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“A Star Is Born” Comes Up Short

November 12, 2018

The newest rendition of A Star Is Born, while entertaining, matches it’s most popular song: Shallow. The beginning of the movie is intriguing. The audience is immediately attracted to a timeless...

Beautiful Boy Hits Theaters With the Harsh Reality of Drug Use

Beautiful Boy Hits Theaters With the Harsh Reality of Drug Use
November 12, 2018

Based on the best selling novels, Beautiful Boy by David Sheff, and Tweak by Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy captures the heartbreaking and inspiring story of Nic Sheff and his experience with drug addiction....

Mid 90s: An All-Around Success

Mid 90s: An All-Around Success
November 10, 2018

“Mid 90’s”, written and directed by Jonah Hill, is simply refreshing. The film follows Stevie, a young boy who skates through life, bombarded with conflict of self-expression in opposition to mob...

Bohemian Rhapsody Will Rock You

Queen performs in Seattle in 1980. Photo courtesy of
November 8, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody, directed by award-winning Bryan Singer, is a biography and celebration of the 70s British rock band, Queen. The movie stars Rami Malek, who plays the eccentric Freddie Mercury, the...

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November 2, 2018

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Venom Movie Infests Theaters

Venom is the first of many movies to be made by both Marvel Studios and Sony Corporation. Art by @sp3ctra on DeviantArt.
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November 1, 2018

Venom. The new anti-hero movie that infested theaters October 5th is the first of many movies made by both Marvel Studios and Sony Corporation. The movie is originally based on the comic book character...

San Juan Hills Choir Hits High Note with First On-Campus Festival

SJHHS Chamber choir performing their fall repertoire. Accompanying them are percussionists from the SJHHS band.
October 25, 2018

For the first time, the SJHHS choir department hosted a festival at SJHHS. Festivals are an event where multiple school choirs come together to perform in front of one another and get adjudicated by an...

First Man Takes Off into Theatres

First Man Takes Off into Theatres
October 25, 2018

Damien Chazelle’s “First Man” soars above and beyond expectations and is simply a masterpiece. The film follows astronaut Neil Armstrong and his courageous journey with the Apollo 11 crew to become...

Mac Millers Death Impacts Music Industry

Mac Miller performing at the Dour Festival in Dour, Belgium in 2014. Photo courtesy of
October 1, 2018

On Friday September 7th, the shocking news of the death of rapper, Mac Miller, was released to the press. It is speculated that the rapper went into cardiac arrest due to a drug overdose but until autopsy...

BlacKkKlansman Brings Awareness to Past and Present Racism

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September 27, 2018

BlacKkKlansman, a biographical drama-comedy directed by Spike Lee, shines a light on America’s long history of racism and discrimination, all the while pointing out that such ideology might not be just...

World War II Play “Front” Coming to San Juan HIlls

Posters like this one, designed by show's publicity team, will be spread around campus.
“Feminist” theatrical performance set in World War II premiering November 1st at SJHHS
September 27, 2018

It is the year 1940; the food is scarce, the money is nearly non-existent, and the constant fear of losing one of their own fighting men is tearing families apart. The roaring bombs of the Blitz act only...

Black Panther’s Success Proves the Importance of Diversity in Hollywood

Black Panther's Success Proves the Importance of Diversity in Hollywood
May 4, 2018

Ever since its release in February, Black Panther, Marvel’s newest hit, has taken the movie industry and the world by a storm. After just 26 days in theaters, the film accrued over $1 billion, and...

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