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JHS school musical differs from beloved classic

Alice Webster, staff writer

February 2, 2019

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Most kids and adults today have seen the Disney classic The Little Mermaid. For this reason, JHS’s spring musical, the stage adaptation of the film, has gotten considerably more buzz than usual. How does the musical version stack u...

Netflix reboot promotes diversity

Alice Webster, staff writer

January 18, 2019

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The classic 1980s television show She-Ra used to be a mere relic of the past to today’s youth, but a Netflix reboot has brought the tough superheroine back into the limelight. She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s first seas...

How binge watching is changing the television world

Alice Webster, staff writer

December 19, 2018

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Streaming giants Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime have taken the world of television by storm. In recent years, streaming services have been cleaning up at award shows like the Emmys. But what does this mean for your regularly sc...

How the Grinch stole Christmas again

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Filed under A & E, Movies

On November 9, 2018, another version of The Grinch came out in theaters. Although this version of The Grinch does not have Jim Carrey, it was still as heartwarming as ever. The new Grinch gives viewers more of the heartfe...

New Harry Potter characters lack depth

Alice Webster, staff writer

December 7, 2018

Filed under A & E, Movies

Fans of the Harry Potter franchise flocked to theaters for the first movie in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise. Over a year later and after heaps of controversy about the actions of creator J.K. Rowling, the secon...

The Haunting of Hill House: Netflix’s new horror masterpiece

Alice Webster, staff writer

November 16, 2018

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Families can be tough, but it seems that no family has it worse than the Crains of Netflix’s new hit The Haunting of Hill House. From ghosts to psychics to family trauma, The Haunting of Hill House has it all. If you want a combination o...

The return of Michael Myers

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

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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

Filed under A & E, Movies

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

Filed under A & E, Movies

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...

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