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Video Production students prepare for upcoming contests

By Maddie Knight  Staff Writer Tahoma Video Production students are currently hard at work in preparation for upcoming contests in the spring. Video Production teacher Vincent Nelson said contests “offer opportunity for students to put their filming skills to the test.”  Mr. Nelson continued, “Some of these kids, the advanced students, TA’s, I’ve had for two to three years now,

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The latest Shinkai film outperforms “Your Name”

By Yasmeen Ali  Staff Writer Makoto Shinkai has held himself to a higher standard of story writing after the success of his first movie, “Kimi no Nawa.” On Jan. 17, 2020, Shinkai’s second movie, “Tenki no Ko” (known in America as “Weathering With You”), was released, and many fans took the theaters by storm. The movie was highly anticipated after

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“Brahms: The Boy II” is a poor sequel and not worth watching

By Maddie Knight  Staff Writer The new horror movie “Brahms: The Boy II” is a disappointing sequel that is more bland than frightening. “Brahms: The Boy II” is a 2020 American horror movie and a standalone sequel to the popular 2016 film “The Boy.” However, this movie has little relation to the first film, even ignoring a major plot point

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“Scream” still stands as a classic among fans

By Rujuta Datta Staff Writer Horror movies are not very well-known for their quality. Many modern horror movies rely more on CGI and jumpscares than actual horror and suspense. However, the horror genre is also known for classic films such as “Nightmare on Elm Street,” “Psycho,” and the subject of today’s review, “Scream.” “Scream” was released on Dec. 20, 1996

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Video Production teaches students skills in preparation for future careers

By Adrian Pescatore Staff Writer Video Production is a class that a lot of people are interested in doing. There are many different things you can do in the class, like being a director, actor, editor, or slater. Being a director is directing the actors on what to do in the film and reminding them what their lines are and

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“Parasite” deserved to win Best Picture at the 2020 Oscars

By Kai Lock Prep Editor-in-Chief “Oscar Season” is done and awards have been given out, including the most controversial award, Best Picture. It’s controversial in terms of deciphering the varying opinions and factors that are within the film. This year Best Picture was awarded to “Parasite,” the international Korean thriller movie given to us by Bong Joon Ho.  “Parasite” is

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