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Simu Liu speaking at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con International. Simu Liu starred in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as the first Asian lead in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Shang-Chi and the six out of ten rings

Lawrence Feng, News Editor October 14, 2021

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings opened in movie theaters on Sept. 3, grossing $94 million domestically over its opening weekend and breaking the box office record for a Labor Day release.      The...

Benjamin Platt (Payton Hobart) and Gwyneth Paltrow (Georgina Hobart) announcing the release date of their new series The Politician, streaming starts September 27, 2019 on Netflix.

Netflix’s The Politician addresses important issues

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager November 14, 2019

     Netflix’s brand new show The Politician by Ryan Murphy shows a satirical side to a high school presidential election.       The show takes place around Payton Hobart, played by Ben...

Movie poster for the Lifetime movie The College Admissions Scandal, premiered October 12, 2019.

Behind the Scandal

Gabby Ceccarelli, Social Media Manager November 14, 2019

     This Lifetime movie shows the inner workings of the families behind the infamous scandal in 2019 from the FBI case “Operation Varsity Blues”.       “Operation Varsity Blues”...

The Lighthouse from the mind of Robert Eggers starring Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. These two shine throughout the film and watch out as they are early Oscar contenders.

Comprehensive review: The Lighthouse

Brooklyn Weber, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

     You find yourself off the shore of New England on a secluded island as a wickie with no other man insight apart from your superior. As the days progress you begin to lose sanity and the longer...

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 07: Aaron Paul attends the World Premiere of  El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie at the Regency Village on October 07, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Netflix)

‘El Camino’ doesn’t break Breaking Bad

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor November 14, 2019

     One of the most awarded and highly-regarded television series released a follow-up movie to an eager and passionate fanbase.      ‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ was released this...

Rami Malek headlined Bohemian Rhapsody as he played Queens former lead singer Freddie Mercury.

Is this the real life? Or just a fantasy…

Mason Hanshaw, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

The movie that caught us all in a landslide could very well be an escape from reality. The November 2018 biopic release Bohemian Rhapsody hit hard in theatres everywhere, and according to ABC News,...

Christian Bale played Dick Cheney in VICE, pictured above.

Vice: A political statement or biopic

Anthony Santa Maria, News Editor January 15, 2019

One of the most awaited movies of the year debuted this past Christmas, but failed to capture the big audiences. Vice, the biopic about the life of Dick Cheney, the 43rd Vice President of the...

Crazy Rich Asians: A step towards diversity

Crazy Rich Asians: A step towards diversity

Lauryn Leong and Adya Agarwal October 3, 2018

  Video courtesy of Warner Bros Pictures and YouTube      Crazy Rich Asians, a bubbly and charming movie, has managed to capture the hearts of audiences everywhere, while still encapsulating...

REVIEW - Hacksaw Ridge

REVIEW – Hacksaw Ridge

Sam O'Connell, Staff Writer January 25, 2017

    After seeing this film, I understand why it was so highly praised by many of its viewers.     Hacksaw Ridge, directed by well-known actor Mel Gibson, uncovers the true story of WWll soldier...

REVIEW – Doctor Strange

Chris Polo, Staff Writer January 25, 2017

   If you like films with superheroes and outstanding special effects, then you will love the newest Marvel film, Doctor Strange.    This movie in particular is different from most superhero movies....

Several students are unaware that the Student Center sells a variety of hot drinks: (from right to left) vanilla swirl, caramel swirl, and hot chocolate.

REVIEW – MV Student Center drinks

Lauren Edelman, Online Editor January 24, 2017

    Let’s be honest, when students typically think of high school cafeteria food, they don’t think of a five star meal.  Instead, they think about soggy pizzas, and “mystery meat” chicken...

REVIEW-Favorite Indian Restaurant

REVIEW-Favorite Indian Restaurant

Eshana Seshadri, Social Media Editor January 12, 2017

      Being a foodie myself, it’s always exciting to find new places to eat, as well as show other people some of my favorite restaurants. Recently, a couple of my Indian friends and I discovered...

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