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Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Ian (left) and Barley (right) inspect their first attempt to bring back their father.  Sophomore Noelle Humphey loved the movie and said,  “I enjoyed when [Ian] realized he did not need to meet his father to be complete because he had a father figure with him all along.”

Kevin Bluffestone, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Although "Onward" wasn't in theaters long due to the coronavirus pandemic, it's now available on Disney+ and is a good movie to watch while you're at home. The movie follows a young elf named Ian (Tom Holland) and his older brother Barley (Chris Pratt). Ian is shy and never met his father who died...

Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Gwyneth Paltrow's character falls ill after taking a trip to Hong Kong. What follows is a global pandemic not unlike what's happening with the coronavirus.

Makayla DePinto, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

The next movie you should watch while stuck in your house is "Contagion." Made in 2011, it stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Matt Damon, and Jude Law. The basis for the movie is caused by an outbreak of a virus that the wife contracts while on a business trip to Hong Kong. Her symptoms start immediately after...

Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky participate in a local lantern festival.

March 25, 2020

Imagine that your little sister mails out five love letters that you wrote to the people that you’ve ever had feelings for. One of them approaches you after receiving it and decides to pretend to date you in order to make their ex and your actual crush jealous. It eventually turns into a real relationship....

Coronavirus closure: Movies worth watching

Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas play the lead roles in trying to find the killer of Harlan Thrombey.

Ian Hall, Guest Writer

March 18, 2020

"Knives Out" is a masterful blend of character, dialogue, and plot, giving audiences a movie they haven't seen in a long while. The main character is Marta Cabera, a medical assistant to the aging Harlan Thrombey who finds herself in the middle of an investigation of the death of Harlan. She’s a...

New Netflix original raises awareness for bullying

Morgan Tropf, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year and appearance is cited as the number one aggressor of bullying. “Tall Girl” on Netflix is a powerful story about a girl overcoming these odds. The drama is an outstanding production highlighting the internal struggles many high schoolers...

‘Gemini Man’ tortures viewers with plotlessness

Henry (Will Smith) and his sidekick Danny (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) assess their surroundings in a scene from

Gabriella Polin, Guest Writer

November 7, 2019

If you’re looking for an overwhelmingly mediocre action movie featuring multiple Will Smiths, “Gemini Man” is the movie for you. As I sat down in the theater with my painfully overpriced ticket, I held onto hope that Will Smith would come through and make this less-than-promising concept into...

‘Cellular’ leaves viewers waiting for what’ll happen next

Ryan Ackerman talks to Jessica Martin on the phone while chasing down the kidnappers.

Emma Andrews, Guest Writer

May 7, 2019

This movie is an action-packed movie full of suspense that leaves the viewers on the edge of their seats, waiting for what will happen next. “Cellular” - which is now available on Netflix - was a great movie with a great plot. In the city of Santa Monica, Ca., main character Ryan Ackerman gets...

‘Creed II’ impresses, relates back to ‘Rocky IV’ storyline

'Creed II' impresses, relates back to 'Rocky IV' storyline

Liz Corpus, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

Forty-two years of wisdom, resilience, and triumph. But this is still only the beginning. The recently released “Creed II” is absolutely worth seeing this holiday season. Michael B. Jordan takes the lead for the second time as Adonis Creed, a haughty boxer who is in the mindset of avengi...

‘The Holiday Calendar’ spreads messages for Christmas

The magical calendar given to Abby from her grandfather

Krista Rice, Chief Editor

November 18, 2018

In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, Netflix has begun to release a new batch of Christmas movies. Fortunately for us, “The Holiday Calendar” brought all the warm feelings in anticipation for Christmas as well as important messages. Kat Graham portrays Abby Sutton, a photographer...

Venom should remain a villain with minimum screen time

Tom Hardy plays Venom in the film.

Elizabeth Corpus, Staff

November 13, 2018

The Marvel cinematic universe, better known as the MCU, has made and assisted in the making of some of the greatest superhero movies of our time. Unfortunately, Venom is and will not go down as a great superhero movie. Tom Hardy takes the lead as Eddie Brock, an investigative journalist at...

Troll toys from the ’70s tastefully remade in new medium

Justin Timberlake voices Branch, a grumpy character in

Valeriya Sobornitskaya, Guest Writer

April 4, 2017

This PG-rated movie, now available on Redbox, was inspired by everyone’s favorite dolls from the '70s: The Trolls! Children and parents alike rushed to the movie theaters to see their childhood toys in action. The movie offers the kiddie glitter and happiness, but isn't completely unrewarding for...

Split cast and plot entertains viewers

Director M. Night Shyamalan.

Megan Agresta, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

If you're looking for a movie that will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat with suspense, but will also have you laughing out loud, then Split is the movie for you. James McAvoy plays a middle aged man named Kevin who has multiple personality disorder. This causes him to shift personalities...

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