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The art of playing the long game

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

November 11, 2019

Playing a long game in movies, TV., books, etc. takes a special skill. It also comes with a huge risk because many factors can derail your plans. I mean, how many shows have been canceled, leaving questions unanswered? Most of them ...

Pat Sajak’s road to recovery

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

November 11, 2019

One of America’s beloved game show hosts underwent emergency surgery this past week. Pat Sajak, the host of Wheel of Fortune, had surgery to correct a blocked intestine. Filling in for him while he is home and recovering, i...

“Living With Yourself” explores self concept

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

November 11, 2019

The show follows Miles Elliot, who lives an ordinary life. Elliot goes to work early and returns late, but it isn’t long before viewers can tell that he is not living a very happy life at all, he is having issues at his job an...

“Jumanji” comes back to the big screen

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

This past summer, a movie trailer was released for a sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. On Halloween, they released a final trailer for it and I will admit, I have mixed feelings about it so let’s break it down. The ...

Benioff and Weiss drop out of Star Wars trilogy

Christopher Gibson, Courier Staff

November 4, 2019

With Star Wars fans buzzing about Star Wars: The Rise of the Skywalker, news broke the other day that Emmy-winning directors David Benioff and D.B Weiss are no longer working on the next trilogy for the saga. This announcement co...

“Insatiable” releases second season

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

November 4, 2019

The first season of this show followed main protagonist Patty Bladell, played by Debby Ryan, as she goes through a court hearing against her for assaulting a homeless man. In an unfortunate chain of events, the homeless man punches P...

Comparing “One Missed Call”

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

October 28, 2019

Last Halloween, I compared a Japanese horror film with its American remake, and I had so much fun, I thought it would be cool to do it again. I’m still not brave enough to watch “The Grudge” or “The Ring,” so I chose t...

Aquaman 2 – bigger than the original?

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

October 28, 2019

Jason Momoa has recently teased to fans and reporters alike that the Aquaman sequel will be much bigger than the original film. Momoa is a 40-year-old American actor best known for his performances in Aquaman and the television s...

Disney streamlines viewing with new service

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

October 28, 2019

Disney+ is an upcoming streaming service that is owned by The Walt Disney Company. Additionally, the parent companies to Disney+ are Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International Division of The Walt DisneyCompany. Disney + head...

An anime like “The Guild”

Evan Williamson, Courier Staff

October 21, 2019

I just happened to discover an interesting anime on Friday through a Facebook page advertisement of anime DVDs. The show is called Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta, which translates to "And you thought there is neve...

Anticipation grows for “Doctor Sleep”

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

October 21, 2019

As Halloween approaches, more and more people are immersing themselves in the world of horror. Film companies know this, and there have been many horror movies released within the month before and after Halloween. Last month...

Fans rejoice over new season of The Flash

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

October 21, 2019

The episode starts off with Barry and Iris finding out that the Time Vault had been broken into and that Gideon was broken. This erased Nora’s message that she had left for her parents, causing the two feel like they had lost...

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