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Eight years after the last movie, Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes, brings us back into the brutal world of Panem. The prequel follows the future president of Panem, Coriolanus Snow, before he becomes the evil manipulator he is notorious for being.

The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes is the perfect addition to the series

Sara Ackerman, Reporter December 11, 2023
Eight years after the closing of The Hunger Games cinematic series,...
Disney describes the movie as an all-new, original feature film set in Element City, where fire-, water-, land- and air residents live together.

Elemental: a Disney flop or just bad advertising?

Emma Linder, Reporter October 26, 2023

Elemental is a movie about a Water Boy and a Fire Girl falling in love despite societal norms refusing the relationship. It's a movie that went over many people’s heads after its release on June 16,...

Mr. Brink was very scared of the Wicked Witch of the West when he was younger. Mr. Brink is giving us his “I am no longer scared of you” face in this photo.

Favorite childhood movies of the HHS staff: Mr. Brink

Lily Stevens, Reporter October 24, 2023

Mr. Brink is a history teacher at HHS and has been teaching here for 18 years. Mr. Brink is known all over the school for being their favorite teacher and for his unique, high-energy teaching style. Mr....

A iconic scene from Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!  1966 ... Its the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!  by James Vaughan is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Top five best movies to watch during Fall

Catherine Naples, Reporter October 22, 2023

As Halloween approaches, the spooky spirit is only growing more. Many people seem to love Fall for the apple orchard trips, pumpkin carvings, Fall Starbucks drinks, costumes, seasonal candles and more....

The My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 promotional poster outside Hudson’s local movie theater: Regal Cinemas. The film came out on September 8th and had mostly negative reviews.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 isn’t worthy of an “Opa!”

Ava Tallat-Kelpsa, Editor-in-Chief October 2, 2023

Toula Portokalos and her eccentric Greek family are back for the third time in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3. The newest addition to the My Big Fat Greek Wedding series follows Toula’s family on a trip...

The Barbie movie was directed by Greta Gerwig and was written about the famous Barbie fashion dolls by the company Mattel. The film shows Barbie (Margot Robbie) and Ken’s (Ryan Gosling) travels all over the Barbie and real world.

The summer of Barbie

Lily Stevens, Reporter September 19, 2023

Recently, the Barbie movie has taken over the world. From countless ads and magazines, all the way to pink carpets, the world has gone completely mad over the movie. The Barbie movie was directed by Greta...

Bladerunner 2049 is the best movie depicting a forgotten past life.

Blade Runner 2049: A dystopian masterpiece

Cecilia Pisano, Reporter May 22, 2023

Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, is a masterpiece of cinema that manages to outperform its renowned predecessor, Blade Runner. The movie, starring Ryan Gosling as K, a new Blade Runner...

The original Avengers promotional poster shows scenes from the “Battle of New York” that was filmed in Cleveland.

Cleveland and Marvel: The MCU’s relationship with Northeast Ohio

Ellie Davis, Reporter May 22, 2023

It is no secret that multiple scenes from various Marvel projects have been filmed in Cleveland, Ohio. Some of the most notable films include The Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, both...

BEWARE! Ghostface is ready for their next victim...

Scream 4 is overrated, overdone, overappreciated and completely unnecessary

Samuel Stevenot, Reporter May 22, 2023

The title tells no lies. Scream 4 is overrated, overdone, overappreciated and completely unnecessary to the Scream franchise. The Scream franchise has existed since 1996. The movie had two sequels...

“Elf” is one of the most loved holiday movies out there. The movie ended up grossing just over six times its set budget.

“Elf”: A holiday movie that will spread Christmas cheer for years to come

Molly McInerney, Reporter November 30, 2022

Christmas is one of the most popular holidays in the world with around 93 percent of people in the US celebrating as of 2021. It is a season represented with movies, songs, and various activities including...

Kevin McCallister, the main character of the outstanding movie. The memorable character makes the film an enjoyable classic.

Home Alone: A Phenomenal classic

Charlotte Smetham, Reporter November 21, 2022

If you are seeking an enjoyable classic Christmas movie, look no further, “Home Alone” is the one for you! Directed by Chris Columbus, the movie was released on Nov. 16 1990, and instantly became a...

Baz Luhrmanns take on Elvis Presleys life is shown in the 2022 film, Elvis.

Elvis takes the stage once more

Kelsi Pinnow, Reporter November 2, 2022

As the number one solo artist of all time, Elvis Presley knew how to captivate his audience. His name is one of the most recognizable in the music industry in the last century. Even though his passing...

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