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The female gaze counteracts existing standards in cinema

The female gaze counteracts existing standards in cinema

Allison Kim December 20, 2021
In every visual representation in media  consumed, the creator controls the perspective through which audiences view the work. The female and male gazes are two defined examples, primarily found and discussed concerning cinema, of said perspectives intentionally curated to guide how viewers are meant to engage with the content.
Photo courtesy of Studio Ghibli

Analyzing fashion in Howl’s Moving Castle

Julia Kim, Staff Writer 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 Film Awards in 2004.
Art by Vivian Spear

Shark rank: Barbie film series

Allison Kim October 29, 2021
In the second episode of the Shark Rank podcast. Bearing news op/ed and commentary editor Allison Kim, artist Vivian Spear and multimedia editor Joan Kwon discuss and rank their top 10 movies from the Barbie film series.
Photo courtesy of Summit Entertainment

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 past July. The film, which is an adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s 2005 book series of the same name, follows teenage outcast Bella Swan and her relationship with Edward Cullen, a vampire.
Rami Malek in The Little Things. Courtesy of IMDb.

“The Little Things” disappoints, a failed thriller that tried too hard

Shruti Gautam February 8, 2021

LA’s crime scene is well-represented in Hollywood, with countless movies feeding on the public’s want to consume horrific crime stories. John Lee Hancock, known for “The Blind Side” and “Saving...

Photo Courtesy of Pixabay

Oscars’ new standards: the social role of cinema

Shruti Gautam September 30, 2020
The Academy released new standards for movies to meet in order to be eligible for a Best Picture nomination, citing both representation and inclusion on Sept. 8.
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Day 150

Bailey Stover August 14, 2020
During her 150th day of social distancing, recent RBHS graduate Bailey Stover says goodbye as she prepares to move in to MU tomorrow.
Day 116

Day 116

Bailey Stover July 11, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 116th day of social distancing visiting her grandpa and watching "The Old Guard" and "Crisis on Infinite Earths."
Day 102

Day 102

Bailey Stover June 27, 2020
During her 102nd day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover finished her story on LGBTQ athletes and watched "Chuck" and "Bad Education."
I was proud of myself for checking renewing my drivers license off my to-do list today. Photo by Bailey Stover.

Day 78

Bailey Stover June 3, 2020
During her 78th day of social distancing, senior Bailey Stover went biking, renewed her driver's license, watched a move and spent time with her family.
25 movies to enjoy throughout this winter break

25 movies to enjoy throughout this winter break

Maddie Marrero December 21, 2019
A glimpse into my favorite films for anyone to enjoy over their time off this holiday break.
Hollywood makes advances in diversity but should keep going

Hollywood makes advances in diversity but should keep going

Brandon Kim October 27, 2019
Hollywood has made positive strides in diversity in most areas this year, but positive, accurate representation remains vital in today's world.
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