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“Wonder” Is Out Of This World

John Benedeck, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

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“Wonder” is an honest portrayal of adolescence and youth culture; the struggles of parenting, and a refreshing take on acceptance and prejudgment. The film tells the story of August “Auggie” Pullman, a 10-year-old boy who ...

Warped Tour comes to a close

Tea Wheat, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

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Vans Warped Tour is a music festival that journeys cross-country each summer. The music festival is branded by its accepting and carefree atmosphere, which anyone who has attended attests to.       Founded by Kevin Ly...

Girl Power at The 2018 Golden Globes

Emily Kenney, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

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Two words: Girl. Power. The 2018 Golden Globes was a force to be reckoned with.  Many Hollywood Elites came together in Beverly Hills, California to start the award season off right. If you watched the Globes, you would h...

Showman

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

December 4, 2017

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“The Greatest Showman” isa musical film that celebrates the life of P.T. Barnum and his vision. The storyof Barnum is a rags to riches story and it details the hardships that Barnum and his family endure before he finally fi...

Pitch Perfect

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

December 4, 2017

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The Bella’s are back for one final tour in “Pitch Perfect 3.” The “Pitch Perfect” films have been wildly popular but it is rare for movies to produce a third film that is as good as the first, or even the second. I am ...

Jumanji

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

December 4, 2017

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As a kid, I loved the movie “Jumanji.” It was creepy and had an interesting concept that drew me in and was always a favorite. So when I found out that there was going to be a new “Jumanji” film I was excited yet skeptical...

24th Annual Holiday Festival of Choirs was the perfect way to kick of the holiday season

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

December 4, 2017

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The Holiday Festival of Choirs celebrated its twenty-fourth year recently. The concert featured The Western Illinois University Singers, The Western Concert Choir and The Western Madrigal Singers. It also included special guest...

The Punisher proves to demonstrate a good relationship between Marvel and Netflix

Matthew Armour, Courier Staff

December 4, 2017

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After fans went crazy for the Punisher in Netflix’s original series “Daredevil,” the online streaming media service decided to produce their own series starring Jon Bernthal. Released last month, “The Punisher” deli...

Top 20 best Christmas movies: according to Nick

Nicholas Ebelhack, Editor-in-chief

November 27, 2017

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While my Christmas hype started back on Nov. 1, now that we have finally trudged through Thanksgiving no one can complain about the timeliness of Christmas decorations, music and most of all, movies. Freeform will be presenting th...

After 14 years “Incredibles” sequel date released

Baylee Brynteson, Courier Staff

November 27, 2017

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The long awaited sequel to the universally loved Disney/Pixar’s film “The Incredibles” has finally arrived. The official teaser trailer for “Incredibles 2” came out earlier this month and has fans of all ages anticipating t...

DC vs Marvel

November 27, 2017

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 In the box office, neither film is making headlines. “Thor: Ragnarok” still blew “Justice League” out of the water during its opening weekend, even though the film landed in 28th place in the line up of biggest open...

Justice League

Alyssa Hohman, Edge Editor

November 27, 2017

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“Justice League,” the newest film to the, DC Comic universe has not lived up to expectations. It fell short in the box office and has not been well received by fans. This most recent movie is just another flop in the DC Un...

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