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The return of Michael Myers

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Filed under A & E, Movies

The long awaited cinematic return of Michael Myers has arrived. This sequel to John Carpenter/Debra Hill’s classic film has already broken records and continues to gross impressively more and more each day. Directed by Davi...

Another Sparks movie worth watching

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

November 2, 2018

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The Longest Ride is a movie directed by George Tillman Jr. released in 2015. The movie was originally a book written by Nicholas Sparks. The story goes along the lines of any Sparks novel, two opposite characters meet by chance a...

Netflix hit explores contemporary topics

Alice Webster, Staff writer

September 14, 2018

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Since its release on August 17, 2018, Netflix’s new smash hit rom-com To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before has already been the subject of just about a thousand Buzzfeed articles. The internet has gone wild over not only the adorabl...

The Music Man is coming to town

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

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If you didn’t know, the Wells Fargo Wagon came here to our very own JHS! If you missed it, perhaps you saw the 76 trombones leading the big parade, or dancers dancing the “Shipoopi” through the halls. If you know what the...

Strangers: Prey at night

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

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The sequel to the horror film The Strangers (2008) has now arrived ten years later. This film, written and directed by Johannes Roberts, follows a family going through some tough times on their trip to a mobile home park. An attempt...

Why everyone should watch One Tree Hill

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

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One Tree Hill is an American drama written by Mark Schwahn. It first premiered in 2003 on the WB and soon made a hit; it finished airing in 2012, ending with nine consecutive seasons. The show seems like a typical high school seri...

This really is The Greatest Show

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

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WOW. Three letters that sum up my emotions and probably my facial expressions as well during the entire showing of The Greatest Showman. This movie has easily become my absolute favorite movie given that I’ve seen it five times in the theater and may or may not have plans to see i...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi-Episode VIII in review

Claire Leanard, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

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The Star Wars franchise has done it again. This past Friday, December 15, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth chapter, was released in theatres across the universe. This exhilarating series has produced a new installment tha...

A Mexican woman creates beautiful art

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

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Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter, a political woman, and a feminist during the 1900s. Frida Kahlo was a part of many things during her life. She was able to influence many women and artists and changed lives with her work. ...

The Mountain Between Us: Film review and analysis

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

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The Mountain Between Us, a romantic novel written by Charles Martin, was adapted into a movie that released this October. The premise of the story revolves around a private plane crash involving the main characters Ben Bass, a su...

Top 10 highest grossing Christmas movies

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

December 9, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies

With the holiday season already upon us, there are many classics in the  Christmas movie department that are revisited every year around this time. The following list includes the highest grossing Christmas movies of all time. ...

This touching new film has the entire theater in tears

Grayce Lillpop, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under A & E, Movies

August Pullan, a fifth grader starting middle school at Beecher Prep, has a story unlike many others. In this film Wonder, Auggie Pullman has a rare facial deformity known as mandibulofacial dysostosis or more likely referred to as...

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