Review: “She Kills Monsters” Killed It

Review: “She Kills Monsters” Killed It

Kayley Swedlund, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

I was contemplating on not going to the play hours before the evening show was scheduled to go on. It was a Saturday, and my plan was to sit around and de-stress from band and all of my classes at the same time.  “It's just a show,’ I thought to myself. “There's going to be more, right?”...

Review: “Avengers: End Game”

Review: “Avengers: End Game”

Lauren Duhon, Adviser

May 1, 2019

Well, it's out. The highly-anticipated final chapter of the Avengers franchise comes to an end, a very long chapter but final nonetheless. Now, to preface this review, I typically don't care too much for the Avengers films. None of the other movies really sparked my interest, even though I've seen...

Review: “Dumbo”

Review: “Dumbo”

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

April 9, 2019

From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure "Dumbo" expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished and dreams take flight. Unlike the original “Dumbo” film that came out in 1941, 78 years ago, this movie is...

Review: “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

Review: “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

December 6, 2018

Wreck-it-Ralph and Vanellope are back with a new adventure in the 2018 movie “Ralph Breaks the Internet”. In this movie, video game bad guy Ralph, voiced by John C. Reilly, and best friend Vanellope von Schweetz, voiced by Sarah Silverman, explore outside the limits of Litwak's Arcade in an att...

Review: “Nappily Every After”

Review: “Nappily Every After”

Alex Espinoza, Reporter

October 1, 2018

Review: “Nappily Every After” Rating: 7/10 A new Netflix original movie came out on Sept. 21, 2018. titled “Nappily Ever After” directed by Haifaa al-Mansour and based on the book written by Trisha R. Thomas. As cliche as the title sounds, this movie not only shows women that you don't...

Web-head’s Return to Glory – A “Spider-Man” review

Web-head’s Return to Glory – A “Spider-Man” review

Stephen Heller, Your friendly neighborhood Editor-In-Chief

September 19, 2018

You’re seven years old sitting in your room watching your older brother play the PS2, as always. This time is different though. This time your brother isn’t playing as an assassin, or a giant mech. He’s playing someone you’re quite familiar with. Your favorite superhero: Spider-Man. He...

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

September 6, 2018

I recently watched the social media-crazed movie everyone and their mother has been talking about, and honestly I am not impressed. “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” directed by Susan Johnson and based off the book written by Jenny Han is one of the most cliche and stereotypical movies I have e...

#GirlBoss

#GirlBoss

Jerica Paglinawan, Reporter

September 5, 2018

This past summer I read a book titled “Girl Boss” by Sophia Amoruso. I really didn’t know what to think of it at first, because it was gifted to me by my aunt. I knew little to nothing about the author. I initially thought that it was some self-help book, a how-to on running a business and how...

Review: A Quiet Place

Review: A Quiet Place

Angelica Berkes, Reporter, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2018

SPOILERS INCLUDED: Upon walking into the theater, I was under the impression that this was supposed to be a horrifying movie based on the few trailers I had seen. To my surprise, the movie had more of a dystopian sci-fi feel rather than terror, which made for a very interesting turn of events. The...

Review: On My Block

Review: On My Block

Gaby Aguilar, Reporter

April 17, 2018

The modern day story follows five friends starting high school in south central Los Angeles and uncovers all of the many obstacles that they come across. This Netflix Original series is very revealing when it comes to the problems of race, ethnicity and poverty, which all of the friends deal with....

Review: Thoroughbreds

Review: Thoroughbreds

Paige Ramsey, Reporter, Online Editor

March 29, 2018

“Thoroughbreds”, written and directed by Cory Finley, initially premiered at the Sundance Film Festival where it was overshadowed by "Get Out" but was later released in theaters on March 9, 2018. The film follows childhood friends Amanda (Olivia Cooke), who has recently come to terms with her...

Review: Pacific Rim

Review: Pacific Rim

March 28, 2018

Fans of the 2013 movie "Pacific Rim" have eagerly awaited the sequel for quite a while. The fact there were giant 20-story robots fighting giant alien monsters from the Pacific unsurprisingly excited everybody for the new release of "Pacific Rim: Uprising". The movie is set 10 years after the end...

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