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Analyzing fashion in Howl’s Moving Castle

Julia Kim November 18, 2021

Studio Ghibli’s film “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004) remains a prominent piece of media in the realm of animation, winning various accolades at the 61st Venice International Film Festival and Mainichi...

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“The French Dispatch” effortlessly blends striking visuals with maniacal humor

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 11, 2021

Wes Anderson’s latest undertaking, “The French Dispatch,” is—if nothing else—charismatic. Doing what he does best, the filmmaker and writer effortlessly blends striking visuals with maniacal...

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“Dune” captures audiences’ anticipation, brilliant filmography

Josiah Anderson November 8, 2021

Adapted from Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel series, Dune (2021), directed by Denis Villeneuve, follows the life of teenager Paul Atreides (Timothee Chalamet) as he grows from an ambitious adolescent to a...

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Twilight’s lasting impact on pop culture

Julia Kim October 25, 2021

“The Twilight Saga” resurfaced into mainstream media once again, 13 years after its 2008 debut. The series made its way onto the top ten movies list of the popular entertainment service Netflix this...

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Marvel begins phase four, diversifying in villain development

Josiah Anderson October 18, 2021

Kevin Feige’s Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) started in 2008 with the first “Iron Man” movie, taking the box office by storm and not letting up, even through 2021. The journey was long, moving from...

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“Minari” depicts the immigrant story like never before, exemplifying people’s relationship with the “American Dream”

Shruti Gautam March 23, 2021

Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari, a Korean-American movie filmed in Oklahoma, shows the immigrant story in an unprecedented way. During the opening shot, the audience sees people shoved in a car moving up and...

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“Moxie” scores on generational similarities, creativity, fails to utilize diverse cast

Nora Crutcher-McGowan March 10, 2021

Comedian and actor Amy Poehler released her second directorial project, “Moxie” — following the mediocre reception of her film “Wine Country” (2019) — to Netflix last Wednesday. The film, which...

Students, staff reflect on presenting musical amidst pandemic

Students, staff reflect on presenting musical amidst pandemic

Amira McKee December 22, 2020

With a final virtual broadcast to audience members watching from home, the RBHS theater department concluded its production of the fall musical, Lucky Stiff, Dec. 4. Lucky Stiff follows the story of an...

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Five comfort movies to watch this winter

Nora Crutcher-McGowan December 9, 2020

It’s almost officially winter, which means it is now the season of harried tests, bitingly cold weather and lots of inside time. Few things offer more escape during the colder months than the world of...

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The Sweaters is the band from your local town that’s actually not bad

Ana Manzano December 1, 2020

On Feb. 28 2019, Columbia band The Sweaters released their debut EP “Focus and Ask Again”.  “Say It’s Alright” amassed over six thousand streams on Spotify in the past year. The EP was a starting...

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Spotify playlists foster personal expression

Sarah Ding November 24, 2020

On the playlist tab of a Spotify profile, one can see a person’s playlists laid out in tiles, each displaying the title and a cover picture which can be changed. Users such as senior Ellie Barnett can...

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The delusions and complexities of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl trope

Nora Crutcher-McGowan November 19, 2020

Here we go again. That’s what was going through my head when I began to watch the first few minutes of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” I already knew what this movie was going to be about...

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