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Emma Nolan, the main character, stands off from the crowd alone as the rest of the group takes all the glory

The Prom (2020): When will LGBTQ+ issues become more than a plot point?

by Jessie Hernandez, Reporter March 24, 2021

Overpriced dress? CHECK. Hair styled? CHECK. Prom-posal poster? CHECK. Code for Google Meet prom? CHECK. FCPS has announced that there will be no proms held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions....

Cats, its crazy and scary.

Cats movie: Pawsitively horrible

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter January 24, 2020

The famous Broadway musical Cats has been adapted into a movie, and “meow” it's a bit more than strange. The plot of the movie follows the musical pretty well, but the most unsettling part of the new...

dont open your eyes as the birds see for you

Bird Box – it’s worth taking your blindfold off to see

by Erich Miller and Ashley Visscher January 23, 2019

The drama thriller Bird Box captured the hearts of many in the days following its release as one of the most anticipated Netflix originals of 2018.  In the opening of the film, the main character,...

Take a second look: Derrenbergers 2018 traditional art favorites

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter December 18, 2018

At the end of each year, we reflect on what that year has provided for us. We make lists of favorite movies, events, albums, video games, and even memes from the year. Despite all that is created,  much...

The novel was spectacular, but the film was even better!

Dumplin’ teaches teens the importance of loving self and others

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor December 14, 2018

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...

Disney and Final Fantasy combined creates Kingdom Hearts.

What happens when you combine Disney and Final Fantasy? A Kingdom Hearts review

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter December 11, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be severely confused about a plot while simultaneously cursing Donald Duck under your breath? That is essentially the Kingdom Hearts experience. The original and first Kingdom...

Jack and Ally are embracing while on stage

Movie review: A Star is Born emotionally devastating

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor October 24, 2018

This article contains spoilers. Some may think I’m weak, but after seeing the 2018 remake of A Star is Born, I was an emotional wreck. I walked out of the theatre with tears streaming down my face,...

drawn by Katie Lehman

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

by Katie Lehman, Editor April 3, 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...

James McAvoy (Split) playing as one of his personalities, Hedwig.

Psychological thriller Split guarantees nightmares

by Christian Nolan, Reporter February 16, 2017

The new thriller/horror movie Split (rated R) is not your normal “horror movie” with ghosts or demons. This horror is in one man and his multiple personalities. Manoj “M. Night” Shyamalan, writer...

Linganores Harry Potter Alliance pose with the cardboard cut-out for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them after seeing the movie at Regal West View Cinemas, Stadium 16 on November 20, 2016.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter December 1, 2016

With screenwriter J.K. Rowling, director David Yates, and lead Eddie Redmayne, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Fantastic Beasts) was practically guaranteed for success as soon as the idea was...

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