South Lakes Sentinel

Book review: Galbraith debuts while Rowling returns with outstanding “Cuckoo’s Calling’

Alexa Amster, editor

August 2, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Admittedly, I probably would not have picked up The Cuckoo’s Calling without learning that J.K. Rowling wrote it under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Nevertheless, Rowling creates a spellbinding story worth the read. Supermodel Lula Landry jumps out of her London apartment to her death on a cold...

Dirty Console Peasants: welcome to The Glorious PC Gaming Master Race

Dirty Console Peasants: welcome to The Glorious PC Gaming Master Race

Sami Saab, multimedia editor

May 14, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

Hey there. You must be new around here, and maybe a bit confused. “I never bought a gaming PC,” you say. Do not worry, I will explain everything. Welcome, Dirty Console Peasant, to PC Gaming. Chances are you are reading this on a PC, which means you own one, which means you have already got yo...

Music review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Mosquito”

Music review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs “Mosquito”

Nora Sanchez, online writer

April 17, 2013


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It has been four years since the Yeah Yeah Yeahs released the beloved “It’s Blitz!” and the new album “Mosquito” was definitely worth the wait. This album is the Yeah Yeah Yeahs you missed in the sophomore album “Show Your Bones” and the new art-pop you have been craving since 2009. The...

Movie Review: Life of Pi

Movie Review: Life of Pi

Marshall Gordon, online writer

March 13, 2013


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A well-known book "Life Of Pi" is an Oscar nominated movie directed by Ang Lee. The movie won various awards such as Best Direction, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects. The movie describes an Indian boy’s life and the 223 days he spent stranded at sea on a boat with...

Movie Review: ‘Lincoln’ is an astounding film

Movie Review: ‘Lincoln’ is an astounding film

Omar Farooq, online writer

February 12, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

“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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

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...

Megadeth releases another great album

Clint Bouttavong, entertainment editor

November 28, 2011


Filed under Reviews, Uncategorized

Thrash legends Megadeth have topped themselves with the release of their new album "Thirteen.” The band manages to stay fresh and relevant so many years after their debut, releasing three great albums in a row over the past five years. Though "Thirteen" does have its flaws, they are minor and easily...

Summer blockbusters create mixed reviews

Clint Bouttavong, style editor

September 15, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Uncategorized

As summer comes around so do summer blockbusters, but this year’s turnout seems to be a mixed bag. The season has its gems like the vampire flick “Fright Night” but it also has its fair share of flops and disappointments. “Fright Night” is a vampire flick that does justice to the original,...

Like a fish out of water: Warped Tour not for the metalhead in me

Clint Bouttavong, style and entertainment editor

June 15, 2011


Filed under Reviews, Uncategorized

This year I was given the opportunity to attend the Vans Warped Tour through the newspaper’s wire service Moxie.com. Truth be told, I do not listen to the types of bands that are playing this year, so it should be an interesting experience. This year’s lineup includes The Devil Wears Prada, Asking...

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