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REVIEW: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake leaves audiences ‘speechless’ with its unique twists

REVIEW: Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake leaves audiences ‘speechless’ with its unique twists

Amy Kennedy

May 26, 2019

“Aladdin,” Disney’s latest live-action remake of their classics, was released on Friday, May 24, and colorful confetti and smiles seemed to follow in its wake. The movie stays true to the original plotline, adding only minor stylistic changes to help modernize the film. For example, the lyric ...

REVIEW: ‘A Dog’s Journey’ takes audiences on an beautiful and emotional story of man’s best friend

REVIEW: ‘A Dog’s Journey’ takes audiences on an beautiful and emotional story of man’s best friend

Annie Liu

May 20, 2019

Every time Bailey died, the audience erupted into tears. Seconds later, Bailey had been reincarnated. Tearjerking and emotional yet hilarious, “A Dog’s Journey” hit theaters on Friday, May 17. Directed by Gail Mancuso, “A Dog’s Journey” leaves off where its 2017 hit prequel “A Dog’s ...

REVIEW: ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ combines animation with the real world in a humorous film all can enjoy

REVIEW: ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ combines animation with the real world in a humorous film all can enjoy

Sasha Syrevych

May 13, 2019

Laughter erupts in the auditorium where “Pokémon Detective Pikachu” is playing after the familiar creature cracks yet another joke about being addicted to coffee. On Friday, May 10, “Pokémon Detective Pikachu,” a film combining animation and reality, premiered in theaters. It follows the...

REVIEW: Theatre Black box production of ‘Harvey’ provides a welcoming connection with the audience

REVIEW: Theatre Black box production of ‘Harvey’ provides a welcoming connection with the audience

Chariah Williams

May 7, 2019

A bright personality and love for his friends. Six feet tall. Rather large ears. This is Harvey, the six-foot-tall rabbit and star of the Theatre Production Class’s Black Box production, “Harvey,” directed by senior Madison Kohls. Usually, SCHS’s drama department has two productions – a fal...

REVIEW: “Avengers: Endgame” takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster

REVIEW: “Avengers: Endgame” takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster

Ayden Salazar

April 28, 2019

WARNING: There are spoilers in this review.  Ending on a high note that brings closure while also sealing up an important phase in the franchise, “Avengers: Endgame” succeeds in blending elements of sentimentality, science-fiction and classic hero vs. villain action. Following the intergalact...

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