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The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

Marry Me, the new film with Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson is now in theaters and available to stream on Peacock. However, is it worth it?

Netflix’s “Marry Me” repeats an overused trope with no new additions

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor March 2, 2022

One hour and 52 minutes. That’s how much of their life viewers will flush down the drain by watching the new Netflix chick-flick “Marry Me”.  The movie begins with superstar Kat Valdez (Jennifer...

“Tick, Tick… Boom!” blows away audiences

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor January 17, 2022

"Tick, Tick... Boom!" A ticking time bomb. The sound of one man’s mounting anxiety. "Tick, Tick... Boom!" is a new Netflix film starring Andrew Garfield as Jonathan Larson- creator of the Tony Award-winning...

The house of the Madrigals is just as magical as they are, and every part of the house can move at the convenience of the family.

Disney’s “Encanto” spotlights magic of Latin America

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor January 10, 2022

As Thanksgiving passes and the winter holidays begin, families across the country will gather together to celebrate and reunite. Within every family there are unique social dynamics like special bonds...

The new movie, Moxie on Netflix was released on March 3rd. This movie is all about girl power and the consciousness of the feminist mind.

“Moxie”: a new Netflix watch about speaking up for what you believe in

By Melissa Redlich, Sports Editor March 17, 2021

Coined in 1930, the word “moxie” meant nerve, spunk, courage, and determination. However starting in the beginning of March it has taken on whole new connotations. Feminism. Revolution. Rebel. Today,...

Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne) and Rennie Davis (Alex Sharp) were representives of Students for a Democractic Society, who two of the defendants in the trial. The movie creates a few separate stories regarding them and only their experiences, which add to the overall enjoyment of the film.

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” is a captivating watch about historic events

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

Everyone has that one thing that they are extremely passionate about and if given the chance, they would tell as many people as they could about it. Imagine getting that chance to share your thoughts with...

Released on Feb. 12, 2021, To All the Boys: Always and Forever is the third and final film in the popular rom-com series.The film starts halfway through senior year as Lara Jean (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky (Noah Centineo) face the uncertainity of their relationship after high school.

“To All the Boys: Always and Forever” stays true to romantic-comedy cliches

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor February 24, 2021

The “To All the Boys” franchise comes to a bittersweet conclusion in the third installment  “To All the Boys: Always and Forever,” a heartfelt movie that hinges on being excessively sentimental...

Zendaya stars in new Netflix Original, Malcom & Marie. The film is a black and white film directed by the man behind HBOs Euphoria.

Netflix’s “Malcom & Marie” is a mediocre and boring watch

By Charley Hutton, Advertisements and Subscriptions Manager February 21, 2021

In the midst of Valentine’s Day season, it is hard to find a film that satisfies the need for visual romance. Netflix original, “Malcom & Marie” definitely doesn’t satisfy that need. The black...

Netflix Original Enola Holmes released September 23, 2020, stars Millie Bobby Brown as the lead. The film has consistenty remained on the top ten charts for the past two weeks.

“Enola Holmes” brings a new twist to an old story

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Online Editor October 20, 2020

Her name might spell “alone” backward, but she is anything but. With a twist on the classic Sherlock Holmes stories, Netflix’s “Enola Holmes” smacks down the historically misogynistic stigmas...

Based on the New York Times Best-Seller, To all the Boys I Loved Before gained enough traction from fans to earn itself a sequel, To all the Boys I Loved Before PS I Still Love You. This new Netflix romantic comedy stars Lana Condor, who plays shy girl Lara jean, and Noah Centineo, who plays a popular lacrosse star.

Netflix rom-com excites viewers with a sequel: P.S. you will love it

By Ava Freeman, Features Editor April 26, 2020

The hit romance that appeared on Netflix in 2018, “To All the Boys I Loved Before,” stole the hearts of its audience and seemed to have had the most perfect and satisfying ending. The movie wrapped...

Jane Austens beloved rom-com Emma was released in theaters on Feb. 21, 2020. In the film, Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Emma.

“Emma” brings a modern flair to Jane Austen classic

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor March 11, 2020

There is no single term that can quite define Emma from Jane Austen’s beloved rom-com “Emma” but wide-eyed, analytical, single-person-turned-lover, neat-freak and lover-of-all-things-beautiful are...

Based on the video game character, Sonic released in theaters on February 14. The movie was a win for video game movie adaptions.

“Sonic the Hedgehog” races into theaters

By Ohio Meshanko, Promotions Manager February 25, 2020

Video games, as popular as they are, have had a spotty history when it comes to film adaptations. While franchises like Pokémon have had success with animated features and with the recent success of Detective...

Frozen 2 featured a mature storyline, strong character development and beautiful graphics.

“Frozen 2” creates winter-y excitement among students

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2019

The year is 2013. The WCHS Class of 2020 is 11-12 years old. Barack Obama was the president of the country and the “Harlem Shake” was the dance craze sweeping across the internet. The movie "Frozen"...

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