“Marvel Universe Live!”: South Florida is in for a Marvel-ous show
BY SOFIA MENDEZ These past few weekdays, the BB&T Center was packed with Marvel fans for the one-and-only “Marvel Universe Live!” action performance. Marvel has brought more than 25 characters to life in an out-of-this-world performance of stunts and special effects. With the villains coming through, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange,... Read more
Netflix series brings new meaning to “Sex Education”
BY KAREN SUROS To a lot of teenagers, the words “sex education” bring back memories of that awkward but brief class their gym teacher was required to give them. Think Coach Carr in “Mean Girls”: “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die! Don’t have sex in... Read more
Inescapable entertainment: Though somewhat faulty, “Escape Room” remains incredibly thrilling and entertaining
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE The recent film “Escape Room” leaves no room for boredom, despite having its rough patches. The movie centers around a group of six carefully chosen individuals who have all accepted the challenge of making their way through the most difficult escape room in the world, created... Read more
Entertainment in 2018: Incredible on infinite levels
BY JOSEPH STURGEON 2018 was an eventful year, to say the least. The year’s beginning saw the rise of new rappers JuiceWrld and Grammy-nominated Cardi B, and later saw the demise of others rappers like 6ix9ine and vocalist R. Kelly. Mid-year, rapper Kanye West became President Trump’s biggest supporter,... Read more
“Latin History for Morons”: Pride is something which can not only be found in the history of the Hispanic community, but in its present
BY ANNABELLE ROSA The year is 2012 and a little girl walks into her living room early on a Sunday morning. What she fails to recognize is the fact that within her, she holds the history of three great peoples: the Italians, the Irish and the Puerto Rican. She’s... Read more
Everything is not what it seems in the Netflix Original “Baby”
BY KAREN SUROS “If you’re 16 and live in Rome’s most beautiful neighborhood, you’re lucky. Ours is the best possible world. Even though everything looks perfect, to survive, we need a secret life.” This is how Netflix’s new series “Baby” begins. Six episodes, less than an hour long each,... Read more
A brief inquiry into The 1975’s latest album: “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships”
BY ELENA VALDEZ Love oftentimes occurs behind a screen. Online dating is not as simple as sending messages and liking pictures. The 1975 captures the highs and lows of a modern romance, as well as an abundance of other matters one might be exposed to online, in their third... Read more
“The Princess Switch”: A Christmas film fit for royalty
BY KAREN SUROS It’s officially the holiday season, which means festive decorations, cheerful attitudes and, of course, Christmas movies. There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to take part in the grand old tradition of curling up with some hot chocolate to watch a... Read more
Come one, come all: The 2018 Variety Show was well thought out, well rehearsed and well executed
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE When David Lee vaulted off his trademark bicycle and into the Variety Show host car, the crowd erupted into laughter, and there started what was nothing short of an engaging evening. The Variety Show is an annual event at CCHS. Hosted by the senior class, it... Read more
“Farewell to Yellow Brick Road”: Elton John’s final tour
BY ELENA VALDEZ The final goodbye is often the hardest to say. Elton John does so in a marvelous way. Announced in early January of this year, “Farewell to Yellow Brick Road” is musical legend Elton John’s final tour. After nearly half a century of touring and songwriting, he... Read more