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Comparing Space Jam

Comparing Space Jam

Dean Carlson, News Reporter October 3, 2021

Ever since there were rumors about a new Space Jam movie being released, many people wondered how it would compare to the original 1996 Space Jam starring Michael Jordan. Once the rumors of a second Space...

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage review

Kevin Lynch, Copy Editor October 3, 2021

Now, as a (self-proclaimed) movie critic, credibility is important. I can’t go around saying every comic-book movie that comes out is a cinematic masterpiece, or else I risk looking like a shill with...

Lassoing Viewers

Lassoing Viewers

Maeve Molina and Olivia Macina September 8, 2021

Ted Lasso, an Apple TV original, has returned for a second season after being a 2020 quarantine hit. Many people are wondering: How can the second season top the first?  Ted Lasso is about an American...

THE VANISHING HALF: a Unique Dive into 20th Century Racism in America

THE VANISHING HALF: a Unique Dive into 20th Century Racism in America

Alyssa Schulz, Associate Editor-in-Chief August 31, 2021

The novel The Vanishing Half follows the lives of two white passing identical twins and their far from identical daughters during the mid to late 20th century America. The twins grow up in Mallard;...

The Suicide Squad Review: Squad Goals

The Suicide Squad Review: Squad Goals

Kevin Lynch, Copy Editor August 23, 2021

Writing good characters is harder than it looks, especially your main leads. You have to make them likeable and heroic, while still giving them a relatable element that gives the audience an emotional...

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SUMMER REOPENING SPARKS CONCERN

Ella Mitchell, Executive Entertainment Editor May 20, 2021

Frontier Days, for my family at least, is a week-long extravaganza. Our proximity to the Arlington Heights festival always makes for large gatherings that feature sweltering, face-melting heat that requires...

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER REVIEW: FIGHT OR FLIGHT

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER REVIEW: FIGHT OR FLIGHT

Kevin Lynch, Copy Editor April 25, 2021

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is most certainly a Marvel property. After so long since a “proper” Marvel release (that being “Spider-Man: Far From Home”), it feels almost reassuring...

WANDAVISION: MARVEL’S UNSURPRISINGLY SURPRISING GEM

WANDAVISION: MARVEL’S UNSURPRISINGLY SURPRISING GEM

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor March 8, 2021

I’ve always considered Scarlet Witch to be one of the most one-dimensional and unlikeable Marvel heroes ever put to page or screen. There have been innumerable plotlines where she has gone unhinged to...

CRITICS TOO HARSH ON UNIQUE PLOT OF THE LITTLE THINGS

CRITICS TOO HARSH ON UNIQUE PLOT OF “THE LITTLE THINGS”

Aidan Murray, Executive Online Sports Editor February 21, 2021

The last movie I saw before COVID-19 was on Mar. 6, 2020. When I went again last weekend, the whole landscape of movie theatres was different due to the ongoing pandemic. However, once I looked up to the...

2021 SPRING MUSICAL KICKS OFF PRODUCTION

2021 SPRING MUSICAL KICKS OFF PRODUCTION

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor February 15, 2021

The Theater Department held a meeting Thursday to update interested students about this year’s spring musical. Fine Arts Coordinator Jeremey Morton announced in this meeting that this year’s performance...

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STAGNATION THREATENS THE FUTURE OF DCEU

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2021

DC movies aren’t as good as Marvel movies. It’s practically a fact in the pop culture world at this point, one that you have to agree with lest you risk looking like a raving lunatic in the entertainment...

THE TOP 25: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

THE TOP 25: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor December 4, 2020

Welcome to “The Top 25,” a series on ProspectorNow where I’ll be taking a dive into IMDb’s list of top ranked movies to see how well they hold up and also whether they deserve to be on this prestigious...

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