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The Patriot Press Reviews: LGBTQ+ Edition

May 11, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Online Editor's Corner, Online Exclusives

Comic book: The Lumberjanes An all-ages comic, Lumberjanes is a cheesy but heartwarming story of a group of girls—Jo, Molly, April, Mal, and Ripley—and their adventures to achieve their Lumberjane patches while experiencing the magic of summer camp and friendship. Made by girls, for girls, these...

Doctor Strange Review

Brigitte Larkin, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Doctor Strange surpassed my expectations. I was anticipating it to be just another movie that I would forget within hours of leaving, but when I walked out of the theater, I was stirring with excitement, replaying every scene in my head. The movie follows the life of Dr. Stephen Strange, a skilled neurosurgeon...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Macee Vadney, Staff Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

One of them is invisible. One picks locks. One of them is a thief. As for the talents of the beasts, you’ll have to find out on your own by watching J.K. Rowling’s film, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. It is an action packed film that never leaves you bored. It relates to Harry Potter through...

Patriot Press Reviews: Stranger Things

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

This last summer Netflix came out with another hit series called Stranger Things. When watching the first episode, I was very suspicious about what this T.V. series was about—all I knew was all the hype on twitter involving little kids and a terrifying monster. After watching the series however, I...

Patriot Press Reviews: The Last Boy and Girl in the World

Annabelle Smith, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

They say not to judge a book by its cover, but some covers are inexplicably more attractive than others. Case in point is a new addition to Liberty’s library, The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian. Sunken houses, little people in boats, and an intriguing title? I’m in. The book places...

Patriot Press Reviews: Suicide Squad

Tina Bardot, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Many people have mixed feelings on the summer movie Suicide Squad which features a story about villains assembling to do good. Set in the DC universe, enemies of heroes such as Batman and Superman are brought together by the government in order to fight a world-scale threat-- an ancient force bent on...

The Patriot Players go mad for the fall play

Abby Russell, Entertainment Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Evil businessmen, a mad old lady, and French people—you can find them all in this fall’s play. The Mad Woman of Chaillot, set in Paris, tells the story of street people banding together with the Mad Woman to stop greedy businessmen from drilling oil beneath Paris. Senior Anna Woldstad, the lead...

Fiddler on the Roof: a costuming and theatrical masterpiece

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor
May 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Fiddler on the Roof tells the story of a poor, Jewish milkman with a wife and five daughters, whose love, pride and faith helps him face the oppression of turn-of-the century czarist Russia. While it’s true that the acting, music, and sets will help tell this story, another critical element is the...

Patriot Press Reviews: A Court of Thorns and Roses

Bella Francavilla, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

After years of thinking I had read so many wonderful books, none could compare to this book. The biggest page turner ever read in the whole library. This book is a powerful combination of mystery, suspense and a fierce passion like no other. The shear amount of detail and exposition portrayed in this...

Patriot Press Reviews: Zootopia

Jocelyn Tierney, Entertainment Editor
April 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

I went to this movie with the assumption that it would be just another silly, wholesome family movie with a simple plot: Judy Hopps becomes the first bunny to join the police force of Zootopia (a mammal metropolis) and quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. She becomes determined to prove...

Patriot Press Reviews: Castle

Amanda Latham, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

This TV show is meant for almost anyone, from those of us who love mystery and suspense to those who crave drama and romance with a mix of comedy. From episode one you can see the humor reveled through Richard Castle, a murder mystery novelist who starts helping the NYPD solve murders. In the beginning...

Hidden Gems in Seattle

Fiona Hinkulow, Senior Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Tired of always going to the same places in Seattle? Take a look at these hidden gems! Fremont Troll Sculpted by four local artists, this interactive piece of art was the winner of a competition sponsored by the Fremont Arts Council in 1990, as part of a goal to rehabilitate the area under the...

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