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Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

The official student news site of Coppell High School

Coppell Student Media

On April 8, Paramount Pictures released Sonic The Hedgehog 2. The Sidekick staff writer Havish Premkumar delves into the film and its strengths and weaknesses. Graphic by Noor Fatima

Sonic The Hedgehog returns to the big screen in a sequel

Havish Premkumar, Staff Writer May 13, 2022

When the first Sonic The Hedgehog movie ran in theaters in February 2020, the movie debatably took the world by surprise. As a movie the public once dismissed as a dreadfully generic CGI character in a...

There are many highly anticipated movies coming out this summer, including Lightyear and Top Gun: Maverick. The Sidekick staff writer Havish Premkumar writes about the movies he’s most excited for and what makes them so exciting to him. Graphic by Avani Munji

Most anticipated movies of the summer

Havish Premkumar May 13, 2022

This summer looks to fire on all cylinders and offer the most tried and true moviegoing season since the emergence of COVID-19.  Here are the top five movies releasing this summer, that I’m looking...

Parasite is a South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-Ho that was released Oct. 9. The Sidekick CHS9 editor Shivi Sharma discusses the film’s four Oscar wins on Feb. 9 and how they have created discussion about foreign films in Hollywood.

Parasite sparks foreign film discussion with Best Picture win

Shivi Sharma, CHS9 Editor February 19, 2020

After the Academy Awards Ceremony on Feb. 9, photos and videos of director Bong Joon-Ho proudly clutching multiple Oscars flooded social media as the South Korean film Parasite became the first foreign...

Coppell High School Theatre Director Karen Ruth and Coco Kleppinger discuss helpful tips when auditioning for a character with students on Jan. 10. Coco Kelppinger is currently a casting associate and has helped cast such feature films as IT, Burden, and Game Night. Photo by Bren Flechtner.

Hollywood casting associate visits CHS select theater students (with video)

Charlotte Vanyo, Staff Writer January 15, 2019

Last Thursday and Friday, Hollywood casting associate Coco Kleppinger visited Coppell High School’s select theater class for juniors and seniors, Studio Premiere.   Kleppinger attended graduate...

The Sidekick staff has voted on its choices for the best in entertainment this year. There are six different categories.

The Sidekick staff votes on the best of 2018 entertainment

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor December 6, 2018

New singers jumped into the scene. Movies shattered records - as well as cultural barriers. The shocking deaths of many adored celebrities created a void in fans’ hearts. All of these things and...

Coppell High School senior John Coffee uses his video camera on May 14. Coffee has had a passion for film since a young age, and is planning to pursue the craft in college.

Love of cinema leads Coffee to future in filmmaking

Pramika Kadari, Staff Writer May 16, 2018

Despite the fact his father is an airplane inspector and his mother is a scientist-turned-teacher, Coppell High School senior John Coffee is branching out as the first artistic member of his family...

In 2018, several anticipated films will hit the big screen for movie fanatics. These movies include Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, A Wrinkle in Time and Incredibles 2.

Year of nostalgia

Anika Arutla , Staff Writer November 30, 2017

Nothing is better than butter melting onto your tongue, the fizzy feeling in your throat as you take a sip of an ice cold Coke with adrenaline rushing through your body as you watch your favorite character...

2016 anticipated films ready to engross movie lovers

2016 anticipated films ready to engross movie lovers

Jamie Kimbrell, Staff Writer January 26, 2016

The lights dim, and the unmistakeable scent of buttery popcorn fills the air around you. You look over and see your friends, family or date in the dark haze of the theater. You feel each flash of the...

McFlys last return to the future

McFly’s last return to the future

October 21, 2015

By Shannon Morgan Communications Manager @shannonlacyy “2015? You mean we're in the future?” Attention all Back to the Future fans: today, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2015 is the exact date that your...

Interstellar soars with amazing cast and surprise depth

November 11, 2014

By Alexandra Dalton staff writer @alex_dalton04   Walking into the movie theatre on Saturday night, I was not exactly pumped to see yet another space movie. I knew that my predisposition for...

Movies in the Plaza comes to Coppell

May 23, 2013

By Caroline Carter Staff Writer With summer just a few weeks away, many are busy planning their upcoming vacations, camps and activities for the summer. One activity that is sure to provide some fun...

Graphic by Kristen Shepard.

Romantic, historic movies shuffle into weekend box office

December 5, 2012

By Kristen Shepard Staff Writer Now that football season has ended, weekends are less busy for many CHS students, a perfect time to head up to your local movie theater and catch a quick show. This...

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