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April 14, 2018

"Sing Street" “Sing Street” (2016) is an independent movie directed by John Carney. The film features an original soundtrack following the new wave genre of the 1980s. “Sing Street” is set in Dublin, Ireland and pertains to the cultural conflicts of the region and era. This unique film explores teenage matters while simultaneously bringing the viewer back in time ...

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April 5, 2018

Ready Player One Based on Ernest Cline’s book that became a cult phenomenon, legendary director Steven Spielberg adapted the novel for the big screen. Set in a dystopian Earth in the year 2045, Ready Player One chronicles the journey of Wade Watts as he attempts to find an Easter Egg hidden the virtual reality universe dubbed the “OASIS.” Whoever finds the Easter Egg wi...

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March 12, 2018

“Everything Sucks” Set in the 1990s in the town of Boring, Oregon, “Everything Sucks” is a drama-comedy detailing the lives of teenagers in Boring. While on the surface level the show may seem light, the writing is deep and touches on real-life situations we face growing up including sexuality, bullying and yearning for acceptance. The premise of the show is set a...

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March 5, 2018

HomePod Apple finally released their smart speaker and it is like most Apple products-awesome. Many people thought that this “over priced” ($349) smart speaker with the laughable Siri was not going to be bought by a lot of people because of its limitations. Well the tech website Mac Rumors reported tuesday the speaker was the most pre-ordered smart speaker ever behi...

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January 24, 2018

Movie: "The Post"   In the most recent Steven Spielberg film “The Post,” the journey of Katherine Graham is chronicled. Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, was heading the Washington Post when the Pentagon Papers were leaked. The papers, which detailed how the American public was misled about its involvement in the Vietnam War, ...

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January 15, 2018

Black Mirror "It’s back, and it’s as good as ever. Black Mirror returned for a dark, yet sometimes humorous fourth season in December. The best episode of the season, and perhaps the series, is “USS Callister,” starring Cristin Milioti, Jesse Plemons and Jimmi Simpson. Set partially in a Star Trek-like universe, the episode follows a spaceship crew as they plot ag...

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