South Lakes Sentinel

Bold new HBO show ‘Girls’ a hit with teenage girls

Lily Shtuhl, staff writer

February 15, 2013

The “dramady” television series “Girls” premiered on HBO in the spring of 2012, and is directed by, created by, and stars 24-year-old Lena Dunham. The show has been called “the voice of the new generation,” and has won two Golden Globes. Dunham was named Time Magazine’s Coolest Person...

Movie Review: ‘Lincoln’ is an astounding film

Movie Review: ‘Lincoln’ is an astounding film

Omar Farooq, online writer

February 12, 2013

To sum up the most recent Steven Spielberg directed movie: a phenomenal, though-provoking piece that incites the perfect emotions and generally hits the spot. Tracking the final months of President Abraham Lincoln’s life and the last moments of the bloody and brutal Civil War that cost the country...

TV review: ‘Workaholics’ strikes again with another season of profane humor

Jakob Weizman, online writer

February 7, 2013

“Workaholics” is back for a fourth season on Comedy Central, with more laughter, pranks, and hilarious situations the three telemarketers find themselves in. Workaholics is a comedy show that follows the trio that consists of Anders, Blake, and Adam. The three guys work as telemarketers under...

Movie review: ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ succeeds in showing realistic side of fantasy

Movie review: ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ succeeds in showing realistic side of fantasy

Nora Sanchez, online writer

January 24, 2013

This year a lesser known but very powerful film has made it onto the list of nine movies nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards. “Beasts of the Southern Wild” follows a six year-old girl, Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis), through the flooding of her bayou hometown and her father’s...

Does “Legendary” live up to it’s name?

Does “Legendary” live up to it’s name?

Sami Saab, multimedia editor

January 4, 2013

Released in 2008, the videogame for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, “Legendary” is a flawed masterpiece created by Spark Unlimited, which follows the adventures of Charles Deckard, a career criminal who is hired to steal Pandora’s Box from a museum, but accidently opens it in the process. This...

Latest Twilight movie creates mixed reviews

Latest Twilight movie creates mixed reviews

Nora Sanchez, online writer

December 5, 2012

As the Twilight Saga is wound down to the final installment, “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2”, students have something to say about it. Some students have already seen it and gave it positive reviews. Some are just anticipating how the epic series will come to an end. The thrilling love triangle...

Fan base for “Borderlands” grows with new arrival

Sami Saab, staff writer

October 25, 2012

“Borderlands” was a game that followed four adventurers searching the ruined planet of Pandora for a rumored alien Vault. The game was truly innovative, with unique and eye-catching cell-shaded graphics and an engine that randomly generates creatures, weapons, and loot throughout the game world. Unfortunately,...

Hologram technology ressurects popular rapper Tupac at Coachella

Clint Bouttavong, staff writer

May 9, 2012

   Deceased rap icon Tupac Shakur gave another performance after his "resurrection" on the third day of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Fans gathered at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California to see a sight they had never seen before.    Tupac gave the performance of his...

‘The Hunger Games’ becomes number one box office hit

Amalia Harte, staff writer

March 29, 2012

 In post-apocalyptic America, an opulent Capitol shines in the center of new nation Panem, provided for by 12 surrounding districts. Annually, as punishment for a rebellion years before, each district must give up two tributes, a male and female, for the Hunger Games, a fight to the death publicized...

British entertainment becoming increasingly more popular in America

Rachel Rogers, Seahawk Stories editor

December 31, 2011

History shows that the youth of America decide what is popular or not, but the newest trends have started to come from outside of the country. Recently, television shows watched by students have taken a turn for the British. “It’s a matter of variety,” said junior Hannah Baum. “It’s something...

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