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IT May Be Best Horror Film in Decades

IT May Be Best Horror Film in Decades

Cole Smith, Social Media Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

You'll float too. IT is the first cinematic adaptation of the 1986 odyssey of a novel of the same name written by legendary horror author Stephen King. Taking place in the fictional town of Derry, Maine, the novel and the film both tell the story of a group of seven kids that go by the label of "the...

Hell or High Water a “Must See” Film

Hell or High Water a “Must See” Film

Cole Smith, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Hell or High Water is a modern western that follows two estranged brothers, one being an ex-con (Ben Foster) and the other a divorced father (Chris Pine), who have to turn to a desperate scheme in order to stop the bank from assuming control of their family's farm in western Texas. The opening scene of...

X-Men: Apocalypse a Disappointing Bore

X-Men: Apocalypse a Disappointing Bore

Mia Marks, Entertainment Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

There is no doubt that we as consumers have become suckers to any movie advocating a superhero showdown, unfathomable powers, and the promise of an epic fight scene. The entertainment industry, led by Marvel, capitalizes on this ever growing phenomenon with new renditions of classic superhero series...

Smoothie Showdown: McDonald’s Mango Pineapple and Starbuck’s Chocolate Surprisingly Tasty Treats

Smoothie Showdown: McDonald’s Mango Pineapple and Starbuck’s Chocolate Surprisingly Tasty Treats

Michelle Fass, Staff Writer

March 26, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Smoothies are a rather interesting beverage. For instance, they are thick in texture and could be made with fruits or vegetables with an addition of other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products, and sweeteners. This past week I have tried smoothies from three different places in the South...

Zoolander No. 2: Funny Yet More of the Same

Zoolander No. 2: Funny Yet More of the Same

Nicolas Cristino, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

With a cast of great comedic actors and the foundation of the original classic, Zoolander No. 2 doubles the zaniness, but halves the hilarity. With returning actors Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson as the lead protagonists and Will Ferrell as a ridiculous antagonist, the comedy goes a long way to ensure the...

The Hateful Eight: an Amazing Cinematography Experience

The Hateful Eight: an Amazing Cinematography Experience

Nicolas Cristino, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Bring heart medication to this one—Tarantino has done it again. Each film released by this directorial all-star brings something new and refreshing, yet comfortingly his own to the silver screen. After 2012's bloody, dark western Django Unchained, it was dismaying to learn Tarantino would be tackl...

Star Wars: the Force Awakens Lives Up to the Hype

Star Wars: the Force Awakens Lives Up to the Hype

Nicolas Cristino, Staff Writer

January 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews, Showcase

Ah, Star Wars, the science fiction franchise centered on a film about a fictional universe in a galaxy “far, far away.” It includes movies, books, comics, video games, toys, and animated shows. It has had its ups and downs. But this new series of films and other content harkens a new era for ...

Spotlight a Captivating, Compelling Must-See Film; Perhaps the Best of 2015

Spotlight a Captivating, Compelling Must-See Film; Perhaps the Best of 2015

Nicolas Cristino, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Spotlight is a film based on how the investigative journalistic team of The Boston Globe, known as the Spotlight team, helped to expose the epidemic of Catholic Church child molestation scandals of the early 2000s. The team is assembled of three investigative journalists: Mike Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo, Th...

SanTo’s Modern American Buffet & Sushi: Best Sushi in Town?

SanTo’s Modern American Buffet & Sushi: Best Sushi in Town?

Nicolas Cristino, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015


Filed under Restaurants, Reviews

With the increasing popularity of sushi, it is easy to go anywhere in Boca and find one such establishment. The popularity of sushi restaurants is only matched by the high, even ridiculous prices, as well as the often sub-par quality of the food. Attempting to combat these issues prevalent in the sushi...

The Martian Offers a Humanistic Approach to Science Fiction Genre

The Martian Offers a Humanistic Approach to Science Fiction Genre

Mia Marks, Entertainment Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The Martian is a refreshing and nearly revolutionary twist on modern cinema that is so typically plagued with overused plot lines and predictable genres. Toppling any October debut ever, The Martian brought in $55 million in its opening weekend (foxnews.com). Based on the popular Andy Weir novel...

Straight Outta Compton a Must-See for Rap Music Aficionados

Straight Outta Compton a Must-See for Rap Music Aficionados

Jessica Coyne, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Reviews

Straight Outta Compton came out strong with $24.2 million opening day, and that’s no surprise. Straight Outta Compton tells the true story of rags to riches from the perspective of six men looking to make a name for themselves in Compton, California. Right out of the gate, the familiar Universa...

Lime a Welcome Addition to the Growing List of Boca Mexican Restaurants

Lime a Welcome Addition to the Growing List of Boca Mexican Restaurants

Carly Poloskey, Editor-In-Chief

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Restaurants, Reviews

This summer, Shadowood Square on the northeast corner of Glades and State Road 7 welcomed its own quick service Mexican chain: Lime Fresh Mexican Grill. Lime will likely compete with the Tijuana Flats in the Misson Bay Plaza across the street and the Chipotle in the adjacent Westwinds of Boca....

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