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BAFTAs and Critics Choice’s and SAGs, oh my!

BAFTAs and Critics Choice’s and SAGs, oh my!

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

January 11, 2019


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

With awards season already here, it’s important to keep up with all the nominations that feel as if they are coming out non-stop. So I’ve compiled three different lists of nominations -- the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, the Critics Choice Awards, and the Screen Actors Guild Aw...

Golden Globes shake up Oscars race

Golden Globes shake up Oscars race

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

January 8, 2019


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

The Golden Globes. One of the most important awards shows leading up to The Oscars. The choices of The Hollywood Foreign Press greatly affect the voters of the Academy Awards. Meaning if the HFPA decides that a film should win, it will most likely get an Oscar Nomination. However, there was a bit of...

To All the People Who Have Lost Someone

To All the People Who Have Lost Someone

Dani Wilson, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Culture, Movies, Opinion, Personal, Showcase

“Honestly... it’s nice talking about her like it’s normal. Like it’s not some tragedy.” I tapped the spacebar on my keyboard to pause the Netflix show, noticing the few stray tears escaping down my cheek. I took a deep breath and wiped one away. I wasn’t crying because I was upset. I...

Marvel drops ‘Avengers 4’ trailer, title

Marvel drops ‘Avengers 4’ trailer, title

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

December 7, 2018


Filed under A&E, Movies, Showcase

Oh. My. God. Marvel just released the Avengers 4 trailer and people are losing their minds. While the trailer doesn’t give fans much to work with, there is still enough to make people get excited. We start by seeing Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) abandoned and running out of supplies on a spacesh...

Movies to watch this holiday season

Movies to watch this holiday 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...

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