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Aquaman— DC Comic rises to the surface but still sinks below Marvel

Aquaman— DC Comic rises to the surface but still sinks below Marvel

by Maya Apau and Daniel Apau

January 15, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Will Aquaman remain in Atlantis or on the stage of the Oscars? Imagine if you were split between two worlds: Atlantis and Earth. For DC Comic  underwater superhero, on land he is Arthur Curry, and underwater he is Aquaman. Aquaman is a Warner Bros, DC Comic movie that is about the city of Atlantis bein...

Dumplin’ teaches teens the importance of loving self and others

Dumplin’ teaches teens the importance of loving self and others

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

On December 7, Netflix released the new film Dumplin', based on the novel of the same name by Julie Murphy. Having loved the book, I was eager to see how the movie measured up, especially since it was produced by a streaming service instead of by a production company like Warner Bros. or Universal. I must say...

Christopher Robin Movie Review: Re-live your childhood

Christopher Robin Movie Review:  Re-live your childhood

by Emily DiPasquale, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018

Christopher Robin (PG)  is a drama/fantasy movie which was released on dvd on November 2018. I remember watching Winnie the Pooh on Disney when I was growing up. Before me, my mom would watch The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh so it comes as no surprise that I wanted to go see Christopher Robin. One...

Unpopular opinion: Sony’s Venom is misunderstood masterpiece

Unpopular opinion: Sony’s Venom is misunderstood masterpiece

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

After Venom hit theatres on October 5th, it was torn apart by critics and condemned for its exclusion of Spiderman, its absurdist humor, and even for the symbiote’s appearance. Robbie Collin of The Telegraph said, “Sony Pictures appear to have lavished a nine-figure sum on, and are now hoping ...

The Nun: Jump scares aside, not much reason to watch

The Nun: Jump scares aside, not much reason to watch

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

WARNING: This article contains spoilers. James Wan has built his own Roman Empire of horror films, and as everything great has a downfall, The Nun might be his Constantinople. The Nun, rated R, horrified me in a way that no movie has done since the release of The Conjuring in 2013. I went into the movie ...

Movie Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Emphasis on Loved

Movie Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Emphasis on Loved

by Maya Apau and Tabitha Moses

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Imagine this. . .your secret love letters are exposed to the public. This happens to a girl named Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor, who has a wild first couple months of junior year when she starts hanging out with heartthrob Peter Kavinsky, played by Noah Centineo. It's wild because of the crazy deal she makes ...

Avengers: Infinity War leaves viewers begging for more [WARNING: Lots of spoilers]

Avengers: Infinity War leaves viewers begging for more [WARNING: Lots of spoilers]

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

DO NOT read this review if you haven't seen Avengers: Infinity War. Goodbye! You don't want to have this movie spoiled before you watch it yourself. Trust me. Without further ado, I welcome all of the other readers who have seen the movie to this mess of tears, laughter, and shock that I really need to get...

Oscars 2018: Call Me by Your Name is an emotional roller coaster

Oscars 2018: Call Me by Your Name is an emotional roller coaster

by Lilly Player, Reporter

February 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2018

Call Me by Your Name is a cinematic masterpiece that has been nominated for Best Picture in the 2018 Oscars Awards. I think it should win Best Picture because Luca Guadagnino created a beautiful story about family, first love, and that painful first heartbreak.  This film follows Elio Pearlman, a 17-...

Movie Review: Happy Death Day – emphasis on happy not scary

Movie Review: Happy Death Day – emphasis on happy not scary

by Lindsey Russo, Reporter

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Get up. Live Your Day. Get Killed. Again. Happy Death Day (PG-13) is a mystery/thriller movie that came out Friday, October 13th. A girl named Tree, played by Jessica Rothe, has a normal day, with a twist. Tree wakes up in a dorm room of a young man named Carter who is confused when she wakes...

Beauty and the Beast: Animated, live, or Broadway, it’s a beast of a good show

Beauty and the Beast: Animated, live, or Broadway, it’s a beast of a good show

by Katie Lehman, Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

A tale as old as a time and a song as old as rhyme get revamped in a live action version of the classic Beauty and the Beast tale. This version takes a new spin on the original, animated film from 1991 by not only including new details from the original fairy tale but also by including plot and deta...

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