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Scrumptious Sushi Just Around the Corner

Scrumptious Sushi Just Around the Corner

Hannah Ö., Guest Reviewer

December 8, 2017


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My first impression from walking into the restaurant was that it was quite cozy with an environment which seemed more welcoming than the average sushi restaurant. After inspecting the menu, I saw they had a wide selection of dishes varying from fresh sushi to flavoursome noodles to Thai salads. I ordered...

Film review : Arrival

Film review : Arrival

Alva Schöldtz, Reporter/Editor

November 24, 2017


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  Arrival (2016) is a sci-fi thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve which takes place in Montana, USA. The director of the film is Denis Villeneuve, a Canadian director known for Sicario (2015) and Prisoners (2013). He is also the director behind the fantastic sequel to Blade Runner; Blade Runner 204...

Talent is Nothing without Dedication

Talent is Nothing without Dedication

William A., Guest reviewer

August 21, 2017


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"Whiplash", a brilliant and stimulating music drama by the the young director Damien Chazelle, is about the demanding and unscrupulous music industry in New York. It is obvious that the main theme is motivation, dedication and persistence. The story is told through the eyes of the protagonist, Andrew (Miles T...

Make possible the impossible!

Make possible the impossible!

Marta R., Guest reviewer

July 7, 2017


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Based on a real story, The Impossible successfully represents the dreadful and horrific experience of living through a tsunami. When least expected, the family in the film was separated. The Impossible will make you feel like anything is possible and give you hope. The Impossible takes place in 2004 during...

Rush (2013) Makes The Adrenalin Rush Through Your Body!

Rush (2013) Makes The Adrenalin Rush Through Your Body!

Sebastian F., Guest reviewer

June 23, 2017


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Formula 1 ... the race where each driver risks his life for the chance to one day be able to hold the World Championship trophy. Formula 1 is a sport with no margin for error: one mistake could cost you your life. The biographical sports drama film, Rush (2013), follows two Formula 1 drivers as they fight their way...

Beauty and the Beast – everything a good fairytale should be

Beauty and the Beast – everything a good fairytale should be

Zuzanna O., Guest reviewer

May 19, 2017


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This lovely fairytale is a live action remake of an award winning Disney classic. It’s as magical as the animated version, bringing our favourite characters to life. The story is set in a little 19th century village in France. There we meet Belle (Emma Watson), a true beauty who's quite different...

“Check Please!”

“Check Please!”

Hallie M, Editor/reporter

May 12, 2017


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“Check please!” It’s a statement we have all said, but have you ever been on a date that ended abruptly with this  phrase? Last week the 10th grade drama group put on a production of “Check Please” by Jonathan Rand. “Check Please” follows a series of blind dinner dates that couldn’t ...

Do You Like Greek and Roman Myths?

Do You Like Greek and Roman Myths?

Barack Schaal, Guest Junior reviewer

April 5, 2017


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For those who like Greek and Roman myths Rick Riordan's series, The Heroes of Olympus is a good choice. The first book in the series is The Lost Hero.  The main characters  are Jason, Piper and Leo. Jason is the son of Jupiter, who is the Roman form of Zeus. Piper is the daughter of Aphrodite, the goddess of ...

The Only Way To Survive Is To Never Give Up Hope

The Only Way To Survive Is To Never Give Up Hope

Raman V., Guest Writer

April 3, 2017


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The play Hope is about the current refugee crisis and was seen by many classes at SIS at Påfågeln Theatre. The play is in mime so it can be understood by everyone. It depicts the harsh turn of events in war-torn countries such as Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, and Syria. It starts off with a scene of a ...

Your Name: A mind-blowing romance/disaster movie

Your Name: A mind-blowing romance/disaster movie

Yuto T., Guest reviewer

January 10, 2017


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Director: Makoto Shinkai Original Name (Japanese): Kimi no Na Wa. Length: 107 minutes Your Name, or Kimi no Na Wa., is a Japanese animated film that was first released in public theaters in Japan on the 26th of August, 2016. The premier in US theaters was the 2nd of December, 2016. As of now, it isn...

An Anti-Bullying Film: The Friendship Sequel

An Anti-Bullying Film: The Friendship Sequel

Rebekka A., Reporter/Editor

December 14, 2016


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When asked whether these two short films were to ever become a trilogy, wistfully, Eric Fiorenzoni turned down the idea, mentioning that the project was quite time-consuming. Despite this being the "last entry in the short film series," we owe a big thank you to all three actors, directors, and producers for their effort in raising awareness of the problems of bullying and conveying the consequences, not only for the bullied, but also for the bully themselves.

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Naruto

Naruto

Theodor B., Reporter

May 25, 2016


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Creator: Masashi Kishimoto Main Characters: Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha, and Sakura Haruno 1999-2014 (Manga), 2002-Present (Anime) Naruto is a Japan-based Manga that was transformed into an animated series three years after its initial release. The reason Naruto has become so popular in Japan and...

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