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“Logan” a tour-de-force for Jackman

March 9, 2017

Fox hit it out of the park last year with “Deadpool,” showing that there was a market for superhero movies geared towards older audiences.  Many, however, felt that the film was an exception, only...

Peele’s “Get Out” excites, provides excellent social commentary

March 7, 2017

Leading up to the release of new horror movie “Get Out,” the expectations were high. Advertisements and trailers presented little information about the context of the movie, but I had my hopes up thanks...

Netflix shows more promise with “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

A Series Of Unfortunate Events
January 31, 2017

Netflix has aired the first season to its new show, “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” which is based on the books by the producer of the show, Daniel Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket. The...

The XX’s “I See You” brings both new, old beats

The XX’s “I See You” brings both new, old beats
January 18, 2017

A fan-favorite in the alternative scene since their debut album “xx” in 2009, English indie pop band The XX have returned with their third album creating a new and fresher sound. This trio, made up...

Holiday survey results

Holiday survey results
December 13, 2016

We asked what the students of OHS like to do for the Holidays and you answered!  Here are some of the most popular and more interesting answers. Decorations: Christmas Tree Wreath Christmas...

Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” takes unexpected turn

Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!” takes unexpected turn
December 5, 2016

One month ago, if you asked the average listener about Childish Gambino, alias for Donald Glover, most would say he’s an artist in the rap genre. As of Dec. 2nd with his new release “Awaken, My Love!,”...

“The Edge of Seventeen” unexpected heartbreaker

“The Edge of Seventeen” unexpected heartbreaker
November 28, 2016

Hopes were held high as a new coming-of-age story hit the theaters this past week. The Edge of Seventeen was released on Nov. 18th, and the excitement surrounding it reached extreme after being compared...

Winter brings plethora of Powerhouse events

Winter brings plethora of Powerhouse events
November 28, 2016

In the wake of the phenomenally successful showing of “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council (YAC) has prepared many more events for students and families to enjoy.  As the weather...

“Doctor Strange” provides visual splendor, stale plot

November 7, 2016

The first Marvel film released since “Civil War”, “Doctor Strange” had some big shoes to fill.  But, with the “Sherlock” lead Benedict Cumberbatch heading the film and the promise of some...

“Rocky Horror” screening brings Time Warp to Oxford

November 4, 2016

Rice, toast, confetti, glitter, and music. Such a strange combination of things, but all played an important part in the late-night showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Powerhouse on Halloween...

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn’t need a reason

Column: No Tim Burton, diversity doesn't need a reason
October 11, 2016

I remember sitting down somewhere along the Square with a friend one day, discussing books we liked to read.  Eventually the Heroes of Olympus books by Rick Riordan came up, including the most recent...

“Kubo and the Two Strings” a delightful and charming animated feature

September 9, 2016

"If you must blink, do it now." Let me be very transparent about this: when it comes to movies and shows, I am heavily biased towards animation. Movies like this are perfect examples of why that bias...

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