‘Alice’ sitting comfortably in box office wonderland

Jessica Meneghin Staff Writer If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people who have already stepped through the looking glass and into Tim Burton’s 3D Wonderland, you probably have just one question: Why is a raven like a writing desk? “Alice in Wonderland in 3D,” Tim Burton’s film-attempt at the legendary Lewis Carroll…

Shutter Island makes audiences shudder

Kayla Dimick Staff Writer    “Don’t you get it? You’re a rat in a maze.”    Since its release date of February 19, the new psychological thriller “Shutter Island” has had audiences quaking in their boots.    The film, set in 1954, is directed by academy award-winner Martin Scorsese and follows the story of U.S.…

Dear John

Savannah Wilcox Staff Writer    Eyes dripped with tears as Dear John stole the hearts of many women worldwide. Dear John is a novel written by New York Times Best-Selling Author Nicholas Sparks.    With the 32.4 million dollars debut on Friday, Feb. 5, Dear John proved to be one of the best love stories…

Avatar Mixed Bag

Avatar has won numerous accolades, broken world records and pioneered new special effects technology, but movie goers hoping for revolutionary writing will be disappointed. Written, produced and directed by James Cameron (Titanic, The Terminator Series), and starring Sam Worthington, Sigourney Weaver and Stephen Lang. Cameron’s latest offering sees Sam Worthington (Terminator Salvation) play Jake Sully,…

Eli Brings Enlightenment

In a society where all you have to guide you is believing “The Book of Eli” enlightens you. Directors Albert & Allen Hughes (Menace II Society, Dead Presidents) return with “The Book of Eli” starring Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman. In the Hughes Brothers’ latest screen spectacle Denzel Washington (American Gangster) plays Eli, a man…