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Halloween (1978) Movie Review

Halloween (1978) Movie Review

Sophie Hall and Amelia Mendes

October 8, 2018


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

On October 25th, 1978, the world was terrified by the now infamous mass murderer, Michael Myers, and was scared for a young Jamie Lee Curtis, who had officially made her film debut. 40 years later, on October 19th, the Halloween film series will come to a dramatic end, with Curtis’s character and M...

Asian-American Representation is Important in the Movies- and the Job Market

Asian-American Representation is Important in the Movies- and the Job Market

Uma Bhat, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Movies, OPINION, SHOWCASE

While the movies Crazy Rich Asians and To All The Boys I’ve Ever Loved Before are universally loved by teens for their relatable angst, humor, and cringeworthy cheesiness, their unexpected success results primarily from one key aspect that most critics have previously overlooked: their Asian-Ame...

Raazi: What Lessons are Most Important in a State of War?

Raazi: What Lessons are Most Important in a State of War?

Uma Bhat, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Raazi, an Indian film based on book Calling Sehmat, is a heart-wrenching story, though not in a conventional way. The movie follows the true story of  Sehmat Khan (played by Alia Bhatt), a former spy during the Indian-Pakistani War of 1971, who lost her morality, conscience, and purity while working ...

The Last Jedi Shines As Latest Star Wars Film

The Last Jedi Shines As Latest Star Wars Film

Alex Price, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is the Star Wars movie the fans and the franchise needed. When fans were rushing to get seats for the previous installment, The Force Awakens, this is the film they wanted: a movie with complex characters, new worlds, and an interesting addition to the Star Wars s...

Eminem’s “Revival”

Eminem’s “Revival”

Alex Price, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

After four years, Eminem is set to make his miraculous return to rap on December 15 with the release of his latest album, Revival. After a year of speculation and anticipation, people are ready to see what the king of rap has been working on. At least they were until Eminem released the tracklist on Twitt...

Sinopsis; La película Coco

Sinopsis; La película <i>Coco</i>

Antonia Meneses Gomez, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Movies, STUDENT LIFE

Coco es una película sobre El Día de Los Muertos. Miguel, el protagonista, es un niño cuyo sueño es convertirse en un músico. La familia Rivera le prohíbe a Miguel escuchar música porque su tatarabuelo era un guitarrista que olvidó a su familia por la fama y música. Dante, su fiel amigo canino,...

Is “It” the King of Horror Movies?

Is “It” the King of Horror Movies?

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

**Disclaimer: there are spoilers in this article** Stephen King’s It movie was released on September 7th. The release has been long-awaited ever since the original It movie was released in 1990. This drama/horror movie is rated R and has a running time of 2 hours and 15 minutes. IMDb has rated ...

Split: Movie Review

Emma Markson, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

*Spoiler Alert* A new thriller has come into theaters recently, becoming surprisingly successful --and for good reason.  With an amazing $40.2 million in ticket sales, M. Night Shymalan’s Split has become the highest grossing new film.  The second highest grossing film, xXx: The Return of Xander Ca...

Fantastic Beasts Expands Potterverse

<i>Fantastic Beasts</i> Expands Potterverse

Sonia Rao, Magizoologist

December 6, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Harry Potter is one of the most beloved children’s series of all time.  With books, movies, and screenplays, the magical wizarding world has never failed to capture hearts of all ages.  Unsurprisingly, the newest addition to the Potterverse, movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is sure to charm even the ...

Captain America: Civil War Captivates (Spoiler Free)

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i>  Captivates (Spoiler Free)

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE

From nail biting fight scenes to witty sarcasm, the new Captain America: Civil War movie truly captivates the audience. While previews set the movie up to handle the issue of the Winter Soldier, the main premise of the story revolves around each individual hero and the moral war they waged. And though...

What The Oscars Are Doing Right…
and What The Grammys Are Doing Wrong

What The Oscars Are Doing Right… </br>and What The Grammys Are Doing Wrong

Alec Critser, Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, Music, SHOWCASE

  Last Sunday, all of Hollywood gathered at the Dolby Theater to award the highest honors in cinema, the Oscars. At the end of the big show, Spotlight, an incredible movie about highlighting a widespread issue using investigative journalism, took home the best picture award, and rightfully so....

The Oscars Predictions

The Oscars Predictions

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE

The biggest night in Hollywood is this Sunday, and the race this year is a close one. So many incredible movies have come out this year, and the diversity of the films up for awards make it hard to gauge who will win. However, I have been following the Oscars closely over the past few years and feel as ...

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