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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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Denis Villeneuve in the Liwa desert while filming Dune. Photo: Chiabella James

Dune: The Journey to Arrakis

Ellis K (Year 12) March 13, 2024

“For me, the process is more important than the outcome. I enjoy the journey of making a film.”   If you’re someone who actually goes outside a lot, you probably won’t know that’s...

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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Hope R wrote a wonderfully insightful article about the rom-com genre, criticising their misogynistic tendencies and outdated tropes.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...

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...

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...

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...

Falling For Christmas: Family Film Falls Flat

Falling For Christmas: Family Film Falls Flat

Hope R (Year 8), Chief Contributor December 7, 2022

It's that time of year again. Decorations are up, advent calendars are opened, and screens are flooded with Christmas movies. From The Grinch to Home Alone, these festive films are enjoyed by millions...

Wakanda Forever: Worth a Watch?

Wakanda Forever: Worth a Watch?

Beth S (Year 12), Chief Contributor November 16, 2022

(Please be advised this article may contain spoilers)  Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever was released on the 10th of November 2022 and has since received significant global attention. Audience reviews...

Chainsaw Man Vol. 1 cover, Viz Media.

Chainsaw Man: A Kickback Worth Watching

Albert D (Year 10) November 2, 2022

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase, Chainsaw Man? Your first thought may be to imagine a man who has a weird obsession with chainsaw, or maybe his parents hated him, so they named him after a...

Thor: Love & Thunder Review

Thor: Love & Thunder Review

Olivia S (Year 11), Chief Contributor August 2, 2022

FOREWARNING: SPOILERS INCLUDED  The Taika Waititi-directed movie "Thor: Love and Thunder" is considered to be a reputable asset to the Marvel cinematic universe. It is simple, personable, and direct....

Top Gun: Maverick – Worth leaving your house for

Top Gun: Maverick – Worth leaving your house for

Alex Westcott (Year 11) June 22, 2022

Top Gun was one the best movies …. I have ever seen!  It is a fast-paced, high-action film with many note-worthy scenes. The extent the movie went, to portray the action scenes went above and beyond,...

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