The Love for “Hair Love”

This short film about styling kinky hair and family recently won an Academy Award.

Jolie Flack, Columnist

February 17, 2020

“Hair Love” is a 7-minute animated short film directed by Matthew A. Cherry. It is about the relationship between a father, his daughter, and her hair. The film won Best Animated Short Film at the 92nd Academy Awards. “Hair Love” was made after a Kickstarter campaign was funded in 2017, and wa...

Freak Out!

The promotional poster of “Freaky Friday: the Musical.”

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

January 19, 2020

Horizon Honors Performing Arts is bringing new life to a timeless classic, “Freaky Friday.” This play has gone through many mediums, and now we will be able to see it’s musical version, “Freaky Friday: the Musical.” It has gone from page, to screen, and is now to stage. Here is everything yo...

The Resistance Reaches the End

As we say goodbye to

Gael Solis, Columnist

December 19, 2019

“Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” is the last movie in the “Star Wars” saga, a franchise that has been around since 1977. This movie takes place one year after “Episode VIII: The Last Jedi,” where, after a last stand, the New Republic failed to hold against the evil First Order on the pla...

The Details of Disney+

Isabel Kasathsko, Columnist

November 4, 2019

Lately, Disney seems to always be buying other filming companies and expanding. Some companies that Disney has bought are ABC, Marvel, Pixar, and The History Channel. Over the past few years, Disney has also been gaining many valuable companies and transforming them into Disney brands, like “Star War...

“Nine Inch Nails” Leaders Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Sign on for New Pixar Film Soundtrack

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. Photographed for the Wall Street Journal.

Erika Sonnemann-Creed, Editor of Features & Extras

September 27, 2019

Trent Reznor, the gloomy mastermind behind the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, has once again returned to the world of film soundtracks. Signing on with his musical partner Atticus Ross, the duo have been contracted to produce the soundtrack for the new Pixar film “Soul,” according to Billbo...

Seeing the Elephant Fly

Courtesy of Walt Disney Productions.

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

April 5, 2019

The highly anticipated Tim Burton movie of 2019, “Dumbo,” has finally come out, but the reviews have so far been mixed. Many found it depressing, with much of the material toeing the line between dramatic and dark. But, visually, the movie was outstanding. Sandie Angulo Chen, a critic from Common Sens...

“Captain Marvel” Takes Command

Noah Stults, Columnist

March 14, 2019

“Captain Marvel” has finally been released, making more than $455 million worldwide, according to Vox. This makes it the biggest opening ever for a film featuring a female lead. I enjoyed “Captain Marvel,” but it did leave moviegoers wondering many things upon the conclusion. In “Captai...

The Treason for the Season

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

December 7, 2018

During the holiday season, many people enjoy spending time with family to sit down and watch a classic Christmas film or listen to carols while decorating the tree. Whatever it may be, most families that celebrate this holiday do something in relation to these time-honored pieces. Although the consumers ...

Say Goodnight to “Night School”

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

December 7, 2018

The hit movie “Night School” has made a big impact at the box office, having already reached over $101 million in sales worldwide over the course of its release. This 2018 film stars Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, and Rob Riggle, and is a hard-hitting comedy filled with endless irony, character cont...

Netflix and Happy

Photo courtesy of Wadi Rum Films.

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

November 2, 2018

When discussing impactful, motivational, or thought-provoking movies, most people will imagine huge blockbusters that reeled in millions on their premiere day. What they don’t realize is that the best is waiting at home, right on their computer screen. The movie “Happy” is a 2011 documentary ...