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First They Killed My Father is impactful

First They Killed My Father is impactful

Jaden Shemesh

October 4, 2017


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First They Killed My Father is a Netflix film following the life of 5-year-old Loung Un (Sreymoch Sareum) as the KhmerRouge comes to power in Cambodia during the 1970s. The film, directed by Angelina Jolie, is adapted from a memoir written by the real-life Loung Ung, describing her childhood survivi...

It’s a good scare

It’s a good scare

Theontae Walton

September 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Based on Stephen King’s novel It, the movie of the same name has grabbed the world’s attention with its witty and funny remarks between the protagonists. The revamp of the original 1990 film has also led to some hilarious memes. Pennywise, more widely known as It, terrorizes and kidnaps child...

Now in a theater near you

Now in a theater near you

Leslie Bracamontes, Carolin Hearne, and Arianna McQueen

September 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Top Stories

Here's the breakdown of summer movies reviewed, from best to worst. Kidnap - 4/5 stars. Every other scene, there were unrealistic choices made by the mom, Karla Dyson (Halle Berry). At one point in the movie, she even neglected the chance to save her son Frankie McCoy (Sage Correa) by not taking ...

2017 movies continue to adapt books

2017 movies continue to adapt books

Leslie Bracamontes

September 6, 2017


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Movies

Recently it has become a trend in Hollywood to take New York Times best sellers and adapt them onto the big screen. In the upcoming months, its seems that most of the movies being released will be exactly that, adaptions. Sometimes, it works and leads to incredible movies, other times it turns into a flop....

The Defenders makes it to Netflix

The Defenders makes it to Netflix

Leslie Bracamontes

September 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

On August 18, Netflix released a new Marvel miniseries titled The Defenders. The Defenders is about a group of vigilantes who unite together to defeat a common enemy called, “The Hand,” a criminal organization bent on reaching total immortality. Consistent characters The group consists of four ...

Everything, Everything refreshes teen movie genre

Everything, Everything refreshes teen movie genre

Yesha Shukla

May 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Everything, Everything contains a lot of the basic ingredients of a typical teenage romance movie. A pretty, personable girl (Maddie Whittier, played by Amandla Stenberg) falls in love with a handsome, caring boy (Olly Bright, played by Nick Robinson). Their imminent love affair is waylaid by Maddie’s...

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is out of this world

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is out of this world

Amber Shemesh

May 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Combining an epic soundtrack of classics, such as Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain," with a group of seemingly-incompatible space fighters, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Two is a must see. The series' first movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, is a Marvel film about a group of intergalactic misfits who work ...

Students determine the “Fate” of this movie

Students determine the “Fate” of this movie

Delores Battle

April 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Cars. Cars. Faster cars. Big explosions. Even faster cars. And family. That basically sums up the first seven installments of the "Fast and the Furious" movies. But, all of that changes in the last one, the final one: "The Fate of the Furious". Hitting the theatres April 14, "Fate of the Furious"...

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