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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

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

“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

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

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

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

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.

Naruto

Naruto

Theodor B., Reporter

May 25, 2016

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...

Heroes

Heroes

Theodor B., Reporter

May 20, 2016

Creator: Tim Kring Starring: Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia, Masi Oka, Zachary Quinto and others.  2006-2010 “Heroes” is a TV show that shined in its first seasons, but unfortunately declined in its later ones due to lack of viewership. However, this does not mean that it w...

Better Call Saul

Better Call Saul

Theodor B., Reporter

March 9, 2016

Creator: Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould Starring: Bob Odenkirk  February 2015 – Present Does anyone remember “Breaking Bad”? That hit TV series that had won so many awards for best TV show of the year? Well if you haven’t seen it, then I suggest you do that now, because an article is not...

One Piece

One Piece

Theodor B., Reporter

March 2, 2016

Creator: Eiichiro Oda Main Character: Monkey D. Luffy  1997 – Present (Manga), 1998 – Present (Anime) "One Piece" is one of the most successful anime of today, along with "Naruto" and "Bleach". It is known for its hilarious moments and its plot depth. Although it might sound a bit sketchy to be foll...

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead

Theodor B., Reporter

February 24, 2016

Based on a Comic Book Series Developer: Frank Darabont Starring: Andrew Lincoln as Rick. He is very cool.  2010 – Present “The Walking Dead” is a TV series that has been praised over and over again for its ingenuity and originality. What many may not know is that it is originally based on a com...

New Girl

New Girl

Theodor B., Reporter

February 17, 2016

Creator: Elizabeth Meriwether Starring: Zooey Deschanel (you do not really need to know the others just yet) 2011 – Present "New Girl" is a good series for those tired of typical sitcom jokes (such as ones provided by "Two and a Half Men"). It explores a similar technique to "Family Guy", in whi...

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