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Damon’s Mad Martian Mishaps are Magnificent

Damon’s Mad Martian Mishaps are Magnificent

Shjon Best, Fluco Beat Copy Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

Is there some unspoken rule about space movies that says Matt Damon has to be screwed over in every possible way? Recently, I had the pleasure of watching The Martian, a movie that came out in late 2015 and somehow slid past my radar. Initially, I was less than enthused at the idea of another movie wi...

Point Break Hits the Breaking Point

Point Break Hits the Breaking Point

Patrick Dieter, Fluco Beat Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature, News

Have you seen Point Break? Not the recent remake, but the original from the early 90’s, starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze. It was cheesy and campy, but still an enjoyable ride. Now, picture this: Take the same basic script, but remove all of the humor, clever writing, rich characters, and mem...

Star Wars 7: Best Star Wars Movie Ever?

Star Wars 7: Best Star Wars Movie Ever?

Patrick Dieter, Fluco Beat Editor

January 5, 2016


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

My experience watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens cannot be described with mere words. Call me what you will, but I am a Star Wars fan through and through. So when I tell you, the reader, that this was perhaps the most heart-wrenching, emotional, and simply fun time I’ve ever had watching a movie,...

Minions is a Minus

Minions is a Minus

Shjon Best, Fluco Beat Copy Editor

December 26, 2015


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

Allow me to take you on a magical journey, one where we travel back in time. Frozen has not come out yet, and the world has yet to be plagued with cancerous amounts of a singing snowman. It is the year 2010, and Despicable Me has just hit theaters. Despicable Me is fantastic, especially the cute, adora...

Book Review: Life and Death

Book Review: Life and Death

Trinity Haynes, FCHS Journalist

December 17, 2015


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

Whether in book or movie form, the Twilight series captured the heart of people everywhere. So now, author Stephanie Meyer has decided to give fans a different point of view by writing Life and Death, which presents the story from a guy’s point of view. Instead of human damsel-in-distress Bella, th...

Book Review: Red Queen

Book Review: Red Queen

Trinity Haynes, FCHS Journalist

December 16, 2015


Filed under Archive, Music, Movies and Literature

Check out our movie review of the newest YA hit!

A SPECTRE of Bond’s Former Self

A SPECTRE of Bond’s Former Self

Patrick Dieter, Fluco Beat Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

After twenty four films, does James Bond still have it in him? Find out in our SPECTRE review!

The Walking Dead Season 6 is as Alive as Ever

The Walking Dead Season 6 is as Alive as Ever

Shjon Best, Fluco Beat Copy Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

How does Season 6 of the long running TV Series fare? Click to find out!

Maze Runner 2 “Scorches” Away Originality

Maze Runner 2 “Scorches” Away Originality

Patrick Dieter, Fluco Beat Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

Is the Maze Runner 2 any good? Click to find out!

Straight outta Compton: Rap film wraps us in

Straight outta Compton: Rap film wraps us in

Jordan Melton, FCHS Journalist

September 4, 2015


Filed under Music, Movies and Literature

“Glamorized gang violence and guns” may be what police called rap group NWA in the prime of their music. But in the movie “Straight outta Compton” you see how a group of seven would-be musicians out of Compton, California struggled to create art while others – such as police, gangs, faulty...

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