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Election features Reese Witherspoon as Tracy Flick as an overachiever willing to do whatever it takes, with only one person willing to stand in her way being her history teacher played by Matthew Broderick. This is an iconic high school movie that all seniors should watch before graduation.

Top 10 movies to watch before graduation

By Ela Jalil, Online Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

WCHS seniors' graduation is next week, marking a departure from the community that they have been a part of for the past four years to embark on a new adventure -- college. The high school experience has...

Grease, a movie set in the '50s about the high school relationship between Sandy and Danny, is filled with music and humor which makes it a great summer watch with friends.

Must watch summer classics

By Paige Tasin, Assistant Arts Editor June 2, 2021

The best summer movies to watch for the upcoming break This past school year has left everyone wishing for one thing: summer. Though summer might not be starting for a few more weeks, the best way to...

One of the movie posters for

End of the school year watchlist: upcoming shows and movies to look forward to

By Olivia Yasharoff, Editor in Chief May 30, 2021

While WCHS students are battling through AP exams and a plethora of end of the year assignments, it can be hard to find the light at the end of the tunnel. Luckily, there are a bunch of upcoming TV shows...

The best rom-coms to watch during the Valentine’s Day season

By Ela Jalil, News Editor February 14, 2021

Valentine’s Day can be a touchy subject for those that don’t have a special someone to celebrate the holiday with. However, a good romantic comedy can get you to laugh, cry, and believe that true love...

Various streaming platforms are gearing up for a big movie-watching year ahead, including Netflix, DisneyPlus, and HBO Max.

The best 2021 upcoming movie releases to watch at home

By Sylvia Thomson, Assistant Social Media Manager January 20, 2021

New year, new movies! Even though 2020 has ended, that does not mean that the pandemic has ended with it. People should still be staying home and practicing the necessary safety precautions, but with these...

End the year with the Observer Staff’s favorite movie and television shows

By Liam Klein, Assistant Online Editor December 23, 2020

2020 has been an odd year for cinema and TV; many major movies that were slated for release in 2020, such as “A Quiet Place II,” “Black Widow,” “F9” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife,” have...

The camera crew of

Movie and TV sets adapt to find ways to continue filming during COVID-19

By Jessica Klein, Assistant Arts Editor November 30, 2020

2020’s movie line up was supposed to be quite impressive: “No Time to Die,” “In the Heights,” “Wonder Woman 1984” and “A Quiet Place Part II” were all scheduled to come to theaters, but...

The movie poster from the classic

It’s time to movie into the holiday spirit

By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor December 27, 2019

Whether it be a human who thinks he is an elf, or two strangers that have to pretend they are a couple to trick their families for the holidays, Christmas movies never fail to entertain. For some families,...

Pennywise the Clown, the main terror of IT 2.

IT 2: the comeback of Pennywise

By Andrew Chan, Sports Editor October 1, 2019

If you are looking for scary with a side of comedic, then IT 2 is the movie for you. Picking up 27 years after the first IT movie, IT 2 combines horror and a bit of dry humor to create yet another Stephen...

Zac Efron plays Ted Bundy in Netflix’s new release. He is shown to be a loving and doting husband to Elizabeth and father to her child.

Ted Bundy movie captivates audiences once again

By Emma Chen, Observations Editor June 5, 2019

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile came out a few months after Netflix unveiled the Ted Bundy Tapes—a collection of episodes retelling of the life, murders, and the interesting legal situation...

Haley Lu Richardson (left) and Cole Sprouse (right) portray two teens with a powerful connection in the romantic drama film Five Feet Apart.

Five Feet Apart has viewers on the edge of their seats

May 14, 2019

When you’re in the moment, it’s hard to think about what love would be like without touch. This was a thought teens Stella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will Newman (Cole Sprouse) had never faced...

After popular movies, like “Bird Box”, come out, people go to social media to make memes highlighting specific scenes from the movie, turning them into sources of entertainment.

Movie memes take over social media platforms

By Eliza Asbury, Online Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2019

The modern day movie watching experience goes as such: Movie. Meme. Repeat. You see a movie, and when you go home to check Instagram or Twitter, you see the thousands of memes created about said movie. Recently,...

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