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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"...

The cast of Netflix Original “Let it Snow” poses for a photo at the premiere. The movie is based on the book by authors John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle

“Let it Snow” captures the essence of the holidays in a unique way

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Assistant Online Editor November 28, 2019

Let it Snow is a classic holiday movie with a twist—there are three different point of views. Told from the eyes of three young adults, Let it Snow allows the audience to get a glimpse into their lives. Based...

“The Peanut Butter Falcon,” released on August 9th, is still playing now at Arclight.

The Peanut Butter Falcon warms viewers’ hearts

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor October 6, 2019

“The Peanut Butter Falcon” may be a quiet indie film that falls under many people’s radars, but it is one that we need to see. It is a feel-gold adventure and a sweet comedy-drama. This is the kind...

Director Jordan Peele has created yet another successful, gripping movie.

Jordan Peele’s “Us” uses horror to critique American life

By Dani Miller, Production Designer April 3, 2019

Rabbits, Sewers and Scissors, oh my! On the heels of his widely successful (and brilliant) 2017 directorial debut, Get Out, director Jordan Peele’s sophomore project, Us, tells the story of a modern...

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