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...

BROADWAY-ISH BOUND: After exploding on the TikTok platform this summer, the Disney movie

Anyone can cook: “Ratatouille” to become an online musical

Renae Greak December 21, 2020

From Disney to Broadway, the classic Pixar movie Ratatouille takes a new approach as the TikTok community rewrites the film into a musical production.  The 2007 film Ratatouille follows young chef...

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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,...

VHS was a detrimental part of the evolution of horror movies, as it was the way that they reached home screens first, allowing their popularity to rise..

When the creatures took over: The evolution of horror movies

Ayb Graham, Staff writer November 4, 2019

Since the beginning of human culture, horror and the fear of the unknown have been expressed through many different means. These stories and beliefs have been passed around, orally, religiously or by illustrations....

Beetlejuice,The Nightmare Before Christmas, Halloween, and It's 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:...

Joker: Preparing instead of preventing (Editorial)

Ayb Graham, Staff writer October 26, 2019

With the release of Joker, a controversial movie featuring scenes of violence and harassment, many have taken it upon themselves to point out the type of actions that could come with a bold movie. Many...

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...

Coming out five years after the first Lego Movie, The Lego Movie 2 fell short of success in the box office.  The movie hit theaters on Feb 8.

‘The Lego Movie 2’: A brick by brick analysis (Review)

Zack Mattaboni , Staff Writer February 22, 2019

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part was created as a sequel to the widely successful first movie, The Lego Movie, but it lent itself to many unforeseen problems. Unfortunately, The Lego Movie 2 failed...

Freddie Mercury's silhouette shows him titled back with microphone at hand, singing.

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story of the band brought to theaters (Review)

Summer Hollingsworth, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody brings the legacy of the band Queen back to life, through a thrilling and heartfelt movie.  The film follows the life of Freddie Mercury, with his journey in the legendary band...

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