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Movie poster for the 2022 movie “Pearl.”

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Articles for Horror: “Pearl”

Autumn Castle, Copy Editor February 29, 2024

Who was Pearl? Pearl was the outcome of pure insanity and obsessive ambition. Pearl teeters between her  insanity and her sympathy-inducing dreams for a better life. Pearl’s aspiration to become a...

A movie adaptation of the Broadway musical ‘Mean Girls’ hit screens worldwide in January, achieving online popularity and box office success.


“Mean Girls”

Nova Roden, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2024

From “The Breakfast Club” to “10 Things I Hate About You,” classic teen dramedies have set an expectation of a nasty and clique-filled high school experience for teens across America. With its...

Front cover of the newest fantasy/musical movie to come out, “Wonka.”
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“Wonka” (2023)

Brooke Waters, Arts and Entertainment Editor January 26, 2024

What is “Wonka”? Following the stories of “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Director Paul King made the movie “Wonka” come to life! Starring...

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes movie poster.


“The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” becomes the number one movie in the world

Shelby Gomez, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

Starring Rachel Zegler and Tom Blyth, “The Hunger Games” prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” has become the number one movie in the world.  In 2020, author Suzanne Collins wrote the...

A songbird and snake represent the symbols for “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” movie.

“The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” movie

Faid Kassim, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

A horrific battle to the death is unraveled with a returning villain’s origin in this prequel “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” based on the original novel written by American author Suzanne...

“Killers of the Flower Moon poster created by Osage artist and Nation Ambassador, Addie Roanhorse.

PC: Addie Roanhorse

A retelling of America’s forgotten epidemic

Sasha Hulsey, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 30, 2023

Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” released on Oct. 20, instantly sparking discourse. This film stands as Scorsese’s 27th feature-length film, joining the list as one of his longest,...

An example of what the lavender Sharpie looks like. 
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Uncovering the most hated object on the internet

Alisi Tuatonga, Sports Editor November 27, 2023

A circle of betrayal, drama, scandal, and lies revolves around the notoriously hated lavender Sharpie, an object in a series of recorded markers made by an anonymous user on TikTok. While it is unknown...

My family, friends, and I standing next to “The Eras Tour” premier poster. 
PC:  Kaila Garcia

Epic “Eras” Experience

Aubree Cordara, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Taylor swift- an American songwriter who has released ten studio albums and has been singing professionally since she was ten years old. She is now widely considered the most famous woman in the world.  Swift...

Batman made his comic debut 84 years ago and has accumulated millions of fans since.

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Batman Day 2023

Sasha Hulsey, Arts and Entertainment Editor October 16, 2023

On Sept. 16, theaters around the world played Batman films in celebration of the caped crusader’s debut in Detective Comics. This is a day to celebrate the long history of the beloved hero, and the films...

Fans of the franchise wait to see if Conklin chooses Conrad or Jeremiah.

Why “TSITP” could end differently from the books

Alisi Tuatonga, Sports Editor September 29, 2023

Whether or not you’re a fan of one of today's best selling authors, Jenny Han,  you have probably heard about her teenage hit series, “The Summer I Turned Pretty.” The basis of the book trilogy...

Due to the popularity of the duo, Oakmont held a Barbenheimer day for spirit week. Students and staff participated by wearing pink or black, representing the aesthetics for the respective films.

Barbenheimer: The trek of an unexpected double feature

Sasha Hulsey, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 28, 2023

On July 21, two of the most anticipated movies of the year released in theaters simultaneously: “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer.” Many believed it would be a battle for the top slot, but instead history...

A small portion of the “Dazed and Confused” ensemble leaning against the Emporium pool hall.

Livin’ to 30 years, man

Brianna Nusom, Editor-in-Cheif September 24, 2023

Alright, alright, alright! The time has come to acknowledge the brilliance and impact of “Dazed and Confused” in retrospect of 30 years. The film takes the audience of the ‘90s and beyond on a slow...

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