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A Quiet Place: Review

A Quiet Place: Review

SujeanS, Managing Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews, Showcase

A Quiet Place (2018) is going to be one of the best horror movies of this year, and here's why. THERE WILL BE SPOILERS. As you can tell from the title, the movie is not heavy on dialogue or music, but the sound design is rich because of the amount of silence there is in the movie. The film concentrates...

The Boy Who Taught

The Boy Who Taught

KiaraS, Co-editor-in-chief

March 28, 2018


Filed under Books, Reviews

After the Harry Potter series was written by JK Rowling, it opened the floodgates of creativity and adventure for children and young adults around the world. The fascinating tale of a young orphaned boy who sets off to defeat the worst wizard of all time captivated a wide audience from the start. It...

Review: Relaxer

Review: Relaxer

ColinH, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Many of you out there may or may not be familiar with the band ‘Alt-J’. They are an alternative/indie band out of the United Kingdom that many may associate with the song ‘Breezeblocks’. Anywho, last year, in June 2017, they released their third full length album “Relaxer”. Following what...

Everyday: Movie Review

Everyday: Movie Review

KaylaP, Co-Copy Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Reviews

As an avid connoisseur of romantic movies with just the right amount of cheesiness, I was one of many who was excited to head out and see the new teen film “Everyday”. The film follows the story of a high school girl who falls in love with a person who is in a different body every day. Goin...

Blue Madonna by BØRNS

Blue Madonna by BØRNS

ColinH, Business Manager

February 20, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Garrett Borns, or as he is better known, BØRNS, has recently released his second full length album, “Blue Madonna.” He came into the spotlight in 2016 with his hit song “Electric Love” coming from his debut album “Dopamine,” which was released in October 2015. Since then, he has accumulated...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

KaeT, Social Media Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Movies, Reviews

Remakes are a tricky business, always have been and always will. They have a notorious habit of either bombing horrendously, such as the infamous 2006 remake of the Wicker Man with Nicholas Cage, or soaring beyond expectations, such as The Ring, which was heavily based off a Japanese film under the s...

The Decline of Eminem

The Decline of Eminem

SarahW, Acting Editor In Chief

February 12, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews

Eminem peaked in the early 2000’s, and ever since, his music has just been painful to listen to and has left a cringey feeling in me. In 2017 he dropped his latest album, “Revival,” which was a compilation of confusing rhyme schemes that lacked flow and had an overly aggressive tone. The hooks cons...

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

The Maze Runner: The Death Cure

KaylaP, Co-Copy Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Reviews

After taking a significant amount of time to come to theaters after the release of the first two movies of the series, The Maze Runner: The Death Cure, finally debuted on January 26. Fans of the books, and even the movies, shuffled into the theaters opening weekend to see what the last installment h...

Hazy Similarities

Hazy Similarities

SujeanS, Managing Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Books, Reviews, TV

(SPOILERS AHEAD) As a lover of horror movies and books and scary and true crime stories, when I found out that a T.V. show based on a story by Stephen King was going to be released, I knew I had to watch it. I am the type of person, though, that likes to read the books before I watch a movie or show,...

Paddington

Paddington

TeresaH, Online Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under Movies, Reviews, Showcase

With Christmas break approaching quickly, family-friendly movies are in high demand. Surprisingly, my family lucked out when we accidentally rented Paddington, a PG movie about a talking bear named Paddington from Peru that traveled to London in search of a family. Paddington is a 2014 movie directed b...

Undertale Review

Undertale Review

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

“Long ago, two races ruled over Earth: HUMANS and MONSTERS. One day, war broke out between the two races. After a long battle, the humans were victorious. They sealed the monsters underground with a magic spell. Many years later… Mt. Ebott 201X. Legend says those who climb the mountain never return...

3%

3%

ColinH, Business Manager

November 15, 2017


Filed under Reviews, TV

For those of you who enjoy some dystopian, look no further than Netflix’s recently-created series 3%. The main idea revolves around the idea of a future where a huge majority of the population lives in a squalid place known as the Inland, while a privileged few live in paradise on earth known as the...

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