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Netflix’s Fiction-Horror TV Series “Stranger Things 2”

Netflix’s Fiction-Horror TV Series “Stranger Things 2”

Devin Preston, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Months back when I completed the first season "Stranger Things," I reviewed a few considerations about the season overall  and recommended that it may be a smart thought to set the second season far from Hawkins, Indiana. Imagine a scenario in which, I solicited, the second go-round from "Stranger Things"...

Red Velvet Releases Video “Peek-a-boo”

Aryrreon Douglass, Guest Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

This evening, I had the pleasure of watching the video for Red Velvet’s new comeback song "Peek-a-boo." As with all of their songs, the video included phenomenal choreography complimented by pleasing aesthetics and excellent cinematography. Unlike their previous videos which could be described as cutesy,...

A Christmas Movie Must See

A Christmas Movie Must See

Eriola Ayo, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Every year around this time we get cozied up with our blankets and get our favorite snacks. We bring out our favorite Christmas movies and Home Alone is always on the top of our list. Home Alone was released in November 16, 1990 as an American Comedy. Produced John Hughes and directed by Chris Columbu...

The Foreigner: A Movie Review

The Foreigner: A Movie Review

Eriola Ayo, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

The Foreigner is a 2017 British-Chinese action thriller released first in China on September 30, 2017, then made its debut in America on  October 13, 2017. Directed by Martin Campbell and written by David Marconi  based on the 1992 novel The Chinaman by Stephen Leather. This movies stars a mix of Br...

“Weight”

Tyler Allen, Guest Writer

December 19, 2017


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Day one: Hey, Sal! So I kinda juuuust got here and I am already ready to pack my bags. I honestly cannot stand bugs so this excursion will be short lived for s u r e. Maybe if I “get sick” they’ll let me go home early. Then I won’t have to deal with these behemoths they’re calling ‘small...

This Is Us: A Review

This Is Us: A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

This is Us is an exciting, heartful family drama. This is Us had its series premiere on September 20, 2016. It’s about Jack and Rebecca Pearson (Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore) and their story of raising their 3 children: Kevin Pearson (Justin Hartley), Kate Pearson (Chrissy Metz), and Randall Pears...

Trolls: A Review

Trolls: A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Trolls is 3-D computer animated musical film based off of Troll Dolls created by Thomas Dam. The story is about a community of trolls that try to escape the terror of troll-eating Bergens. After the Bergens invade the troll village, Princess Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and her friend Branch (Justin Timberla...

Hamilton: A night to remember

Hamilton: A night to remember

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features, Showcase

Mrs. Snyder along with Ms. Scaramella had a brilliant idea to sign up Hillcrest High School to be part of the Hamilton educational program. On December 13, 2017, juniors from Hillcrest High School had an amazing opportunity to view one of the best selling, most astonishing, most breathtaking, and...

Bone Gap: A Review

Bone Gap: A Review

Mia Jones, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Bone Gap is a fantasy novel written by Laura Ruby about the small town of Bone Gap that has a way of making things disappear. In it, we follow the story of Finn O’Sullivan who saw his friend Roza being kidnapped by a man whose face he cannot remember. While no one in town believes Finn and thinks R...

Coco: A Review

Coco: A Review

Jazmine Jean-Simon, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Coco is a coming-of-age motion picture, which is centered around Mexican 12-year-old Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez), who is an aspiring musician. He idols the late, great Ernesto De La Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). However, his family’s hate for music confuses Miguel as he chases his dream of music while tr...

Hillcrest Teacher’s Artwork Chosen in NAEA Juried Selection

December 7, 2017


Filed under A & E, Press Releases

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is showcasing artwork from art educators across the country in a juried exhibition at the association’s headquarters in Alexandria through April 15, 2018. Included in the exhibition is a piece by Hillcrest Fine Arts Teacher Jamilah Adebesin Mason.    ...

Les Revenants: A Review

Les Revenants: A Review

Demari Hudson, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Les Revenants (The Returned) is a French supernatural television series produced in 2012 based on the French film, They Came Back. There are two seasons with eight episodes each. The series was introduced to me during my first year of French class. I have always been attracted to the paranormal or supernatural a...

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