ProspectorNow

'Age of Ultron' steps out of first movie’s shadow

'Age of Ultron' steps out of first movie’s shadow

May 7, 2015

By Garrett Strother (@StrotherGarrett) The long-awaited, critically acclaimed culmination of the first step in one of the biggest franchises in history. The third highest grossing movie of all time. That is what “Avengers: Age of Ultron” had to top. And it does, with flying colors. Between such a large amoun...

Post-'Age of Ultron' reading guide

Post-'Age of Ultron' reading guide

May 2, 2015

By Caroline Binley (@carolinebinley) and Ben Dojutrek (@bdojutrek) So you’re going to see “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” Maybe you’ll love it. Maybe you’ll hate it. And maybe, just maybe, you’ll leave the theater a newly converted supernerd, ready to dive into the comic book universe. Just on...

'Marvel's Daredevil' dark but good

'Marvel's Daredevil' dark but good

April 15, 2015

By Ben Dojutrek Staff Writer On the outside, cities like Chicago look like bustling, beautiful places where everybody can go and make something of themselves. But like in all cities, there's a darker side hidden beneath the surface, where dreams are unfulfilled and hope is non-existing. In these place...

Cinderella doesn't provide classic Disney feeling

Cinderella doesn't provide classic Disney feeling

March 31, 2015

Flynn Geraghty Features Editor  Was anyone really, truly interested in seeing the new “Cinderella”? Probably not, no. Disney realized this and quickly decided to mention that before the film, they would be showing the new short, “Frozen Fever” based off of it’s highest grossing film “Frozen...

'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' sings a refreshing song

'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' sings a refreshing song

March 30, 2015

By Garrett Strother Entertainment Editor From Saturday Night Live to 30 Rock, writer and comedian Tina Fey has used the city of New York as a canvas and the media as her paintbrush to satirize anything from big business to the nature of celebrity. Fey’s latest series, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, con...

Theory of Everything moving, confusing

Theory of Everything moving, confusing

March 16, 2015

By Cassidy Delahunty Staff Writer Stephen Hawking has always been an inspiring person to me. The miracle of his long life and his battle with a deadly disease and his incredible intellect are all part of a fascinating story about a fascinating man. The Theory of Everything did not do as well of a job a...

Movie Knight at the Oscars

Movie Knight at the Oscars

March 4, 2015

By Kelly Schoessling, Marci Kiszkiel, Garrett Strother Editor-in-Chief and Entertainment Editors 

I would like to thank the Academy

I would like to thank the Academy

February 18, 2015

Kelly Schoessling Editor-in-Chief

Violence in “Kingsman” will leave you shaken, not deterred

Violence in “Kingsman” will leave you shaken, not deterred

February 13, 2015

By Garrett Strother Entertainment Editor While they may derive their names from the Knights of the Round Table, the titular Kingsmen in “Kingsmen: the Secret Service” are all about Bond, James Bond. It used to seem that 007 was the last gentleman spy, the genre abandoned for Jason Bourne and Jack Bauer. However, “Kingsman” gives hope that the niche’s glory days may not be behind it. Ba...

Movie Knight review of "The Interview"

January 27, 2015

By Marci Kiszkiel and Garrett Strother Entertainment Editors Marci and Garrett review the controversial Seth Rogan and James Franco comedy, "The Interview." The film was recently added to Netflix. Marci and Garrett discuss if it was worth the hype. Filmed and edited by Alyssa Duetsch. Click here to w...

Mediocre movie gets lost in the woods

Mediocre movie gets lost in the woods

January 5, 2015

By Flynn Geraghty Features Editor If there’s one thing I love in this world it’s a good stage musical. I am positively enthralled by the colors, the costumes, the songs and everything in between. What amazes me most is that the cast can start off on a confined stage and somehow still manage to take...

“Black Mirror” offers cynical look at modern life

“Black Mirror” offers cynical look at modern life

December 22, 2014

By Garrett Strother Entertainment Editor Despite having been on TV in the UK since 2011, after its appearance on Netflix on December 1, “Black Mirror” has gained a massive following with American audiences. Famed horror novelist Stephen King, of “The Shining”, even praised the show on his Twi...

The Student News Site of Prospect High School
Movies