Crimson J

  • "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today." --Malcolm X
  • Congratulations, Mrs. Brammeier! YOU make a difference at JHS!
  • "If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be."

Psychological horror film shocks audiences

Alice Webster, Student Editor

March 12, 2020

The Me Too movement has remained strong since it took off in 2017 with many actresses coming forward with allegations against Harvey Weinstein and inspiring others to share their stories. However, many women are still silenced a...

WWII comedy proves successful

Alice Webster, Student Editor

February 19, 2020

Many comedians have bemoaned how difficult it is to be funny and unoffensive these days, but writer and director Taika Waititi managed to do both while also playing infamous dictator Adolf Hitler. In his newest film Jojo Rabbit,...

Taylor Swift Reveals Intimate Parts of her Life in her new Movie, Miss Americana

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Taylor Swift, an American singer and song-writer, recently released a biography movie on Netflix called Miss Americana. Since 2006, when Taylor released her first song and album, she has been known to use her life experiences as ...

Birds of Prey: Feminist themes done right

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Birds of Prey hit theaters on February 7, 2020, and is quickly becoming a fan favorite against all odds. The DC Comics movie, starring captivating Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, takes place after Suicide Squad (2016) when eccentri...

Bong Joon Ho on top: A history making night at the Oscars

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

This year’s Oscars will be remembered for the incredible night that Parasite had, Joaquin Phoenix’s emotional acceptance speech, Janelle Monae’s energetic opening speech, women standing up for women, and Eminem’s out of no...

A movie that sounds as good as it look: a Ford v Ferarri review

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Ford v Ferrari is an exciting historical film, as well as an endearing buddy film. It recounts Ford’s failed attempt to buy the storied Italian company, Ferrari, and their subsequent battles on the racetrack, namely at the 24 Hour...

Spies in Disguise: The spy movie without violence

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Spies in Disguise is a 2019 film starring Will Smith (Agent Lance Sterling) and Tom Holland (Walter Beckett) meant for the whole family. In the movie, Lance Sterling is the world's greatest spy who must work with kind and nonvio...

Tyler Perry Releases A Fall from Grace

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

As 2020 and the new decade begins, companies and organizations are putting out new products, projects, and merchandise they have been working on. One of these is movies. Yes, new movies are released almost everyday, but the start ...

An ambitious war film for an audience bored of war films: A 1917 review

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

1917 is the critically acclaimed film about two British runners in World War 1 given a seemingly impossible task. Lance Corporal Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) and Lance Corporal Schofield (George Mackay) have to deliver a messa...

Little Women remake awes audiences

Alice Webster, Student editor

January 13, 2020

In the over 150 years since its original publication, beloved classic Little Women has been adapted for the big screen multiple times. The story of four sisters growing up in Concord during the Civil War captivated audiences bot...

Jumanji’s mediocre installment hits theaters

Bre Scott, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Taking place a year after the events of Jumanji: Into the Jungle, Jumanji: The Next Level brings Spencer (Alex Wolff), Fridge (Ser’Darius Blain), Martha (Morgan Turner), and Bethany (Madison Iseman) back into play. Other returning ...

Knives Out is a delightful murder mystery

Alice Webster, student editor

December 6, 2019

Since the first trailers came out months ago, I have been interested in seeing murder mystery movie Knives Out. Written and directed by Rian Johnson, Knives Out tells the story of the murder of famed eccentric crime novelist Har...

The student news site of Jacksonville High School.
Movies