Hunger Games

Hunger Games

Raynie Sewell, Co-Editor
May 24, 2012

Most people do not stay up until four o’clock when they know they will have to get up at six for school the following morning. The ones who will have obviously read Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games. After reading the books and watching the movie I have decided that going to the midnight premier... Read more »

The Avengers: Worth a Watch?

The Avengers

Conrad Allen, Staff Writer
May 24, 2012

This summer’s big blockbuster is finally here, and it’s making quite a splash. The Avengers has been highly hyped, and it might just live up to all the excitement. To begin with, the acting in The Avengers is exceptional. The cast includes Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, and Samuel L. Jackson.... Read more »

Fat Kids, Lady Gaga, and the Hunger Games

Hunger Games

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
March 25, 2012

As an avid fan of the books, I already had a predetermined image of what my movie would look like even before the plan to make it into a movie began to form, as did many other audience members. Consequently, there were several parts of the movie that bothered me. First, the choice of actors annoyed... Read more »

This Means a Bore

This Means War

Aleks Kochan, A&E Editor
February 27, 2012

Hollywood has fallen prey to an ill-advised trend of spicing up romantic comedies with a dose of secret agent action. The problem is the romantic plot ends up undeveloped and the stunts are far weaker than those in specialized action movies. After critically panned flicks like Killers and Night and... Read more »

And the Oscar Goes to…

The Academy Awards

Katie Cook, Staff Writer
February 27, 2012

The Oscars are one of the most prestigious award shows for movies and actors alike. This year’s nominees bring high hopes that this will be a memorable year for the Oscars. The final decision will not be an easy one. Here at Rockwall-Heath, there are multiple opinions on favorite nominees in certain... Read more »

Mission: Successful

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Aleks Kochan, A&E Editor
January 9, 2012

2012 promises to be another year of sequels and revamps, and the fourth Mission: Impossible movie is one of the first sequels to ring in the new year. If you’ve been a fan of the series since Tom Cruise was sane, you don’t need to be worried. This entry is faithful to the series and one... Read more »

The Muppets Review

The Muppets

Aleks Kochan, A&E Editor
November 28, 2011

There are two groups of people in the world – those who grew up watching the Muppets and those who could care less. If you’re in the latter category, this review is a more effective waste of your time than a Jersey Shore rerun, but if like me you’ve loved the Muppets for as long as you can remember,... Read more »

A New Twist on an Old Classic

The Three Musketeers

Our Rating: 7

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
November 27, 2011

The Three Musketeer is an action movie based on –century France and starts out with Athos (Matthew Macfadyen), Porthos (Ray Stevenson), and Aramis (Luke Evens) in Venice on a mission to steal secret blueprints. They manage to find the blueprints and even escape Venice, but then the sly Milady (Milla... Read more »

Puss in Boots Fighting Holiday Boredom

Puss in Boots

Fighting Kitties, Talking Eggs, and Magic Beans: the perfect way to spend the holiday!

Our Rating: 5

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
November 27, 2011

This movie is about the heroic Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) who joins up with his childhood friend Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and Humpty’s partner, a very seductive kitty (Salma Hayek). They are on a quest to find magical beans, but the beans are in the hands of the rough country pig-lovers,... Read more »

Was Shakespeare Illiterate?

Anonymous

Who is the REAL Shakespeare?

Our Rating: 9

Lydia Moore, Co-Editor
November 27, 2011

Anonymous is a movie about a play about a playwright by the name of William Shakespeare. However, in the movie the real writer of the plays is the Earl of Oxford, Edward De Vere. The Earl of Oxford bails the famous playwright Ben Johnson out and asks him to write his name on all of De Vere’s plays... Read more »

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