“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser”: There’s more to movies than meets the eye
BY KAREN SUROS “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser” seems to be the latest and greatest in the teen rom-com movie craze. It follows the story of Sierra Burgess, played by Shannon Purser, a smart yet unpopular high school student who receives a wrong number text that spurs a whirlwind... Read more
LeBron James scores again, collaborating with HBO to debut in “The Shop”
BY RYAN MERARD LeBron James, three-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion and holder of four Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards, is mainly known for his actions on the court. But James has recently been making major moves off the court. He has performed many actions in our society from... Read more
Muppets, murders and Melissa McCarthy
BY GENNA NORDLING “The Happytime Murders” is a raunchy spin on the beloved “Muppets” franchise. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks and Maya Rudolph, the crime comedy cracked some good jokes, but the rest of the movie was too dirty to actually laugh. Phil Philips (a puppet) and Connie Edwards... Read more
Love and laughter make “Almost, Maine” a Thespian success
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN For their first ever summer production, the CCHS Thespians put on “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani. The piece, made up of nine short plays, takes place in Almost, Maine. Almost is a township that is not quite a town because its residents never got around to... Read more
To all the movies I’ve loved before: There’s a new addition
BY KAREN SUROS Anyone looking for their next favorite movie might just find it in Netflix’s new teen romantic comedy “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) is your average teenage girl: she lives with her loving family, has a few close friends at... Read more
“Disenchantment”: A binge watch, not a must watch
BY ISABELLA MARCON “Disenchantment” is an irreverent take on the fairy-tale genre by “The Simpsons” creator Matt Groening. The Netflix original reimagines the old-fashioned fairy tale into a quirky comedy series influenced by modern-day culture. Over the course of 10 episodes, viewers follow Princess Bean and her sidekicks, Elfo... Read more
“Crazy Rich Asians”: A film wealthy in success
BY KAYLA GATES Romantic comedies, especially those that are successful, have become a rare sight at the box office. “Crazy Rich Asians,” however, has exceeded expectations, shedding a new light on the genre. “Crazy Rich Asians” is not your average romantic comedy or even Hollywood film for that matter.... Read more
Panic! At the Disco “Pray For The Wicked” tour made for a wicked concert
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE In a world of people content with viewing events from their dimly lit screens, attending concerts has seemed almost pointless. But Panic! At the Disco (PATD) has made it very clear that attending their shows will result in a truly wicked time. There are some events... Read more
Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour in Miami was marvelous
BY GENNA NORDLING Taylor Swift has a reputation, a reputation of putting on an amazing performance, which is exactly what she did at the Miami show of her Reputation Stadium Tour. Swift, along with opening acts Charli XCX and Camila Cabello, performed at the Hard Rock Stadium for a crowd... Read more
Potatopia: An experience for all of the senses
BY NUHA ISLAM Baked, mashed or waffle fried potatoes take center stage at Potatopia, a small novelty restaurant located in the heart of the Tower Shops plaza of Davie, Fla. The concept of Potatopia is one like Chipotle, Menchies or Subway- to craft your very own bowl of food.... Read more