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Holiday Masterlist: How to Spend Your Time Over the Holiday Season

Holiday Masterlist: How to Spend Your Time Over the Holiday Season

Ava John, SPHS News Editor December 1, 2022

During the holiday season, it can be hard to balance the stress of midterms while dedicating time to seasonal media and activities. Additionally, keeping track of these activities can be a pain. Here’s...

5 Essential Halloween-Themed Episodes in TV

5 Essential Halloween-Themed Episodes in TV

Sofia Hahn, A&E Writer November 3, 2022

With Halloween approaching, getting into the spooky spirit is a must. While watching Halloween movies is a tradition, increasing school work makes it hard to find the time to sit down and watch the classics....

Five Movies That Should be in Theaters Again

Five Movies That Should be in Theaters Again

Maya Daly, A&E Writer October 18, 2022

Movies have always played an extremely pivotal role in my life. Recently, a lot of older movies have been re-released into theaters for a second go-round, Jaws being one of them. Although the shark flick...

You Always Remember Your First, but Rarely the Second:  Why most sequels are destined for failure

You Always Remember Your First, but Rarely the Second: Why most sequels are destined for failure

Sofia Hahn, A&E Writer October 18, 2022

Scream (1996) said it best, “sequels suck!” But do they all suck? We’ve all seen a film that had us grasped in its universe, a film that’s essence lingers in our minds for weeks. However, the movie's...

The Successes and Failures of Summer 2022 in Movies

The Successes and Failures of Summer 2022 in Movies

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor September 22, 2022

From Minions: The Rise of Gru to Elvis, the movies of Summer 2022 were wide-ranging in terms of their themes, genres, and admittedly, their quality. As the movie industry attempts to rebuild the general...

Indie Theater Lights Up St. Pete

Indie Theater Lights Up St. Pete

Ellie Miller, Social Media Manager May 4, 2022

Mike Hazlett, the founder of Green Light Cinema (221 2nd Avenue N), has always loved movies. Not the strictly money-making, “empty calorie” like franchises that currently plague the box office, but...

The Keira Knightlification of Period Dramas

The Keira Knightlification of Period Dramas

Paloma Welch, Opinion Editor March 1, 2022

As a lover of period dramas, my youth was filled with captivating characters such as Emma Woodhouse, Cecilia Tails, Éponine Thénardier, and many more. Throughout the years, a recurring actress in many...

Yes, that is a picture of me crying. Not from a movie, but its proof that I am not emotionless!

Movies Make Me Sad

Ava Daly, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 1, 2022

I have a disease, to which there is no cure. I am totally and completely unable to cry at movies. Not kidding. The most I've ever been able to shed is a single tear and even then I'm pretty sure my eye...

From Ferris Bueller to Lady Bird – How The Quintessential Coming of Age Film Has Evolved Over the Last 40 Years

From Ferris Bueller to Lady Bird – How The Quintessential Coming of Age Film Has Evolved Over the Last 40 Years

Ellie Miller, Arts & Entertainment Writer, Social Media Manager November 14, 2021

Growing up, I was subjected to almost every classic high school movie, even when I was still far from entering these green and white halls. Having parents that cherish art, history, and in this case, film...

The family that flicks together, sticks together.

Single Father Flicks

Ava Daly, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 3, 2021

50% of the American population and I have parents that aren’t together anymore. To be more specific, 164 million people have parents that are divorced, separated, broken-up, or barely know each other...

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