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Reactions: Disney remakes and new “Aladdin” movie

By Gabby Pieklo, Round table reporter

November 30, 2018

Walt Disney Studios is remaking original animated movies as live-action films. The latest film to be offered as a new version is “Aladdin,” which will be released May 24, 2019. With the live-action Aladdin remake coming out, some Middletown High School students predicted how they think it’ll...

Blog: Ashleigh’s World

Blog: Ashleigh's World

By Ashleigh Sullivan, RT Media

November 2, 2018

I attended downtown Frederick's movie night. Click here to see my review: Movie night is free fun

‘Doctor Strange’ makes strong and thrilling debut

By Erin Cowan, Round Table news editor

November 21, 2016

What’s strange about Marvel’s newest blockbuster “Doctor Strange” isn’t the levitation cape, mirror-verse or bad-guys with sparkly purple rimmed eyes, but how this movie shifts the standard superhero troupe from physical and flashy to a radiant multiverse that sets its roots deep with a mystical...

‘Miss Peregrine’ leaves fans wanting more

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By Audrey Fisher, Round Table photo editor

October 11, 2016

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is another example of a book-to-movie conversion going completely wrong. The “Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children” book series is a fascinating and incredible trilogy written by Ransom Riggs. This summer, movie trailers were released...

Opinion: Are movie trailers revealing too much lately?

Opinion: Are movie trailers revealing too much lately?

By Liam O'Byrne, Round Table Reporter

May 26, 2016

Trailers are meant to get your attention catch your eye and make you want to see the movie as soon as it comes out. They should be enough to intrigue you and wonder about the movie causing you want to see it more. Well, that’s how they used to be.   Modern movie trailers are being filled...

2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles much different than the rest

2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles much different than the rest

By Emily Scoggins, Round Table Opinion Editor

September 23, 2014

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles we loved from the early 80’s made a comeback in their hot new film that released on August 8, 2014. There’s something different about our friends Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael, and Leonardo, though. They have a new, fiercer, rougher look that doesn’t quite ring...

A Divergent take on the film

By Karolina Ross, Feature Editor

March 31, 2014

Karolina Ross Features Editor Divergent, based on the novel by Veronica Roth, takes place in a futuristic dystopian society in which the population is split into five groups called ‘factions’, each having their own characteristics. When given an aptitude test to determine which faction she fits...

Is the excitement of premieres enough?

By Veronica Clements, Entertainment and Arts Editor

October 16, 2013

As the movies keep rolling, each month is home to anticipated premieres. With Gravity, Captain Phillips, and The Fifth Estate coming to nearby theaters this October, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire premiering in November, this year will end with an interesting and impressive array of movies. But...

“The Hobbit” is anything but a small success

January 3, 2013

By Alexis Ramsey Round Table Reporter Thirteen dwarves show up at Bilbo’s door one fine evening. There is little surprise that he is incredibly confused. Martin Freeman pulls off the confused little hobbit amazingly well in the screenplay of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Directed by Peter Jac...

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