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The Blue & Gray Press | May 24, 2018

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The Rock’s “Rampage” bursts into nearby movie theaters

April 26, 2018 |

By Harry Fisher
Senior Writer

It has a very different tone than the games, but on its own, it can be a rather entertaining movie.Read More

“The Congressman” defines what it means to be patriotic

September 8, 2016 |

By REBECCA MELSON

With this year’s intense presidential election and the general social atmosphere in our American society today, it is clear that the definition of patriotism is changing. This is especially apparent in the actions of American athletes Gabby Douglas and Colin Kaepernick.Read More

‘Oz’ is a pleasant prequel to Dorothy

March 20, 2013 |

“Oz the Great and Powerful” shined this past weekend at the box office. The movie is a prequel to the 1939 American classic, “The Wizard of Oz,” which was adapted from L. Frank Baum’s famous children’s book.Read More

‘Looper’ entertains viewers with time travel adventures

February 6, 2013 |

By RITA BAILEY
The showing of “Looper,” directed by Rian Johnson and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, was a success for Cheap Seats viewers on Friday, Feb. 1.Read More

Students Choose to View Election, Not Jewish Film

November 8, 2012 |

By CHELSEA FULLER
Tuesday, Nov. 6, launched the beginning of the Jewish Cultural Celebration week at the University of Mary Washington, although the election was what seemed to be on every student’s mind.Read More

From the Academy Awards to Cheap Seats: Best Picture 'The King's Speech' Just $1

April 7, 2011 |

By TENILLE GOODMAN

The Academy Award winning Best Picture, “The King’s Speech,” is coming to Cheap Seats.

The film, a British period piece, is based on the true story of Albert Frederick Arthur George, the Duke of York, who, unless … Read More

CHEAP SEATS: After a Stellar First Hour, ‘Deathly Hallows’ Reverts Back to Same Old ‘Potter’ Garbage

March 9, 2011 |

I have an active hatred for the first six “Potter” movies, so when people told me that “Deathly Hallows: Part 1” is leagues beyond the other movies, I was pretty skeptical. And rightly so.

Those first six movies are awful. … Read More

Newest, Darkest 'Potter' is the Best Yet

December 1, 2010 |

By MADELINE MCDONALD

Seven movies in, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” finally proves how amazing the book series actually is.

Past “Harry Potter” films haven’t always lived up to their potential. They just couldn’t seem to manage … Read More

'Machete' Kills it in First Half, Flops in Second

September 15, 2010 |

“Machete” is here, for real this time. Ever since the amazing fake trailer for “Machete” appeared in the middle of the epic theater experience that was “Grindhouse,” people have been clamoring for more of this badass Mexican. I certainly was. … Read More

"Avatar": New Look, Same Old Story

January 21, 2010 |

Maybe I would have liked James Cameron’s mega-movie “Avatar” if I hadn’t seen Disney’s “Pocahontas” fifteen years ago. But I did, so instead I was just bored out of my mind. Sure, the special effects are great and the 3D … Read More

Bond Returns Without Gadgets

November 20, 2008 |

BY ELIOT HAGEN

There’s never really been an unwatchable Bond movie. They all follow the same formula, incorporating guns, gadgets, girls and cars into a skeletal plotline. Each Bond movie is its own, so that each time we can see … Read More