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Movies to Watch in Quarantine

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Great movie recommendations for all those long days and nights stuck inside!
May 20, 2020

Looking for some great movies to watch? You have come to the right place! From movies that keep you on the edge of your seat, to movies you will need tissues for we have got it all. We polled Mason...

A sports lover’s guide to surviving

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Even though the sports world is currently in a frenzy, here are some ways to keep up with sports
April 24, 2020

NFL Draft: The NFL Draft starts tonight, and goes through Saturday. The draft’s seven rounds showcase the best of the collegiate players. Round one was Thursday night starting at 8 p.m., rounds two and...

Top 9 movies of 2019

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December 26, 2019

The best movies of 2017

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January 16, 2018

Coco Pixar is back at it again! Pixar’s Coco was their nineteenth feature film about a young boy and his journey with music. Miguel wants to become a professional musician, but he encounters...

12 days of festive films

12 days of festive films
December 22, 2017

Day 1: Elf: Living at the North Pole amongst elves his whole life, human Buddy (Will Ferrell) is shocked to learn his true identity. Buddy decides to travel to the magical land of New York City to find...

Movie Review: “IT”

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September 15, 2017

For such a popular novel as Stephen King’s “IT”, any director charged with creating a uniquely innovative, terrifying and creative adaptation of the 1,000+ page book has their work cut out for...

Ten shows you need to be watching on Netflix

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October 31, 2016

In our digital age we have access to an infinite amount of information, and quite frankly  that can be a bit overwhelming. We have all sat on our couch finishing that show we liked thinking, whats next...

Batman v. Superman: Why.

Superman and Batman staring down each other.
March 29, 2016

Who? Batman and Superman. What? A fight between the two. Where? Metropolis and Gotham. When? Present day. Why? No idea. If you see this movie, you’ll spend the whole time being as confused as I was....

Winter Break movie reviews: “Hateful Eight,” “Legend,” “The Revenant”

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January 20, 2016

  Lasso Reporter Liam Bridge is on the scene to watch Hollywood’s most recent releases and give readers a full, non-spoiler review of the films.      “The Hateful Eight”   When...

HAZE movie and discussion panel shows dark side of drug abuse

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January 20, 2016

In an ongoing effort to address the critical problem of underage drinking, the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County presented The “HAZE” movie on January 5 in the GMHS library. It was a...

Movie Review: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

The official poster of The Star Wars Force Awakens.
January 7, 2016

SPOILER ALERT!!! Harrison Ford really doesn’t want to be in any more of the "Star Wars" movies, so you can probably guess what happens to Han Solo in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” released across...

Zoe’s World: “Annie” the movie

Scene from the
May 9, 2015

The new film version of "Annie" (played by Quvenzhan Wallis) takes place in New York City. The year that it is taking place is in 2014. Annie lives in a orphanage run by Ms. Hannigan (Cameron Diaz)...

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