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DC’s New Addition: “Birds of Prey” — REVIEW

DC’s New Addition: “Birds of Prey” — REVIEW

Grace Clay, Editor

February 24, 2020

"Birds of Prey" is the newest addition to the movie universe of DC. I’m not entirely sure how it fits into the universe because of all the changes to the cast and other movie editions, like 2019’s “Joker.” There might be a few spoilers ahead, just a fair warning. "Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipat...

Clashing with “Pokémon Sword” — REVIEW

Clashing with “Pokémon Sword” — REVIEW

Ariel Clark, Editor

February 14, 2020

The “Pokémon” franchise, a behemoth when it comes to the video-game industry, consists of people capturing strange creatures that can evolve to become powerful monsters as they battle their way to the top of society while also taking down an evil corporation. Players are given the task of battling ...

The Game of the Decade: “Minecraft” — REVIEW

The Game of the Decade: “Minecraft” — REVIEW

Drew Engler, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

When you think of decade-defining media, what is the first thing that comes to mind? I think we all can agree that “Minecraft” has been one of the biggest trends of the decade. It would be unethical to talk about how great the 2010s were without talking about “Minecraft.” According to Statista, “Minec...

Crowds Out For “Knives Out” — REVIEW

Crowds Out For “Knives Out” — REVIEW

Grace Clay, Editor

January 28, 2020

“Knives Out,” originally released on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 was directed by the same man that directed “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” and “Looper.” The only way this “Clue”-esque movie might be disappointing is if you went in the theater expecting a second-rate film. Just a fair warning, ther...

Behind the Mask of “Majora’s Mask”

Behind the Mask of “Majora’s Mask”

Ariel Clark, Editor

December 19, 2019

One of Nintendo’s most popular action-adventure series is the "Legend of Zelda" franchise. Each installment to the series skips around in the timeline, forming a confusing mess of plotlines. The "Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask" is one of many in this developing franchise. Released in 2000, it’s the si...

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Review

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Review

Hana Holtz, Editor

December 19, 2019

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” tells not the life story of Fred Rogers, famous as the title character on “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” However, it is influenced by a true event, an article written by Tom Junod for Esquire in 1998. Junod’s article was part of the hero campaign from the magazine, in which American cel...

History on the Screen — “Midway” Review

History on the Screen — “Midway” Review

Grace Clay, Editor

December 10, 2019

“Midway,” released on Friday, Nov. 8, was just in the Atlas Atlantic Cinema last Thursday night. This is a World War II movie based on a “real account” of the battle of Midway (according to the beginning credits). As always, there will probably be spoilers ahead. This movie starts out with a couple of U.S. ...

12 Days of Christmas…Movies

12 Days of Christmas…Movies

Grace Clay, Editor

December 5, 2019

Like the song, I will be doing movie reviews for 12 different Christmas movies. From "The Nightmare Before Christmas" to "Noelle," I tried to find as wide of a variety of Christmas movies as I could, and maybe you guys will even find some new Christmas movies to enjoy with your families. Each day,...

Hollowing Out “Hollow Knight”

Hollowing Out “Hollow Knight”

Ariel Clark, Editor

December 2, 2019

"Hollow Knight" is an icon in the developing metroidvania subgenre. Created by Team Cherry and released on PC on Feb. 24, 2017, they raised $57,138 AU of their $35,000 goal on Kickstarter. The extra money was put into incorporating more areas and bosses into the game. The developers, consisting of o...

“Thank GOD For Rednecks” — A “Zombieland: Double Tap” Review

“Thank GOD For Rednecks” — A “Zombieland: Double Tap” Review

Grace Clay, Editor

November 22, 2019

Released on Friday, Oct. 18, “Zombieland: Double Tap” is the sequel to “Zombieland,” released in 2009. There may be spoilers ahead so if you have not seen this hilarious zombie flick, you have been warned.  “Zombieland: Double Tap” follows Tallahassee (played by the redneck Woody Harrels...

Fall Play Review: “Radium Girls”

Fall Play Review: “Radium Girls”

Dani Mathisen, Editor

November 19, 2019

First off, "Radium Girls" was performed at the Atlantic High School last weekend. The three shows were directed by English teachers Alex Bales and Emma Bireline. Overall, I thought the performance went well, but there were a few things I think could have gone better. The microphones definitely needed s...

Movies to Watch This Spooky Season

Movies to Watch This Spooky Season

Grace Clay, Editor

October 23, 2019

With Halloween coming up quick, I’ve spent way too many hours watching horror, thriller, suspenseful, Halloween movies and TV shows to give you my top ten things to watch for this spooky season. While some of them may not be Halloween-related, they all have a horror, thriller, or suspenseful elemen...

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