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We Love Lucy Hale!

Twenty-two-year-old Tennessee-native Lucy Hale started her acting career almost by accident when she signed on for a talent-based reality show called American Juniors. Now she’s one of the main attractions on the hit drama Pretty Little Liars. Find out more in her Kidzworld bio!

Memphis Belle

Karen Lucille Hale (or as we know her, Lucy Hale) grew up in Memphis,Tennessee. She knew from a very young age that she was destined to be a star on stage, and on top of that she also loved to sing. By the age of nine, she had already started voice lessons and acting classes to achieve her onstage dream.

American Juniors

When the opportunity to audition for the talent competition American Juniors came along Lucy didn’t hesitate for a second. American Juniors, which aired in 2003 when Lucy was just 14, was a spin-off of American Idol that featured fresh young singing talent, the top five contestants would form a teen singing group. Lucy blew audiences away when she sang the ‘80’s hit “Call Me” on the show, there was no doubt in any audiences members mind that she was meant to be a star! It was the performance that won her a spot in the group. Sadly, the group didn’t last for long, but Lucy was already on her way to making it in showbiz.

Lucy has said about singing: “I love music so much and that kind of takes away from the fact that I am missing out on some things. I have always known that I wanted to be a singer and I knew that meant sacrificing some things for my dream. When I am home I hang out with my friends and go to dances, so I try and partake in some of the activities that I miss out on.”

Sitcom Star

Lucy quickly got tons of offers for small roles on different TV shows, and appeared on the O.C., Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, How I Met Your Mother and also a couple of episodes of Wizards of Waverley Place, acting alongside her boyfriend at the time David Henrie. She landed a permanent role in The Bionic Woman and later in the show Privileged, but unfortunately for Lucy neither show lasted very long. In the meantime, she also got small roles in big films like Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 and Scream 4. It was only a matter time before the perfect role for this undeniably talented starlet came knocking.

Pretty Little Lucy

In 2009 Lucy got cast as a lead in ABC’s hit drama Pretty Little Liars. The show is based on the book series by author Sara Shepard, and Lucy plays a girl (Aria) who has more than a few secrets. In 2010 she won a Teen Choice Award for her role on the show. So what’s next for Lucy? Rumor has it that she is working on a movie called A Cinderella Story: Once Upon A Song, where she’ll get to combine her love of acting and singing once more!

Check out this interview about Lucy’s Cinderella Story, and let us know what you think of Lucy by leaving a comment below!

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Hello and welcome to the first installment of my new series "Alpha Reviews". Whenever I see a new movie, I'll write a review of it here. Don't worry, the first part of the review will be spoiler free, and I'll make sure to give a warning when I talk more about the specifics of the movie.  Today I'll be looking at Roland Emmerich's sequel to (arguably) his greatest work, Independence Day. His original alien disaster film came out in 1996, and while it wasn't a major hit with the critics, it trounced the box office by raking in more money than any other film of that year. Over the past two decades, love for the movie has only grown, and it's now seen as the ultimate popcorn movie.  So how did the sequel hold up? Well...it's not easy to tell. On the one hand, there are some things that this movie did really well. On the other, this movie had moments that I absolutely hated. This is such a hard movie to crituique. Not because there's nothing to critique, but because there's so much right and wrong in the movie that making a final call on it is hard to do.  For one, the story is serviceable. I can buy pretty much everything that they're saying. While there are a few obvious plot holes, impeccable writing isn't what you expect from ID.  The characters vary from the fun and interesting to the idiotic and annoying. Jeff Goldblum does a great job here, and so does Bill Pullman and William Fitchener. As for the new characters? Not so much. The (arguably) two main characters are played by discount Chris Hemsworth (Liam Hemsworth), and discount Micheal B. Jordan (Jessie Usher). Neither give a stunning performance. And my goodness, there is one character in this movie who is so stereotypical and unrealistic, that it literally made me facepalm when I saw it. You'll know who I'm talking about if you've seen the movie. But, the movie is set up so that everyone gets a healthy slice of screen time, so it's okay.  The action is phenomenal, but kind of unoriginal. The first real action scene we have is the destruction of London. Know what it looks exactly like? The destruction of Paris in 2012. Know who directed 2012? Roland Emmerich. Now, I'm one of the few who enjoyed that movie, so I'm fine with it. And most of the other scenes do have a more original feel to them. But, this guy doesn't stop at copying his own movies. There's an action scene where they're on the moon, it looks exactly like Prometheus. I guess I can forgive some of this, but come on, really?  The nostalgia was WAY off the charts. I count this as a category for review because it's what old movie sequels do now. Some do it at the right amount, some don't do it enough, and some...like this film...do it all the time. Almost everything is recycled from the past movie, and there so many callbacks that it's hard to remember them all. But I will give it credit, some of them had me laughing. But, some of them made we want to scream "You're not even trying!" in the theater.  All in all? I'd say that you need to see this movie if you had any enjoyment out of the first one. But, just know that this has a lot more nonsense to put up with, even though it does give much of the entertainment value of the first one in return. I can't guarantee that you won't be disappointed, but if you go into it expecting a mix of good and bad, you'll be glad to see the good parts of a true classic film on the big screen once again.  That's it here. What were your thoughts on the movie? Who do you think gave the best performance? What did you want to see more of? Post what you think about Independence Day: Resurgence below. 
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"fazemonster123" wrote: "Pink_Cool_Girl" wrote: "fazemonster123" wrote: "Pink_Cool_Girl" wrote: "fazemonster123" wrote: "Pink_Cool_Girl" wrote: I have forests but no trees I have houses but no brick I have rivers but no water I have plains but no grass What am I? a hairy guy XD Nope xD a dry but crack XD Nope xDif its not my mom then i give up xDIt's a MAP. A MAP. 
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