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Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season

Christmas movie recommendations for the 2020 holiday season
Modern and classic Christmas films to watch this winter
November 26, 2020
Modern and classic Christmas films to watch this winter

Halloween movie recommendations

Movie poster of A Quiet Place. | Paramount Pictures
A mix of spooky classics and thriller movies to watch at home this Halloween
October 14, 2020
A mix of spooky classics and thriller movies to watch at home this Halloween

Painted horror

O'Donnell shows off her two looks created for video tutorials
The horror in special effects art
March 11, 2020
The horror in special effects art

How movies instill stereotypical ideas in the younger generations

How movies instill stereotypical ideas in the younger generations
January 7, 2020

Peter Pan. Dumbo. Snow White. Tom and Jerry. We’ve grown up watching these films — cheering on as Peter Pan and his cohort of Lost Boys battled Captain Hook, and sighing in defeat when Snow White bit...

‘Abominable’ Review: The importance of Asian representation

A scene from the new movie
The cultural significance of ‘Abominable’ and what it means for Asian Americans
October 9, 2019
The cultural significance of ‘Abominable’ and what it means for Asian Americans

Drawn Dead: The live-action Disney Renaissance

Drawn Dead: The live-action Disney Renaissance
The possible death of 2D animation
September 27, 2019
The possible death of 2D animation

Kickstarting the year: MV Cinema Club hosts first meeting

At the beginning of MV Cinema Club's first meeting of the year, room B211 was filled with students eager to get started. Photo by Justine Ha
Club hosts different Kahoot games testing movie trivia and distributes free donuts
September 16, 2019
Club hosts different Kahoot games testing movie trivia and distributes free donuts

Marvel vs. DC Comics

Marvel vs. DC Comics
MVHS community debates between Marvel vs. DC
April 10, 2019

ajor Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson was in need of cash. It was 1937, and he was writing for pulp magazines, another name for inexpensive fiction magazines. Partnering with magazine distributors Harry Donenfeld...

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first-ever bonding activity

The Class of 2021 prepares for its first-ever bonding activity
Three class officers explain their process for organizing and executing class events
March 18, 2019

Despite an unsuccessful campaign last school year, the class of 2021 has set the date for their first‐ever bonding activity: a relaxing movie night to be held after school on Friday, March 29. After...

Music in film: MV Cinema Club discusses movie composers

Music in film: MV Cinema Club discusses movie composers
Officers and members gather for trivia and Hostess cupcakes
March 13, 2019

“xcuse me, cupcake coming through.” Arbitrary phrases such as this may be heard during the MV Cinema Club’s meeting, along with competitive yelling about which composer curated the music for...

To be a kid again: Students share opinion on upcoming Disney-Pixar sequel, “The Incredibles 2”

To be a kid again: Students share opinion on upcoming Disney-Pixar sequel,
December 12, 2017

hirteen years. That’s how long it has been since the first “Incredibles” movie was released in theaters. And over a decade later, the teaser for its sequel, “The Incredibles 2,” is now attracting...

A Film Lover: Razi Mahmood

A Film Lover: Razi Mahmood
December 11, 2017

or senior Razi Mahmood, film is the best kind of art. There’s a sense of joy, a small satisfaction and excitement, when the theater slowly grows darker before a movie. The same can be felt when lying...

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