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Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’

Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’

Daphne Ngo, staff writer

March 15, 2019

'Captain Marvel' came out only recently, but it’s been subject to controversy ever since it was first announced. Whether it was because people didn’t like the idea of a female superhero or because Brie Larson was cast as the lead, the outlook on this movie was never overwhelmingly positive. Even...

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ Review

Pramod Mamilapalli, layout editor

February 28, 2019

On December 28, 2018, Netflix released a interactive movie titled ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch,’ the biggest step in its move toward interactive entertainment, which is part of the hit Netflix series,’Black Mirror.’ ‘Bandersnatch’ allowed users to choose the course of the story by selecting...

Restaurant Review: Coastal Flats

Restaurant Review: Coastal Flats

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

February 26, 2019

The other day, my Mom and I drove to Fairfax Corner and arrived at Coastal Flats around 4:30 for dinner. A part of the Great American Restaurant chain, I have frequented it many times while growing up; I’ve had consistently good experiences each time and so it has earned my respect. Anyways, since...

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

January 31, 2019

Understandably, our generation has grown weary after being subjected to mediocre action movies with predictable plots, forgettable “heroes,” and numbing loads of violence. However, ‘Bumblebee,’ the riveting new live-action movie produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Travis Knight, is a...

‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’: a dancer’s disappointment

‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’: a dancer’s disappointment

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

December 18, 2018

Disney’s newest movie masterpiece caused quite a racket as it hit theaters this holiday season. ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,’ is growing rapidly in popularity and sparking many conversations. Making $20 million in box offices opening weekend, the motion picture earned a #2 ranking on IMDB....

Bohemian Rhapsody Portrays Freddie Mercury’s Sexuality

Bohemian Rhapsody Portrays Freddie Mercury’s Sexuality

Adriana Agic, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

(WARNING: Spoilers ahead) Bohemian Rhapsody is November’s dazzling movie. The movie explores topics such as: how Queen came to be, meanings behind famous Queen songs (Killer Queen, Love of My Life, Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites The Dust, etc.), Freddie Mercury’s nationality and his...

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is actually good – here’s why

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is actually good – here’s why

Adriana Agic, staff writer

November 1, 2018

‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is actually good - here’s why ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ may seem eerie, odd, or even a bit disturbing because of its trailers or even some reviews that it’s received. However, it’s actually a very interesting movie, and here’s why. The El Royale is...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

April 14, 2018

     Laaadies and gentlemen - this is the moment you’ve been waiting for! A compelling tribute to P.T. Barnum, the founder of Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, has emerged on the big screen. From the Academy Award-Winning creators of the musical La La Land comes another masterpiece:...

EXCLUSIVE! Love, Simon Movie Review

EXCLUSIVE! Love, Simon Movie Review

Leana Travis, staff writer

March 15, 2018

Love, Simon, a movie set to be released to all theaters this Friday, did not live up to its potential. The bar was set high by the movie’s inspiration, Simon vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda, a novel written by Becky Albertalli. Albertalli tells the heart-wrenching, personal tale of Simon Spier who finds h...

Top 5 Horror Movies of 2018 to get Excited For

Top 5 Horror Movies of 2018 to get Excited For

Pramod Mamillapalli, online editor

February 6, 2018

It’s common for horror movies nowadays to not get that much attention compared to other genres, and they are often looked down upon for their cheesy plots and other unoriginal ideas. But not every horror movie should be placed into this category. However, there are some interesting new horror movies...

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