Author Archive: Shannon Huebscher

Shannon Huebscher is a copywriter and freelance writer living in Minneapolis, MN.

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The C Word

The C Word

| March 6, 2017

In a time where one in every two people in the United States will become diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, a documentary like The C Word is both a helpful and informative journey to show how to actively prevent cancer, as well as how this epidemic came to be (and yes, that statistic is correct […]

Eye in the Sky

Eye in the Sky

| June 29, 2016

How do you put a price on a human life? How do you determine if killing an innocent civilian is worthwhile collateral damage, when the alternative is to allow a group of terrorists to set off a suicide bomb – presumably killing scores of innocent lives? These kinds of questions are asked, and answered, every […]

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Summer Eleven

Summer Eleven

| April 5, 2011

A sweet new film, Summer Eleven is the story of four young girls, their families, and the struggles they face one summer break. Most importantly, it shows the lovely friendships between these girls, and how, even at a young age, they already know how to support and love one another. Although at times very predictable […]

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The Elephant in the Living Room

The Elephant in the Living Room

| March 29, 2011

A fantastic new documentary, The Elephant in the Living Room chronicles the scary yet true story about the prevalence of exotic pet ownership in the United States. From chimpanzees to Puff Adder snakes to African lions, tens of thousands of people across the country own animals that are in no way, shape or form, domesticated. […]

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Paper Man

Paper Man

| February 16, 2011

A fantastically quirky little comedy, Paper Man follows the story of a frustrated author named Richard Dunn (portrayed by Jeff Daniels) and the surprising friendship he develops with a local teenager known as Abby (portrayed by Emma Stone). Richard is suffering not only from major writer’s block, his marriage is falling apart, and he still […]

Secretariat

Secretariat

| January 17, 2011

A wonderful family film, Secretariat tells the true story of one of the greatest racehorses of all time, and the improbable story that brought him there. Penny Tweedy, portrayed by Diane Lane, was a homemaker with four kids in 1969 when her mother passed away. Once back at home for the funeral, she discovers that […]

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Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are?

| January 14, 2011

Who Do You Think You Are? is a fantastic documentary series that chronicles the genealogical history of seven celebrities: Sarah Jessica Parker, Emmitt Smith, Lisa Kudrow, Matthew Broderick, Brooke Shields, Susan Sarandon and Spike Lee. We get to watch each of them discover stories about their family’s past, as they all travel across the country […]

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The Freebie

The Freebie

| December 21, 2010

It’s funny how getting married is both such a cultural institution and a huge joke at the same time. On the one hand, marriage is the ultimate goal for most people, overriding any personal accomplishments either personally or professionally that one can achieve. “Oh, she just got promoted to Vice President and was instrumental to […]

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Back to the Future: 25th Anniversary Trilogy

Back to the Future: 25th Anniversary Trilogy

| October 27, 2010

An incredible new DVD collector’s edition of the classic Back to the Future trilogy is available now on DVD and Blu-Ray. This six-disc set is filled not only with the actual films themselves, but includes a vast array of amazing extras, including: * Tales from the Future: a retrospective documentary about the genesis of and […]

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Helena from the Wedding

Helena from the Wedding

| October 27, 2010

In the same vein as the classic film The Big Chill, Helena from the Wedding is a story about a group of friends that reunite for New Year’s Eve at a remote cabin in the woods. Of the group, there are three married couples, then one single female and one single male friend. At first […]

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