Mission: Impossible – Fallout Review

Cast: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Angela Bassett, Ving Rhames, and Michelle Monaghan Genre: Thiller, Action Director: Christopher McQuarrie Truthfully, this is the only series that I’ve watched completely out of order. First starting with Mission Impossible 4: Ghost Protocol, Mission Impossible 3, Mission Impossible 2, and Rogue Nation then finally Mission Impossible 6. This series has definitely grown on me. It’s fun, exciting, and manages to out-do itself every time. You’d…

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Displacement

By Elaine Cary Their mother had driven them out to their grandmother’s for the weekend, a trip usually reserved for Christmas day, but on occasion for a boyfriend crisis, where the only remedy was the wisdom of one’s own mother. Usually, their mother turned to Maggie during such plights. ”Us girls get each other,” She would say, and go on about complexities within relationships that Maggie did not get at all, though she pretended to.…

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Craft 120

Welcome to todays tasty Box of Chocolates! Are you ready for your dose of chocolate?      Craft 120, a beautiful restaurant in Newark, NY should be next on your list of restaurants to visit! This recently established restaurant overlooks the Erie Canal and offers a wide variety of delicious foods and drinks. The second you walk in the door you are welcomed by its unique design, reminiscent of a quaint and stylish European restaurant. The…

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I Wrote This Story to Prove My Best Friend Wrong

by Mathew Serback “Everyone is awful.” That’s a powerful statement. Think about all the possible things my best friend could’ve said instead: A specific person was awful; there was an established (or, possibly, unestablished) reason for the person’s awfulness (depending on your perspective), or no one was actually awful (which is still dependent upon your perspective), and we just misrepresent other people’s emotional states as an assumption of guilt instead of an assumption of innocence.…

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Bitter Pill

by Witney Dupree I regurgitate beliefs I was fed as a childand dangle them before the wide-open mind of my son.Not the fried chicken values and potato salad principlesI ate from checkered tablecloths on sunny afternoons.These kernels of untruth were wrapped in cheeseof stuffed inside the sticky center of a marshmallow.I wish my lips would swell shut from the bee stingwords swarming from the hive of my subconscious.Those cyanide phrases I don’t crack a tooth…

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Shazam!

Genre: Fantasy/Science Fiction Cast: Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Mark Strong, Djimon Hounsou, Grace Fulton, Faithe Herman, Ian Chen, and Jovan Armand Director: David F. Sandberg In the dark and brooding essence of the DC Extended Universe, Shazam is definitely one of the bright spots of the DC movies. It’s truly a fun, energetic popcorn film with a ton of heart. There’s so much to like in this film as you are taken…

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What Doesn’t Belong

by Damon McLaughlin That sunrise there, what used to bethe Collombs’ corrals, another dump,this vague pasture of dawn-stubbleand bulb-of-my-nose, kitchen lightvirga over my flannel’s beige fields,this shirt older, softer than our marriage.Those darknesses of mesquite,our acacia, which weeps overgoldfish, Betta, hamster entombedin a toilet paper tube by little hands,the dogs I took someplace else.The Rincons rising moreslowly than you or I have come to know,Cowhead Saddle sagging like a deadhead horse, moon blind,ringboned, incapable of walking…

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Cartoon Classics: Hey Arnold!

Created by animator Craig Bartlett, Hey Arnold! aired on Nickelodeon from 1998 to 2004, with a movie under the same name releasing in 2002. What’s interesting about this particular show is that while it officially ended in 2004, the story doesn’t stop there: in 2017, more than 10 years after the show’s cancellation, Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie was released on November 24th. Even with a movie being coming out a decade after the show…

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