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Big Hero 6 Provides Perfect Frozen Detox

Big Hero 6 Provides Perfect Frozen Detox

Shjon Best, Fluco Beat Copy Editor

February 2, 2015


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Another year, another Disney movie being shoved down my throat. I, too, was one of the many people who merely let out a huge sigh when Disney’s latest blockbuster Big Hero 6, hit the theaters. I withheld my harsher judgement, however, since the last time I snap-judged a film as a bad movie, I ende...

Jolie’s “Unbroken” Captivates

Jolie’s “Unbroken” Captivates

Kate Almarode, FCHS Journalist

January 28, 2015


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Unbroken is a gripping film based on the true story of one man’s extraordinary journey of torture and turmoil. Louie Zamperini (played by Jack O’Connell) goes from a troubled and mischievous boy to a promising athlete with the help of his brother. His motivation and determination lands him a spot i...

The Most Controversial Movie of All Time…Kinda Underwhelms

The Most Controversial Movie of All Time…Kinda Underwhelms

Christopher Haislip, FCHS Journalist

January 23, 2015


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Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new movie is really controversial. Like the studio producing the movie being hacked by North Korea, who then threatened to attack theaters showing the movie levels of controversy. In The Interview, two journalists are tasked with assassination North Korean leader Kim Jong...

Arrow Hits the Mark

Arrow Hits the Mark

Shjon Best, Fluco Beat Copy Editor

January 20, 2015


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When it made its debut in 2012, The CW’s Arrow almost immediately scored the highest ratings that the network had ever received, and its pilot episode alone was the most-watched episode of the entire year. Even now, after three years and nearly three seasons, Arrow is still going as strong as ever...

Interstellar is Out of This World

Patrick Dieter, Fluco Beat Editor

January 13, 2015


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As a piece of entertainment, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar is a must-see. As a movie to get your head spinning, your brain thinking, and your mind blown, Interstellar is the best movie of the year. As a movie with scientific accuracy... well... Interstellar lacks. Interstellar stars Matthew McConaughey as Cooper...

Mapping the Maze Runner

Mapping the Maze Runner

Hunter Deforge, FCHS Journalist

October 7, 2014


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Are you just sitting around looking for something, anything to do on a Saturday night?  Then the movie The Maze Runner is just for you.  This thriller of a movie will keep you wanting more and more until there’s literally nothing left to watch. A movie filled with drama and excitement, The Maze...

Batman Prequel Tells the Story of City, Not the Bat

Batman Prequel Tells the Story of City, Not the Bat

Chris Haislip, FCHS Journalist

October 2, 2014


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You probably already know how Bruce Wayne became Batman.  According to the comic books, as a child, he witnessed the murder of his incredibly wealthy parents. As a result, he went under intense training to become the caped crusader, protecting the citizens of Gotham from evil.  We’ve seen this origin...

Guardians of the Box Office

Guardians of the Box Office

Christopher Haislip, FCHS Journalist

September 5, 2014


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If you were to ask anyone what Guardians of the Galaxy was, they’d probably respond with one word:  “Who?”  Basically a Z-list squad of superheroes, the film had its doubters when Marvel announced that they were adapting the lesser-known comic for a film.  It seemed almost destined to fail. ...

Luke & Ben’s Fluco Top 10: Favorite Childhood Flick

Luke Norcross and Ben Sheridan

May 20, 2014


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Welcome back to our second edition of the Fluco Top 10. This week, we polled students to find out their favorite animated movies. So here they are.   10. Lady & The Tramp: This classic love story between a back-alley mutt and a high class Cocker Spaniel (released in 1955) was a classic port...

Captain America Sequel Soars

Captain America Sequel Soars

Chris Haislip, FCHS Journalist

April 29, 2014


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If you’re looking for a great superhero movie with action, suspense, and a bit of comedy on the side, look no further. Captain America: The Winter Soldier provides all of this and then some. The movie is full of action-packed sequences and has plenty of surprises. Compared to other films in the Marvel...

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