Tag: entertainment

Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

Review: “Flowan” app introduces innovative approach to storytelling

The way stories are told has changed and evolved with our language and technology over time. Soon enough, interactivity became something that readers craved in their media. First, we had “Choose Your Own Adventure,” a book series with multiple ends depending on the choices you made. Then came role-playing video games, which allow the player to explore the world they […]

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Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

Review: Demi Lovato shows a softer side in “Tell Me You Love Me”

The evolution of Demi Lovato has certainly been a remarkable one. Beginning as a Disney star and developing through a series of hardships into a true pop star, Lovato is one of the few true vocal powerhouses of her time. Her last album, “Confident,” showcased this power perfectly with powerful anthems such as “Confident” and “Cool For the Summer.” Her […]

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Local escape rooms provide entertainment for students in Parkland area

Local escape rooms provide entertainment for students in Parkland area

*This story was originally published in the second quarter issue of the Eagle Eye* For those who enjoy thrilling challenges to test their intelligence, escape rooms are the perfect activity for a night out with friends. Every object in the room is a potential clue waiting to be uncovered. Constant puzzling obstacles, a one-hour time limit and foreboding room themes […]

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Review: Red Queen

Review: Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard’s debut novel, “Red Queen,” features an intense, dramatic plot in which the protagonist battle a divided society and the betrayal it incites. In this book there’s two types of people: “silvers” and “reds.” “Silvers” are the elite with supernatural powers, while “reds” are poor with miserable lives. Mare Barrow is a 17 year old red, who is a thief […]

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New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

“IT” is the new horror film taking box offices by storm, and it has quickly become the highest grossing horror film of all time on a domestic basis, not accounting for inflation. On Sept. 8, its first weekend in theaters, it made over $123 million.  Based on Stephen King’s original novel of the same name, the story and its main […]

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Before I Fall provides an interesting, heart-wrenching adaptation of novel

Before I Fall provides an interesting, heart-wrenching adaptation of novel

The story of a troubled young man or woman reliving a day in their life over and over again to learn a lesson is pretty commonplace in cinema and television, most everyone has seen it on there screen at least once or twice. And yet, the movie “Before I Fall,” based on the novel by author Lauren Oliver, is still […]

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Review: “This Is Us” connects with viewers

Review: “This Is Us” connects with viewers

From lack of self confidence to death of a loved one, NBC’s hit new show, “This Is Us,” created by Dan Fogelman, includes a relatable story line for everyone. After 10 episodes, the show is already one of the most popular on television, receiving an overwhelming amount of praise from critics and audiences. This Is Us aired its pilot episode […]

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Review: Disney’s “Moana” appeals to people of all ages and cultures.

Review: Disney’s “Moana” appeals to people of all ages and cultures.

With the ever-changing world that we live in, it is important for movies to reflect that evolution of society. Specifically, it is important for children movies to teach the new generation about cultures other than their own. Disney’s “Moana” executes this tastefully, portraying a Polynesian culture and the mythology of the people that inhabit these islands. Also, the movie provides […]

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Review: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” displays a fun, exciting fantasy world

Review: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” displays a fun, exciting fantasy world

With number one openings in Russia ($6.3 million), France ($5.3 million), Mexico ($3.8 million), Australia ($3.1 million), Brazil ($2.7 million) and the Philippines ($1.8 million) and a gross amount of $1.2 million on opening night, it is apparent that “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” directed by Tim Burton, and based on a novel by Ransom Riggs, had achieved world […]

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Pokemon Go goes viral

Pokemon Go goes viral

On Jul. 6, 2016 the app of the summer, Pokemon Go, was released to all IOS and Android users. The free game was developed by Niantic Inc. as part of a long chain of Pokemon-themed games, shows, and merchandise. Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game in which people attempt to catch as many pokemon as possible. The thing that […]

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