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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....

The latest film in the It franchise was released on Sept 6. The darker, more realistic portrayals of Pennywise and his victims will leave you scared yet thrilled.

‘It Chapter Two’ offers more chills than thrills of original (Review)

Taylor Hurt, Staff writer October 1, 2019

Once defeated by the members of the Losers’ Club, the evil clown Pennywise has come back after twenty-seven years to terrorize the town of Derry, Maine once again.    When the remake of It...

Let the ‘Game’ begin: Students make predictions about final ‘Avengers’ film (Video)

Becca Winton, Website Editor-in-Chief, Social Media Director April 15, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is easily one of the most anticipated movies of the decade. It is the fourth movie of the Avengers franchise, continuing the surprising cliffhanger from Avengers: Infinity War. Periscope...

After 80 years, Disney has released a live action film of Dumbo.  The film kept many of the heart warming scenes, while making changes to other scenes.

Live-action remake of ‘Dumbo’ flies into theaters (Review)

Kaycee Johnson, Staff Photographer April 4, 2019

Originally released in 1941, almost 80 years later Dumbo has flown back into theaters capturing our hearts once again. The live-action remake focuses more on the human characters involved in the...

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