Review: 13 Reasons Why is a Respectful and Honest Portrayal
BY CASSIDY NOWOSAD “13 Reasons Why” is a new teen mystery/drama Netflix series based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher that stars Dylan Minnette. The show follows a young high schooler named Clay who randomly receive a set of tapes with 13 sides discussing the reasons why a... Read more
Lariat Recommendations: Live Action Comedy TV
BY NOAH CASTAGNA AND DARIAN SABLON Comedy is a genre that most flock to in search of comfort television- the serious reality of life slips away as we get absorbed into a world of whimsical brevity. A good comedy show leaves its viewers feeling emotionally satisfied with each concise... Read more
Review: Born in China is Well-Filmed but Misleading
BY CASSIDY NOWOSAD “Born in China” is an American and Chinese nature documentary film directed by Lu Chuan and co-produced by Disneynature and Shanghai Media Group. “Born in China” was released in the United States just in time for Earth Day. The film features several animals each living in... Read more
Review: To Err is “Humanz”
BY NOAH CASTAGNA British virtual band Gorillaz took to the world stage with their 2001 debut album of the same name, and from there the band rode a wave of popularity brought by hit singles like “Clint Eastwood” and “Feel Good Inc.” The band, composed of the fictional characters... Read more
Death Note Live Action Debut
BY LINDSEY HANNAH The much-beloved Japanese manga and anime series “Death Note” is the latest victim of a live-action adaptation, this time at the hands of Netflix. Though it is not set to release until August 25 of this year, the movie’s trailer has sparked upset over claims of... Read more
Ice Cream, Ranked
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS It’s a Friday – the Florida heat is scathing, school just ended and, yeah, homework can wait. What’s better to fill the gaping, stress-induced holes in your life than ice cream after school? Very little. It’s for that reason that I, a self-proclaimed Cooper City ice... Read more
Review: Iron Fist
BY DARIAN SABLON When it was first announced, Marvel’s “Iron Fist” was widely expected to be a home run, not only thanks to it bringing in a new facet into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the mystical arts, but also in part due to its Marvel brand, these days renown for... Read more
Review: The Fosters
BY SAVANNAH KEYSER In this day and age, it is really important for entertainment media to be representative of the population, but that doesn’t mean that all shows and movies truly show the amount of representation that they should and it’s pretty rare to find a TV that has... Read more
Review: Beauty and the Beast
BY CASSIDY NOWASAD Disney’s recently released Beauty and the Beast, a musical romantic dark fantasy, is a live-action remake of Disney’s 1991 animated film of the same name. In the movie, an odd woman named Belle ends up from her quaint town with her father to being imprisoned in... Read more
Review: Little Shop Makes a Big Impact
BY KARINA BLODNIEKS Freshman Reese Abrahamoff did two things last night: endanger the human race and kick off one of CCHS’ best thespian performances in years. Drama’s Little Shop of Horrors opened on Thursday, April 6 and didn’t fail to deliver. Following the storyline of Seymour Krelborn’s plant-gone-wild, Little... Read more