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Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Opinions: Staffer picks favorite movies from 2016

Movies are a great way to relax. They can be based on books, they can be based on other movies, and most of them are good. In 2016, there were a lot of good movies, but [...]

Opinions:  ‘Arrival’ leaves staff member searching for answers

Opinions: ‘Arrival’ leaves staff member searching for answers

“If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?” This is the question that has been stuck in my head since I left the Manhattan movie theater. When I saw [...]

Opinions:  Harry Potter fanatic reviews new spin-off movie

Opinions: Harry Potter fanatic reviews new spin-off movie

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a Harry Potter spinoff film that focuses on a brand new lead character, Newt Scamander, played by Eddie Redmayne, an interestingly awkward British wizard who travels to New [...]

Opinions: Staff member reviews new Ferrell/Wahlberg film

Opinions: Staff member reviews new Ferrell/Wahlberg film

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are both known for humorous roles in movies, such as the hit, The Other Guys, an action/comedy. However, their newest movie together, Daddy’s Home took a turn, when you see them [...]

Opinions: Staffer enjoys late-night showing of ‘Star Wars’

Opinions: Staffer enjoys late-night showing of ‘Star Wars’

All Star Wars geeks have waited for this day to come. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has finally been released. Many of the force followers watched this movie on the opening weekend of Dec. 15, 2015, [...]

Opinions: ‘Krampus’ builds up anticipation, but lets down staffer

Opinions: ‘Krampus’ builds up anticipation, but lets down staffer

When thinking of Christmas, most people think of jolly ol’ St. Nicholas, or, in other words, Santa Claus. Yet, in 19th-century Europe, Santa was not the only one the people thought of. Krampus, otherwise known as [...]

Opinions: Last movie of ‘The Hunger Games’ series premiers

Opinions: Last movie of ‘The Hunger Games’ series premiers

We left off Mockingjay Part I with District 13 rescuing Peeta Mellark, played by Josh Hutcherson, along with the other victors. Peeta had been given tracker jacker venom, which brings on extreme pain, hallucinations and sometimes [...]

Opinions: New ‘Cinderella’ movie has changes from original story

Opinions: New ‘Cinderella’ movie has changes from original story

“Have courage and be kind” are simple words to live by, but were the most important to a young girl named Ella. In the new movie Cinderella, we become reunited with the character we all know [...]

Opinions: ‘DUFF’ teaches viewers to ignore labels

‘Duff’ is a word that stands for Designated Ugly Fat Friend, and The Duff is a movie about social statuses in high schools. The main character is Bianca, who is played by Mae Margaret Whitman. She [...]

Opinions: New SpongeBob Squarepants movie different from shows

“Are you ready, kids?” “Aye-aye, captain.” “I can’t hear you!” “Aye-aye, captain!” I am sure you have heard that song somewhere before, and if you have not, it is the theme song of SpongeBob SquarePants. I [...]

Opinions: Netflix, Redbox raising prices on movie services

Opinions: Netflix, Redbox raising prices on movie services

As of 2014, Netflix has 50 million users in more than 40 countries, according to the company, and Redbox rents out a single DVD about 15 times per kiosk making it the largest physical home media [...]

Opinions: ‘If I Stay’ brings makes staff member emotional

Opinions: ‘If I Stay’ brings makes staff member emotional

If I Stay is the latest film adaption from a book to hit theatres. It follows the life of Mia Hall, played by Chloë Grace Moretz, a musical prodigy on the cello, after her family gets [...]

Opinions: ‘The Maze Runner’ opens in September

Opinions: ‘The Maze Runner’ opens in September

On Sept. 19, 2014, a lot of people were excited for the movie The Maze Runner. Many of those, including myself, waited a while for this movie to come out and went to see the midnight [...]

Opinions: Staffer reviews ‘When the Game Stands Tall’

Opinions: Staffer reviews ‘When the Game Stands Tall’

“It’s interesting that When the Game Stands Tall is essentially a movie about losing.” Bruce Ingram of The Chicago Times had a good point when he said that about the movie. When the Game Stands Tall, [...]

Features: Classes choose favorite movies from 2013

Features: Classes choose favorite movies from 2013

When talking to the students of Rock Creek about their favorite movies from 2013, there were some really exciting movies that were said by the freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior classes. Now to see the results [...]

Opinion:  ‘Catching Fire’ on fire in the theaters

Opinion: ‘Catching Fire’ on fire in the theaters

“We have never seen anything like it before… and we will never see anything like it again.” Caesar Flickerman could not have said it any better in the new Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie. Catching Fire, [...]

Opinions:  Disney treats viewers to a ‘Frozen’ treat

Opinions: Disney treats viewers to a ‘Frozen’ treat

For a frosty adventure, go to the magical land of Disney and see the new adventure movie, Frozen. Frozen premiered Nov. 27and was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Starring Kristen Bell as Anna and [...]

Opinion:  Latest ‘Thor’ movie thrills student reviewer

Opinion: Latest ‘Thor’ movie thrills student reviewer

Action that keeps you on your toes, romance that makes you sigh and humor that keeps you laughing until the very end. Thor: The Dark World, directed by Alan Taylor, premiered on Nov. 8, starring Chris [...]