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Raya and the Last Dragon review

Raya and the Last Dragon review

Although predictable, this movie is worth a watch
Trina Kolas, Writing editor March 15, 2021

To be completely honest, I forgot “Raya and the Last Dragon” even existed—though not through any fault of the movie itself. Rather, it’s the fault of the company behind it: It was released on the...

'Music' by Sia hits all the wrong notes

‘Music’ by Sia hits all the wrong notes

Junior Brooke Goldman, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of 14, reviews Sia’s film 'Music,' detailing how Sia let down the autistic community.
Brooke Goldman, Guest writer March 1, 2021

Sia’s latest venture in filmmaking, 'Music,' dropped on Feb. 10, 2021, and it’s a lot. The film started making waves when its trailer was dropped in late December, quickly stirring up controversy...

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before 3 Review

The final installment of the To All the Boys trilogy was released Feb. 12 on Netflix
Ria Lopresto, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and the long-awaited final installment of Jenny Han’s “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” trilogy, “To All The Boys: Always And Forever”...

Death to 2020 is too heavy

Death to 2020 is too heavy

The film's emphasis on last year's politics was too much
Sydney Lamich, Staff writer February 1, 2021

2020: an unexpected year filled to the brim with chaos, fear and heartbreak. At first, people thought it was going to be just another year, but then the new year came around and hit everyone over the head...

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“Wonder Woman 1984” Review

Jenkins' live-action sequel provides a new spin on a beloved classic
Trina Kolas, Writing Editor January 5, 2021

My review on Disney’s mass-produced, live-action remakes and sequels made it clear how much of a disease I think that particular industry of filmmaking is. So when I first heard a sequel to the critically-acclaimed...

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Is Dash and Lily too Cliché?

Staff writer Allie D'Amato reviews Dash and Lily, a new Netflix original series
Allie D'Amato, Staff Writer December 4, 2020

A cliché Christmas love story that made me lose the little faith I had left Netflix’s production quality. The new Netflix series, Dash and Lily, was released on the platform on Nov. 10, with eight 25-minute...

Halloween Movie Reviews

Halloween Movie Reviews

With spooky season just around the corner, Erika Glass reviews four classic Halloween movies
Erika Glass, Staff Writer October 25, 2020

With Halloween just around the corner, and the gradual arrival of fallen leaves, brisk air and pumpkin scents, it’s time to curl up with a cozy blanket and a good movie to help get you into the season.    One...

Cuties review

Cuties review

Controversial and disturbing in its honesty, "Cuties" brings attention to the sexualization of young girls
Rachel King, Staff Writer October 7, 2020

“Cuties” is a movie by French director Maïmouna Doucouré that was recently released on Netflix in the US after coming out in France about a year ago. Upon the US release, “Cuties” was met with...

The Social Dilemma review

The Social Dilemma review

"The scariest yet simplest scenes were of faces staring aimlessly at a screen."
Emilie Takahashi, Staff writer October 1, 2020

Halfway through watching “The Social Dilemma,” I deleted YouTube and Instagram off of my phone, and in the next few days I stayed off of my phone religiously.  “The Social Dilemma” is a documentary...

Trina and Mia's Movie Recommendations

Trina and Mia’s Movie Recommendations

Bored in quarantine? Check out these movies, old and new
Trina Kolas and Mia Dowdell September 30, 2020

“Deathstroke: Knights and Dragons: the Movie” by Trina Kolas With plans to be a twelve-episode web series on CW Seed, this idea was eventually scrapped in favor of releasing the first episode to...

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New and not so improved

Live-action remake of "Mulan" is technically impressive but lacks passion and heart
Nadia Bidarian, Features Editor September 7, 2020

★★★☆☆ Despite the changes Disney’s live-action “Mulan” employed to separate itself from the original 1998 film— no singing, no sidekick Chinese dragon Mushu and the removal of Mulan’s...

The feline film is a flop

Despite star power, "Cats" belongs in the litter box
Grace McGonigle , Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2020

The time I spent watching Cats is one hour and 49 minutes of my life I will never get back. Cats, which premiered on Dec. 20, had all the right ingredients for success.  The inspiring musical by...

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