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Frozen 2 Review

Frozen 2 Review

Lucia Labarre, Scoop Writer

December 15, 2019

 After watching Frozen and thoroughly enjoying it, I was intrigued to see the new Frozen 2 and discover how they would continue the plot into a second movie. I have to say, I was very pleased with the way it was executed and thought it had a very entertaining and thought out plot line. It was a movie tha...

Noelle Review: How Kendrick and Hader Saved this Movie

Noelle Review: How Kendrick and Hader Saved this Movie

Reagan Rude, Scoop Editor

December 15, 2019

A long time ago, movies like Noelle used to be called “straight to tape”, then they were referred to as “straight to DVD” and now they are simply called “straight to streaming subscription service.” These movies are not put in the theater because most people would not bother to see them, a...

Christmas Magic at the Market

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

December 13, 2019

Nothing quite represents the beginning of the holiday season like a trip to the Chicago Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza. Squeezed into the heart of the theater district, the market is always jam-packed with both shoppers and browsers who can peruse a large selection of gifts, foods, drinks and keepsa...

3 Dark Crowns: Worth the Time?

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

December 13, 2019

Within Kendare Blake’s novel, 3 Dark Crowns, the magical island Fennbirn forces the triplet daughters of its queen to fight until one is victorious and claims the title of queen. However, when the story begins, there is a new generation of triplets, and things start to go awry. For centuries ...

A Christmas Journey: A Great Fireplace Read

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

December 13, 2019

With the holidays coming up and winter settling in, A Christmas Journey is the perfect book to read. Anne Perry, who is known for the series Thomas Pitt and William Monk writes A Christmas Journey as a historical mystery novel that follows the interactions of a group of wealthy British elites.  The no...

Breaking Expectations: El Camino

Reagan Rude, Scoop Editor

November 15, 2019

It has been nine years after the jaw-dropping series finale of the critically acclaimed AMC series Breaking Bad, whose open-ended resolution left fans guessing the fate of the main characters: Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) and Walter White (Bryan Cranston). While most presume that White had died since he was se...

Turtles All the Way Down and Thumbs All the Way Up

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

November 15, 2019

 John Green is an established author and scholar, having previously written Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars and other award-winning titles. His latest novel, Turtles All the Way Down was written in 2017 and does not fall short of his prestigious reputation.      A young girl, Aza, and her best...

Read & Watch: In the Tall Grass

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

November 15, 2019

Netflix’s new film In the Tall Grass is based off of Stephen King and Joe Hill’s novella. Stephen King, often recognized for his frightening novels, has previously written many well-known works including It, The Shining, and Carrie. Joe Hill, the son of Stephen King, is the author of New York Times best...

Give IT a Whirl

Reagan Rude, Scoop Writer

October 28, 2019

Let’s face it: three hours is so much time to dedicate to watching a movie. Personally, I usually only make an exception for The Sound of Music (what can I say, I just love Captain Von Trapp) and other than that, sitting for three hours is just not a commitment I am willing to make. However, I took a...

The Little Mermaid Review

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

October 28, 2019

    Have you ever wondered what life under the sea would be like? This fall, Glenbard South will be diving into the sea life. The Glenbard South Theatre will be bringing to life the whimsical movie and 2008 Broadway show, “The Little Mermaid.” This version on the classic hit will star Gabi Allaway as “A...

Ad Astra: A Sci-Fi Masterpiece

Gwyn Buckley, Scoop Writer

October 22, 2019

          Over the weekend I took the time to see Brad Pitt's new movie Ad Astra, which came into theaters on September 20th. Walking into this movie, I thought it was going to be just a story about being lost in space simply about the characters’ back story. I was instantly proven wrong. This mo...

Let Me Hear a Rhyme: A Striking New Novel

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

October 22, 2019

Let Me Hear a Rhyme, a striking novel published earlier this year, is a remarkable piece that will captivate the reader’s attention and provide an intriguing view on hip-hop, Brooklyn and overcoming hardship. The novel is written by Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Allegedly and Monday’s Not Coming....

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