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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 ...

Kung Fu Panda 3: Skidoosh!

<i>Kung Fu Panda 3</i>: Skidoosh!

Lucas Saacks, Senior Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Our favorite animated, personified, karate-chopping animals are back for a third installment of the Kung Fu Panda series. Expectations were high for this movie after the huge success of its two predecessors. Fortune cookies all around the country advertised the film months before the release, hyping up t...

The Force is Awake and Spoiler Free

The Force is Awake and Spoiler Free

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

And so it begins, the beloved Star Wars series rears its head, once again controlling the spotlight. Opening the movie with the classic three paragraphs of important info, I was forced to read every line in grueling anticipation as I waited for the long awaited movie to begin. Beginning with a shady t...

Katniss Everdeen Returns to District 12

Katniss Everdeen Returns to District 12

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


Filed under Movies, STUDENT LIFE

This holiday season is alive with excitement as Jennifer Lawrence becomes the girl on fire, Katniss Everdeen, for the last time in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. Over the past three years, young Katniss Everdeen from District 12 leapt from the well-written pages of The Hunger Games trilogy t...

A Review: The Martian

A Review: <i>The Martian</i>

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The Martian, a New York Times Bestselling book and cinematic box office hit, has captivated the masses with its witty humor and nail-biting scenes. Written by Andy Weir and directed by Ridley Scott, The Martian does not miss any of the nitty-gritty details about space and survival; it delves into them, creating...

The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials Review

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, STUDENT LIFE

Many, both young and old, have heard of and read the popular book entitled, The Maze Runner, and maybe even the three books in the series that followed. Last year, movie producers were able to transform the series by bringing it to the big screen. Those same producers just recently completed the second film...

Mission Impossible

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, STUDENT LIFE

Christopher McQuarrie gave Mission Impossible fans one of the most thrilling experiences yet. The movie begins with Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) grasping the side of an A400m Airbus while trying to thwart a new evil plot involving nuclear warfare; viewers are immediately enveloped in the jaw dropping stunts an...

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