The Return of Stephen Markley

After author Stephen Markley left campus last month in a cloud of (suspicious smelling) smoke, many wondered if he would ever grace the hallowed halls of Western Reserve Academy, again. Yet, he returned just last week for another visit. This time, he shook up the campus even more. Markley started off his official visit with … Continue reading

Joker

October 4th saw the release of this year’s perhaps most anticipated DC Comics film: Joker. Before going to see the film with Mr. Borneman and my sister, I was prepared to be let down. My previous outings to give DC films a first (Man of Steel), second (Batman vs. Superman), third (Suicide Squad), and fourth … Continue reading

Minecon & Mario Kart Tour

The end of September marked a turning point for two massive video game franchises: Mario Kart and Minecraft. Mario Kart, Nintendo’s family-friendly racing series, released a new game in the franchise called Mario Kart Tour, the first mobile game in it. Minecraft, the blocky open-world game and the best selling game of all time, held … Continue reading

Spider Man Split (SPOILERS!)

For the real fans who have seen Far from Home, you might recall that the movie’s plot surrounds Peter Parker (a.k.a. SPIDER-MAN) as he takes a class trip to Europe. Like any other regular teen, he deals with crushes, bullies, and a two-faced illusion-armed villain dubbed Mysterio. Still, Peter overcomes all of this, saves the … Continue reading

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood shows an exciting subversion of Quentin Tarantino’s typical film-making style. Those familiar with Tarantino know the style of his movies is flashy, artistically done and rather violent, delving into crime with philosophical themes running throughout. This is best exemplified in selections of his work such as Pulp Fiction and … Continue reading

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Review

This movie follows the life of a teenage girl named Lara Jean as she struggles to deal with her own personal life and her romantic life. First, Lara Jean’s older sister leaves for college in Scotland and leaves her feeling lonely. Not only that, but her mom died when she was young. Then as if … Continue reading

Crazy Rich Asians Review

When I first encountered the trailer for Crazy Rich Asians while scrolling through YouTube, I had thought, Great, another white director who was going to stereotype Asians into a whitewashed cheesy af movie. Needless to say, I did not watch the trailer and it eventually faded from my memory. Flash forward to a couple months … Continue reading

Incredibles 2 Review

The Incredibles 2. Superheroes are coming back with Elastigirl as the lead figure. However, a new villain has risen as well, using the power of technology to control people’s minds. The Parrs must not only defeat Screen Slaver but also deal with their own problems. Okay, I know reviews should start with the positives, but … Continue reading

Justice League in Review

Justice League is DC’s biggest hit after their spectacular Wonder Woman back in June. After series of battles and origins stories of the “Justice League” characters, this movie has finally banded the heroes together. Batman (Ben Affleck) and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) are the core of the group, and they work together to assemble the … Continue reading

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

Coming off an Oscar nomination for best picture for Arrival in 2016, director Denis Villeneuve brings audiences back to the world of Blade Runner, the new film taking place 35 years after the original. The audience finds themselves in 2049 Los Angeles, a city where corporations rule and the environment is in shambles. Professor Louise … Continue reading

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