Gargoyle Weekend Planner: Jan 14 - 17
Published: Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 12:58pm
College kids may have yet to show up but Uni High is planning a few events of our own. As an added bonus, we have a strange movie that combines every superhero trope under the sun. This looks to be a busy three day weekend! Enjoy it!
The Green Hornet
Now here's a film that's been in Hollywood limbo for a while. "The Green Hornet" was originally announced in 1992 with George Clooney playing the lead role. After nearly 20 years of script re-writes, director changes, and cast juggling, "The Green Hornet" is being released with Seth Rogen as the titular character. My... isn't that a sad commentary on how Hollywood has changed. I'm not that impressed with what I've seen so far. It seems like every element of the film was lifted from somewhere else. They took the basic motivation from "Batman", the gadgets from "Iron Man", Kato's fighting style from "Sherlock Holmes", and the main character from "Knocked up". I'm still holding out a bit of hope that this strange Franken-Film manages to work. Besides, what else are you going to watch this weekend? "Season of the Witch"?
When: Saturday, Jan. 15, from 8 to 11 p.m.
Where: Illini Union Ballroom
Why: To support the Class of 2013
Attire: Formal wear; dresses, skirts, slacks, ties, etc.
Ticket Prices: Advance reservations via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org: $3 for individuals, $5 for couples; tickets at the door: $5 for individuals, $8 for couples
Uni High dances are always a unique way to get your spirits up, and Winter Formal is one of the best of the best. Second only to Prom, Winter Formal is one of the biggest and most fun dances of the school year. This year's Winter Formal theme is Peppermint Paradise. For those of you looking for music to dance to and memories to be had, Winter Formal is waiting.
Coaches VS Cancer
When: Friday, rally starts at 4:00 p.m., game begins around 7:00 p.m.
Cheer on your Uni high basketball team and support a good cause while doing it. Coaches VS. Cancer is here again and it looks to be a great time. Coaches vs. Cancer is a nationwide collaboration between the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Their goal is to help contribute to Cancer research and help spread the stories of those who have lost loved ones to the terrible disease. What can be more fun than a good cause? And hey, a little basketball never hurt.