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Marvel introduces its newest superhero: Captain Marvel

Marvel introduces its newest superhero: Captain Marvel

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

April 2, 2019

To the excitement of fans the newest superhero, Captain Marvel, has arrived. Captain Marvel has a superstar cast with many widely known Hollywood stars, including Brie Larson, who plays Carol Danvers, the main protagonist; Samuel L. Jackson, who plays a young Nick Fury; and Jude Law, who plays Y...

Ready Player One adventures into new cinematic terrority

Ready Player One adventures into new cinematic terrority

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 6, 2018

Film lovers, be ready to get your torches and stake ready at my expense for what I’m about to say: I do not like Steven Spielberg. Okay, “Jaws” is great, but besides that, I’ve never been able to get into him. “E.T.” is unnecessarily bloated while saying less than it should, “Jurassic Par...

Pitch (Un)perfect 3

Pitch (Un)perfect 3

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

January 2, 2018

In 2012, audiences first saw the talents of the “Barden Bellas.” Five years later, the beloved singing-with-your-mouth, no instruments, trilogy ends here. It's obvious that the ladies in the film are vocally gifted, but they failed miserably to be funny. Thankfully this franchise is over because ...

Justice gets served on the big screen

Justice gets served on the big screen

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

November 21, 2017

It’s a big improvement from last years “Batman Vs. Superman,” which by the way, as a sloppy chaotic mess. That film was too dark for a superhero film which made it depressing. Anyway, I digress.  This film shows Ben Affleck's portrayal of the Dark Knight in a way that wasn’t too over the to...

“IT” may leave you scared

“IT” may leave you scared

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 10, 2017

Pennywise the dancing clown preys on youth every 27 years. It's no coincidence that the mini series based on this horrifying being gets a motion picture 27 years following that mini series. As Dash's teacher in The Incredibles said: “Coincidence, I THINK NOT!” IT is a horror induced film and it is...

“The Dark Tower” goes to the big screen

“The Dark Tower” goes to the big screen

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

August 9, 2017

From the thrilling mind of horror novelist Stephen King, comes an intriguing adaptation of one of his bestselling series, "The Dark Tower." Unlike Kings prior and undoubtedly terrifying works- (IT, Carrie, Under the Dome), this movie is more on a level of being a thriller and one of science fiction. S...

Kong: Skull Island has top notch action

Kong: Skull Island has top notch action

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

May 15, 2017

Before there was Kong, there was Frankenstein’s monster. The half man, half robot, was one of the biggest nightmares for us as kids. But after many years of cinematic monsters, comes a rebirth of a different kind of on screen atrocity. This depiction of Kong is essentially one of the more memorable on sc...

History department plans on monthly movies

By: Zoe Haenisch, Reporter

December 3, 2014

Kaneland High School’s Social Studies Department has started hosting monthly movie nights in the KHS auditorium to provide students a chance to learn about real life events. The concept for these movie showings came up when Social Studies teachers Javier Martinez and Patrick Ryan wanted to make...