The Downey Legend

It’s Inside Short Film

During her free time after school Michelle Salinas, 11, casts auditions for her upcoming movie, It's Inside, to which she will present to a YouTube RED producer. “I want to be a director when I grow up,” Salinas stated, “so I decided I have a lot of friends so might as well practice now.”

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

September 20, 2017

Initiating a new project, Michelle Salinas, 11, begun production on her new film It’s Inside on Sept. 4.  The film follows a group of students who after a strange set of events become entangled in a series of murders.   Prior to this film, Salinas has worked on three small features ...

Hunger strikes

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

December 16, 2014

On Fri., Nov. 21, the highly anticipated sequel to the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay: Part One, premiered in theaters across America. The novel-based movie is the third film to be added to the series, but it is just the first half of the original book smashed into a 123-minute film....

The 2014 Oscars

Mia Dixon-Slaughter, Co-Editor-in-Cheif

March 10, 2014

On Sun., Mar. 2, the 86th Annual Academy Awards, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, recognized cinema in 2013 from all over the world. The stars first started appearing on the red carpet at 3 p.m. in dazzling gowns and glamorous suits. Celebrities that stole...

Feeling infinite

Feeling infinite

Marilyn Ramirez, Copy Editor/Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2012

Awkward dances, homemade brownies, and tentative first kisses - that’s all there in one school year is in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. The highly anticipated film was adapted from the same-titled novel by Stephen Chbosky, published over ten years ago in 1999.   What makes this film s...

Young videographers hit record

Young videographers hit record

Thomas Beltran, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2011

Since its creation the internet has become a second form of television with sites such as Hit Record or Vimeo. Recently, recording sketch comedy has been a passion for freshman Juan “Go-Go” Nunez, and his band of actors. The group has recently just made a new page for their Youtube channel and set...

The School Newspaper of Downey High School