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It's Matthew McConaughey! Courtesy of Mashable
It's Matthew McConaughey!

"Interstellar" shoots for the stars

"Interstellar" is an audacious space epic on a grand scale—a behemoth that is overwhelming in every sense of the word. From cinematic greatness to dramatic intimacy, the film refuses to be simple and stay put.

A "Thousand Words" wasted

There is nothing more disappointing than a book with potential that falls flat. Unfortunately, prominent teen fiction writer Jennifer Brown's "Thousand Words" does just that.

Movies »

"Ouija": the only scary part is its quality

Films often take advantage of the whole "this is based on a true story" or "this could happen to you" theme to make their stories more engrossing and frightening. "Ouija" attempts to do this too, but it completely drops the ball.

The verdict on 'The Judge'

In his newest production, director David Dobkin has spliced all of the typical Hollywood clichés from family drama and courtroom genres into one generic, cheesy movie. With a star-studded cast, including the wry comedic and dramatic actor Robert Downey Jr. and Academy Award-winner Robert Duvall, Dobkin tells a predictable and drawn-out tale of a small-town family's buried problems.

Music »

Logic performs well "Under Pressure"

The paradoxical relationship of Hall's underprivileged life and his bright outlook, as well as his astounding journey to success, compiles nicely into the refreshing debut, "Under Pressure," which debuted October 21.

Blair student music roundup

Looking for new music? You don't have to look too far: Blair is packed with talented musical artists and bands. Here are a few unique artists who are pretty close to home.

Plays »

A pirate's life for them

The complex story, talented cast and spellbinding set make for an exciting and whimsical pirate adventure.

"Close Encounters" an embarrassment of riches

The Blair students' performance at the "Close Encounters" One Act play revue Friday was, with all available sincerity, truly stellar and wonderful and funny—very, very funny

Television »

SCO Top Five: New TV shows to watch this fall

The SCO staff is here to help you figure out your new favorites with a Top Five list based on the shows' trailers and descriptions.

Adorableness abounds in Mindy's return

Now Mindy and Danny from "The Mindy Project" are back and the show effectively proves that two main characters can indeed get together without the show losing its comedic edge.

Books »

Summer reading (that's not required)

Summer is a great time to catch up on your reading, especially when it's too hot and sticky to even think about leaving the house. Here are a few books that I would consider great reads when you're on a long car ride, at the beach or stuck at home on those buggy, humid days.

"The Fault In Our Stars" is just about flawless

If you are a teenager who enjoys reading, Tumblr and/or Youtube, you have almost certainly heard of "The Fault in Our Stars," John Green's #1 New York Times Bestseller novel that was a major factor in propelling him to the status of Rock God within the ranks of young adult readers. This reputation is well-deserved: "The Fault in Our Stars" is excellent.

Video Games »

TechnoLogical: Sony plays it conservative with new Playstation

Sony has come in second in announcing their new console (after Nintendo announced theirs last year), which will be released this holiday season, but how they will compete remains to be seen.

SCO-liday gift guide: it's in the game

It's mid-December, and the holidays are in full effect. After a year-long hiatus from our video game section, we now present (no pun intended) the best video games to give this holiday season.

Poll »

What's your favorite part of Thanksgiving?
  • Food! (duh)
  • No school
  • Seeing family
  • Black Friday
  • Football
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