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BRACE FOR THE BOOM:  Andrew Garfield brings playwright Jonathan Larson to life in the Netflix original film, Tick, Tick...BOOM! Larson is most famously known for his musical, Rent.

‘Tick, Tick’……tick, tick……boom? (Review)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer December 21, 2021

It’s 1990’s New York, a composer is trying his hardest to write songs for a musical. He’s hit a block and can’t think of any ideas, the pressure is on.  Recently, Netflix released a musical...

PERFECTLY POISED: Tom Holland prepares to strike into action in the latest release in the Spider-Man universe, Spider-Man: No Way Home. Released on Friday Dec 17, the movie offers numerous moments of storyline contentment as Marvel nods to the franchises longtime fans.

Who is Peter Parker? ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ (Review)

Jenna Coller, Perspectives Editor December 20, 2021

  The head-to-head battle between Spider-Man (Tom Holland) and Mysterio (Jake Gyllenhaal) that took place at the end of Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) left us wondering what else is in store...

SLAUGHTER STANCE: The Marvel Comics super villain Carnage makes his live action debut. The fan favorite archenemy to Venom and Spiderman has had dozens of comic and cartoon appearances, but now gets to unleash Carnage on the big screen.

‘Let There Be’ more time: ‘Venom 2’ poisons itself with rushed storytelling (Review)

Jarrett Wilson, Editor-in-chief October 18, 2021

Venom: Let There Be Carnage, the sequel to 2018’s Venom, hit theaters on October 1 with opening weekend earnings of $90.1 million at the box office, officially getting moviegoers back to the big...

THE GIRLS OF MOXIE ARE OVER IT! A new Netflix original movie starring Vivian (Hadley Robinson) as she creates her own zines to spread in the girls bathrooms to combat sexism in her high school.

‘Moxie’: #Fightthedoublestandard (Review)

Natalie Davis April 2, 2021

There have been many forms of protest, from chanting in the streets, raising signs like weapons of war, to using duct tape over the mouth to let silence and stubbornness speak for itself. Then you...

SING ALONG: With the shutdown of theaters, including Broadway, movie musicals have been a popular replacement for those craving a little song and dance on stage.  Which movie musicals are your favorites? Share with us in the comments below.

Singing from your sofa: movie musicals to enjoy at home

Grace Pak, Guest Writer March 15, 2021

For this guest review, we welcome freelance writer and CHS sophomore Grace Pak! If you would like to be a guest writer, please contact our adviser Kate Muir at [email protected] During this...

A Monster comes walking to help a boy speak his truth. Letting go is not the same as giving up. Actor Felicity Jones in A Monster Calls (2016)

‘A Monster Calls’: Letting go doesn’t mean giving up (Review)

Natalie Davis March 8, 2021

  How does a story start? How does it end? Most would say that any story starts with a hero and ends with a happy ending, but in the real world it’s not all that simple. Most of the time...

ACCEPTANCE OF DEAFNESS: Amazon Studios recent release, Sound of Metal explores the story of a drummer that discovers he is going deaf.

Emotional beats: a ‘Sound of Metal’ review

Carter Martin, Guest Writer November 23, 2020

I don’t think I can remember a time where I didn’t hear it. The ringing. The noise nobody but me could seem to hear. I couldn’t stand it. I had no idea what it was at first, but it was loud,...

Beetlejuice,The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween, and Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown are some the most classic Halloween films.  Each movie falls under a different genre, to appeal to all people.

Frightful Films: Must watch Halloween movies

Sam Salomone, Staff writer October 31, 2019

If the rain is too much for you, and you’d rather curl up in a blanket and watch some classic Halloween movies, here are some suggestions: Comedy Beetlejuice (1988) Rating: PG-13 Runtime:...

While already a box office smash, the new Joker movie has also created some controversy over concerns of violence, with an increase of police presence at showings.

More than a movie: New ‘Joker’ adaptation brings both fans and controversy

Periscope Staff October 26, 2019

The newest Joker movie released on October 4 has drawn both a large crowd of fans yet has also been the center of controversy.  In this side-by-side story, we have written both a review of the Joker movie...

A promotional photo from the movie Tall Girl. The film, with its strong ensemble cast and positive messages of self-acceptance, is both enjoyable and touching.

Standing tall and proud: ‘Tall Girl’ has important messages for all (Review)

Nadia Startzman, Staff writer October 15, 2019

As much as you might want to stand out from the crowd, sometimes it is hard to avoid being seen.  The new movie Tall Girl, which can be found on Netflix, is a romantic comedy with important life lessons....

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