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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ kills box office expectations

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ kills box office expectations

Kathryn Stratz, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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'Crazy Rich Asians' is killing it. The Warner Bros. film hit the theaters on Aug. 15, and, according to Box Office, has made almost $77 billion in the past 13 days, topping the charts for two weeks in a row. Rotten Tomatoes has given this film a rating of 93 percent, and said, "...Crazy Rich Asians takes a satisfying step forward for screen represent...

Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant provides staple Chinese fare

Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant provides staple Chinese fare

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


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Nearly every family seems to have a restaurant that they can go to when they are hungry and don't know where to go. For my family, this restaurant has always been Hong Kong Seafood Restaurant in San Francisco. We have been going there for years, and they never fail to disappoint. The restaurant...

‘Big Mouth’ is a humorous and entertaining new show

‘Big Mouth’ is a humorous and entertaining new show

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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'Big Mouth,' a relatively new release on to Netflix, follows the lives of four middle school students and how they deal with the difficulties of puberty. With interesting animation and even more intriguing players, 'Big Mouth' was able to capture the attention of its viewers whilst discussing a touchy...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ exceeds all expectations

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ exceeds all expectations

Daniel Friis, Segment Producer

May 20, 2018


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This article contains spoilers from 'Avengers: Infinity War.' Since its release on Apr. 27, 'Avengers: Infinity War' has made $1.2 billion worldwide making it the fastest movie to ever reach $1 billion, according to BoxOfficeMojo. Ever since the initial announcement of 'Avengers: Infinity War' a...

‘Rampage’ pushes through mediocre ratings

‘Rampage’ pushes through mediocre ratings

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


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Based off of a 1986 arcade video game, 'Rampage' features stunning special effects and time-appropriate humor. However, this is mashed together with a ridiculous plot and unrealistic events. With a 51 percent from Rotten Tomatoes and a 6.4/10 from IMDb, 'Rampage' had decently low expectations to...

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

The Weeknd has the blues in ‘My Dear Melancholy’

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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As one of pop music’s top selling artists, Abel Tesfaye, more commonly known as The Weeknd, has defined modern music with his unique sound and mysterious persona. In his true artistic pursuit, he has made R&B his own with his dark, perplexing tone, making his own style of music that has buil...

Laurel Street’s Gelataio exceeds expectations

Laurel Street’s Gelataio exceeds expectations

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


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Peanut butter and Oreo-flavored gelato topped with a dark chocolate drizzle and a vanilla wafer is just one of the creations you can find at Gelataio. The 600 block of Laurel Street in downtown San Carlos is reaching the end of its recent construction projects. Sneakers American Grill has recently move...

Teaspoon’s boba tea fails to compare with local options

Teaspoon’s boba tea fails to compare with local options

Sophie Lynd, Highlander Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2018


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Iced tea topped with tapioca balls, also known as boba tea, is yet another of the latest food trends. While boba tea is enjoyed by children and adults, it is especially popular among teenagers. Within a five-mile radius of campus, Carlmont students have 13 different boba tea options to choose...

Locanda serves out of this world Italian cusine

Locanda serves out of this world Italian cusine

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


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San Francisco is a hub for delicious restaurants serving food from a variety of cultures, and the up and coming Mission district is full of them, including the Italian restaurant Locanda. Locanda was founded by local restaurateur Craig Stoll, who also owns Pizzeria Delfina. The restaurant is...

Post Malone’s ‘beerbongs & bentleys” is on its way to break records

Post Malone’s ‘beerbongs & bentleys” is on its way to break records

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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Post Malone’s original single, “rockstar” feat. 21 Savage, hit the top of Billboard’s Top 100 in late 2017. The song title is more than fitting: he is indeed a rockstar. Post Malone’s explosion in mainstream music cannot be ignored; not even critiques can scoff at his success. His past a...

Mitchell’s Ice Cream doesn’t live up to the expectation

Mitchell’s Ice Cream doesn’t live up to the expectation

Zana Lunsford, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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Chaos, rude employees, and sub-par ice cream: that pretty much sums up my experience at popular ice creamery in San Francisco, Mitchell's Ice Cream. Located in South San Francisco, Mitchell’s has been pulling in large crowds for years. The creamery first opened up in 1953 and has become a stap...

‘Truth or Dare’ fails to scare audience

‘Truth or Dare’ fails to scare audience

Sean Vanderaa, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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For a movie that's main focus is horror, 'Truth or Dare' leaves the audience unfrightened and bored. 'Truth or Dare' has received a 4.4/10 from IMDb and a 15 percent from Rotten Tomatoes. The premise of the movie had a chance to be interesting. However, the way that it was done left it an over...

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