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We’re not ready for normalcy; it’s too soon for movie theaters to open

This building in downtown Kalamazoo has played host to several different theater chains over the last decade, with AMC occupying the space most recently. Kalamazoo's AMC theater remains closed in the midst of the pandemic, but around the country AMC has opened more of its doors than any other theater chain.

Zoe Naylor, News Editor

September 30, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, many of the things that used to bring joy to everyday life have sadly been shut down until public health is no longer at risk.  The closing of movie theaters around the country last March left me particularly heartbroken. I remember the last movie I saw in theaters pretty distin...

IT Chapter Two: The Losers are Back

IT Chapter Two: The Losers are Back

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2019

Stephen King’s “IT” is a very popular novel of King's ever since its publication in 1986. The original film came out a few years later in 1990.  In 2017, Director, Andres Muschietti came out with a reboot. But now, in 2019, the second and final installment has been released. It was a long awai...

Movies Galore: This Summer the Theaters Will Be Packed More Than Usual with an Abundance of Films to Pick From

Movies Galore: This Summer the Theaters Will Be Packed More Than Usual with an Abundance of Films to Pick From

Nuru Lewis

June 5, 2018

Those movies being raved about are finally being released. You don’t have to be a movie addict in order to catch the latest premieres. With so many exciting films coming out this summer, you just might be stuck at the theater everyday. Whether you are hanging out with a group of friends or riding ...

“Black Panther” Breaks Box Office Records

“Black Panther” Breaks Box Office Records

Zachary Liddle

March 23, 2018

“The Black Panther” starring Chadwick Boseman as the title character and directed by Ryan Coogler was released on February 16th, 2018. Opening weekend, the film made roughly 242 million dollars. “The Black Panther” broke numerous box office records such as “biggest non-sequel opening weeken...

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

Glenna Aldag

February 5, 2018

When I first entered the theater to watch the movie “Lady Bird,” I was super excited. It was a movie written and directed by a woman with great reviews, why wouldn't I be? Yet part way through the movie, I found myself becoming vaguely disappointed. In modern media there is a trend of highlighting the quirky, manic, white gir...

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

Diverse Section of Letters to the Editor

December 1, 2017

Dear Editor, I read “An Insight Into Loy Norrix Stage Crew” and I thought it was a good way to see the help that is needed, while also giving the reader a closer look at the audience doesn’t seen on stage. I don’t think the people behind the curtains get enough credit for what they do. This ...

Big Industry Bust: Hollywood Struggles to Create Original Material

Big Industry Bust: Hollywood Struggles to  Create Original Material

Jordyn Carlton

October 12, 2017

Do you ever have the problem of paying too much at the movies and feeling disappointed when the so-called “spine chilling” thriller causes you to fall asleep? Or when the only decent movie to watch is just another remake of an old movie? If you were to go and ask people their opinions on the movie...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

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Free Movie Deal for High School Students

Free Movie Deal for High School Students

rachelwheat

January 19, 2015

High school students on 1/19/15 can get into the movie "Selma" for free at Celebration Cinema. This movie is about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s struggle to help African Americans and their rights to vote. Take advantage of this great opportunity. Just bring a valid student ID....

The Unimaginable Fall of Robin Williams

The Unimaginable Fall of Robin Williams

marshallmead12

October 7, 2014

A good entertainer can bring joy and hilarity to an audience through their work, but a truly great entertainer can do that throughout their entire life. Recently, we lost one of Hollywood’s greatest entertainers, Robin Williams. You certainly cannot deny his presence and influence in movies and televis...

Everything is Awesome

jrsantamaria96

February 18, 2014

With so many long awaited films hitting the box office in the past few weeks, one film was built above the rest: “The Lego Movie.”  Directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller, directors of the recent 21 Jump Street remake, “The Lego Movie” is an ingenious combination of stop motion Lego figures and CG animation to make Lego flames,...

Ways to Ward off Boredom During This Winter Break

Ways to Ward off Boredom During This Winter Break

loriumbanhowar

December 21, 2013

        Oh the excitement for the impending winter break! There are few things we high school students enjoy more than that first twelve hours of sleep at the beginning of any break. But what about all the other days of break? Goodness knows we don’t start that homework nonsense until the final Sunday o...

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