Category Archives: Movie Reviews

A review: No romance needed for “Joy”

My sister and I are not fans of “Star Wars”, so when our parents went to see the latest installment of it, we were totally fine when we were offered the option of watching “Joy” instead. “Joy” is about a young … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Divergent”

As a big fan of the book series “Divergent” by Veronica Roth, I had high expectations for the movie version of one of my favorite books. Out of all three of the books in Roth”s series, “Divergent” was the best … Continue reading

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Better Than the “Step Up” Movie Series, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s “Battle of the Year: The Dream Team” Takes B-Boying to the World Stage

First thing’s first, I don’t know much about dance; but, after watching this movie I have a tremendous amount of respect for anyone who commits themselves to this emotionally and physically demanding art. Sony Pictures Entertainment‘s “Battle of the Year: … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Disney’s “Frozen” is a Hit in the Box Office

Alright, I am normally a pretty harsh critic of neo-Disney movies, but I honestly don’t have that much to complain about with “Frozen.” In fact, I must say it was the best neo-Disney movie since “Tangled.”

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The Most Influential Movie of 2013: Fruitvale Station with Michael B. Jordan

This year we found out how great Gatsby could be (Great Gatsby), followed Katniss as she outsmarted the Quarter Quell (Catching Fire) and floated into outer space (Gravity). But no movie made more of a statement and left a greater … Continue reading

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Film review of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Ray Cwiklinski shares his take on the latest movie in the Star Trek franchise.

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Film ‘42’ is a theatrical home run

Teen writer, Carson Jenkins reviews the film “42.”

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Movie review: ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ will entertain younger audience

“Oz the Great and Powerful” is not groundbreaking, but will entertain younger audiences.

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Rest in Peace, Roger

Roger Ebert is dead.  After a career spanning nearly four decades, he finally succumbed to cancer at the age of 70.  I didn’t always agree with his take on whatever film he was reviewing, but I enjoyed reading his columns … Continue reading

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‘Silver Linings Playbook’: Fun, emotional watch, if slightly predictable

By Amanda Chan, Central York High School In David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook,” Bradley Cooper plays Pat Solitano Jr., a man with bipolar disorder who has been recently released from a mental health facility. Pat is obsessed with reconciling … Continue reading

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