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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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500 Days of Summer: The Anti-Romcom

Ellis K (Year 11), Multimedia Editor February 14, 2024

Last Valentine’s Day, Hope R wrote a wonderfully insightful article about the rom-com genre, criticising their misogynistic tendencies and outdated tropes. It’s one you should certainly read before...

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History, Humour and a Touch of Gore

Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor November 22, 2023

Educational entertainment is a wide genre filled with many different attempts to capture not only the minds but also the attention of children all over the world but one program stands out as a blend of...

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The Five Nights At Freddy’s Movie, What Has Been Changed?

Jake M (Year 12), Chief Contributor November 22, 2023

Since I first discovered the games in 2015, I have absolutely adored the Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise. So much so that I spent hours of my time watching every single FNAF video made by Game Theory,...

The War Against Franchise Films!

The War Against Franchise Films!

Max B (Year 11), Multimedia Editor November 15, 2023

The world has seen many iconic film franchises that rack in billions of dollars for large film companies, whether it be the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Fast Franchise, the Star Wars Universe, or the...

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Why Australians are the Masters of Horror

Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor November 8, 2023

James Wan, Jennifer Kent and Leigh Whannel all have one thing in common, that being that they are all Australian. Each one of these people has produced amazing and influential horror movies that every...

Was Barbie Overrated?

Was Barbie Overrated?

Molly B (Year 9), Chief Contributor August 9, 2023

Pink, pink, and guess what… more Pink! The new Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie has created quite a storm on social media. Some people loved it, and some hated it. Many viewers were of the opinion...

Spider-man Across the Spider Verse – How to Make Cinema 

Spider-man Across the Spider Verse – How to Make Cinema 

Joshua M (Year 12) June 21, 2023

Superhero movies over the last two decades have skyrocketed in popularity, with the Marvel cinematic universe being at the forefront of the effort to make movies about our favourite comic book characters,...

The Downfall of Marvel

The Downfall of Marvel

Marziyah P (Year 9) June 21, 2023

MARVEL… I HAVE NO WORDS… WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO YOUR RECORD-BREAKING SUCCESS?  For over a decade, Marvel Studios have consistently dominated the box office with their superhero films captivating...

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The Super Mario Movie: As good as expected?

Dimitri N (Year 11) May 10, 2023

During the holidays, a group of my friends and I decided to go watch the Super Mario Movie. As a big fan of the video game series, I was quite excited about the movie but came in with very low expectations....

The Downfall of the Dystopian Teen Genre

The Downfall of the Dystopian Teen Genre

Miss Gatt (teacher) April 4, 2023

The mid-2010s was for some, highly characterised by the books and media that teenagers and young adults alike were engrossed in. 2014 saw the release of The Maze Runner and Divergent, and The Hunger Games...

Coraline: Curiosity Killed the Cat

Coraline: Curiosity Killed the Cat

Josh M (Year 12), Chief Contributor March 1, 2023

The 2009 stop-motion film, Coraline, directed by Henry Selick, was based off the novel by Neil Gaiman. The movie tells the story of Coraline Jones, a curious and adventurous young girl who moves with her...

Disney Curse

Disney Curse

Molly B (Year 9) February 22, 2023

Zac Efron and Dove Cameron. Two incredibly well-known Disney stars with a bumpy road to fame. It’s a common pattern witnessed with celebrities who have begun their careers at Disney Channel, where a...

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