Truth or dare: Don’t get played into viewing
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Truth or dare is a simple game- do the truth or do the dare, that’s all there is to it. Trying to transform this game into a movie, in the horror genre at that,  has led to a film with an unimpressive plot and few jump... Read more
“A Quiet Place”: The terrifying silence
BY JULIA WENGIER A tale of horror that hits close to home for many of its viewers, “A Quiet Place” effectively grasps the emotions of those watching and keeps the stakes high at all times. It mixes sheer horror with issues that kids and parents face daily to result... Read more
“Legion” gets weirder with its Season 2 premiere
BY NOAH CASTAGNA In similar fashion to its stellar first season, one promise can be made with the second season of FX’s “Legion”: the viewer will not understand most of what’s happening. But in the case of creator Noah Hawley’s psychological dive into the superhero genre, that’s not necessarily... Read more
Be ready for “Ready Player One” to disappoint
BY DARIAN SABLON “Ready Player One,” the debut book of author Ernest Cline, was an instant hit with readers of all ages. Not only did it bring back great memories of the 80s for adults but also included references that kids could understand as well. Although some cried out... Read more
The Neighbourhood: Self-titled Album Review
BY ELENA VALDEZ The Neighbourhood has finally released their full-length album, “The Neighbourhood,” on March 9, 2018. Having reached the point in their career in which they have defined themselves, the self-titled album provides a definition of the group itself. As a teaser to their upcoming full-length album, they... Read more
Review: Come out and fall in love with “Love, Simon”
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Everyone deserves a fantastic love story and “Love, Simon” has delivered just that. Like many other romantic comedies, “Love, Simon” was full of light-hearted jokes surrounding a life-altering obstacle the main character, Simon Spier, played by Nick Robinson is attempting to overcome. Unlike most films, the... Read more
Thespians take CCHS “Into the Woods”
BY DANIEL RAKOWER Giants! Princesses! Heroes! Bakers! Agony! Wolves! Birds! All of this and more in the Cooper City High School production of “Into The Woods,” showcasing  Thursday, March 1 to Saturday, March 3 and set in the world of classic fairy tales like Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk... Read more
“Black Panther” digs its claws into viewers and doesn’t let go
BY NOAH CASTAGNA Marvel Studios’ track record across its 18-movie filmography has been nothing less than extraordinary. Most new entries into the franchise have been met with critical success, all have been met with financial success, and “Black Panther” soars above most of the collection in almost all areas.... Read more
“Fortnight Battle Royale” video game is fun and fresh
BY NOAH CASTAGNA “Fortnite Battle Royale” has ridden the battle royale trend started by “H1Z1” and “PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS” (PUBG) to the forefront of mainstream gaming popularity. The genre is generally defined by players spawning down into a wide open world to explore, loot and secure kills to position themselves... Read more
The search for the truth continues: “The X-Files” comeback
BY ELENA VALDEZ Who would have guessed that the infamous Cigarette Smoking Man and Special Agent Scully had a kid? Season 11 of “The X-Files” premiered on January 3, 2018 with quite the twist. Despite the controversy and enraged fans, many are continuing to follow the show to the... Read more