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Birdbox: Don’t Open Your Eyes

Birdbox: Don’t Open Your Eyes

January 16, 2019

Released in December of 2018, this Netflix original movie set in post-apocalyptic time has people wondering over what symbolic meanings underlies within the plot. Golden Globe Award-winning actress, Sandra Bullock, stars as the main character, Malorie Hayes, who is paired with 2 unnamed children, Boy and Girl, that venture through the forest and river blindfolded to escape the ‘monster’ that...

New Golden Globes Inspired Trends

New Golden Globes Inspired Trends

January 14, 2019

The Golden Globes Awards is a celebration of the movies and television series that were produced and broke many barriers in 2018. From Black Panther to A Star is Born to Killing Eve, the Golden Globes recognizes brilliant pieces of entertainment and is definitely something to watch, including the pre-show red carpet where celebrities strut their stuff wearing the latest couture fashion. A major ...

A Promise for the New Year

A Promise for the New Year

January 8, 2019

New Year's Eve is a day when people all over the world promise to make a change for themselves when welcoming the new year. One of these people, Park Jimin of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, released his first single, "약속," which translates into "Promise." Growing up in the Geumsa-dong district, Busan, South Korea, Jimin fell in love with music and dance. Prior to becoming a trainee, Jimin studied c...

The Grinch is Coming for Christmas Once Again

The Grinch is Coming for Christmas Once Again

December 19, 2018

In November 2018 the remake of the Grinch, a classic Christmas movie, hit theaters. The animated remake follows the same plot line as the two before it. The audience saw the Grinch once again as the crotchety Scrooge-like character that attempted to steal Christmas from Whoville. The cast includes the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, Kenan Thompson as a new character and friend to Grinch...

Mumford & Sons’ Delta Reflects on Personal Experiences

Mumford & Sons’ Delta Reflects on Personal Experiences

December 18, 2018

Mumford and Sons takes it back to their roots with a twist in their new album Delta. They turn from the alternative rock guitars they played in their previous album Wilder Minds back to the banjos which helped catapult them into becoming a big name in music. However, producer Paul Epworth puts effects on the instrumental giving the album undertones of jazz and even rap. Delta also gives their fans a bet...

Top Five Must Watch Christmas Movies

Top Five Must Watch Christmas Movies

December 17, 2018

Everybody loves the holiday season. Whether it's for the yummy food or for the wonderful gifts, the holidays are always tons of fun. Part of what makes Winter Break so enjoyable is getting to curl up with a blanket and watch some Christmas movies. We have compiled a list of the top 5 Christmas movies so grab some popcorn and enjoy! Santa Clause Santa Clause is a movie about a man who is turned into Santa Claus. Scott is a divorced dad who has custody of his son ...

Will The New Lion King Movie Be As Good?

Will The New Lion King Movie Be As Good?

December 15, 2018

From Pete’s Dragon to The Jungle Book, the past couple of years have brought many childhood favorites to life through the power of live action animation. However, out of the three live-action reboots set to release in 2019, I know which one I’m most excited about: The Lion King. Before I knew what live action was I was waiting for this 1994 classic to be redone with updated animation techno...

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

December 14, 2018

Growing up, I couldn’t tell you who Mr. Rogers was. I had heard the name before but had no idea who or what he had done. I never truly understood how special of a man he was until I attended a journalism conference in Chicago. One of the sessions I went to was dedicated to Mr. Rogers. I walked into the session, eager to learn but had little understanding of how eye-opening and heartwarming it...

Grande Shares Lessons in Love in New Single

Grande Shares Lessons in Love in New Single

November 18, 2018

Ariana Grande’s new single "thank u, next" was released Nov. 3, 2018. The song talks about the lessons she has learned from ex-boyfriends Big Sean, Ricky Alvarez, Pete Davidson and Mac Miller, who passed away in September 2018. “Thought I’d end up with Sean, but he wasn’t a match. Wrote some songs about Ricky, now I  listen and laugh. Even almost got married, for Pete, I’m so thankful. W...

Need the Perfect Customized Christmas Gift?

November 9, 2018

PLD Lamplighter is hosting a crafting fundraiser on Nov. 16 from 4-8 p.m. Anyone can drop in to learn how to create a cross-stitch portrait--no need to stay the whole time. Mrs. Turner will teach everyone, so no experience necessary. The cost is $25 which includes all materials needed. Email [email protected] to sign up....

Disturbed’s Long Awaited Evolution

Disturbed’s Long Awaited Evolution

October 21, 2018

Disturbed's Evolution is the band’s first album in over three years and the first album in over eight years with bass guitarist John Moyer. The album was made to pay tribute to heavy metal musicians, that died, that the band has worked with over the years. According to the band’s front man, David Draiman, this is the band’s "Black Album." “You have to fight for the strength of your creation. It's...

Artists Respond to Banksy’s Balloon Girl

Artists Respond to Banksy’s Balloon Girl

October 7, 2018

On Oct. 5, the Balloon Girl painting made by well known anonymous British artist, Banksy, self-destructed after being sold at the Sotheby’s, one of the largest brokers for decorative art, jewelry and collectibles in the world. Speculators realized that the painting was being shredded after strips of the original artwork began to come out from under the frame. "It all goes back to Banksy...