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Harriet: A Story Everyone Should Know

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Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

December 5, 2019

"Harriet," released on November 1, 2019, beautifully captures the extraordinary life of abolitionist, Harriet Tubman. The film begins with Harriet’s life as a slave and follows her from her escape to freedom as well as everything that came afterward. Harriet’s accomplishments in guiding countless ...

Parasite: A Masterpiece of Crazy Korean Satire

Parasite Theatrical Release Poster

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

At first look, Korean director Joon-Ho Bong’s new film "Parasite" may not look like much. The story is one of two families in different social classes whose lives clash by fate. Yet, a deeper investigation shows a multi-layered film that tells a dreamlike parable of class inequality in modern-day Sou...

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer is Released at Last

Spider-Man: Far From Home Trailer is Released at Last

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

“Europe doesn’t really need a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.” Sony and Marvel Studios fails to trigger fans’ spidey-senses in their unexpected reveal of "Spider-Man: Far From Home." The sequel to "Spider-Man: Homecoming" features Tom Holland’s Peter Parker traveling the world on a sc...

More Questions Arise with the Trailer for Avengers: Endgame

More Questions Arise with the Trailer for Avengers: Endgame

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

“Part of the journey is the end.”  -Tony Stark (Iron Man), “Avengers: Endgame” Eight long months of shock, heartbreak, and speculation have finally been met with the long awaited “Avengers 4” trailer. On December 7th, 2018, fans were delivered a near two and a half minute video seemingly p...

The Well-Awaited Captain Marvel Trailer Has Been Released!

The Well-Awaited Captain Marvel Trailer Has Been Released!

Cole Norris, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Fans have finally been granted their first look into the newest installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) as Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel crashes down- and in the most literal way! After breaking the roof of a nostalgic Blockbuster Video, the American soldier-turned-superhero is acquainted by Samuel L. Jack...

“The Hate U Give” Brings Issues to Light

Yasmeen Matthews, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

"The Hate U Give" by Angie Thomas is a book that gives readers a window into the injustice and racism African-Americans face in America. The book focuses on a black girl, Starr, who lives in two different worlds. Her school and neighborhood worlds are always kept apart, parts of her hiding in each one...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Shweta Nair, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Eddie Redmayne brings yet another fantastic performance to the Wizarding World. The Crimes of Grindelwald will undoubtedly blow your mind. From the special effects to the wonderful characters, the sequel is bound to enrapture you in its 133 minutes of glory. The character of young Dumbledore, played...

Ralph Breaks the Internet as well as Social Norms

Ralph Breaks the Internet as well as Social Norms

Renisha Parikh, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

The sequel to “Wreck it Ralph” hit theaters on November 21, 2018. The duo are back and they are onto another mission. When the steering wheel of Vanellope’s game is broken, she’s devastated. Ralph doesn’t like seeing his best friend upset, so he decides to take on the newest invention: the in...

The Truth About Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

The Truth About Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Mili Mehta, Features Editor

February 14, 2019

Ever since the release of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on December 14, 2018, the public has made it a point to go see one of the best movies of the year. The movie follows a teenager named Miles Morales who, after getting bit by a radioactive spider, becomes the Spider-Man of his dimension. The...

Incredibles 2: Predictable Yet Enjoyable

Violet Parr, Incredibles 2

Renisha Parikh, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

After fourteen years, the sequel to “The Incredibles” has finally hit theaters, leading us to more action, thrills, and plot twists. These characters made their first appearance in November of 2004. This movie picks up right where the first one left off. Superheroes are made illegal after people a...

Movie Night School is Mediocre at Best

Night School

Katherine Nikolau, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

The entertaining comedy "Night School," starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish came out on Sep. 28, 2018 and has been since sweeping theaters. The movie centers around the story of a self-made high school dropout, Teddy Walker (Kevin Hart). Teddy thinks he has it all figured out; a successful sales jo...

Glass Castle Fails to Thrill

Glass Castle Fails to Thrill

Sarah Henell, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

**Contains some spoilers** Many students at Cherokee High School read the novel "The Glass Castle" in their Sophomore year English classes. Last summer, on Aug. 11, 2017, the movie adaptation for the book was released with a PG-13 rating. Despite numerous people enjoying the novel when it was read in...

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