The Eagle's Tale

‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ disappoints

Jayden Beatty, Associate Editor

March 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

The story before the story in,"Oz the Great and Powerful," had the potential for greatness but unfortunately did not live up to expectations. The plot surrounds James Franco starring as Oz, a womanizing and slimy circus magic...

Fee-Fi-Fo Flop: ‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ is a waste of time

Josh Collins, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Fee Fi Fo Fum, ask not whence the thunder come. Ask only when this movie will be done. For between Heaven and Earth is a perilous place, home to a fearsome giant race. This movie will continue at a very slow pace. The giants hunger...

‘Warm Bodies’: perfect movie for his adventure, her romance

Josh Collins and Jayden Beatty

February 28, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Warm Bodies, released Feb. 1, is a must see this Valentine’s Day season. Based on the novel by Isaac Marion, this box office hit surrounds the life of "R" a flesh-eating zombie living in an apocalyptic world. R yearns to be human ...

‘Red Dawn’ back in full force

Jayden Beatty and Josh Collins

November 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

The trend of awful remakes has been defied with the 2012 version of the hit 80s film “Red Dawn.” We attended an early preview of the movie at the Alamo Imax theatre in San Antonio which was promoted by the producers Filmdistrict....

“Pitch Perfect” in tune with funny bone

Jayden Beatty, Associate Editor

October 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Filled with up and coming stars, “Pitch Perfect,” unexpectedly met comedic standards set by hit movies such as "The Hangover," "Dinner for Shmucks" and "Anchorman." I encourage all not to dismiss this movie because of the...

“The Words” presents thought-provoking dilemma, questions viewers’ values

Jayden Beatty, Associate Editor

September 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

What would you do? The movie, “The Words,” poses this question as it presents a captivating story of one person who ignores his ethics in his desperation for success. In today’s world, where success is expected and ethics...

‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ exciting blend

Austin Musgrave, Staff Writer

February 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

If you enjoy cliff-hanging suspense, explosive action, mystery and humor, then your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to see “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” in theatres now. The film is well-rounded with...

‘Muppets’ movie surprises with modern wit, classic feel

Cortlyn Dees, Sports Editor

December 20, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Having awoken from my post Thanksgiving meal coma, I walked into the movie theater with my family to see “The Muppets” and was greeted by a sea of children. “Oh fantastic,” I thought. With expectations of an adolescent...

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