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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

Casting JonBenet offers new perspective on unsolved murder case

‘Casting JonBenet’ offers new perspective on unsolved murder case

Grace Dorsey March 4, 2017

Casting JonBenet defies its morbid pretenses to present a gorgeous mixture of raw emotion and entertainment. The description simply doesn’t capture the experience it offers. The movie dives into the...

Loathed beliefs made bearable in The Other Side

Loathed beliefs made bearable in ‘The Other Side’

Ronel Ghidey March 6, 2016

Any movie that starts with a man standing stark-naked on the side of the road already lets the audience know the next 80-something minutes are going to be filled with a crazy plot line. "The Other Side"...

The Pearl tells stories of everyday transgender women

‘The Pearl’ tells stories of everyday transgender women

Grace Dorsey March 6, 2016

‘The Pearl’ offers an introspective view of the real lives of transgender women. It tells four individuals’ stories and their journeys through various degrees of their transitions. This documentary...

Those Who Jump gives intimate look into immigration

‘Those Who Jump’ gives intimate look into immigration

Ronel Ghidey March 6, 2016

Of the hundreds of migrants living on Mount Gurugu, a mountain in Morocco that’s near the Spanish city of Melilla, directors Moritz Siebert and Estephan Wagner chose Abou Bkar Sidibe, a man from Mali....

Between Sisters leaves more to be desired

‘Between Sisters’ leaves more to be desired

Grace Dorsey March 6, 2016

If you are tired of the flashy, exciting and fast-paced storytelling of recent Hollywood blockbusters, “Between Sisters” will provide a clear contrast with its intimacy and drawn out plot. The movie...

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes impresses with rich, powerful narratives

‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’ impresses with rich, powerful narratives

Jenna Liu March 6, 2016

An ex-convict dominates the New York City chess park scene. Residents of a small, Eastern Kentucky town place their hope for economic recovery in the return of a local prison. The disembodied voice of...

Eye-opening Des Morts explores death around world

Eye-opening ‘Des Morts’ explores death around world

Ronel Ghidey March 6, 2016

Underneath all of the dead bodies shown in "Des Morts," film makers and directors Jean-Pol Ferbus, Dominique Garny and Thierry Zéno show the audience detailed accounts of how different cultures deal with...

DIY day provides fun-filled activities

DIY day provides fun-filled activities

Multiple Authors March 6, 2016

Walking into the historic Missouri Theater, you're surrounded by screaming True/False volunteers dressed in flamboyant costumes cheering you on as you enter. As you approach the red-carpeted, majestically...

Tickled exposes the exploitative world of competitive endurance tickling

‘Tickled’ exposes the exploitative world of competitive endurance tickling

Abby Kempf March 6, 2016

David Farrier, one of New Zealand’s most notorious news-of-the-weird journalists, has ingeniously created a piece that not only highlights the importance of investigative journalism, but also the necessity...

The Last Days of Winter gives unique look past prison walls

‘The Last Days of Winter’ gives unique look past prison walls

Kat Sarafianos March 6, 2016

The Last Days of Winter,’ directed by Mehrdad Osoukei, offers a rare look into the walls of a Tehranian youth detention center with a special wing for offenders younger than 15 years old. The wing held...

Blood and guts fail to excite in Kate Plays Christine

Blood and guts fail to excite in ‘Kate Plays Christine’

Alice Yu March 6, 2016

"Kate Plays Christine" is as perplexing as Christine Chubbuck’s on-air suicide was bloody and gutsy. The camera lens may be focused on Kate Lyn Shiels, but the documentary as a whole demands a focus...

Starless Dreams divulges truth of child inmates

‘Starless Dreams’ divulges truth of child inmates

Ronel Ghidey March 5, 2016

“Sir, the judge told me today I was a b------. What was my sin? I wasn’t there when they made me,” Nobody, one of the inmates, yells between tears at the Imam, a muslim priest during one of their...

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