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Hollywood doesn't correctly show reality, which can alter perspectives and be misleading.

The truth behind the lights and cameras

April 21, 2020

Oftentimes, what is depicted in Hollywood doesn't accurately reflect reality. However, people sometimes base their career aspirations on what they see in the movies, as they ...

The predator is victimized even in 2017

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...

Film has always showed its audiences the visual beauties of other parts of the world. But as far as casting is concerned, the industry has been criticized for not being culturally diverse.

Hollywood faces scrutiny for a lack of diversity in films

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 diver...

The book is always better than the movie.

Originality is lost in Hollywood

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...

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 junior Miles Coe. British and other forms of foreign media have become very easily accessible via the int...

‘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 wasn’t like it was portrayed. The movie made Carlmont look like a roughneck school, the movie was...

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