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Taylor Swift shines in revealing new documentary

The new documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival  Jan. 23

Lindsey Harrison, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2020

On a Friday night in late January, I dragged my friends to a crowded theatre at Alamo Drafthouse. We were there for the premiere of “Taylor Swift: Miss Americana”. We were surrounded by other fans (called “Swifties”), who had waited all day to watch a documentary that had already been out on Ne...

Disney dragging out “Toy Story” movies

Disney dragging out

Tiffany Martinez, staff reporter

November 19, 2019

The phrase “enough is enough” is a very well known phrase. Although many may think that this phrase is used for certain situations, this phrase can be used to describe Disney’s "Toy Story" tetralogy. The story of the toys coming to life is widely known, but was it necessary to make four movi...

What to expect from highly anticipated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017

2017 may live in renown as the year of Marvel. With highly anticipated films such as Spider-Man Homecoming and Thor Ragnarok, many fans are already eagerly awaiting the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s (MCU) many new installments for the 2017 movie year. This continued saga begins with the release of Gua...

Harry Potter world comes alive once more with release of “Fantastic Beasts”

Harry Potter world comes alive once more with release of

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016

The magical world of Harry Potter comes alive once more with the movie adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s prequel “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” The movie originates from a book written in the form of a textbook providing wizards and potterheads alike with information on numerous magical beasts and...

New movie “Doctor Strange” keeps true to comics

New movie

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016

Magic and mysticism enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the release of “Doctor Strange,” The movie tells the story of Doctor Stephen Strange, (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) an arrogant, rich, neurosurgeon who experiences a horrific car accident destroying his hands. When traditional me...

Miss. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2016

Miss. Peregrine’s home for peculiar children is a compelling story filled with courage, friendships, and and love story that will melt your heart. Directed by the creepily brilliant Tim Burton who is responsible for multiple award winning moves; and this movie is no different. The main character Jake Portman, played by ...

Upcoming events for the week of homecoming

Upcoming events for the week of homecoming

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2016

Homecoming is approaching quickly, and this upcoming week is filled with many events and activities to celebrate the occasion. Showcase your school spirit and have some fun by attending these various functions. Monday, August 29th: Movie Night There will be a screening of the movie “Unbroken...

Preparing to “cut Footloose”

Duren and Hayes work on lines for upcoming musical.

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

Lose your blues, everybody cut Footloose! Footloose is the heartwarming story of how Ren McCormack, a teenage boy moves to a small town and finds out music and dancing is illegal. This makes it a challenge for him to fit in. However, he does so and changes the town with the help of his friends, Willard...

The Disney Year: “Jungle Book” thrives on stellar cast and songbook

Bagheera the panther (voiced by Sebastian Cabot) discovers that Mowgli has been diverted by the irresponsible sloth bear Baloo (voiced by Phil Harris) and his paean to

Nathan Tucker, A&E Editor

September 9, 2015

The output of Walt Disney Animation Studios--currently totaling 54 full-length films--has been cherished by audiences young and old for almost 80 years. In this weekly online feature, arts and entertainment editor Nathan Tucker will review and rank each of them. Disney’s Jungle Book is (in the fine tradition o...

JK Rowling’s new movie continuation

JK Rowling's new movie continuation

Peyton Flake, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

I solemnly swear JK Rowling is up to another movie series   When the Harry Potter movie series came to an end back in 2011, one could almost hear the cries of the mourning fans all around the world. The boy wizard has inspired clubs, bands, puppet shows, musicals, and YouTube channels since hi...

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