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‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ creates high expectations

‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ creates high expectations

Jack Taverna, SNO Sports Center and Social Media Editor

November 15, 2019

Tom Hanks is starring in the new film "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" as the legendary Fred Rogers. The movie opens Nov. 22. This movie is highly anticipated due to its nostalgia and the popularity of the original children's program. "I think it will portray [Mr. Rogers] in a good way. I d...

‘Jojo Rabbit’ has an amazing story to tell with little people to tell it to

‘Jojo Rabbit’ has an amazing story to tell with little people to tell it to

Libby Shepperd, Online Editor

October 23, 2019

'Jojo Rabbit' is a film that touches on the history of World War II, and what life was like during the 1940s. Jojo is a German boy with an imaginary friend, known as Adolf Hitler, who follows him throughout the movie. Jojo finds out his mom is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic. Through this experien...

Neil Gorsuch’s book misses its own points

Neil Gorsuch’s book misses its own points

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2019

When asked in 1787, while leaving the Constitutional Convention, Benjamin Franklin was asked by a bystander what type of government the founders created. Franklin replied, “a republic, if you can keep it.” Two hundred and thirty two years later, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch believes that...

’88rising’ up in the music charts

’88rising’ up in the music charts

Julie Xiong, Cartoonist

October 20, 2019

Music organization 88rising promotes worldwide up and coming artists. Located in New York, 88rising’s appearance on music charts explode throughout the world, especially in the United States and Asian countries. In utilizing collaborations of diverse artists, issues involving language barriers are...

‘Stranger Things’ season four teaser has fans on edge

‘Stranger Things’ season four teaser has fans on edge

Drew Miller, Video Editor

October 6, 2019

With this new season of "Stranger Things", fans are wondering if it is going to be well thought out or just a continuation of a popular show for the sake of renewing it. The past few seasons have been great, and the season four teaser definitely supports the hype. "Stranger Things" is a very popular ...

‘Joker’ movie creates controversy

‘Joker’ movie creates controversy

Kathleen Pothen, Copy Editor

October 4, 2019

'Joker' premiered at the Venice Film Festival Aug. 31 earning acclaim from critics including an eight minute standing ovation. Praise swiftly morphed into criticism. Controversy has brewed around 'Joker' and its relationship with mass shooters.  The film is set within chaotic and dirty Gotham City, which draw...

Stephen King’s newest horror novel “The Institute” leaves fans on heals

Stephen King’s newest horror novel “The Institute” leaves fans on heals

Morgan Hildreth, Social Media Editor

September 15, 2019

Horror story lovers and Stephen King enthusiasts are ready to dive into the new book, 'The Institute', released this month and written by King. The new King book, 'The Institute', hit shelves Sept. 10. This is King's 61st book published, and his third book released this year. 'The Institute', whi...

New drama ‘Breakthrough’ utilizes faith to recreate a tragic, but heartwarming story

New drama ‘Breakthrough’ utilizes faith to recreate a tragic, but heartwarming story

Martin Kurle, Podcast Reporter

May 15, 2019

Set in Missouri in 2015, a boy faces impossible odds in a coma after spending 20 minutes at the bottom of a frozen lake. The new movie "Breakthrough," now in theaters, dives into the true story of Joyce Smith and her faithful belief of her son's survival. The new drama features Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas...

Final season ‘Game of Thrones’ has fans on the edge of their seats

Final season ‘Game of Thrones’ has fans on the edge of their seats

AnnaMarie Born, Buisness editor

May 15, 2019

"Game of Thrones" is a mid-evil series about seven powerful kingdoms that fight to be the ultimate ruler. The show first aired April 17, 2011, and HBO aired the first episode of the eighth and final season April 14. The television series airs every night at eight p.m. This show has action packed batt...

The infinity saga came to dramatic close

The infinity saga came to dramatic close

Linda Hill, Podcast Reporter

April 28, 2019

The Infinity Saga, containing 13 movies, finally came to an end on April 26 with the final movie "Avengers Endgame." Anthony Russo and Joe Russo announced the final movie after a long ongoing year wait of knowing that half the universe has disaggregated into dust. The fans were excited for the release...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ premieres in theaters

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ premieres in theaters

Soren Danelius, Print Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2019

"The Curse of La Llorona" premiered April 19 in theaters nationwide. The movie features actress Linda Cardellini as the main character. The film is based on an old Mexican folk-tale that takes place in the 16th century. So far, the movie has grossed a total of $42.2 million. The Curse of La Llorona is a Mexican Folktale that dates back to the ...

Controversial message of ‘Unplanned’ shocks viewers

Controversial message of ‘Unplanned’ shocks viewers

Issy Boegel, Copy Editor

April 5, 2019

One of the most controversial issues in American society, abortion, has been shown in the newly released, low-budget film, 'Unplanned'. With its release on March 29, immediately both political parties were on the run to post their remarks on the disputed film. Some said the film is 'unrealistic and extreme',...

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