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M3GAN puts a new spin on dangerous dolls

M3GAN puts a new spin on dangerous dolls

Shanyla Smith, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

M3GAN is a new horror film recently released by Blumhouse Productions. If you usually don't like horror films, you may like this one. It takes similar themes from familiar horror films involving dolls,...

The Big 4 is over-the-top action entertainment

The Big 4 is over-the-top action entertainment

Omarion Thomas, Staff Writer January 24, 2023

The 2022  Netflix original film The Big 4 Is an action-packed thriller that takes place in Indonesia. If you like films with big over-the-top sequences, you’ll love this film. The movie starts off...

Precious Moore, Terry Thomas and Carlton Clay appear in a scene from 1984.

Thespian Troupe set to perform at State Competition

By Shanyla Smith, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

For the first time in over a decade, the Thespian Troupe has advanced to the State Finals with their piece from the play “1984.” “My wife cried tears of joy. She knows the work that's been put...

Try a double feature of Wakanda Forever and The Woman King

Try a double feature of Wakanda Forever and The Woman King

Lloyd Wright, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

The movie theater couldn’t be more packed at 8:30 in the evening when I went to see Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The opening weekend of the sequel garnered $331 million worldwide, the most for an...

Enter the bizarre world of Wednesday Addams

Enter the bizarre world of Wednesday Addams

Robert Richardson, Staff Writer December 14, 2022

Star actress Jenna Ortega shines as she plays a spooky lead role in new hit Netflix show Wednesday.  The show stems from the original Addams family that aired Sept. 18, 1964, with there being movies...

Overwatch is an improvement to original

Davion Donerson, Staff Writer December 4, 2022

Overwatch 2 is a recent free-to-play game that was released this fall as a sequel and replacement to Overwatch.  Overwatch 2 is played from a first-person perspective with the games usually formatted...

It’s OK that Kayne was canceled

Diamond Jackson, Staff Writer November 20, 2022

Kanye West should be canceled because his actions have shown countless of times that he shouldn’t be in the spotlight as a role model.  I personally feel that he’s doing a terrible job of being...

Hip-Hop stars shine in October

Hip-Hop stars shine in October

Kenyon Brown, Staff Writer November 5, 2022

With the month of October ending and November approaching you can recap and say that the spooky month of October was a great month in the hip-hop industry. Some of the biggest names in the industry have...

‘Our Father’ exposes doctor’s criminal practice

Autumn Griffin, Staff Writer November 5, 2022

If you enjoy true crime or movies documentaries on true events then Our Father is a movie you should put on your watch list.  Our Father brought a suspenseful twist to a true story about a fertility...

MHS Thespians put on the drama 1984 this weekend. Sundays final performance is at 2 p.m..

Students bring drama of 1984 to life

Essence Johnson, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

The fall play is traditionally more light-hearted featuring fairy-tales and comedies, but this year, the students tackled more heavy-hitting material with their adaptation of the novel 1984. “This...

Halloween ends with a disappointing chapter

Halloween ends with a disappointing chapter

Kaleah Hayes, Staff Writer October 27, 2022

After 15 years of the Michael Myers franchise, it finally comes to an end, but not in a way you think. Halloween Ends came out recently,  and it really wasn’t that good. If you haven’t seen Halloween...

She-Hulk: A victim of quantity over quality

‘She-Hulk’: A victim of quantity over quality

Brandon Edmondson, Staff Writer October 12, 2022

“She-Hulk: Attorney at Law” is the latest Marvel show to land on Disney+, bringing a new, bold, green hero to the screen. The series stars Tatiana Maslany, who does an amazing job portraying She-Hulk...

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