Oakton Outlook

Second “Star Wars VII” trailer released

Sam Rutzick

April 21, 2015


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Its been almost six months since the reveal of the first "Star Wars VII" trailer, which revealed for us the name of the movie, "The Force Awakens," and gave us the first glimpse of the main characters of the new trilogy. It also revealed for us the first shots of the lightsaber cross-guard that Ste...

In-flight entertainment

evanheitman

April 8, 2015


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Let's face it, flying is an ingrained part of humanity at this point. We can fly between continents and even between neighboring states within a single country. Airplane travel is something that we are used to and respect for its innovation and efficiency (sometimes). With summer break sneaking up on...

Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman all receive new costumes

Sam Rutzick

April 8, 2015


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This June, the “Trinity” of DC Comics, Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman receive new costumes in issue 41 of their respective comics. These new looks come on the heel of the "Divergence" initiative that DC recently announced, where the creative teams of many of DC’s comics were changed, and several...

“Cinderella” takes the spotlight

Erin Preaskorn

April 1, 2015


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The classic animated Disney film “Cinderella” was remade into a live action film which premiered on Mar. 13 of this year. Directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Lily James as Cinderella and Richard Madden as the prince, the remake generally stayed true to the animated original, although there were...

I “Believe”

lauramurphy96

March 17, 2015


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After three years of no new music, Mumford and Sons, the popular British folk band, has released a brand new song. The song, titled “Believe,” is from their new upcoming album “Wilder Minds.” The full album is set to come out on May 4, but dedicated fans can preorder it now. For those who have...

Latest Hot Flick – Kingsman: Secret Service

Latest Hot Flick – Kingsman: Secret Service

Ethan Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2015


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Quentin Tarantino. Stanley Kubrick. The Coen brothers. All-time great directors, and all with a shared taste for the flair in showbiz. In the books of many avid moviegoers, the creations of these directions are absolutely unparalleled in the grotesque and fantastic. Last month, however, the world was...

Preview: “Le Petit Prince” film to be released in 2015

Andrew Lokay

March 12, 2015


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Francophiles, French students, and children of all ages will be excited to hear that a film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's masterpiece, “Le Petit Prince” (“The Little Prince”) will be released in theaters later this year. The children’s book, long a staple of French classrooms,...

10 points for Gryffindor

Nikki Singh

March 12, 2015


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Emma Watson, known most famously for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, was recently casted for a role which could be an opportunity of a lifetime for the up and coming actress. Watson ecstatically revealed to her fans that she would be playing Belle in Disney's live-action production of...

Gigi: A taste of Paris

Gigi: A taste of Paris

Morgan Cooper

March 12, 2015


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"GiGi" a film directed by Vincente Minnelli in 1958, has been re-created into the form of a Broadway production with celebrity Vanessa Hudgens as the lead character. The story takes place in Paris during a time of widespread romance amongst its citizens, specifically that of main characters GiGi and...

#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarsSoWhite

Veda Bhatia

March 12, 2015


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The 2015 Oscar nominees were presented to the public, and as a result, many people were angered by the fact that most of the nominees were white and male. Immediately after the announcement, Twitter blew up with the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. However, they have every right to be mad about the nominations....

50 Shades of Grey: The ravishing triology transformed into film

50 Shades of Grey: The ravishing triology transformed into film

Morgan Cooper

March 12, 2015


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The most recent "lady killer" triology has now become a major motion picture that was released on Valentine’s day weekend. "Fifty Shades of Grey" written by E.L. James in 2011 has been a top seller for females around the world. As expected for any new movie, there is one main question that readers of ...

American Sniper: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

American Sniper: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Aidan Kuester

March 10, 2015


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This past month an extremely controversial movie came out, and while before that "the Interview" held the crown of controversy, it was quickly stolen by "American Sniper." People have many different opinions on this film, and the man that it’s focused around. Some praise him as a hero while others...

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