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The Avengers exceeds all expectations, amazes audiences

<i>The Avengers</i> exceeds all expectations, amazes audiences

May 11, 2012

By Thomas Hair Online Copy Editor If you are going to pour five feature length films and billions of dollars into building up to the release of a single movie, it had better be a remarkable movie. It had better be the type of movie that becomes an instant classic – anything else would be a catastrophic...

Let There Be Zombies in Coppell

April 8, 2012

Jordan Thompson Staff Writer If some future journalist had the chance to visit the past and ask high school students what makes their generation different, the answers could range anywhere from Dubstep to the iPhone. But if one thing is for sure, they would almost all agree that vampires, werewolves...

Standing Side by Side

March 4, 2011

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer There are two schools of thought regarding the Oscars. If a film that embodies classical values, numbers among its characters a hero set against enormous personal or physical obstacles, and contains a rousing, optimistic finish, it is viewed as a "classic" film. If...

‘The Eagle’ Barely Gets off the Ground

February 11, 2011

Wren Culp Staff Writer No one has risen to stardom quite like Channing Tatum. Films such as She’s The Man and Step Up launched him into the spotlight starting in 2006. But can the growing star keep his streak of successful movies going with his new film The Eagle? The Eagle, an action-adventure film se...

Oscar ads hit web

November 17, 2010

By Michael Pankonien The Oscars aren't even here yet and films are already sending ads promoting their movies for awards.  Hoping to snag an oscar or two, these ads can go a long way for films who debuted early in the 2010 film season at reminding film critics of their success (and failure). Click...

“Twilight” series update

May 13, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer I feel it’s been far too long since something Twilight-related has been posted.  So here’s the rundown: The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner novella will be released to bookstores June 5 The Eclipse movie is completed and scheduled to premiere in theaters and IMAX J...

New Tech student’s short film in Dallas International Film Festival

April 16, 2010

“When you love film, you live film”. The words appeared all over downtown Dallas starting in late March. That’s right. The Dallas Film Festival is here in town and CHS has some territory in the festival itself. If you are not familiar with the Dallas Film Festival, or any film festival for that matter, don’t worry. A film festival is where independent films from all...

“Date Night” movie review

April 15, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Steve Carrell and Tina Fey.  Two of the best comedians on television in one movie.  What could be better, right? Actually, a lot. Date Night, featuring the stars of NBC’s “The Office” and “30 Rock,” hit theaters April 9 after much excited anticipa...

Oh the parties…

April 8, 2010

By Wren Culp Staff Writer Last night I went to downtown Dallas, and went clubbing. That’s right, I went to the top floor of a hotel, which was an old attic that they transformed into a “party pad” in 48 hours, and partied it up with a bunch of older people. And don’t worry I only drank 7-Up. If you are a little confused by the statement above, don...

“Beware of Christians” comes to Dallas

March 31, 2010

By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer Most students don’t feel they can make a difference. We get involved as much as we can but never get the feeling that we are truly recognized or appreciated. One college student is making a difference, however, and not just at his university but across the nation. Ba...

Golden Globe Surprises

January 6, 2010

By Angela Almeida Opinions Editor     The 67th annual Golden Globe Awards will take place on January 17, 2010. Although the Globes by no means hold the prestige of the Oscars, they do hold some value in the minds of audiences. Which leads me to think, what compelled some rather random, perhaps...