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“Trolls” a colorful trip

“Trolls” a colorful trip

MyEisha Jones, Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Newly released on DVD, “Trolls” is a fantastic film, not only for children but for teenagers too. Not only is the movie itself very good but the colorful characters are greatly animated, giving the audience a great view of all the different colorful trolls with ease. For any audience that is pa...

Is “Ghost in the Shell” whitewashing? Hint: It’s not.

Is “Ghost in the Shell” whitewashing? Hint: It’s not.

Ashton Talley

March 20, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

In recent news, Dreamworks has hired several producers and directors to create a live action 2017 film of "Ghost in the Shell," an originally Japanese created source material. However, rather focusing on the talent involved in the movie and whether the film will actually be good, many people are more s...

Tyler Perry scores another hit

Tyler Perry scores another hit

Josh Brown

March 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

I recently watched Tyler Perry’s "Madea On The Run" (the play), and let me just say, if you’re looking for a positive family show, this is the one for you. This play gives relatable life lessons and gives insight about the lives of children in dysfunctional families. This play provides the pe...

“Hidden Figures” is a must see for all

“Hidden Figures” is a must see for all

Juanita Wimbley

February 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

"Hidden Figures" is an inspirational movie based on three intelligent African American women. Taraji P. Henson plays as Katherine G. Johnson, Octavia Spencer plays as Dorothy Vaughn, and Janelle Monae plays as Mary Jackson. The three ladies are the masterminds behind the brilliant works of NASA. The...

“The Force Awakens” doesn’t dazzle

“The Force Awakens” doesn’t dazzle

Ashton Talley

January 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

In the year of 2015, the latest film continuation at the time of "Star Wars" had been released. And as a "Star Wars" film it wasn’t anything spectacular. It was at least decent. An okay movie for any new or returning fan to at least enjoy. Although it certainly doesn’t live up to it’s past elder fi...

“Charmed” still spellbinding

“Charmed” still spellbinding

MyEisha Jones, Editor

November 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The classic television series ¨Charmed” is exceptional. This series is one that I would definitely recommend watching. It is about a prophesied sisterhood of three sisters who eventually come into their powers and realize that they are witches. Known as the most powerful witches on Earth, th...

Watson’s book gives insights on young life

Watson’s book gives insights on young life

Aaliyah Davis

November 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Serenity's mother is dead. Her dad is AWOL and is now living with her strange grandparents. Serenity is struggling keeping secrets which she has had to keep all her life. Some things hold luck like her making a new friend, new school and new church. Serenity's brother starts to make second-ra...

“1408” a thrilling trip

“1408” a thrilling trip

Ashton Talley

November 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

From the director of "The Rite,” acted out perfectly by John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson, comes a film that will either terrify or entertain ghost/horror loving audiences to no end. Rather than having cheap jump scares and plastic acting, this movie gives subtle, quiet gestures that constantl...

ANC Halloween plays a frightfully good time

ANC Halloween plays a frightfully good time

Rakia Edmonson

October 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

ANC’s “Two Halloween Plays One Show” directed by Michael Fisher was a success. Each play consisted of 30 minutes and in between a 10 minute intermission. “Ten Ways To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse” (written by Don Zolidis) was the first play that was performed. The two narrators introduced 10...

Yearbook orders being accepted

Yearbook orders being accepted

Yaszmyine Ayers

October 24, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The KBC Media program is currently producing the school's first yearbook. Order forms are available in the office or in Mrs. Thompson's room. This year the school has added lots of different activities such as Culinary Club, cheerleading, basketball and a step team. Thompson pointed out that with th...

Culinary Club off to a great start

Culinary Club off to a great start

Yaszmyine Ayers

October 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

This year's Culinary Club is amazing. Planning on teaching kids how to make many different dishes, Ms. Thompson has brainstormed many ideas of what she expects them to be able to make. Last week, Culinary Club had their first meeting. Their goal was to make homemade bread, strawberry jam, homema...

“True Grit” remakes classic western magic

“True Grit” remakes classic western magic

Ashton Talley

September 28, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

"True Grit" is an American 2010 remake of the 1960s western adventure film of the same name. The film is directed by the Coen brothers, ("No Country for Old Men," "The Big Lebowski") produced by Steven Spielberg, and stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Barry Pepper. The fingerprints around the production and c...

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