Jodie Bolinger

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Michael Cera plays usual role in ‘Youth in Revolt’

After meeting the girl of his dreams on a “family” trip, 16-year-old virgin Nick Twisp (Michael Cera) decides to create an alter ego to get into trouble. When Francois Dillinger aids in arson, Nick is sent to live with his father. But when his alter ego gets out of control, he is left trying to pick up the pieces.


'Invictus' proves another winner from Eastwood

by Jodie Bolinger Opinions Editor Clint Eastwood’s newest film “Invictus” opened Friday to rave reviews by critics and fans alike. “Invictus,” which was adapted from the novel “Playing the Enemy” by John Carlin, centers on the South African rugby team the Sprinkboks as they struggle to win the World Cup. But the real story lies with Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) as he begins his presidency amidst a deeply divided nation.


New Moon Rising

“Twilight Saga: New Moon” hit theaters this weekend to packed midnight shows across the country, breaking records for both the weekend and midnight shows. Kristen Stewart is back as Bella Swan, a clumsy 17-year-old who is in love with vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson). But when Edward and his family need to leave the city of Forks, Bella is left behind. Finding solace in her friendship with Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner), Bella begins to develop feelings for her friend.