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ALADDIN (May 23)

ALADDIN (May 23)

Jacqueline Greene, Reporter

May 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

ALADDIN (May 23, PG) Disney classic ”Aladdin” is brought to life once again. In this famous Arabic fairy tale charismatic peasant Aladdin of Agrabah (Mena Massoud) with the help of Genie (Will Smith), turn into a prince using a magical lamp. With this transformation, he hopes to be granted the ...

BRIGHTBURN (May 23)

BRIGHTBURN (May 23)

Jacqueline Greene, Reporter

May 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

BRIGHTBURN (May 23, R) It’s raining babies, hallelujah! Although thats not quite how the 80's hit song went, for Tori Bryer (Elizabeth Banks) and husband Kyle Breyer (David Deman ) this is their reality. After struggling to conceive a child, Tori and Kyle agree to raise a baby that has literally f...

UPDATE: SLATER THEATER WINS 8 FREDDY AWARDS, ROCKS THE TAVERNA WITH MAMMA MIA!

UPDATE: SLATER THEATER WINS 8 FREDDY AWARDS, ROCKS THE TAVERNA WITH MAMMA MIA!

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, News

UPDATE: Congrats to Bangor's cast and crew of Mamma Mia! on winning 8 Freddy Awards! Outstanding Use of Scenery Outstanding Use of Lighting Outstanding Small Ensemble Performance - Brookel Sabella, Gianna Graziano, Morgan Shriver, “Dancing Queen” Outstanding Performance by an Actress...

SENIOR BUCKET LIST

SENIOR BUCKET LIST

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

As the second semester of the 2018-19 school year commences, the senior class is already experiencing the symptoms of the inevitable disease, Senioritis.  Well hold on seniors, before rushing out of this comfortable time in life, try to check off these items from your senior bucket list. ATTEND A ...

ROCK BAND STUNS AUDIENCE

ROCK BAND STUNS AUDIENCE

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

So, Mr. Krohn can sing. The annual Rock Band competition was a smashing success once again this year. With headlining performances from Mr. Krohn, Mr. Madden, and other talented students, the entire crowd was rocking and rolling all afternoon in the Craig Payne theater.  Kicking off the show, “Trever’s Mom” featuri...

TAKE YOUR BLINDFOLD OFF AND WATCH “BIRD BOX”

TAKE YOUR BLINDFOLD OFF AND WATCH “BIRD BOX”

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment

Netflix has done it again as its newest original film Bird Box is driving people crazy. Within a matter of days viewers went “nuts” over it.  Directed by Susanne Bier, the film follows Malorie (Sandra Bullock), an aspiring artist who chooses isolation from the world over socializing. Her sister Jess ...

EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF HALLMARK’S “JOURNEY BACK TO CHRISTMAS”

EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF HALLMARK’S “JOURNEY BACK TO CHRISTMAS”

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Directed by Mel Samski, Hallmark’s  Journey Back to Christmas incorporating romance, magic, and wonder, tugs at the heart strings—and it’s my new favorite Christmas movie. I highly recommend adding this heartwarming tale to the holiday break watchlist.  The film centers around World War II nurse Hanna ...

THE LION KING JR. A ROARING SUCCESS

THE LION KING JR. A ROARING SUCCESS

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Under the direction of Mr. Butch DiMinico, Mrs. Rebecca Kranich, and student directors Jessie Barker and Gianna Graziano, Bangor Area Middle School’s sold out performance of The Lion King Jr. was a smash hit. After the red velvet curtains opened, ‘animals’ of all shapes and sizes took stage....

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE: A THRILLING HIT

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE: A THRILLING HIT

Meagan Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Netflix recently released blood-tingling hit The Haunting of Hill House (8.9 on IMDb, 92% on Rotten Tomatoes). Directed by Mike Flanagan, the show is especially spooky—and very addicting—due to its electrifying jump scares, gripping flashbacks to dark times, and hair-raising music. The Haunting of Hill...

HOROSCOPES – WELCOME BACK!

HOROSCOPES – WELCOME BACK!

Nathan Gilmartin, Resident Astrologist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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JUNE MOVIE PREVIEWS

JUNE MOVIE PREVIEWS

The Slater Newspaper Staff

June 1, 2018


Filed under Archives Spring 2018, Entertainment, Spring 2018

ACTION POINT (June 1, 2018, R) By: Gabby Zeeman Boogie (Eleanor Worthington Cox) has been estranged from her father D.C. (Johnny Knoxville) and has come to visit with high hopes to become closer with him. Luckily, her eccentric father is the owner of Action Point – a low grade, rebellious ...

JULY MOVIE PREVIEWS

JULY MOVIE PREVIEWS

The Slater Newspaper Staff

June 1, 2018


Filed under Archives Spring 2018, Entertainment, Spring 2018

The First Purge (July 4, 2018, NR) By: Autumn Bird Attempting to push the crime rate below 1% for the remaining year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that releases hostility in a remote neighborhood for one night. But when violent oppressors meet the aggre...

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