Coppell Student Media

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Nothing special about Netflix’s To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Netflix released the second installment in the To All The Boys series, To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You, on Feb. 12. The series is based off of Jenny Han’s trilogy of the same name.  Photo courtesy Netflix.

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

February 21, 2020

When To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before released in August 2018, the internet was overwhelmed with the romance, family dynamic and aesthetic of the movie. On Feb. 12, Netflix released P.S. I Still Love You, the second installment in the series—and it did not receive the same response.  The asp...

Paying tribute to our childhood

Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame released on April 26, making 1.2 billion dollars in its first weekend. The Sidekick staff writer, Anika Arutla, discusses the expectations of the movie and the conclusion to the original six Avengers characters.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

This article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. In 2008, Marvel Studios introduced Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.) to the world. Little did we know, this was the start to something much bigger, something that would blow it away (pun intended). Since Iron Man’s release to today, 2...

Five Feet Apart puts fresh twist on old themes

Stella Grant (played by Haley Lu Richardson) and Will Newman (Cole Sprouse) do breathing exercises and meditation together in Five Feet Apart, released March 15. Five Feet Apart follows two teens who share a romantic bond, but cannot touch each other due to the nature of cystic fibrosis, a disorder they both have.

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 2, 2019

Due to romance constantly being associated with physical contact, the love in Five Feet Apart, released March 15, feels refreshingly pure because the two protagonists are prohibited from touching each other.   The story follows Stella Grant (played by Haley Lu Richardson) and Will Newman (C...

Marvel sweeps audience with massive cliffhanger

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War opened April 27 in United States theaters and is considered one of the most anticipated films of the year. The movie received multiple acclaims and ended with a huge cliffhanger. The next Avengers movie is set to release in May of 2019.

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

No amount of mental preparation could have helped you once you were seated in that reclining chair with a big bowl of popcorn in your lap and a large Coca-Cola on your right.   Marvel made sure once you got out of that theater, you would not feel peace or happiness until you saw the next Avengers...

2017 awards season spotlights underdog films, overlooked genres amidst controversial atmosphere

Awards season is now in full swing. With it comes the many different awards which are presented to notable artists.

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018

With awards season sprouting legs and wings, one should be gearing up for whatever spectacle is to come, whether it be riddled with controversy or a lack of cultural osmosis throughout the nation. That same nation will be tuned in, ready to see gold and artistic success.   Film   What rhymes with sleeper hits and complex mind-bend...

Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen

Alice Through the Looking Glass brings adventure, beautiful imagery to the screen

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

DALLAS - “You can’t change the past,” Alice Kingsleigh, played by Mia Wasikowska, said.   The sequel to Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, comes to movie theatres starting tomorrow. Since the first movie, Alice in Wonderland brought huge success, leadin...

Youtubers take on different light in new movie “Camp Takota”

February 28, 2014

By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer There are over one billion people that visit the popular video sharing website YouTube everyday. Respectively, there are millions who have turned their YouTube account into a full blown career. Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart and her sister Hannah Hart are just some of the many YouTubers who have taken their YouTube careers...

New Tech postpones drive-in movie night

April 9, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor New Tech High @ Coppell's Interact Club planned on hosting a drive-in movie event tonight, April 9, but has postponed this event until next Tuesday, April 16. Next week's drive-in movie night will include a free showing of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" and av...

CGI lowers standards of film industry

April 1, 2013

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Everyone who has been to a movie theater in the past three decades has seen the effects of Computer Generated Images (CGI). Whether it is a talking animal in a live action film or an entire environment, CGI has overtaken the film industry. I recently watched Jaws for th...

CFS gets Darko

February 12, 2013

The Coppell Film Society will take on the 2001 cult favorite Donnie Darko this Friday, Feb. 15 at 4:00 pm. The film follows Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal), a troubled teenager who is plagued with visions of a large bunny rabbit named Frank after escaping death in an unusual accident. Frank tells Donnie t...

8 ways to have the perfect weekend

8 ways to have the perfect weekend

January 11, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer We live for the weekend, counting down the days. When it comes, we end up sleeping more than we expect and doing less than we want. Sunday rolls around and we wish we had more time. The problem is not a lack of time; it’s a misuse of time. Next weekend, fill...

The dream of ‘Les Misérables’ lives on in theaters

Characters Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe act in Les Miserables. (MCT)

January 9, 2013

By Christina Burke Features Editor The highly anticipated movie-musical Les Misérables came out with a bang on Christmas Day. The story follows paroled prisoner Jean Valjean, played by Hugh Jackman, on his journey to make a life in an impoverished France after serving 19 years for stealing a ...