Post Tagged with: "Sci-Fi"

Ian McKellen as the Wizard Gandalf the Grey in the fantasy adventure, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." (MCT)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey dazzles mortal viewers

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor It has been over a decade since Frodo Baggins defeated Sauron and the Ring to the amazement of moviegoers worldwide, magnificently concluding Peter Jackson’s mission to translate Tolkien’s written masterpiece The Lord of the Rings into visual masterpiece. As universally acclaimed as Jackson’s films turned out to be, directing The Lord of the Rings wasn’t […]

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Graphic by Lauren Ussery.

Benefits of space exploration worth the cost, Hair says

By Thomas Hair Staff Writer School is back in session, and as usual, the first day included much discussion of everybody’s summer vacation adventures. All students know the drill. The teacher awkwardly introduces themself to the new class and asks each student to talk about what they did over the break. This year, you probably listened with fading interest as […]

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I Am Number Four proves to be highly entertaining

I Am Number Four proves to be highly entertaining

Thomas Hair Staff Writer February isn’t exactly known for high-profile blockbusters and is occasionally viewed as a dumping ground for sub-par movies. Because of this, my expectations weren’t too high for the latest film from director D.J. Caruso, who is known for films such as Eagle Eye and Disturbia. Entitled I Am Number Four, Caruso’s latest work is an adaptation […]

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Tron: Legacy review

Staff Writer It should be noted that the author viewed the film in 2D as opposed to 3D or the Imax versions of the film. “The Grid: a digital frontier. I tried to picture clusters of information as they moved through the computer. What did they look like? Ships? Motorcycles? I kept dreaming of a world I thought I’d never […]

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