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My 8 Choices for Good Movies to See This Year

There are quite a few interesting sounding movies coming out in the coming year. Here is a list of 8 movies I’m interested in. These are not in order. 

1.Guardians of the Galaxy 2

I saw the first one, and I’m hoping this one can live up to the hype. I first found Guardians of the Galaxy in a trailer that was showing at a cinema I went to. I think that I was going to see Avengers 2 or some other Marvel movie when the trailer came on. Instantly I turned around and said to my mom, we need to see that movie. So now I need to see this movie.

2.  Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Actually the first Pirates movie came out the year I was born, but Pirates of the Caribbean might have been the first pg-13 series I’ve ever seen. I’m excited for this one, and I hope that it’s good.

3. Wonder Woman

I’m more of a Marvel superhero movies kind of girl, but I hope that this woman can change my way of thinking about DC movies.

4. Spider-Man Homecoming

There is a new Spider-man in town and I hope that he can be as good as the last. I didn’t like him at first, but I’m starting to. Go Tom Holland!

 

5. Cars 3

I own this series too, so I’m interested. The second cars was my favorite movie for a long time. Not to mention, the plot for this story sounds interesting. Check it out for yourself sometime.

6.  The Circle

It’s all about technology and surveillance. The main character (played by Emma Watson) is hired to help a company (owned by Tom Hank’s character) that pushes people’s personal boundaries. What will she do? It kind-of sounds interesting to me.

7. Star Wars: the Last Jedi

I don’t think that these movies are as good as LucasFilms but man, Rogue One was pretty okay! Maybe this one can change my mind?

8. War for the Planet of the Apes

When I rented Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, it was high on my list of favorite movies. I’m hoping that this one’s just as good, and I’m interested.

 

Well there they all are, 8 movies I want to see this year. I’m really looking forward to seeing at least a few of them in theaters. Which ones do you agree with. Which ones would you change or add? There are a few I’m on the fence about. I’m excited for this year’s movies though. There are quite a few good ones.

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The Weekend Homework Problem

There are many weekends where I have homework due by Monday. This weekend was a special case. I have homework in every single class. I have work that ranges from interpreting data to conducting an interview. I have financial projects due, and I have to read a book. Even just writing this is stressing me out a little.

I never know if I should do weekend homework on Friday night or wait until Sunday. It usually depends on what I’m doing on Sunday. If I’m going out of town on Sunday, I might do it Saturday. If I’m busy on Saturdays too, I’ll do it on Fridays.

There are two very inconvenient things about weekend homework:

  1. I have to spend some of my off school time working on school stuff.
  2. The work looms over my head all weekend until I’m done with it.

All of this homework guarantees hours of time used for it. So I guess I better get started.

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The Weather is Frightful

It’s been a while since that warm spring February vacation. I miss it quite a lot.

WARNING: Sarcasm/Slight Exaggeration Below

It all started on Monday. I woke up, and the cold spell had hit overnight. The day before was filled with sunshine and warmth, and now utter and complete coldness. I walked down to the bus, shivering in my light jacket. Hair was up, so nothing shielded my ears from the frighteningly cold wind. The bus came and the door opened, inside I went. I sat down on what felt like an ice box, but it was a seat. So began the beginning of the cold times.

Okay now I’ll be serious.

It has been two weeks and the conditions of weather haven’t changed for the better. I am the type of person who likes snow. I also like heat. I’m not in between. There cannot be cold with no snow. That’s what is happening right now. Some days it’s 0 degrees Fahrenheit, and others are in the 40’s. A few days ago it was -2 in the morning but by the afternoon, it was in the upper 40’s. Last night it snowed, and today it rained, melting even more snow!

CAUTION: Slight Sarcasm Below

I’m only sad that the earth has given us a taste of the warm weather, the taste of freedom from our encumbering clothes, only to become cold and wet again.

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The First Day Back

The first day back to school after a vacation. After summer, it’s almost exciting. After February break, it’s just not. It feels like this past vacation week lasted forever, but at the same time was way too short. I miss the warm days on the trampoline, going to bed at 11, and sleeping in until ten.

But today was my first day back. A day spent reviewing, and reminding us where we left off. They reminded me of the hardships yet to come in the 3/8 remaining of the school year. New material, and some upcoming state tests. The thought of it makes me cringe. I know that I’m not the only one who feels this way. My friends were walking aimlessly, no longer with any purpose. The only upside in the day was not having to do a ton of work. Because we were reviewing, we just talked about what we went over.

My friends and I talked a lot about our vacations. No one did anything amazingly exciting, but none the less, it is terrible that we most be back at school. No more late nights. No more late mornings. No more tasty packaged lunches. No more warm days. The cold has set in once again. Now it’s back to February.

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A Dog’s Purpose Cancellation

Perhaps you have already heard of this; A Dog’s Purpose (a new movie)’s premiere has been cancelled. First, what is this movie about? It’s about a dog that is born with a loving owner, but grows old. He finds that he comes back to life as a different dog each time he dies. His goal is to find his first owner and somehow let him know that he is back, and to help his owner through a difficult time in the owner’s later life.

This movie sounds nice, and I was looking forward to seeing it, but then I saw a video on the news. It was a video that had a German Shepherd, who seemed to be forced into a fast rush of water. Now at first I was really surprised and angry, but then I learned more about what was happening.  I saw this video on the news before any statement from the movie makers was made. But I was curious about what was happening.

Now I don’t know if I believe this or not, and you can see if you do too in the video below, but according to ABC, this was not abuse at all. The German Shepherd was just not comfortable with entering on that specific side of the “pool”. The video was edited. As soon as he was on the other side again, he was very happy to be swimming.

Still, the A Dog’s Purpose premiere is cancelled, and I’m not sure if they will continue with it or not. The video below should help you make your own opinion. Is it still abuse? Should they have cancelled the premiere?

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