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The Morality of The Dark Knight

Article by Joseph Barboriak, Writer June 8, 2022

Disclaimer: The following article contains spoilers for the movie The Dark Knight Directed by Christopher Nolan, the second installment of his Batman series was released on August 2, 2008. In The Dark...

Generation Z, Go Watch “A Ghost Story”

Generation Z, Go Watch “A Ghost Story”

Article by Momo Horii, Writer October 8, 2021

Famous directors are often predictable. With Martin Scorsese, we expect macho posturing films or sweet coming-of-age movies about a lanky boy. Turn to Quentin Tarantino for the nonlinear storylines, quick-paced...

A Grand Visualization of Frank Herbert’s 1965 Sci-fi classic Dune

A Grand Visualization of Frank Herbert’s 1965 Sci-fi classic Dune

Article by Ren Topping, Writer September 1, 2021

Adapting Frank Herbert’s Dune for the screen might seem like an impossible task. The novel, which is nearly 200,000 words, is packed with futuristic technology, interstellar politics, multiple religions,...

The Endurance of Forrest Gump

The Endurance of Forrest Gump

Article by Anna Armstrong December 7, 2020

Forrest Gump, a 1986 novel by Winston Groom later adapted into a movie, is a story about a man with a low IQ finding himself in the center of many major historical events. To name a few of his feats,...

On Revisiting Old Favorites

On Revisiting Old Favorites

Article by Maia Macek, Writer April 12, 2020

With distance learning scheduled through the end of the year, we students suddenly have more time to sleep in, maybe work on a few projects, and―yes―watch TV. Being apart from our friends and motivating...

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ASIJ Reacts to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Article by Maia Macek, Writer April 6, 2020

The first day back from winter break and the library was buzzing with all sorts of opinions on the latest and final Star Wars movie, The Rise of Skywalker. There is a lot of controversy surrounding the...

Refrozen: A Beloved Film Gets a Sequel

Refrozen: A Beloved Film Gets a Sequel

Article by Lisa Neureiter, Writer February 7, 2020

Over Thanksgiving break, the widely anticipated film Frozen 2 opened at theaters worldwide. The original film, Frozen — from the movie itself to the merchandise to the catchy songs — had become a beloved...

Apple’s Netflix

Apple’s Netflix

Article by Kyler Caldwell, Writer November 12, 2019

The subscription-services model for distributing content to consumers has become more popular in recent years. As many readers already know, services like Netflix, Hulu, and Spotify have been distributing...

To All the Boys... Brings Change to TV

To All the Boys… Brings Change to TV

Article by Emma Rekate, Writer, Photographer October 18, 2018

In the past couple of years, there has been an increasing number of movies and television shows that have leading characters who are Asian. In addition to this, there have been more mixed-race families...

Mind-bending Maniac

Mind-bending Maniac

Article by Alex Katsuleres, Writer September 30, 2018

In the last decade, few actors have been as popular as Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, the latter even winning an Oscar for Best Actress last year for her work on La La Land. While they’ve both made their...

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