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The predator is victimized even in 2017

The predator is victimized even in 2017

Jordan Hanlon, Editor-in-Chief of The Highlander

November 6, 2017

Ninety-three. That's how many women have accused famous movie producer Harvey Weinstein of some form of sexual harassment or assault. Poor Weinstein. At least that's the narrative being pushed by the media. Women, especially those showcased in media, are afraid to come out and speak about...

Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

November 19, 2016

In Marvel’s recent film, “Doctor Strange,” the casting choice of Caucasian actress Tilda Swinton to play a Tibetan character has led to many complaints of a lack of diversity in American films today.   The movie industry has been highly denounced for the practice of “whitewashing”-- casting whit...

Originality is lost in Hollywood

Originality is lost in Hollywood

Megan Tao, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2015

Based on the worldwide best seller by... In the past couple of years, there has been a surge of movies based off of best selling novels, remakes of old classics, and sequels. According to Short Of The Week, the reason for the glut of unoriginal movies is because box office numbers are down. Takin...

Are the British going to take over Hollywood?

April 2, 2013

It is like the infamous British invasion all over again, except in digital form. As they rise in popularity, types of British entertainment such as television shows and music have captivated a large number of students, and Carlmont is no exception. “It’s foreign, so it’s different,” said jun...

‘Dangerous Minds’ and Hollywood lies

Grace Yi, Staff Writer

December 5, 2012

Produced in 1995, Carlmont was portrayed in the movie “Dangerous Minds”, with a negative attitude; however, many changes and enhancements have changed the perspective and outlook of the school. “The movie was not like the situation on campus. There was a lot of liberties taken on Carlmont that...

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