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TV Shows that Return in April

TV Shows that Return in April

Hannah Courtain, Staff Writer of Culture & Entertainment
May 2, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Many new and returning shows are premiering this April. Here is a list with dates, so you don't miss out on any.

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A Disney Classic: The New Beauty and the Beast

A Disney Classic: The New Beauty and the Beast

Hannah Courtain, Staff Writer of Culture & Entertainment
April 28, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

The SMA Ms. Print's Culture & Entertainment department reviews Disney's newest live action movie remake, Beauty and the Beast.

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Why The World Needs Wonder Woman

Why The World Needs Wonder Woman

Emily Berg, Entertainment & Culture Department Lead
April 25, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment, Showcase

Despite being one of the first comic book superheroes and one of the most popular, it is only after 75 years is Wonder Woman getting her first standalone film.

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The Evolution of Wonder Woman Through The Comics

The Evolution of Wonder Woman Through The Comics

Emily Berg, Entertainment & Culture Department Lead
April 25, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

As the world waits in eager anticipation for Wonder Woman's first stand alone movie, take a look at how Wonder Woman evolved in tangent with women's history in America through her most popular comic book covers.

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5 Fictional Female Role Models to celebrate Womens History Month with

5 Fictional Female Role Models to celebrate Womens History Month with

Hannah Courtain, Staff Writer of Culture & Entertainment
March 21, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

These five inspiring fictional female protagonists from hit TV shows, movies and books give great examples of people everyone should strive to become.

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The sensational coming of age film: Moonlight

The sensational coming of age film: Moonlight

Hannah Courtain, Staff Writer of Culture & Entertainment
March 21, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

The film Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, shows the struggle that LGBTQ+ men in the United States can face growing up, and in their daily lives, living within a society that is not accepting.

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Why People Are Turning On La La Land: An Investigation Into Overhyping Media

Why People Are Turning On La La Land: An Investigation Into Overhyping Media

Emily Berg, Culture & Entertianment Department Lead
March 21, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Despite La La Land's success at the 2017 Academy Awards and initial glowing reviews, audiences are turning on La La Land. It seems that La La Land’s Achilles heel is that is perceived as too good. Audiences come in with high expectations that will never be fully fulfilled.

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The Problem With Hyping Entertainment

The Problem With Hyping Entertainment

Emily Berg, Entertainment & Culture Department Lead
March 21, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Have you ever been so excited to read a book or watch a movie, TV show, or musical but came away feeling disappointed or let down? This discouraging feeling is an effect of overhype. Here are four examples of well-known and much-loved musicals movies books and tv show that their high expectations were more detrimental than beneficial.

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The Shadow Society Review

The Shadow Society Review

Jade Gilbert, PDX Life Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

The Shadow Society is a Young Adult novel written by Marie Rutkoski. It was released October 16th of 2012. This book follows Darcy Jones, your stereotypical emo teenager. She wears all black and has natural black hair. She never felt like she belonged ever since her parents abandoned her outside of a fi...

More Than Just a Princess: Remembering Carrie Fisher

More Than Just a Princess: Remembering Carrie Fisher

Emily Berg, Lead of Entertianment Culture Department
January 18, 2017
Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Carrie Fisher will always be remembered for her role of Princess Leia, the strong brave heroine princess who is a role model for all. However there are so many more reasons to celebrate Carrie Fisher as an actor, writer, and mental health advocate.

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