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Johnny Got His Gun (1971): A Dark Horror Classic With a Cult Following

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer February 26, 2024

(Content warning for topics such as war, fates worse than death, and severe injury. This review does not contain ending spoilers.)  Albeit in the horror genre, Johnny Got His Gun is less an outright...

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Cookie Clicker is Deeper Than You’d Expect, Somehow

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

(This review contains spoilers of middle and late-game events.)  The premise of Cookie Clicker, an incremental game created in 2013 by programmer Julien Theinnot, seems like hardly anything significant....

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(2010: The Year We Make Contact poster)

2010: The Year We Make Contact- How Does It Compare To The Original?

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer January 29, 2024

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), directed by Stanley Kubrick, is considered one of the most influential films ever made. With its stunning visuals, grand ideas, and trippy, unusual storytelling, the film...

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Goosebumps, Disney Plus

Review on Goosebumps (2023) Episode one

Jamie Wisecarver, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

(This article is not spoiler free) Earlier this October Disney+ released a new Goosebumps television show taking place in modern times. It tries to take things from the original tv series and rework...

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(National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation theatrical release poster by Chris Consani)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989)

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer December 11, 2023

(This review is spoiler-free.)  With Christmas just around the corner, many families are looking for Christmas movies to watch together to heighten their holiday spirits. Maybe it’s a movie they...

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(Soylent Green theatrical release poster by John Solie)

Soylent Green (1973) – What Does it Say About Us?

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer December 4, 2023

(This review is not spoiler-free. There will be graphic content ahead.) One hallmark of the science fiction genre is its depiction of the dystopian future; a nightmarish, miserable world caused by the...

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Taylor Morton as Dorthy, Kermitt Jacks as The Tin Man, Blake Taber as The Lion, Micheal Streit as The Scarecrow in BSHS The Wizard of Oz Musical.

Bonner Springs High School’s The Wizard of Oz: A Spirited Interpretation of a Famous Classic

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer November 20, 2023

November 9-11, students of the Bonner Springs High School performed a stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz, giving the iconic story new life. With impressive costuming and stage props, fantastic acting...

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(Logo by Ernie Cefalu/https://ustour.jesuschristsuperstar.com/)

Jesus Christ Superstar, 50th Anniversary Tour

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

 To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the famous rock musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar is on tour throughout North America. Its very first performance being on October...

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Senior Skip Day

Hadley Hammerbacher, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

Each year the graduating class declares one day of the school year, senior skip day. Senior skip days have been a thing since the early 1900’s. It is a day that is agreed upon when all the seniors can...

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(Emma Tammi, Five Nights at Freddy’s, 2023/rogerebert.com)

Five Nights at Freddy’s (2023)

Charlotte Dykes, Review Writer November 6, 2023

(This review is not spoiler-free. Content warning for discussions of child abduction and murder.) Five Nights at Freddy’s is no longer simply an indie game series that became an internet sensation....

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(Eraserhead movie poster, David Lynch, Eraserhead, 1977/flickr.com)

Eraserhead: Horror in Absurdity

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer October 30, 2023

(This review contains no spoilers. Content warning for descriptions of body horror.)  The experience of watching Eraserhead is a struggle to describe with words. Created in 1977 as filmmaker David...

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(John Cassavetes and Mia Farrow, directed by Roman Polanski, Rosemary’s Baby, 1968/Britannica.com)

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)- What Is It Really About?

Charlotte Dykes, Staff Writer October 23, 2023

(This review is not spoiler-free. Content warning for implications of sexual assault and depictions of Satanism.)  Rosemary’s Baby, a highly respected psychological horror film directed by Roman...

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