Coppell Student Media

CGI lowers standards of film industry

April 1, 2013

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Everyone who has been to a movie theater in the past three decades has seen the effects of Computer Generated Images (CGI). Whether it is a talking animal in a live action film or an entire environment, CGI has overtaken the film industry. I recently watched Jaws for th...

Coppell Film Society takes on Star Wars

December 4, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer The Coppell Film Society will meet in the lecture hall this Friday after school to screen George Lucas's science fiction cult classic, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. CFS has been making the effort to screen a wide variety of films at their meetings. The after sc...

Disney’s Star Wars sequels: I have a bad feeling about this

Disney’s <i>Star Wars</i> sequels: I have a bad feeling about this

November 2, 2012

By Will Thomas Staff Writer On Tuesday, The Walt Disney Company purchased Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion and announced that Star Wars: Episode 7 would be released in 2015. Everyone I have discussed this with has mixed feelings about this announcement. The idea of a new Star Wars movie d...

Famous one-liners, these movie quotes have always stood out

March 25, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer We are all guilty of one of the most cliché uses of speech: quoting our favorite movies. I just happens, and there isn’t much we can do about it. Movies from the 30s to now have all had a quotable line that we found something special in, and now repeat out loud...