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West Potomac Film Club Movie Premiere Faces Tech Difficulty

Jason La Kier, Reporter
April 28, 2017

It had been seven months since the West Potomac Film Club announced that filming had begun on their first feature film, Strangers in the Night. A trailer had been released to Youtube, and the film was...

Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast— Revamping A Classic Tale

Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast— Revamping A Classic Tale

Jimmy Figliola and Jasmine McGee
March 19, 2017

Adapted from the 1991 Disney animation of the same name, Beauty and The Beast follows the story of a cocky prince who is turned into a beast, he subsequently falls in love with a Villager name Belle and...

Movie Review: Moonlight

Movie Review: Moonlight

Spencer Bao, Reporter
March 13, 2017

“Moonlight," a small film produced from A24, surprised many people when they won the Oscar for Best Picture. Directed by Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight” tells the story of a young black child who discovers...

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Movie Review: “Lion”

Shahtaj Ali, Editor
March 6, 2017

“Lion” is a movie whose themes of loss, love, and family are universal even though its settings may not be. Based on a real story, and spanning two decades, the film tells the story of Saroo (Sunny...

Movie Review: Rings

Movie Review: Rings

Saira Rodriquez and Grant Benick
February 21, 2017

On February 3 the horror movie Rings was released. The movie is an updated version of The Ring which was released in 2002. Rings is about Julia and Holt, a couple that fell apart as Holt went off to college...

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Movie Review: “Loving”

Johanna Echeveria, Reporter
December 16, 2016

The film “Loving” was released on November 4. The movie was based on the story of an interracial couple who fell in love, wanted to get married and eventually build a family. However, it all took...

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Movie Review: The Nice Guys

Duncan Hoag, Co-Editor in Chief
May 29, 2016

There is no doubt audiences will enjoy “The Nice Guys”, set in Los Angeles in the mid-70s, takes on an off-color yet charming brand of humor, with the dramatic appeal of Russell Crowe and the comedic...

Good weather greeted students during National Honor Societys annual Movie Night Event. Courtesy: West Potomacs chapter NHS Twitter

National Honor Society Holds Annual Outdoor Movie Night

Claudia Santa Anna, Editor
May 22, 2016

  On a warm Friday night after a week of rainy weather, gloomy skies, and cool temperatures, West Potomac’s chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their second annual Movie Night outside,...

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Movie Review: Zootopia

Shahtaj Ali, Editor
May 9, 2016

From the most massive lion to the smallest bunny, the city of Zootopia is a place where animals of all shapes and sizes can thrive. When Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) becomes the first rabbit to join the...

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Winter Movies Coming Out That Aren’t Star Wars

Hugh Moffitt, Online Editor
December 19, 2015

  "The Big Short" Release Date: Dec. 23 [Trailer]  Synopsis: Set in the mid 2000s before the financial crisis, "The Big Short" is based on the nonfiction book with the same name, and...

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Movie Review: In the Heart of the Sea

Duncan Hoag, Co-Editor in Chief
December 18, 2015

“In the Heart of the Sea” is a movie that aims high but ultimately falls short of its goals. It suffers primarily from vapid characters whose actions seem futile and meaningless, an issue that greatly...

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