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What to Watch: Aliens

What to Watch: Aliens

Tyler Lopez

March 24, 2017

“Game over man, game over!” Yes, if you have seen this wonderful film you know the line by heart. While entirely relevant to the film’s plot, both James Cameron and the late Bill Paxton had no idea that those five words would influence pop culture. The first film, “Alien," was released in 1979...

What to Watch: Office Space

What to Watch: Office Space

Tyler Lopez

February 20, 2017

  orking a nine-to-five job sucks. Having a lousy boss sucks. Having a boring job sucks. Working just sucks in general. In a world of insane amounts of demand, the work never seems to end. Technology has boomed in the last 20 years, and dozens of companies have sprung up across the US in hopes t...

What to Watch: The Shawshank Redemption

What to Watch: The Shawshank Redemption

Tyler Lopez

September 21, 2016

he new school year has just begun and that means back to prison, at least in my opinion. Amidst the new faces, new classes and the same insanely crowded halls lies the shared feelings of despair and loss. We feel trapped and feel the loss of our soon-to-be-forgotten freedom. But for some, a growing n...

What to Watch: Lost in Translation

What to Watch: Lost in Translation

Tyler Lopez

June 1, 2016

leep. Most of us get some, while others do not. I am one of those who do not get sleep, and it wears on life pretty heavily. For those who can relate, you know the struggles all too well. Tossing and turning, staring at the clock, staring at the ceiling and the anger over the sleep you are losing each...

What to Watch: ‘Clerks’ remains a one-of-a-kind independent film

What to Watch: ‘Clerks’ remains a one-of-a-kind independent film

Tyler Lopez

March 13, 2016

outh. The time in all of our lives we all look back on. We party, laugh, love, and all around live. Many of our memories come from our youth, mainly our teen years. It’s an unforgettable part of life that we feel all nostalgic over and something we all wish we can get back to. Our youth is chock...

Eight grade course selection night welcomes biggest class to HHS

Eight grade course selection night welcomes biggest class to HHS

Tyler Lopez

March 1, 2016

s the cold February night settled, dozens of eigth grade students and their families headed inside HHS to be greeted by Principal Scott Rowe and Assistant Principals Shelly Kish and Danyce Letkewicz. Inside the PAC were dozens of families awaiting the start of course selection night: an introductio...

What to Watch: Top Five Soundtracks in Film History

What to Watch: Top Five Soundtracks in Film History

Tyler Lopez

February 22, 2016

n films, everything is important. From the cast, the quality of the acting, the sets and location, including camera angles and lighting. But one addition, often overlooked, can make or break an entire production. Ever since the creation of the first film, sound and music has been infused to add t...

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ remains a film for all

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ remains a film for all

Tyler Lopez

February 2, 2016

he large, fluffy, and comical Po is back in the third installment of the "Kung Fu Panda" franchise. Being the third film in the series, one would think it would be rather dry and a cardboard cut out of the last two. This, however, is incorrect. "Kung Fu Panda 3" is a heartwarming, funny, and well wri...

What to Watch: ‘Drive’ provides a unique experience

What to Watch: ‘Drive’ provides a unique experience

Tyler Lopez

January 21, 2016

ince the 1940s, Los Angeles and the southern California area have been the focus of more than one hundred films, both good and absolutely deplorable. Because of this, the LA area and city itself has become a cliche in modern filmography. Crime is a rewarding profession, if it were not for the dozens...

Santa Comes to Huntley

Santa Comes to Huntley

Tyler Lopez

December 8, 2015

t may not look like it, with the lack of snow and mild weather, but Christmas is rapidly approaching in Huntley and across the US. In a matter of three short weeks, children will be waking up on Christmas Day to mountains of presents nestled neatly beneath their decorative Christmas trees. With th...

What to Watch: ‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles’ show an unforgettable friendship

What to Watch: ‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles’ show an unforgettable friendship

Tyler Lopez

November 30, 2015

hanksgiving. A lovely time in America when we all can eat like starved animals without criticism. We all end up plumper than the turkey we just devoured and usually nose dive straight into a heavenly food coma. The leftover will last us for weeks, with the gravy lasting until Christmas. How does that hap...

The Force is Strong with Huntley

The Force is Strong with Huntley

Tyler Lopez

November 22, 2015

very child’s dream came true at the Huntley Public Library on a rather snowy and cold November night. The entire library was decked from wall to floor in various pieces of Star War memorabilia, as over a hundred people poured in to partake in numerous games and activities, such as lightsaber tr...

Tyler Lopez