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Student character designers, art teacher describe effects of new styles of animation

Note: This is a character design by junior Kenzie Howard; this was not created by the HiLite staff. Kenzie Howard, character designer and junior, draws different aspects of her original character, Felicity. She created the concept based off of the question of what animals would look like if they were humans.

Emily Carlisle

December 12, 2019

The phenomenon whereby a computer-generated figure or humanoid robot bearing a near-identical resemblance to a human being arouses a sense of unease or revulsion in the person viewing it. This is the Oxford Dictionary definition of the “uncanny valley”, a term that has become more prevalent in r...

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Practically Perfect in Every Way: Mary Poppins Returns Review by Emily Carlisle

Emily Carlisle

January 13, 2019

Director Rob Mar’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is the sequel to the 1964 Disney classic, “Mary Poppins.” In this movie, viewers revisit a grown up Jane (Emily Mortimer) and Michael Banks (Ben Whishaw) as they struggle with “The Great Slump” or The Great Depression. Once again, Mary Poppins (Emily...

A monster of a movie

A monster of a movie

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October 20, 2014

With Halloween just around the corner, I've been watching a lot of Halloween and horror movie, so when Monster House came on, I was excited to find a Halloween flick that  I hadn't seen yet. Now, in the spirit of Halloween, here is my opinion on Monster House. Gil Kenan's Monster House offers an i...

Bidding Farewell to Hayao Miyazaki

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February 20, 2014

Hayao Miyazaki, internationally-acclaimed Japanese filmmaker and founder of Studio Ghibli, is an animation legend. With his over 50-year-long reign as king of animated filmmaking, Miyazaki is a true veteran. His wisdom, passion and talent have allowed him to create some of the greatest feats in the h...