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Movies to watch this season

Movies to watch this season
Winter

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

November 16, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

R.I.P Stan Lee

R.I.P Stan Lee

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

November 12, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Earlier today, comic book writer and legend, Stan Lee died at the age of 95. If it weren’t for Lee, many of the books and films we are used to now wouldn’t exist. Many take comic book movies for granted. However, before Marvel started their three-phase plan in 2008 the only Superhero movies were ...

‘First Man’ aims for the Moon

‘First Man’ aims for the Moon

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

October 23, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

We’re all taught about Neil Armstrong in school. We’re told that he was a great American hero who helped the U.S. win the Space Race. He said that oh-so-famous quote -- “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” -- people still talk about today. And yet most don’t know as much as th...

Freaky Flicks

Freaky Flicks

Gissell Martinez, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the month grows deeper into ‘Spooky Season’ we all could admit that we love to get comfy on our bed or couch, to watch our favorite Halloween movies. Halloween movies have been around for over a hundred years. Here are some favorites : Beetlejuice: This movie is about Barbara and Adam who died in a ...

Let’s Groove Tonight

Let’s Groove Tonight

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

October 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Showcase

Spooky Season is finally in swing and people are trading in their radio stations for Bluetooth. Since most radio stations don’t play Halloween music during the season, you can still connect your phone and play that oh so spooky music perfect for the cool weather and pumpkin filled porches. Wit...

A ‘Marvel’-ous new trailer

A ‘Marvel’-ous new trailer

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

September 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Last week Marvel released the long-anticipated trailer for “Captain Marvel.” After “Avengers: Infinity War” there was an after-after credits scene that gave audiences a hint of what the future holds. Since then audiences have been waiting for their introduction to Carol Danvers. From the t...

String Instruments, Rosin, & Bows, Oh my!: Orchestra at a Glance

String Instruments, Rosin, & Bows, Oh my!: Orchestra at a Glance

Dani Wilson, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Fine arts, In the know, News & Features, Showcase

The cacophonous sound of strings being tuned fills the room as orchestra students warm up before class. Some sit in their chairs, creating the illusion of being in individual glass bubbles as they fixedly play their instruments beside each other. Some wordlessly pluck through their sheet music, maki...

Vocal about their Vocals

Vocal about their Vocals

Haydn Burton, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Fine arts, News & Features, Showcase

Choir is a way for a small group of people to convey emotion and feeling through their voices. Braswell High School’s choir has always done big things, but they’re going above and beyond this school year by working hard to ensure they do well at every one of their performances and making certain...

What to watch in September

What to watch in September
September

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

September 7, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Our Fall T.V. favorites

Our Fall T.V. favorites

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

August 27, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase, TV

While most were skeptical about the prequel show based on the “Big Bang Theory” character, Dr. Sheldon Cooper, audiences seem to like the show just as much as its originator. While “Big Bang” is more of a sitcom, “Young Sheldon” has more of a family vibe. It gives viewers a look into Sheld...

‘A Quiet Place’ a heartwarming horror film

‘A Quiet Place’ a heartwarming horror film

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Recently, the horror/thriller genre has increased its quality and “A Quiet Place” isn’t the exception. While the film is only Krasinski’s third -- the other two not being as big -- it is obvious that his film has made a sizable impact, especially since it’s an original. Originally the tra...

‘Ready Player One’: pinnacle of ’80s nostalgia

‘Ready Player One’: pinnacle of ’80s nostalgia

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Last week, Steven Spielberg’s most recent film, “Ready Player One” finally hit theatres. With much anticipation from audiences everywhere, it only makes sense that the film would end up being No.1 in the U.S. The film -- which is based on the book by Ernest Cline -- focuses on 18-year-old W...

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