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Paying tribute to our childhood

Paying tribute to our childhood

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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

Five Feet Apart puts fresh twist on old themes

Pramika Kadari, Copy Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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 sweeps audience with massive cliffhanger

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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

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

Andrés Bear, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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


Filed under News Blog

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


Filed under Opinions

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


Filed under Entertainment Blog

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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

The dream of ‘Les Misérables’ lives on in theaters

January 9, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Affleck proves directing skills in ‘Argo’

October 19, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

By Will Thomas Staff Writer Ben Affleck’s third film as director, Argo, tells the declassified story of the mission to rescue six American diplomats from Iran as the Iranian hostage crisis unfolds. The film is loosely based off the account of Tony Mendez, a CIA specialist whom Affleck port...