14, 2015


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The awful truth is that "The Fox and the Hound" believes its own hype about how terribly and tragically sad it is.

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The Disney Year: “Rescuers” could not rescue itself from mediocrity

The Disney Year: “Rescuers” could not rescue itself from mediocrity

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

October 7, 2015


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There is little, if anything, to fault "The Rescuers" for--but there are also few elements that truly deserve praise.

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The Disney Year: “Winnie the Pooh” is comfort food on film

The Disney Year: “Winnie the Pooh” is comfort food on film

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

September 30, 2015


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It is not surprising that Disney returned to the “package film” mentality. What is surprising is how well "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" holds up.

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