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‘Hit’ the ground, ‘run’ to see this flick

September 1, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

It has a generic title and it’s a plot that we’ve seen before, but somehow Dax Shepard’s directorial debut film “Hit and Run” is one of the “coolest” and easily the most surprising film to come out this summer. “Hit and Run” tries to create a smooth combination of comedy, car chases and nostalgic 1970’s […]

‘Little Shop’ is must-see

‘Little Shop’ is must-see

April 19, 2012 Comments

Director Dallas Henry told the Griffon News last week that “Little Shop of Horrors” would be the best production Western had seen in a long while, and he was absolutely right. It was hard to find any fault in this pitch-perfect production: voices were strong, comic timing was on-point and the dance moves weren’t half-bad […]

Hungry for more

March 27, 2012 Comments

Blair Stalder

Like most books created into movies, the books are usually better. The movie version of Suzanne Collins’ “The Hunger Games” is in the same category. While people who never read the book enjoyed this action-sci-fi-drama, I was left wanting more. Set in the future of North America, the United States is gone. There is only […]

Redbox review Super 8

January 2, 2012 Comments

Jesse Bilderback

Some people may be a little confused or skeptical of a movie titled after a 1970s method of movie making that uses 8mm film.  Don’t be. The film begins with the main character Joe Lamb (Joel Courtney) suffering the loss of his mother after a tragic accident.  His father, Jackson Lamb (Kyle Chandler), is now […]

Winter clothes to the Maxx

January 2, 2012 Comments

Jesse Bilderback

Western has been lucky to have unseasonably warm weather this fall, but unfortunately old man winter is right around the corner. It’s time to trade in those flip flops and shorts for snow boots and a warm winter coat. With cold, wet weather in the forecast, students need to dig out those warm clothes in […]

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