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‘Good Boys’ was almost as good as it seemed

Good Boys is playing in theaters now.

By Matthew Hagan, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

So… funny story for you all. Recently, whenever I’ve gone to see movies, I’ve gone with a British friend of mine named Nic. When we went to see “Midsommar,” the Ari Aster directed film about American college students visiting a Pagan village, the trailer for “Good Boys” played before it. The...

The saga comes to an end

A trailer for the final movie in the newest Star Wars trilogy came out on Friday.

By Cade Culbertson, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

On Friday, the first teaser trailer for the new Star Wars movie coming out in late December was released and with it came many answers and even more questions. If you have not seen it yet, it is advised that you do so since this review will breakdown every significant detail that could be found. The firs...

A movie about dragons that’s actually good

A movie about dragons that's actually good

By Shayna Glazer, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

When I went to watch How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, I didn’t have particularly high hopes for the movie. I figured it would be a bit of a cliche and overall predictable but boy I was wrong. It’s cliche, sure, but in all the right ways. Hiccup, the main character is struggling wi...

A Sneak -a- Pika at Detective Pikachu

Preview photo

By Alex Storer, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

The second official trailer for the highly anticipated movie, Detective Pikachu was released today. In the first trailer, fans were introduced to Ryme City, where humans and pokemon live together in unity. Tim Goodman, a 21-year-old has always wanted to be a pokemon trainer. His father, Harry Go...

Long Live The King

Long Live The King

By Nohemia Rosales, Features Editor

February 26, 2018

Children, adults, teenagers, and elderly couples shuffled into the theater, preparing to watch one of the most anticipated Marvel movies yet. Seats were hard to come by, but it made sense seeing as how it was the opening weekend. “Black Panther” had the fifth biggest opening of all time, and beat...

JNHS Hosts First Movie Night of the Year

Students watched the film intently while enjoying their boba, lo mein, rice cakes, and ramune.

By Jenna Weinhofer, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

The Japanese National Honors Society (JNHS) showed the movie Kimi no Na wa (Your Name) last Friday night in the Learning Commons. Students taking and not taking Japanese filed through the doors at 5:30. Japanese food such as lo mein, rice cakes, and ramune were sold to raise donations. Shirts with...

“Logan Lucky” is Criminally Delightful

“Logan Lucky”, starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig, is the tale of a wildly clever hillbilly heist.

By Taylor Rudman, Arts Editor

September 8, 2017

Luck is an abstract concept. Some wave it off in an instant. Others hold onto luck desperately, tying it to their hopes and aspirations. I was shocked to see “Logan Lucky,” a comedic crime film, illustrate this so astutely. Simply put, “Logan Lucky” is the tale of a wildly clever hillbilly...

“Atomic Blonde” Missing an Atomic Plot

By Ava Jakubowski, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017

With the multitude of spy movies released over the decades, “Atomic Blonde” has big shoes to fill. Actress Charlize Theron, as the main character Lorraine, and actor James McAvoy, as the British spy stationed in Berlin, did so brilliantly. However there were a few aspects overall, in the plot specifically,...

“Wonder Woman” Review

By Leah Haverkamp, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017

In the recent flood of superhero movies, several have managed to be quite good — but “Wonder Woman” ranks as one of the few great ones. “Wonder Woman” is based on the story of Diana, who, was a princess on the sheltered, island of the Amazons where only badass, beautiful women live. When...

Power Rangers Reboot Kicks Up Childhood Memories

Power Rangers Reboot Kicks Up Childhood Memories

By Drew Atkins, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

It was easily one of the most anticipated movies this year. Something about a reboot of a childhood classic excites kids, and triggers a nostalgia most wouldn’t think a 16-year-old could have. Whether you religiously watched Power Rangers shows, or just couldn’t avoid the merchandising commercials,...