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What’s new on Netflix in April

What's new on Netflix in April

Nikki Soto, Staff reporter

April 7, 2017

With the start of April came the loss of some beloved Netflix favorites. We were forced to part ways with ‘Ferris Bueller’s Day Off’ and ‘The Princess Bride,’ just a few of the many reluctant goodbyes we had to give. But don't fret! Although April stole certain shows and movies away, it b...

Upcoming March movies released in time for spring break

March 10, 2017

Before I Fall Nearly all the best movies come from books; “Before I Fall,” a novel by Lauren Oliver, is no different. The story is told through the eyes of popular high school senior, Sam, played by Zoey Deutch. She wakes up on Feb. 12 to an excitable school holiday. However, the day ends in a trag...

Alamo offers unique dine-in experience

Kalista Rankins, Photo Editor

December 15, 2016

Going to the theater to see a movie is not what it what it used to be. Plans for Arizona’s first Alamo Drafthouse, a Texas-based dine-in theater was originally supposed to be built in downtown Chandler but fell through, due to the agreement not working out. “It was a little bit of a blessing in dis...

Lack of originality in entertainment needs revision

Lack of originality in entertainment needs revision

Brittany Tomes, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2016

One step forward, Two steps back. “We’ve just come to represent a decline in the standards of what we expect.” The 1975 said it right there. Within the past twenty years society has struggled with the concept of originality, the ability to put out new, intriguing ideas that are a person’s o...

Ghostbusters or Box-Office-busters?

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Brittany Tomes, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2016

Are you ready to call back up the Ghostbusters? Thirty-two years after the first showing of 1984’s Ghostbusters comes a particularly new take on the franchise. Set in a quite contrasting 2016 New York, four women hit the underground subway, a packed concert, and crowded streets on the hunt for t...

“Star Wars VII” hype goes into hyperdrive

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

December 14, 2015

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

The Disney Year: You can’t say no to “Beauty and the Beast”

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

December 5, 2015

The output of Walt Disney Animation Studios--currently totaling 54 full-length films--has been cherished by audiences young and old for almost 80 years. In this weekly online feature, arts and entertainment editor Nathan Tucker will review and rank each of them. With Beauty and the Beast, the Disney Renaissance ...

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

Seriously, the giant eagle is the best part of this movie; it should have been the whole movie

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

November 25, 2015

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

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

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

November 18, 2015

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

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

Orphaned kitten Oliver (voiced by Joey Lawrence) stands alongside his gang of canine accomplices. That this is the most interesting frame with the fuller titular cast speaks volumes (Disney).

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

November 4, 2015

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

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