The Rider Chronicle

New “Alice in Wonderland” film is audience pleaser

April 5, 2010

Disney has for a second time re-done Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," but rather than paying attention to the book's whimsical attributes like the studio's original film in the 50's,...

The Road Shows Human Strength

February 12, 2010

Finally, after many attempts, Cormac McCarthy's novel The Road has been made into an independent feature film. This action thriller will keep you at the edge of your seat until the very last scene. With...

Daybreakers Delivers Real Vampire Story

January 20, 2010

Daybreakers. Yes, yet another vampire movie. With the rampant vampire craze, Hollywood decided to fuel the fire by going back to traditional vampire mythology. These vampires do not sparkle, cannot sustain...

2012 Deserves an Award: Worst Movie Ever.

January 11, 2010

Although there are many other movies that I could rant on that deserve no place within the Oscar’s list, there is one that failed to escape the clutches of this review. The most undeserving movie of...

Editor’s Playoff Predictions for NFL Wild Card Week

January 8, 2010

Here we are. 12 teams remain. Eight play this week. I’ll tell who will win and why, and my “clutch” player predictions for each game. AFC New York Jets @ Cincinnati Bengals First of all the...

Tiger Woods Overshadows Real News

December 14, 2009

The primary news story is about a famous athlete's moral mistakes. Not the biggest problem, but apparently interesting enough to make it as the top story. At the same time Tiger’s infidelity was the...

The Blind Side

December 14, 2009

Based on a true story, The Blind Side is this year’s best inspirational movie, telling the heart-wrenching story of Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a teenage boy struggling to survive on the streets after...

Black Friday Stampede

December 14, 2009

Never have I been anxious for Black Friday, the day when malls and stores are crowded shoulder to shoulder for some of the best deals of the year, especially on electronics. Never have I gotten up ridiculously...

Leave My Boys Alone!

December 9, 2009

I love Creed. I walk around singing “Arms Wide Open.” I’ve been telling people who ask that I want Creed CD’s for my birthday. Sadly, most of the free world is bashing Creed. If you Google “worst...

Little Big Planet

December 1, 2009

I truly was invincible. Riding through my neighborhood on my slick Mongoose bike with the rest of my elementary posse, we knew how to be kids. Through our selective system we’d ding dong ditch a random...

The Ugly Truth: Pros and cons of High School Relationships

November 24, 2009

It was 52 degrees outside and it was time to say goodbye. After weeks of anticipating this moment, it was finally here. The porch light hit his sun-bright eyes just evenly, I could see my reflection. We...

Dress Code: Those shoulders sure are sexy

November 10, 2009

There he sits, in the 3rd row, two seats back and in front of him is his crush. He's liked her since middle school. He notice she's wearing a dark blue razorback tank. Her bare shoulders glistening under...

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