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A True Hero of God – Hacksaw Ridge Interview with Producer Terry Benedict

A True Hero of God – Hacksaw Ridge Interview with Producer Terry Benedict

Erik Calderon, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
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Desmond Doss was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon. Even though he believed that the war was justified, he did not believe in taking a life. While Terry Benedict was a young boy, he loved to read. He came across a book called The Unlikeliest Hero about...

‘Spotlight’ shines light on scandal

‘Spotlight’ shines light on scandal

Fabian Brims, Writer
November 6, 2015
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In 2002, the investigation team of the Boston Globe, called ‘Spotlight’, uncovered a huge scandal about child abuse by pastors, which ultimately turned into a worldwide scandal that shattered the Catholic Church. This movie tells the story of how the reporters found the story, investigated the...

Steven Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’

Steven Spielberg’s ‘Bridge of Spies’

Neelou Goodarzi, Writer
November 4, 2015
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In promoting his new spy thriller Bridge of Spies, Steven Spielberg participated in a conference call interview with college students from around the country. Bridge of Spies is based on the true story of insurance lawyer James Donovan, and how he negotiated a spy swap between the United States and...

Live through ‘The Martian’

Live through ‘The Martian’

Marialuisa Rincon, Staff Writer
October 5, 2015
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I knew from the start I would be tough on The Martian — it’s one of my favourite books and in general, I think the sci-fi genre has a funny way of turning a could-be magnificent story into something left lacklustre and wanting. As the movie started, my thoughts laid with Andy Weir. The author...

Realistic ‘Everest’ impresses

Realistic ‘Everest’ impresses

Fabian Brims, Writer
September 18, 2015
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I don’t climb mountains myself, but I’ve read ‘Into Thin Air’ by Jon Krakauer, that is the book ‘Everest’ is based on. This adventure movie is in 3D, and, even though I am not the biggest fan of that format, it’s a perfect fit for this movie. Usually 3D is used to make something look...

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