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Bao film impresses WCHS students

Bao film impresses WCHS students

By Miranda Chung, Assistant Opinions Editor

April 3, 2019

Pixar has recently become an avid supporter of cultural inclusion through its films like “Sanjay’s Super Team” portraying Indian culture, and “Coco” portraying Latino culture. To add another one to the list, “Bao” is an eight minute short film taking a bite into Chinese culture in a way t...

Top Movies Entertain yet Spread Progressive Messages

Top Movies Entertain yet Spread Progressive Messages

By Emi Cardinale, Production Editor

January 9, 2017

2016 was a wonderful year for movies. Here are a few of my favorite of the top rated movies of this year. ‘Zootopia’ “Zootopia” is about a rabbit who dreams of becoming a police officer which is not a job that rabbits can have within the social hierarchy of Zootopia. Number 1 on Rotten...

Jungle Book Revival Has Viewers Swinging From the Vines

Jungle Book Revival Has Viewers Swinging From the Vines

By Emily Wang, Features Editor

April 25, 2016

Jon Favreau’s re-adaptation of the timeless Disney masterpiece, The Jungle Book, manages to once again capture the magic of the jungle adventure while at the same time bringing even more to the story. While the complaint of “too much CGI (computer generated imagery)” is often heard from critic...

Frozen took the world by a storm, and the ice age has yet to end

Frozen took the world by a storm, and the ice age has yet to end

By Jasmine Baten, Opinions Editor

December 5, 2015

We just can’t let it go. Following its release on Nov. 27, 2013, Frozen swept the nation with its catchy tunes and lovable characters. The film surprised viewers by declaring that true love can exist between sisters—a concept foreign to the usual Prince-Charming-kiss type true love that Disney...

New Disney Character Shines

New Disney Character Shines

By Jasmine Baten, Opinions Editor

November 24, 2015

Meet Moana, Disney’s newest princess. She’s the most recent addition to the Disney princess lineup; she’s a courageous and inquisitive Polynesian teen intent on adventure. Considering it’s been five years since the last Disney character was added to the official princess cast (Rapunzel from...

Disney shows lack of creativity

By Catherine Goohs and Jessica Gold

December 21, 2012

There is a little kid in everyone. Sure, we grow up, but sometimes we find ourselves venturing back to the past to rekindle childhood memories. Just don’t make the mistake of attempting to rediscover your childhood through the Disney Channel’s current programming. Disney Channel, the once-loved TV s...

Lion King Shown in 3D

By Ariana Estessami, Staff Writer

September 23, 2011

Hakuna Matata—The Lion King is back, and this time, in 3D. Seventeen years after Disney’s The Lion King’s original release in theaters, people of all ages still cherish the timeless tale of a lion named Simba who must learn to accept his responsibilities. Now that the generation that first...

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