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Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie star as Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson in Marvel’s newest TV show, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” Despite the high bar set by Marvel’s premier Phase IV TV show, “WandaVision,” the new show lacks a sense of innovation and thoughtfulness.

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ falls short of ‘WandaVision’’s creativity

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director April 5, 2021

Less than a month ago, Marvel was riding a creative high. “WandaVision,” the revolutionary show that kickstarted “Phase IV” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), was receiving such high praise...

Disney’s new “Raya and the Last Dragon,” which was released on Disney+ on March 5, 2021, demonstrates the complexity and capability of well-developed female lead characters. In addition to phenomenal storytelling, both the protagonist and antagonist in the film are skilled, nuanced women with passions, issues and strengths.

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ revolutionizes traditional portrayal of Disney princesses

Allison Gillman ’23, Web Opinions Editor March 24, 2021

Disney’s princesses have come a long way since the release of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in 1937. Though these wildly popular characters have attracted the attention of myriad young girls,...

Disney’s original movie ‘Clouds,’ based on a true story, leaves viewers in tears while singing along to the single written by cancer patient Zach Sobiech.

Heart-wrenching movie ‘Clouds’ makes an appearance on Disney+

Tori Wilson ’22, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

“Clouds,” a new Disney original movie, was released on Oct. 16. The brilliant and engaging plot led to an emotional rollercoaster filled with both tears and laughter.  The film is based on the...

Despite the profitability and success of “Mulan” on Disney Plus, its box office numbers in China were disappointing, reportedly making $23 million in its opening weekend. This was a bigger issue because Disney specifically pandered to China when creating “Mulan,” and were expecting much more earnings.

“Mulan” sweeps globe along with controversies

Morgan Han-Lemus '23, Staff Writer October 10, 2020

With Disney’s delayed release of “Mulan” on Sept. 4 of this year, given the several delays due to restrictions from COVID-19, many people, Asian-Americans specifically, were not only excited for...

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“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Finale Review: The War Ends

Adam Greenlee ’20, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

When I was in first grade, I got my tonsils removed. I was only 7 years old, and while I was somewhat nervous about the surgery, I was absolutely thrilled about the prospects of staying home from school...

With the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the world, multiple blockbusters have had their original release dates postponed.

COVID-19 delays multiple movies’ production, filming

Finnegan Courtney '23, News Editor May 13, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic spreading around the world, numerous movies had to stop and delay production, effective immediately. This halt disappointed many fans who were excited to see a variety of movies,...

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

Allie D’Angelo ’20, Editor-in-Chief November 25, 2019

Star Wars fans can finally rejoice to the release of season one of “The Mandalorian,” an eight episode Star Wars space western filled with action, comedy and an exciting plot. In light of Disney’s...

Disney+ will be joining the ranks of streaming services on November 12, 2019. For many, this addition just adds to the preexisting “streaming overload.

Streaming overload? Disney+ adds yet another TV streaming option

Eliza Barr '21, Staff Writer November 16, 2019

I often think about how one day I’ll tell my children about VHS movies. I’ll tell them about how I once had to slide the chunky boxed movie into the slot and watch the ‘coming to theaters near you...

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” in theaters since Oct. 18, starring Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, takes viewers on a captivating adventure of a fairy tale through a villain’s point of view.

‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ provides both emotional, engaging journey for kids of all ages

Lyah Muktavaram ’22 October 26, 2019

Captivating the true essence of the good in evil, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is filled with love, war and betrayal for kids of all ages to enjoy. The movie, which originally hit theaters on Oct....

Incredibles 2; The Big Comeback We Have All Been Waiting For

Incredibles 2; The Big Comeback We Have All Been Waiting For

January 3, 2018

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Norwalk calls on ABC to halt demeaning jokes

Norwalk calls on ABC to halt demeaning jokes

December 11, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 Norwalk residents have found themselves target to jokes referencing them in ABC’s hit show “American Housewife.” The show has made numerous references to Norwalk since it...

“Moana” strays from the typical Disney Princess

“Moana” strays from the typical Disney Princess

January 18, 2017

By. Alice Hickson '17   “Moana” centers around the adventures of teenager Moana (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) and her dimwitted chicken named Heihei as they embark on a quest to save their...

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

English Department Continues Their Costume Tradition

November 10, 2016

By: Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Camryn Ragland '18 The English department dressed up in costumes on Oct. 31st to spread the Halloween spirit throughout Staples. “As a department we just find it really...

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