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

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...

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...

Netflix released their newest series “Wednesday” starring Disney Channel star, Jenna Ortega, on Nov. 23. “Wednesday” follows the Addams Family daughter as she navigates mysteries at her new school.

Former Disney celebrities rise to stardom after their start

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022

Disney Channel has been a large part of many children’s lives since its start in 1983. Stars from all eras of Disney have launched into more general stardom since then. Whether fans grew up watching...

The movie poster for Pixars latest movie Turning Red released on Disney + on March 11.

Latest Pixar movie beautifully honors girlhood

By Olivia Yasharoff, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2022

Unrelatable. Exhausting. Limiting. These words were used by a white male critic to describe Pixar’s latest feature film “Turning Red” but could not be farther from the truth. Universal, nostalgic...

The house from the Pixar film Up floats away from the city on a new journey, but in a different direction.

What comes “Up” must come “Down”

By Jack Gans, Observer-murmurer April 7, 2022

Up, Up and away soars a house above the skyline on the brink of a legendary adventure. In 2009, the adventure film “Up” was a popular hit for Disney fans, receiving a 98% on Rotten Tomatoes. 13 years...

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 Oscar award winning short film, Bao, is depicted of a the mother with her baby dumpling.

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...

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...

The revival of Disneys The Jungle Book displays realistic visuals that bring the audience into the movie.

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...

Frozen inspired merchandise range from mouthwash to soup.

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...

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...

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...

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