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The Force falls asleep in new Star Wars movie

The Force falls asleep in new Star Wars movie

Sophie Haddad, Multimedia Editor

December 18, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top News

In order to trick a powerful, force-wielding Sith Lord in control of the Empire, secret plans are hidden in a droid. The droid must travel to a barren land and brave the sand dunes to return the information to the rebels. An unknowingly powerful potential Jedi, whose parents are gone, finds the droid...

Pan: a twist to a classic

Pan: a twist to a classic

Alexandra Stein, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under A&E

All those familiar with Peter Pan have likely wondered where his “never grow up” mentality originated from. The new film, Warner Brothers’ “Pan” was a prequel to the classic, and showed this famous character's origins. Though at times the acting was subpar, it was appropriate for the age range i...

History of Censored Movies

History of Censored Movies

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

January 8, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

Marvel wowed with second ‘Captain America’ film

Marvel wowed with second ‘Captain America’ film

Alex Wildman, Staff Writer

April 29, 2014


Filed under A&E

Marvel did not disappoint audiences with their newest movie, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Brothers Anthony and Joe Russo co-directed this installment of the “Captain America” series with much success. In the film, Chris Evans reprised his role as Steve Rogers, aka Captain America. Appearances...

Is there hope for the future of movies?

Is there hope for the future of movies?

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


Filed under Features, Lifestyle January

Movie audiences across the globe, especially teens, are at risk for MCD. What is MCD? Movie Cliché Disorder. While the term may not be real, it is a reality that movie plots, scenes, and story-lines are hackneyed and repetitive. In a recent poll, over 60 percent of Carlmont students felt that m...

The slippery slope for movies

Julian Smith, Staff Writer

December 17, 2013


Filed under A&E

Movies have been ingrained into American society since the 1920's when they were first introduced. In recent times, however, it seems that with the shift in society came also a shift in movies themselves, from a respected art form to a money-making celebrity popularity contest.  Maybe it can be attrib...

The meaning behind Christmas movies

The meaning behind Christmas movies

Jocelyn Moran, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


Filed under Holiday

  Popular movies in December give teenagers and their families an opportunity to spend time with each other and have a joyful time, as they do not have to worry about school or work. To this day, movies that come out during or near Christmas day gain the most popularity. Movie theaters in December are...

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