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The “Star Wars Saga” returns with “The Rise of Skywalker”

The “Star Wars Saga” returns with “The Rise of Skywalker”

Bailey Lim

January 6, 2020

"The Star Wars Saga" is a popular series full of various movies and television shows. The movies all started with the popular director George Lucas. Lucas was able to create this well-known, action, and adventure series in 1977. Recently, the series got taken over by the director JJ Abrams.   Abra...

“Jumanji: The Next Chapter” Movie Review

“Jumanji: The Next Chapter” Movie Review

Riley Murphy

December 15, 2019

On Dec. 13, producer and filmmaker Jake Kasdan released “Jumanji: The Next Chapter,” to theaters nationwide. Following the popular prequel, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Jumanji: The Next Chapter” provides a great continuation of the Jumanji journey.  The movie opens up with a somber scene of ch...

Frozen 2 review: The basic rundown

Frozen 2 review: The basic rundown

Taylor Calame

December 12, 2019

Six years ago on Nov. 27, 2013, Disney’s original movie “Frozen” was released. “Frozen” was and is still a family favorite movie. All around malls and in stores, Anna and Elsa dolls, posters, dress-up items, and even bedsheets could be found. Today you see it all over again as “Frozen 2...

Former One Direction Liam Payne member lacks direction in new album

Former One Direction Liam Payne member lacks direction in new album

Skylar Sharkey

December 6, 2019

Despite Liam Payne’s past success in the music industry with the band One Direction, his first debut album, “LP1,” is  one-dimensional and lacks sufficient depth to be considered a substantial success.  The 26-year-old singer, whose musical talent was first recognized on “The X Factor...

“Knives Out”: a thriller that will keep you guessing

“Knives Out”: a thriller that will keep you guessing

Sydney Novak

December 1, 2019

“Knives Out” is Rian Johnson’s 7th movie directing, labeled as a drama/thriller. Johnson’s film had well developed camera quality, from the emotions within the scene, array of colors, or the camera angles. The film begins with the nurse Marta, played by Ana de Armas, who bring in coffee to h...

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” shows the power of kindness

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” shows the power of kindness

Maggie Kirwin

November 23, 2019

For as long as he has been in the Hollywood scene, Tom Hanks has never failed to prove that he is a well rounded actor. Hanks is best known for his remarkable portrayals as Forrest Gump in “Forrest Gump,” and Walt Disney in Disney’s “Saving Mr. Banks.” Being an Oscar winning actor is no jo...

“Charlie’s Angels” reboot comes with a shocking twist

“Charlie’s Angels” reboot comes with a shocking twist

Lindsey Leigh

November 16, 2019

Many people did not know what to expect from the “Charlie's Angels” movie reboot of the popular TV series that aired from 1976 to 1981. Other reboots of the show have been made, including “Charlie’s Angels” (2000) and “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” (2003), which starred actresses Drew Ba...

“Last Christmas” is predictable but with a twist

“Last Christmas” is predictable but with a twist

Sarahi Barcenas

November 9, 2019

Every year there seems to be a new Christmas movie coming out hoping to be a holiday classic, and this year “Last Christmas” seems to be no exception. “Last Christmas,” the eighth movie of director Paul Feig, is labeled as a romantic comedy that stars Emilia Clarke from “Game of Thrones...

“Doctor Sleep”: A petrifying and emotional journey

“Doctor Sleep”: A petrifying and emotional journey

Grace Carpenter

November 9, 2019

Danny finds his way back to the Overlook Hotel 40 years later, but before he enters the chilling place that constantly haunts him, he goes through a series of painful events.  After the traumatic attempted murder Danny Torrence experiences when he was only five, he turns to alcohol and drugs to co...

The “S” word: the word we are all afraid of saying

The “S” word: the word we are all afraid of saying

Meghan Bentley

November 7, 2019

On Nov. 5, pulling into Huntley High School at 6:35 p.m. for the showing of the film “The S Word,” one could see there were not many cars in the parking lot. There were maybe 20 cars and at least eight of them were faculty required to be there.  It was quite early, as the film started at 7 p.m., yet there was...

“Atypical” season three provides a realistic, thoughtful view of autism

“Atypical” season three provides a realistic, thoughtful view of autism

Kate Alvarado

November 5, 2019

With so many shows available on Netflix, it can be hard to know what to watch. "Atypical" is a Netflix Original series that follows Sam Gardner, a boy on the autism spectrum, as he journeys through life and dating while surviving high school with the help of his family, therapist Julia, and friend Zah...

“Terminator: Dark Fate” brings redemption to classic action series

“Terminator: Dark Fate” brings redemption to classic action series

Ayman Mirkhan

November 3, 2019

The end. A thought that daunts us all but yet entices us at the same time. What will the cause of it be? Disease? World War? terminators? This curiosity is what inspires iconic film series such as the terminator legacy.  “Terminator: Dark Fate” is the latest installment of the classic movie series whi...

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