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Mockingjay Part 2 concludes beloved Hunger Games

Mockingjay Part 2 concludes beloved Hunger Games

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor

November 24, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

The dreadful end to the Hunger Games Franchise came Fri. Nov. 20 with Mockingjay Part 2. Many fans, myself included, waited with mixed emotions of excitement and sadness for the final installment starring the trio of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) and Gale Hawthorne...

The 33, a tale of survival

The 33, a tale of survival

By Arielle Gordon, Arts Editor

November 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

The 33, a movie based on the true story of the 33 Chilean miners who survived underground for 69 days, premiered Nov 13. The movie covers the unbelievable, but true story of the 33 Chilean miners who survived 2,000 feet underground for 69 days after the gold mine they were working in collapsed above...

Horror movies:the science behind the scare

By Ross Tanebaum, Online New Editor

October 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Halloween is one time of the year when people love to get scared. Fear is an emotion that brings out a physical reaction. Sweat starts pouring, the heart beats faster, and adrenaline rushes through the body. Many people enjoy the feeling that fear creates. One way that people get this feeling is...

Seventh Star Wars movie gathers hype

Seventh Star Wars movie gathers hype

By Arjun Swaminathan, News Editor

October 26, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

This Dec. 18, the movie franchise that has defined the childhood of millions makes its return to the big screen. The Force Awakens will be the seventh installment in the Star Wars series, set 30 years after the events of the original trilogy of movies. The film will follow a new set of characters...

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

Hakopian stars on Dr.Oz show

By Lauren Roseman, Business Manager

September 16, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Top Stories

Varsity girls’ soccer coach Haroot Hakopian will be on The Dr. Oz Show Thursday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. to talk about concussions. When Dr. Oz recently got brain scans back from the doctor that showed the concussions he got as a young child are still affecting his brain today, he decided to dedicate...

Marvel’s Daredevil is the newest TV hero to watch

Marvel’s Daredevil is the newest TV hero to watch

By Ross Tanenbaum, Online News Editor

May 26, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron have both proven that Marvel knows what it is doing in terms of making movies. The new Netflix original show Daredevil continues Marvel’s legacy in its own unique way. Daredevil premiered April 10 and introduces a new character into the Marvel...

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ lives up to hype

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ lives up to hype

By Isabel Dibble, News Editor

May 4, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

The summer season of movies has begun and I have the answer to your question: “Does Avengers: Age of Ultron live up to the record-breaking first Avenger movie?” Yes it does! The introduction of the twins, the Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and Quicksilver (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), delivers an...

One-liners make Netflix original show memorable

One-liners make Netflix original show memorable

By Danielle Kiefer, Senior Writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Netflix-original shows such as Orange is the New Black, House of Cards and Marco Polo have skyrocketed in popularity within the last two years. CHS fans who are eager for a new series to binge-watch should look no further than Netflix’s newest addition: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Created by 30 Rock’s...

‘Age of Ultron’ gives views a look into the future

‘Age of Ultron’ gives views a look into the future

By Kim Rooney, Senior Writer

April 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Since 2012, Marvel fans have been awaiting the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. After three long years, the wait has finally come to an end. Action and Avengers will come together May 1 when Age of Ultron, directed by Joss Whedon (Firefly), is released in theatres. “I love Marvel movies,...

‘Jane the Virgin’ offers viewers relatable characters

‘Jane the Virgin’ offers viewers relatable characters

By Emiliana Cardinale and Eugenia Cardinale

April 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Every Monday our family sits down to watch Jane the Virgin, a popular new comedy show on the CW based on a telenovela our parents watched when it ran in Venezuela. Jane the Virgin is the story of Jane, a virgin who gets pregnant when she is accidentally artificially inseminated. After deliberation,...

Live-action ‘Cinderella’ proves to be the perfect fit

Live-action ‘Cinderella’ proves to be the perfect fit

By Kim Rooney, Production Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Cinderella’s infamous glass slippers have seen the silver screen six times since the movie’s original release in 1950, but Disney fans never seem to tire of them. After theatrical successes Maleficent and Into the Woods, Disney continues its live-action trend with the release of Cinderella, directed...

Long-awaited Divergent sequel finally flies into theaters

Long-awaited Divergent sequel finally flies into theaters

By Madison Hurr, Arts Editor

March 20, 2015


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

Tris Prior’s world is a post-apocalyptic Chicago where everyone is categorized into five different factions based on their personalities. If you lived alongside her, would one faction define you or are you divergent? Insurgent, the long-awaited sequel to Veronica Roth’s Divergent, is being released...

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