‘Fifty Shades’ of Controversy

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ “Fifty Shades of Grey” hit the box office on Valentine’s Day, setting new records for the highest grossing President’s Day weekend opener and ranking among the biggest R-rated debuts in history. According to the Associated Press, the movie set a record of $81.7 million from more than 3,646 locations over the three-day period. Variety reports that the movie’s ticket sales over the three day period hit $209 million and that the overall box office should reach $240 million. With over 100 million copies of the book sold, it is no surprise that the movie lures … Continue reading ‘Fifty Shades’ of Controversy

2015 Grammy Awards

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ This year, LL Cool J hosted the 57th annual Grammy Awards, music’s biggest night when artists are recognized and honored for their craft. While Sam Smith and Beck dominated the evening, plenty of others left with a Grammy award in their pockets. Smith had a huge night, putting Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album under his belt. Other artists who went home with a win that night were Miranda Lambert whose “Platinum” won for Best Country Album, Christina Aguilera and A Great Big World’s “Say Something” for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga’s “Cheek to Cheek” for Best Traditional Pop … Continue reading 2015 Grammy Awards

The new cast of ‘Ghostbusters

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ “Bridesmaids” and “The Heat” director Paul Feig has found his cast for the remake of the classic film “Ghostbusters,” but with a twist: an all-female cast. On Jan. 27, he posted a photo of the four comediennes – Kristen Wiig, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones – on his Twitter account, followed by a tweet that read, “In other news, Ghostbusters will be hitting theaters July 22, 2016. Save the date.” According to Christian Today, the news about the movie’s reboot first broke in October 2014 when the “Bridesmaids” director agreed to lead the … Continue reading The new cast of ‘Ghostbusters