The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

This summer is sure to be filled with back to back blockbuster movies such as Inside Out Two and Deadpool: Deadpool and Wolverine. From dazzling animatics to action-filled CGI, these summer movies will be one to remember.

Get your popcorn ready for a sizzling summer

By Olga Engler, Arts Editor June 7, 2024

Warm weather, backyard barbeques, long swims in the pool and last but not least, summer blockbusters. This is the time people can spend time with friends and family in large air-conditioned theaters, taking...

Conan OBrien makes a fool of himself while on a floating market in Bangkok, Thailand.

Comedy takes a turn for the better with new improv comedy show

By Isar Uslu, News Editor June 5, 2024

After Conan O'Brien retired from late-night television in mid-2021, the comedy TV world went into crisis leaving only a few profoundly unpopular comedians running what was increasingly seen as an obsolete...

¨Anybody but you¨ has swept TikTok and the nation by a storm. This new movie is only rising in popularity starring Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell, this movie is a new staple romantic comedy.

Best movies released during the 2023-2024 school year

By Isabel Vorabhanda, Opinions Editor May 20, 2024

Churchill students often spend most of their time at school, after-school activities, or at home. Churchill students binge tv shows or watch comfort movies to unwind and relax. Recently, many new movies...

Civil War, directed by Alex Garland, was released on April 24, 2024 and has since been the subject of an intense controversy online. Although set in a politically and physically divisive civil war, the movies commentary is more so on the power of journalism than the current political landscape of the USA.

The Civil War as a riveting exploration of journalism in conflict

By Leah Kreisler, Editor in Chief May 15, 2024

When the world is going up in flames, make sure to grab a camera. That seems to be a recurring theme in Alex Garland’s new movie, “Civil War”, a blockbuster that has received both criticism and acclaim...

Kung Fu Panda 4 was released on March 8 with very mixed reviews. Despite another bringing back the beloved Dragon Warrior, many criticized the lack of the original Furious Five to be one of the major criticisms for the film.

Kung Fu Panda has kicked their way back into the franchise for the fourth time

By Jeremy Chung, Editor in Chief April 16, 2024

Whether it was a childhood TV show, video game or book, there is only so much that brings WCHS students nostalgia from when they were a child. One of these things involves a kung fu fighting panda and...

Argylle was one of the most anticipated movies this year according to IDMb. While it has not managed to live up to the hype, that does not make it a bad movie.

“Argylle,” the film the cat or cast just couldn’t save

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager February 16, 2024

“Argylle” is the peak of dumb action movie fun. A movie about a woman who writes spy novels that turn out to be true? It’s a fascinating and entertaining twist on a usually straightforward action...

Golda Meir, a movie starring the first and only female Prime MInister of Israel during the Yom Kippur War, premiered on August 25th.

Medzini opens up about his golden past working with Golda Meir

By Olga Engler, Assistant Copy Editor and Photo Manager February 16, 2024

“Golda has a saying,” former Press Secretary of Israel for Golda Meir during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Moren Medzini, said. “One day, the archives will open, and people will know what happened.” Golda...

The Grammys are an award show at which many well known artists are recognised for their acheivments over the past year.

66th Grammys awards gave fans surprising wins and announcements

By Cailey Harrington, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager February 16, 2024

The Grammys are an award show presented by the Recording Academy of the United States. The Grammys recognize outstanding achievements in the music industry within the year. The 66th award show took place...

WCHS senior Matt Hsuan watches the new Percy Jackson show. As a lover of the original series, he is disappointed.

New Percy Jackson live-action series proves itself to be disappointing

By Clara Young, Copy Editor January 23, 2024

Some childhood books shape young children into who they are today. Series that stick with them for the rest of their lives. A series a person read when they were eight years old can still hold a special...

The Ballads of the Songbirds and Snakes, a prequel of the trilogy The Hunger Games, was released in theaters on Nov. 17.

Panem returns in “Hunger Games” prequel

By Olga Engler, Assistant Copy Editor and Photo Manager January 8, 2024

Nearly eight years have passed since the last movie in the trilogy of “The Hunger Games” was released, a time remembered nostalgically by millennials and Gen-Z alike for the explosion of young adult...

Ruby Gilman, Teenage Kraken by Universal Studios made $46.1 million against its $70 million budget, failing to break even.

Showbiz snoozefest: 2023 films are failing the mark

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager January 5, 2024

In 2023 alone, the popular film studios Marvel, Disney and Pixar have all lost billions of dollars on movies that underperformed in the box office. The cause? For some reason, all of the fans that once...

Winnie the Pooh: Blood And Honey marks the beginning of a horror saga, grossing 5.2 million USD against all expectations.

“Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey” proves remakes can be disappointing in all genres

By Dehab Deglel, Promotions and Subscriptions Manager December 18, 2023

Jumpscares, fake blood and gore get redundant after watching a few horror movies. It is no secret that the horror movie genre is incredibly repetitive; filmmakers must get creative when trying to scare...

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