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A Monstrous Smack-Down: Kong vs. Godzilla Review

A Monstrous Smack-Down: Kong vs. Godzilla Review

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter April 16, 2021

Every once in a while it’s nice to have a movie that you can just turn off your brain while watching. That might sound like an insult, but it’s what makes this movie so fun. Kong vs. Godzilla is the...

To All The Boys: Always And Forever looks to end the series on a high note

To All The Boys: Always And Forever looks to end the series on a high note

By Arei Swain, Staff Reporter February 24, 2021

Netflix released “To All The Boys: Always And Forever” on Friday, Feb. 12. The movie is the third installment of the “To All The Boys” franchise. The franchise stars Lana Condor as Lara Jean Covey...

Wonder: the portrayal of Shawn Mendes’ growth and newfound confidence

Wonder: the portrayal of Shawn Mendes’ growth and newfound confidence

By Grace Rossman, Intern December 14, 2020

Album: “Wonder”  Shawn Mendes’ fourth album, “Wonder,” displays a new growth and maturity in his singing career. With this album, Mendes shied away from the quiet songs with just him and...

Lights, camera, horror: your movie lineup for Halloween 2020

Lights, camera, horror: your movie lineup for Halloween 2020

By Brandon Miller, Staff Reporter October 31, 2020

Looking to enjoy some quality Halloween flicks this fright night? Look no further, here’s your guide to an at-home scare-a-thon! Each movie and show is ranked on a scale of I-III with I meaning Casper...

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Clouds: another heartfelt Disney movie

By Victoria Wittenberg, Section Editor October 30, 2020

DisneyPlus just released a new Original movie about a 17-year-old’s love for music during his battle with cancer.  Zach Sobiech (Played by Finn Argus) spends the last year of life pouring his soul into...

“The Willoughbys:” wonderfully distracting

By Victoria Wittenberg, Staff Reporter May 12, 2020

The monotony of staying home all day every day is certainly upsetting, but in the midst of our binge eating and boredom, Netflix is here to keep us temporarily distracted. For an hour and thirty minutes,...

“Tigertail” sheds light upon the American dream

By Hayley Zalewski, Intern May 7, 2020

“Tigertail” follows the life of a Taiwanese man, Pin-Jui, who goes through the hardships of moving to America to have a better life. His missed opportunities and failure to meet expectations reveal...

Review: On the Basis of Sex

Review: On the Basis of Sex

By Sofia Ketels, Managing Editor January 23, 2019

“On the Basis of Sex” opened in the way any movie about female empowerment might: a hopeful and determined young woman marching towards her future as her heels click against the pavement. That...

Bohemian Rhapsody: a biopic for the ages

Bohemian Rhapsody: a biopic for the ages

By Amelia Nowicki, Staff Reporter November 23, 2018

How many more ‘Galileos’ could one possibly want? Filled with hilarious zingers, a timeless soundtrack and the tear-jerking reality of life, “Bohemian Rhapsody” brilliantly tells the story of the...

Love, Simon nails 2018 theme of representation

Love, Simon nails 2018 theme of representation

By Arzoo Chhaya, Page Editor March 19, 2018

A major theme this year at the Oscars was representation in media, and the role of seeing people like yourself in film. “Love, Simon,” based on “Simon vs. The Homosapien Agenda” by Becky Albertalli...

Top 10 movies you shouldn’t miss coming out this year

Top 10 movies you shouldn’t miss coming out this year

By Sarah Shanley, Staff Reporter January 29, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time (March 9) Starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey, Mindy Kailing and Reese Witherspoon, “A Wrinkle in Time” is based on the novel by Madeleine L’Engle. It follows Meg Murry,...

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