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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 ...

Queer Time Podcast is run by three teenagers who report on current events in the LGBTQ community and provide their own commentary.

Queer Time Episode Nine: Mainstream Media – Part Three: Movies & Television

May 1, 2019

  Episode Nine: Mainstream Media will be split into three parts: music, books, and television & movies. On today's episode of Queer Time Podcast comes the last part of ...

Members of the Classic Films Club watch and discuss

Classic Films Club raises curtain for new leaders

March 14, 2019

As third quarter comes to an end, the Classic Films Club prepares to welcome new leadership and ideas to bring into the next school year. "Our goal is to appreciate the gems...

Classic Film Club members watch

Movie Mates Club ‘premieres’ despite controversy

October 12, 2018

Clubs promote diversity throughout Carlmont and every year, more are created, some based off of new ideas, and others stemming from existing clubs. Movie Mates is a club that...

The Force falls asleep in new Star Wars movie

December 18, 2015

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...

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Pan: a twist to a classic

November 2, 2015

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 ...


Marvel wowed with second ‘Captain America’ film

April 29, 2014

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...

Is there hope for the future of movies?

Is there hope for the future of movies?

January 28, 2014

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...

The slippery slope for movies

Julian Smith, Staff Writer

December 17, 2013

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 attributed to the repetitive nature of movies and their ideas, or lack thereof; nonetheless, movies have prog...

What to expect in December, 2013

The meaning behind Christmas movies

December 9, 2013

  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...

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