NRHS Project Promise Head Not Qualified for Job

By Sam Kench When Beth Colby left the district this school year her job of running after school Project Promise and handling the school’s ELO program was split into two positions. Amy Yeakle took over the ELO side of her duties, and the Project Promise aspect was filled by Lori Lane. Before Christmas break Ms….

Newfound administrators says ‘Film making is not an art’

By Amy Lyn Kench “Film making is not an art and has no educational merits.” This is what Lori Lane, the new Director of the Newfound Area School District Project Promise After school program said to teen film maker Sam Kench right before disbanding the Film Making Club that he founded two years ago. For the past…

Macabre Month of Horror #19 F.E.A.R 2

F.E.A.R 2 begins a short bit before the end of the first F.E.A.R game, however you play as a different character in a different location. Monolith still had a large part with making the game but now there is the addition of Warner Brothers. Monolith still handles the horror elements which are in top form…

Latest updates from the Bristol Books Examiner

I’ve been writing for the Examiner about books and book related subjects and events in New Hampshire for a little over a year. The Examiner website has gone through some major changes not only to its look, but how it pays its writers. You see, the Examiner doesn’t pay per article, they pay per click…

A Descent Into Insanity Double Feature Movie Premiere

The Newfound Film Making Club (NFMC) will host a double-feature movie premiere event on June 26 starting at 6:00 pm at the Gordon-Nash Library in New Hampton, NH. The club will be showing two of it’s original short films. Both are horror movies with a similar theme of “descending into insanity”, but each is filmed in a very different style….

Man Bites Dog (1992)

Spoiler Free Man Bites Dog is a film that I had been trying to find for a while. A DVD eluded my grasp but I was pleasantly surprised to find the film available on youtube. You can watch it there if a DVD is not available. I really like the title. “Man Bites Dog” It’s obscure and…

Repo Men (2010) Movie Review

*SPOILER FREE* “Repo Men” is another film that came on that 4 dvd pack with 12 Monkeys and Children of Men. I didn’t know what to expect from this film. I had no idea what it was about and usually on the 4 DVD packs there is at least one bad movie. “Repo Men” not…

Taken (2008) movie review and original artwork

 ‘Taken‘ Stars Liam Neeson. I think this is Neeson’s best role. Neeson’s done a bunch of crappy movies in his time, but he can still be awesome. As long as he’s in a good movie like ‘Taken‘. The basic plot of ‘Taken’ is that Neeson’s daughter goes to Paris and get’s kidnapped. Then Neeson has…

Falling Down Movie Review Part 2 ~ by Sam

“Heavy Spoilers” As previously mentioned he takes a baseball bat from a man whose shop he destroys. This is the very beginning of the film, the first thing he does after ditching his car is going to use a pay-phone, which he uses to call his (ex) wife but doesn’t actually say anything, nerves get…

Evil Ed Movie Review ~ By Sam

Evil Ed is a very weird and obscure horror movie, about a Ed a man who cuts film and goes insane from watching so many bad horror movies. Namely the Loose Limbs series. He turns into a psycho killer. The thing that I noticed immediately that confused me, was the audio. The sound is very…

SNOB Fest Reviews Part 4 ~ by Sam

The Somewhat North of Boston (SNOB) Film Festival “is a grassroots effort to showcase and support independent filmmaking. It strives to bring films to the area that local audiences might not otherwise see. “ I saw a total of 23 films, mostly shorts, and here are a few of my reviews. The Other Soldier: Rating…