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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...

Five Nights at Freddys was released for streaming on Peacock on October 26, 2023, and was released by Universal Pictures to theatres the following day.

“Five Nights at Freddy’s” adaption is filled with jump scares and pizza shares

By Lily Chadwick, As. Sports Editor, Photo Manager November 27, 2023

Predictable scares, an anticlimactic plot and inadequate acting. Emma Tammi’s, “Five Nights at Freddy's”, released on October 27, is a letdown to viewers, especially those who were highly anticipating...

Totally Killer came out on Oct. 6, 2023, on Prime Video. It features Kiernan Shipka as the main lead in a comedy/horror movie.

New horror movie “Totally Killer” totally “kills” its audience with comedy

By Olga Engler, Photo Manager October 31, 2023

“Totally Killer” is a movie that falls into a comfortable niche of common tropes perfect for a Saturday night, but also provides a fresh new take on the horror-comedy genre. The movie is a mix of “Back...

Disney’s live action remakes such as 2020’s “Mulan” have garnered a lot of controversy. The public is begining to tire of this constant cycle of subpar remakes, and Disney remakes including “Mulan” have bombed at the box office.

Lights, cameras and dissatisf-action for Disney

By Rebecca Dean, Assistant Arts Editor October 18, 2023

In recent years, Disney has adapted family favorites into live-action films. While this was initially met with much anticipation, Disney has also faced backlash for this. Many are tired of Disney remaking...

Barbie, and a few other movies that WCHS students will be able to see in theater upon their arrival during the Summer of 2023.

Upcoming movies to check out during the summer of 2023

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor June 3, 2023

The summer is a great time to get together with friends. Enjoy the summer breeze and the carefreeness without the pressures of school. It is also a great time to sleep all day and wake up in the afternoon....

XO, Kitty releases on May 18, starring Anna Cathcart as Kitty and featuring many new characters.

“To All the Boys” spin-off series, “Xo, Kitty,” is set to hit Netflix

By Kalena Yee, Features Editor May 16, 2023

Finished with AP exams and need a new show to binge and unwind to? For rom-com lovers, the new Netflix series “XO, Kitty” might be the answer. On May 18, Netflix will release its new spin-off series,...

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