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Avengers Endgame: Spoiler Alert

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

May 21, 2019


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

On April 24, 2019 Disney’s Avengers Endgame released in theatres. It follows the previous avengers film which was released in April of last year. Fans of the franchise bought tickets in advance in order to secure their spots due to the high demand of the film. The production has already broken multiple box...

Avengers: Endgame

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

After the shocking cliffhanger of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel fans enthusiastically await for the upcoming film Avengers: Endgame. Slated for an April 26 release, the beloved characters will return on the big screen for a final encore. Featuring an ensemble cast of Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man...

Umbrella Academy: From the Printed Page to the Small Screen

Lukas Luna, Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

On Feb. 16, Netflix released the first season of their adaptation of the cult-hit comic book “Umbrella Academy”. The series was illustrated by artist Gabriel Ba and written by Gerard Way, best known for his tenure as frontman of the rock band My Chemical Romance.     To call the series a risk for Netflix is som...

For Your Consideration: The Favourite

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

February 22, 2019


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“Some wounds do not close. I have many such. One just walks around with them and sometimes one can feel them filling with blood.” – Queen Anne (played by Olivia Colman)   In Yorgos Lanthimos’ unique period piece The Favourite, influence is demonstrated as an instrumental aspect in g...

Anyone Can Wear the Mask

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

Since his inception in 1962, Spider-Man has been an exercise in the universality of storytelling.  Peter Parker is still the one superhero in the paradigm of comics that exemplifies the commonality of man.  Living in Queens, New York and going to high school (or college depending on the series), Peter...

76th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

Since 1943, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) holds an annual award show featuring highly acclaimed movies and TV series. Comedian Andy Samberg and actress Sandra Oh hosted the star-studded event on Jan. 19 and was aired live on NBC.   Throughout the three hour show, the two ente...

The Age of Disney Reboots

The Age of Disney Reboots

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Movies

Since the project’s confirmation in 2016, Jon Favreau’s reboot of The Lion King has become one of the most highly anticipated Disney movies within the past 5 years. During the Thanksgiving NFL game on Nov. 22, a teaser trailer was released to the public. Within 24 hours, the video gained 224....

A Future in The Arts

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Theatre

Lights...Camera..Action! Theatre has been a way for individuals to express themselves for decades. All the way from Broadway to a high school theatre, people around the world are telling stories through the arts. At Downey High School, drama students have continued to showcase their talents and express...

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