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Spider Man: No Way Home is one of the most anticipated films of the year.

Daily bugle exclusive: “Spider-Man: No Way Home” hits the silver screens

Melody Mulugeta, Staff Writer December 17, 2021

Movies can make you feel a few different ways: missing the life you had before watching something so awful, questioning the entire plot, or leaving the theater with the protagonist’s personality traits.  After...

The Wadi Rum desert in Jordan served as one of many filming locations for the science fiction film, “Dune,” which is ranked among the top 10 films of 2021 by staff writer Hallie Chong.

‘Dune’ rides the sand to success

Alice Oh, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

With excellent cinematography, eye-catching graphics, and eerie music, the production of “Dune” exceeds expectations.  The plot and character development, however, are shallow in comparison to...

Who needs trick-or-treating this Halloween when theres so many terrifying horror films to enjoy?

This list of horror movies will make sure you stay inside this Halloween

Garrett Allen, Staff Writer October 28, 2020

It’s almost Halloween, so it’s time for the habitual resurrection of the horror genre, returning once again to keep us awake and afraid of mysterious sounds we hear outside as we try to sleep. Although...

Candace still unable to bust her brothers in new Phineas and Ferb movie

Candace still unable to bust her brothers in new Phineas and Ferb movie

Isaac Oronsky, Co Managing Editor August 31, 2020

“Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe” had a unique dilemma going into production. It had to pander to both the teenagers for whom the original show was a huge part of their...

Many movies such as Trolls World Tour, live action Mulan, and Black Widow have had to postpone their premieres because cinemas worldwide have been closed.

Pandemic puts the movie industry on hold

Tyler Aronson, Staff Writer May 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has written a new script to the movie industry and how the world will experience cinema in the future.  Many films originally set to have a release date this spring were...

Sonic the hedgehog is out for anxious fans to watch, and it did not dissapoint

Rebecca Newman, Graphics Editor April 19, 2020

In recent years, the prospect of video game movies has been revived through the financial and cultural growth of popular video game franchises. When “Detective Pikachu” was released in 2019, a niche...

Netizens criticize movie ‘Birds of Prey’ for not having sex appeal

Lorelai Slaydon and Isabelle Coburn April 14, 2020

Despite its amazing title, “Birds of Prey" (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) did not do so hot on its opening weekend. The movie has had the lowest recorded opening weekend out...

Illustration by Michelle Nguyen

Hollywood Hypocrisy: Oscars are still so white

Ronnie Gogoi, Co News Editor February 7, 2020

The student population at Cal High is extremely diverse, with a variety of different races from all over the globe. Pulling the best and brightest from our school would result in a wide net of people from...

Brooklyn Miravalles-Calceta sings and acts with the San Francisco Children’s Musical Theater and has appeared in several independent films.

Miravalles-Calceta is shooting for the stars

Sierra Randel and Isabella Belof, Staff Writers May 29, 2019

When the stage lights blare and the spotlight focuses on her, Brooklyn Miravalles-Calceta knows that despite her apprehension, she can’t let her nerves get the best of her. Miravalles-Calceta, a sophomore...

Promising new summer films

Promising new summer films

Varsha Ravi, Managing Editor May 29, 2019

Summer is nearly here, and along with warm weather and no school comes... “Spider-Man: Far From Home”  Set directly after the events of “Avengers: Endgame”, “Spider-Man: Far From Home”...

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