“Happy Death Day” as one of the best horror films of the year

“Happy Death Day” as one of the best horror films of the year

Written by Zayne Giertuga, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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**Prior to reading the article: Spoiler Alert** Happy Death Day was bound to be great since the first trailer was released. Blumhouse, the film production team who made this movie, are well known for horror movies like The Purge and Get Out. This movie is no exception to this pattern. The main c...

Mother! movie review: the most divisive film of the year

Mother! movie review: the most divisive film of the year

Written by Sarayah Villasenor, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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From Black Swan to Noah, director Darren Aronofsky has a knack for making controversial films. His most recent and, as many claim, his most controversial movie Mother! dropped on September 15. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as “mother,” Javier Bardem as “Him,” Ed Harris as “man,” and Mic...

A step into the strange world of steampunk

Written by Adriana Watson, Editorial Writer

October 4, 2017


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In light of the recent Summer Art Series here in Lockport, I decided it may be appropriate to welcome you to a genre I hold very close to my heart. I am referring to that which falls under the umbrella term of steampunk. Steampunk, in its most basic definition, is a merging of two generations to create an alte...

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Film Review

Written by Zayne Giertuga, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


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After watching the original Kingsmen film and learning a new one was coming soon, I wanted to see it as soon as possible. Once I finally got around to watching it, I was not disappointed. With Taron Egerton playing as Eggsy again and Colin Firth as Harry Hart, their performances are on point. Ma...

“IT” movie review: horror done right

“IT” movie review: horror done right

Written by Sarah Albertino, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


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It is not a perfect film. The biggest issue is the portrayals of Bill Denbrough and Beverly Marsh by Jaeden Lieberher and Sophia Lillis. They both have potential, but their emotional and verbal delivery is somewhat dull and very overdone. What is particularly unimpressive is Beverly’s story line and th...

Porter Press Comics Slideshow

March 31, 2017


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Of Mice and Men and Crown the Empire departures

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


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Fans nationally were disheartened on December 30th, 2016, by the news stating that Austin Carlile of Of Mice and Men was leaving the band due to health problems. Because his symptoms of Marfan Syndrome were getting too rough for the lead singer to handle, the band had to cancel the remaining shows of ...

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” comes out in theaters

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


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The newest film of the Star Wars franchise is now in theaters. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is the first film of the Anthology Series, three films that, while set in the Star Wars universe, are not part of the main episodic saga. The films are also stand-alone, so they will not have a sequel or prequel...

Review on The Walking Dead, 7th season

Written by Jessica Chavez, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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The Walking Dead is one of the top 10 shows of 2016. It received an 84% by Rotten Tomatoes. The show is on it’s 7th season right now, and I have to say this is probably the best season so far. It’s based off of the comics, and I strongly recommend people read them because the writing is phenomenal...

What to watch: Designated Survivor

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


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As Lockport’s students grow older and, for some, will vote in the upcoming 2016 presidential election, it might help to learn about politics outside of the drama that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been giving us. Designated Survivor, ABC’s newest political drama, focuses on one of Washington DC...

Daredevil:The Netflix Series

Written by Carlos Nava, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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The Daredevil Netflix series has just drop it’s season two trailer and I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty anxious for more Daredevil. I’ve rewatched season one a bunch of times already, so I decided to rewatch the 20th Century Fox’s take on the character from the 2003 movie. Daredevil ...

Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Written by Stephanie Pirman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


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The Late Show has been hosted by the comedic legend David Letterman for decades. When he stepped down, the late night crowd collectively held its breath. Who could possibly replace him? The answer, of course, was Stephen Colbert. Colbert has been building up anticipation for his new show for months, an...

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