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The Story of Cleopatra: The Lumineers

The Story of Cleopatra: The Lumineers

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

May 12, 2017


Filed under Archive, Music, Movies and Literature

The Lumineers is a name that has shot to success in recent years. The indie group began with sets in Denver bars, and is now selling out arenas on multi-million dollar world tours. The group is composed of six members, including Wesley Schultz, Neyla Pekarek, Jeremiah Caleb Fraites, Jay Van Dyke,...

La La Lovely

La La Lovely

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

May 8, 2017


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If you’re a fan of musicals, romance movies and Ryan Gosling, you’re in luck. La La Land has all this and more. The film and follows an aspiring actress named Mia, played by Emma Stone, and struggling to jazz pianist Sebastian, played by Ryan Gosling. The two encourage each other to follow their drea...

Fantastic Beasts Delivers for Potter Fans

Fantastic Beasts Delivers for Potter Fans

Hunter Folden, FCHS Journalist

May 4, 2017


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The story of Harry Potter was one of epic proportions and sold countless copies worldwide. With Potter, author J.K. Rowling created an exceptional, piece of work that will surely remain a classic for generations. Now this classic has birthed a spin-off that has also enthralled audiences. The plot ...

“It Ends With Us” Grabs the Attention

“It Ends With Us” Grabs the Attention

Trinity Haynes, FCHS Journalist

May 2, 2017


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Many teenagers like to argue that when they grow up, they don’t want to be like their parents. In “It Ends With Us,” 20-year-old Lily is no exception. After coming back home from her father’s funeral and giving a questionable eulogy, she doesn’t know how to feel. On the one hand, he was...

Logan: Damaged Man, Great Movie

Logan: Damaged Man, Great Movie

Thomas Sam, FCHS Journalist

April 25, 2017


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The latest installation of the X-Men franchise and Wolverine saga takes place in the year 2099. The mutants are no longer safe in the US, and all talk of them has long since died out with the X-Men becoming nothing but legend. It’s a sobering start for X-Men fans. Logan shows the journey of Wolverine as he atte...

A Beauty of a Remake

A Beauty of a Remake

Syerra Milliman, Fluco Beat Editor

April 17, 2017


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People have been raving for months now about the live action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast. The remake makes a few changes to the classic Disney princess story, such as having Belle work alongside her father as an inventor and implying that ...

Chance the Grammy Winner

Chance the Grammy Winner

Abigail Searcy, FCHS Journalist

April 11, 2017


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Chance the Rapper is a name that has taken the music industry by storm, and all without a label. It all started during a 10-day suspension from school in the senior year for Chancelor Bennett, who took the name “Chance,” recorded his first mixtape, titled 10 Day. Soon, the music was made available...

Split Before You See This Movie

Split Before You See This Movie

Josh Carlton, FCHS Journalist

March 8, 2017


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I have one wish. I wish I’d never wasted my $12 on this movie, and I recommend nobody else waste theirs either. The movie Split wasn’t anything like I’d expected it to be, at least based on the trailer. The basic plot outlined in the trailer is that a creepy guy, Kevin Crumb (played by a weirdly ...

Is the Walking Dead on Life Support?

Is the Walking Dead on Life Support?

Alexis Harris, FCHS Journalist

March 6, 2017


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Disappointed. That sums up my feeling about the mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead. In fact, it was one of the most boring episodes I have watched this season. The episode couldn’t keep my eyes glued to the screen for more than a minute. In fact, if this particular episode had had more action...

The 100 gets a 100%

The 100 gets a 100%

Josh Carlton, FCHS Journalist

February 24, 2017


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I have to admit it: The 100 may be one of the most interesting shows I’ve ever watched. I started the show late, having to watch the first two seasons on Netflix, but ever since then I have followed the show faithfully, never missing an episode. There are currently three seasons of The 100 avai...

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