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How It Ends: A Review

How It Ends: A Review

Makayla Coleman, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

 A movie that I watched recently on Netflix was How It Ends. The movie is about a man named Will (Theo James) and his future father in law (Forest Whitaker), who struggles to reach Sam (Kat Graham), who is thousands of miles away, in midst of an apocalypse. Will and Sam are a young couple who are ...

Charmed: A Look Back

Charmed: A Look Back

Melodie Slaughter, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

As we approach the Halloween season, I encourage you to take a look at the remake of one of my personal favorite television shows growing up, Charmed. 20 years ago, the American fantasy drama television show Charmed aired. In a world where witches and angels come together to defeat a great evil by kic...

My Black Panther Experience

My Black Panther Experience

Taylor Nance, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

The movie Black Panther is another Marvel movie, which is one of my favorite movies of all time. I remember when the movie first came out earlier this year. I remember everybody talking about going to see the movie in theaters. Now, me, I didn’t even know what the movie was about nor did I want to go...

Venom: A Review

Venom: A Review

Alonzo Arostegui, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Since before the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, comic book fans have been waiting to see Venom, one of Spider Man's most dangerous, as well as popular, villains make his appearance on the silver screen. While the character has appeared in previous films, such as the third installment of Sam...

Coraline: Is This the Best Children’s Horror Movie?

Coraline: Is This the Best Children’s Horror Movie?

Amari Littleton, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

Coraline is seen on multiple platforms, such as Freeform and Netflix, once the month of October begins. It’s a stop-motion dark fantasy film directed by Henry Selick and based on the children’s novel by Neil Gaiman. The movie came out in February of 2009 and had a $60 million budget. In the first weekend of its premiere, it was rank...

Incredibles 2: A Review

Incredibles 2: A Review

Jovencio Daguio Jr., Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The long-awaited film, Incredibles 2, premiered on the 15th of June 2018. It was then theatrically released throughout the United States 10 days after its premiere in Disney Digital 3D, Dolby Cinema, and IMAX. The film was directed and written by Brad Bird and is a sequel of Incredibles (2004). Incred...

On My Block: The New Netflix Series

On My Block: The New Netflix Series

Kaitlyn Cooper, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

Okay, so Netflix dropped a new series which follows what seems to be their new favorite demographic, which is following the lives of teenagers. The lives of these 5 friends goes far beyond just what high school can throw at them. The 1 season 10 episode series is full of surprises, laughs, unsolved ...

A Quiet Place: Film Review

A Quiet Place: Film Review

Kevin Bautista, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion

A Quiet Place was released on April 6th, 2018, with critical acclaim from everyone when it came out. It well deserved all the praise it earned, at least from my view of it. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing the movie, and I could not emphasize how suspenseful the movie is. It fulfills its goal as a t...

Why I Decided to Play the Violin

Why I Decided to Play the Violin

Ji'keise Armwood, Staff Writer

April 21, 2018


Filed under A & E, Features, Opinion

My name is Ji’keise Armwood and I’m currently a senior in High School. One question I get a lot is “You play the violin?” And the general answer that I give people is a nod or a “yes;” however, what no one ever asks is the why. There are few occasions in which people will say that it is nice...

Hillcrest Drama Group Announces Spring Performance of How We Got On

Hillcrest Drama Group Announces Spring Performance of How We Got On

April 13, 2018


Filed under A & E, Press Releases, Showcase

Hillcrest High School’s Drama Group is pleased to announce its spring performance of How We Got On by Idris Goodwin on April 26th at 4:00 P.M. and April 27th at 6:00 P.M. in the Hillcrest Cafe (Door 21). Tickets are available for $4 at the door. According to playscripts.com, How We Got On features ...

A musical better than Hamilton?

A musical better than Hamilton?

Kevin Bautista, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

The musical Hamilton set the bar for future musicals; henceforth, the latest buzz in the movie industry is a movie praised for its songs and story that plenty of people compare it to Hamilton in terms of quality. There is a good reason for this too, as the songwriters for this musical were writers for La L...

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride

Kiaya Elzia, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

When you were a child, do you remember trembling in bed, cowering under the blankets, scared of the unknown that's waiting for the right moment to strike? The reason why you’re doing this is probably because you disobeyed your parents and watched that Rated- R movie you weren’t supposed to watc...

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