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Morally grey characters walk the fine line between good and evil

By Ella Rodrigues and McKenna Seegmiller Staff Writers   In a world where our actions are placed in carefully crafted boxes of good and evil, there lies a special kind of character. Carefully balanced in between the spaces is someone who is morally grey. A morally grey character walks the thin line between hero and villain, and questions societal norms

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“West Side Story” is as relevant today as it was in 1961

By McKenna Seegmiller Staff Writer   Recently I watched West Side Story again for the first time in a while. Behind the dramatic romance and energetic dance numbers, I noticed that the movie presented certain truths about society. Watching the classic, I realized just how little has changed since its release in 1961. The most notable takeaways from the Hollywood

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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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