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Stronger than Terrorism: Boston bombing film sparks controversy and awareness among CHS students and staff

Stronger than Terrorism: Boston bombing film sparks controversy and awareness among CHS students and staff

Hannah Gretz

September 21, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print

Onthe afternoon of Monday, April 15, 2013, two young men detonated a homemade bomb at the finish line of the annual Boston Marathon. Since the attack, the event has been nationally publicized and is now being portrayed in a film titled “Stronger,” which releases tomorrow. Staff and students at this sch...

CHS students express opinions on the controversy behind historic film

CHS students express opinions on the controversy behind historic film

Janzen Greene, Reporter

October 13, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Print, Recent Updates

"The birth of a nation” was released to thousands of theaters across the U.S. last Friday. The movie is based off a true story and is set in America during 1831. The film is about Nat Turner, the slave who historically led a uprising in hopes of freeing him and his fellow slaves. Leading up to the film...

Redbox Haul 2: Minions, Trainwreck and Spy

Redbox Haul 2: Minions, Trainwreck and Spy

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January 19, 2016


Filed under Online Only, Reel Talk

So my previous weekend consisted largely of lazing about in my basement, watching DVDs from Redbox with friends. Therefore, I thought I would review a few of the flicks I watched during those beautiful, slothful days. And maybe you’ll feel compelled to check out some of these new DVD releases.   Minions:...

The (Possible) Cure to Post-Finals Sadness

The (Possible) Cure to Post-Finals Sadness

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December 19, 2015


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Bummed out after getting your scores back from finals week? Scared for your GPA after a murderous math multiple choice? Knew nothing on that history test? Never fear, your cure to post-finals sadness movie is here! Feel better in three simple steps. (Bonus: It goes well with the holidays too, so it’...

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” offers climactic finale to beloved franchise

Contributor

December 1, 2015


Filed under Online Only, Recent Updates, Reel Talk

A stark improvement from the bland, excessive placeholder film that preceded it, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” serves as an intense, climactic finale to the profitable franchise. The last film follows Katniss, now a symbol of hope and resistance against the Capitol, as she discards her role...

First-Rate Fall Feels

First-Rate Fall Feels

blogs

November 2, 2015


Filed under Online Only, Reel Talk

“Oh captain, my captain.”   How could anyone ever forget those iconic words? The fall season is the perfect time to snuggle up in a blanket with your wistful thoughts, reminiscing upon the fading summer while taking in the crisp smells of autumn. And what better way to do that then watch...

Best Horror Movies of the 2000s

Best Horror Movies of the 2000s

Contributor

October 31, 2015


Filed under Online Only, Reel Talk

Although many disagree on the exact “golden age” of horror movies, many horror fans agree that it is long past, now replaced with manufactured, repetitive franchises. However, not all hope is lost for modern horror fans. Here are a few horror movies that have come out in the 2000s that are worth...

Film Would You Rather Part 3

Film Would You Rather Part 3

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October 22, 2015


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"Go ahead, make my day." 'Cause our last installment of our film would you rather series is sure to make your day!   10) Would you rather only be able to watch “Star Wars” or “Star Trek” for the rest of your life? Ellen: “Star Wars.” Personally, I don’t have much of a con...

Film Would You Rather Part 2

Film Would You Rather Part 2

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October 21, 2015


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"Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn!" Here's part two of our three-part series of would-you-rather questions. For our previous set of would-you-rather questions, click here. 6) Would you rather give up Walt Disney or Hayao Miyazaki films for the rest of your life? Christine: I’d ...

Welcome back to Reel Talk!

Welcome back to Reel Talk!

blogs

October 20, 2015


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"It's alive! It's alive!" That's right, Reel Talk is alive and back for its third year. And in honor of our third year, we have been upgraded to three contributors! Today, we'll be introducing new Reel Talk bloggers Ellen Peng and Jessica Mo. Senior Ellen Peng is one of our News editors here on staff...

Sundance favorite “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” triumphs

Sundance favorite “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” triumphs

Contributor

May 28, 2015


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A clever and candid play on the typical teen cancer story, "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" remains offbeat and earnest while offering a homespun feel. In this unconventional story of friendship, a self-loathing, awkward filmmaker named Greg is forced to hang out with his classmate after she is diagnosed...