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“Oblivion” Receives 3 out of 5 Stars

April 30, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER Tom Cruise stars in the new movie "Oblivion" with Morgan Freeman and Andrea Rosenburg. The movie had a strong opening week with $38 million at the box office. The plot for the movie is confusing so I will try...

Five Movies to Watch Over Summer

April 30, 2013

MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN  With summer right around the corner, the season of summer movies can be eagerly anticipated by students of all tastes.  Here are five films that are sure to warrant your attention in the upcoming mon...

Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary

April 22, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER As the television show Doctor Who is reaching it’s 50th anniversary, the show’s popularity has infected not only all of England but most of the United States. The show began in 1963 and has had a steady running...

Summer Bucket List

April 19, 2013

ANNA PIPPIN & EMMA COOPER Summer Bucket List: 1. Have a paint war- Fill water balloons with paint, and throw them at each other. Make sure to wear a white t-shirt and frame it. Be sure to use washable paint! 2. Sleep on...

Book vs. Movie: Anna Karenina

April 15, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER The book Anna Karenina is a celebrated Russian novel written by Leo Tolstoy. The book mainly highlights two love stories. The first is of Anna Karenina, a married woman, and Alexei Vronsky, a young military officer....

“Oz the Great and Powerful” Review

April 12, 2013

FRANCESCO VIOLA III Ever since “The Wizard of Oz” was released in 1939 and amazed audiences, the film industry has tried countless times to recapture the magic of the classic. There was “Journey Back to Oz” in 1974, “Ret...

“Warm Bodies” Review

March 13, 2013

When the initial trailers for “Warm Bodies” were released, it didn’t inspire much promise. It seemed like it was being made because the studios knew that they could make a quick buck for very little effort. Fortunately,...

Vista’s Top Movies and Music

March 13, 2013

Top ten movies: 10) Men in Black III 9) Argo 8) Skyfall 7) Marvel's The Avengers 6) Django Unchained 5) Les Miserables 4) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey 3) The Hunger Games 2) The Dark Knight Rises 1) Ted “Thunder buddies fo...

Book Review: In The Woods

March 11, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER The sun has set in a small town in Ireland, and three anxious mothers are calling in their children who have vanished into the dark woods. Then Rob Ryan, who is one of the children, is found clinging to a tree with...

How To Make Or Break Your Valentine’s Day

February 7, 2013

RACHEL NUNNLEE and MADDIE CARLSON Valentine’s Day, for Mountain Vista students, is a time for celebrating with that special someone or being single. This holiday causes students to be on either side of the spectrum; being ...

Book Review: The Night Circus

February 7, 2013

CLAIRE OLIVER The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a stimulating read about a traveling circus called The Cirque Des Reves open only from sunset to sunrise. The circus is filled with floating mazes, a garden made out of...

Sounds of the Season Review

December 18, 2012

CESCO VIOLA The MVHS orchestras and bands always puts on wonderful shows, and last night was no exception. The show may not have been as good as some of their other concerts, but the show was still very enjoyable, especially...

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