The Cherokee Scout

Harriet: A Story Everyone Should Know

Theatrical Release Poster

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...

One Contest Brings New Life to a Bookstore

Display at Inkwood Bookstore

Javid Labenski, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

On September 15, 2019, Inkwood Books, an independent bookstore in Haddonfield, N.J., held An Evening with Amor Towles. Sponsored by publisher Penguin Random House, An Evening with Amor Towles brought a famous author to a small-town independent bookstore, which many thought would never happen.  In Apr...

Scary Stories to Tell in The Dark Takes Viewers on the Thrill of a Lifetime

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Poster

Katherine Nikolau, Section Editor

October 17, 2019

Everyone remembers the sheer terror that ran down their spines as they saw their first horror movie. That one movie causes half of the population to vow off scary movies forever while the other half embraces the terror.  “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark," a collection of short, horror-themed sto...

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