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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,...

Remakes of classics are taking over movie theaters everywhere.

Remakes cannot replace the classics

By Fatima Yazdi, Features Editor December 20, 2018

Hakuna matata, just keep swimming, go the distance- all phrases that are guaranteed to bring back a flood of childhood memories. At one point or another, we’ve all experienced the magical sensation one...

Movie sequels revive previously iconic films

Movie sequels revive previously iconic films

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor December 20, 2018

The first Disney movie appeared in theaters in 1937—81 years ago. Amelia Earhart had set off on her flight around the world, J.R.R Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” had just been published and Morgan Freeman...

Netflix romances the idea of originals directed at teens

By Jenna Greenzaid, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2018

Netflix has recently become known for its original movies and television shows, with over 700 programs in existence currently and more than 60 new originals coming during Oct. Throughout the month of Aug.,...

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