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Summer, Sunshine, Cinema

Summer, Sunshine, Cinema

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

May 16, 2019

While the only film people are going to be talking about for the next few months is “Endgame,” it’s important to remember that one of the most important times for films is upon us. The summer box office has been slacking in the past couple of years. However, this year holds a promising line up ...

“Endgame” breaks records in first weekend

“Endgame” breaks records in first weekend

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 30, 2019

First off, let me start by saying that if you haven’t gone to see “Avengers: Endgame,” then you need to get your priorities in order. If you don’t see it in the next few days, everything is going to be spoiled for you. Moving on. As to be expected “Endgame” broke records. It’s $1.2 billion...

Episode IX teaser, title released

Episode IX teaser, title released

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 17, 2019

At this year’s annual Star Wars Convention, the trailer and title for the upcoming film were finally released. After an extreme amount of waiting, fans were finally able to see the trailer for one of the year’s most anticipated films. “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” looks to be one of this year’...

Netflix drops “Stranger Things” season three trailer

Netflix drops “Stranger Things” season three trailer

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 22, 2019

Viewers have been waiting for “Stranger Things” season three for too long. While the super bowl spot was fun, it didn’t give people enough information to analyze. However, with the arrival of season three’s official trailer, it’s the complete opposite. There’s so much to analyze. We star...

Spring Break Binge-ables

Spring Break Binge-ables

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 8, 2019

With Netflix’s copious amounts of binge-able shows and original, there’s no reason why anyone should be bored over spring break. But sometimes the amount of content can be overwhelming, so I’ve compiled a list below of the shows you should watch on Netflix if you haven’t already -- and if you...

Spring Break Festivals That You Won’t Want to Miss

Spring Break Festivals That You Won’t Want to Miss

Gissell Martinez, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Spring break is all about having carefree fun with family and friends. Here are some fun and exciting spring break music festivals to consider.    Ultra Music Festival Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place during March in Miami, Florida, United State...

The Ultimate Spring Break Playlist

The Ultimate Spring Break Playlist

Haydn Burton, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Mac DeMarco - Brother   Although DeMarco is often subjected to scrutiny and is considered to be problematic, there is no denying that his music is sure to put anyone in the Spring/Summer mood.   Bane’s World - Gorgeous If you enjoy a sound that is reminiscent to 80’s pop and mellow jazz the...

Oscars 2019: No host? No problem!

Oscars 2019: No host? No problem!

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

February 28, 2019

I know I’m a little late to the party, but boy what a night! Where do I even begin? First off, not having a host this year didn’t seem to bother anyone. Sure the press for the Academy was great, but it ultimately didn’t affect the run of the show. I’ll admit, I was skeptical of not havin...

Romance is in…the movies?

Romance is in…the movies?
Romance is in the air

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

February 14, 2019

Oscars 2019: Who will win?

Oscars 2019: Who will win?

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

January 29, 2019

The nominees for the biggest -- and debatably, the most important -- awards show have finally been released. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released the 2019 Oscar Nominations a little late compared to their regular schedule. With only four weeks to decide who will win, there’s no tell...

Oh the Thinks you can Think, if You Come See Suess

Oh the Thinks you can Think, if You Come See Suess

Kassie Araque, Reporter

January 26, 2019

Braswell High School has been working on their Spring musical, Seussical the Musical, for three months now as closing night edges closer. With a company of 113, 34 in the cast, 39 people in the crew, and 40 orchestra members, everyone was excited to put on a show for the community to enjoy. “We p...

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

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...

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