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Captain Marvel Breaks Box Office Record With $800 Million

Captain Marvel Breaks Box Office Record With $800 Million

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under A & E

On Friday March 8, 2019, the highly anticipated Captain Marvel aired in theaters across America. The release date is no coincidence: March 8th is also known annually as International Women’s Day. A prequel to the Avengers movies, this film travels to the year 1995 to explore the origins of the well-kn...

Five Feet Apart Movie Review

Five Feet Apart Movie Review

Sarah Moskovitz, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 21, 2019


Filed under A & E

On March 15, 2019, Five Feet Apart, directed by Justin Baldoni, arrived in theaters. In the first 48 hours of showing, the film received a Rotten Tomatoes score of 53% and grossed about $5.36 million (United States only). Chicago Tribune critic reviewer states, “Scene after scene, the movie becomes a two-hour demonstration in the art, craft, and mystery of what a performer can do to make you be...

How to Train Your Dragon’s Conclusion Satisfies

How to Train Your Dragon’s Conclusion Satisfies

Rachel Bybee, A&E Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under A & E

Families and friends alike anticipated the finale of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy. Loyal watchers jumped at the chance to watch it on its release date, February 22, 2019. The exciting conclusion to Hiccup and Toothless' story brought laughter and tears. The How to Train Your Dragon movies...

Theaters Morph into Escape Rooms Across the Country

Theaters Morph into Escape Rooms Across the Country

Carrie Rowley, Midlo Scoop Staff

February 1, 2019


Filed under A & E

On January 4, 2019, Escape Room entered movie theaters, causing horror lovers, thrill-seekers, and mystery enthusiasts to rush to theaters. The film follows the journey of six individuals with dark pasts who desperately chase a $10,000 reward, attacking a series of puzzles to exit each room.  Zoey (...

Ginsberg’s Quest for Justice Hits Theaters

Ginsberg’s Quest for Justice Hits Theaters

Zinzi Symister, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 29, 2019


Filed under A & E

On the Basis of Sex, which made its debut in theaters near and far on December 25, 2019, is a true story, played by Felicity Jones, based on the adult life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  This movie is rated on Rotten Tomatoes at a 71% and 60% on Metacritic and has so far brought in an astonishing $12....

Spanish Students Reflect on Film

Spanish Students Reflect on Film

Katherine Krievs, Student Life Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under News from the Classroom, PBL

Throughout the first semester, Honors Spanish 4 students in Señora Travis Jimenez’s class viewed, analyzed, and wrote about the award-winning film, Ladrón Que Roba A Ladrón. Each student composed a review of the movie in Spanish, and each copy underwent numerous editing stages. After weeks of revising...

The Hate U Give Blows Viewers Away

The Hate U Give Blows Viewers Away

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

October 31, 2018


Filed under A & E

On October 19, 2018, the book to movie adaptation The Hate U Give, directed by George Tillman Jr., packed Midlothian theaters. The young adult film follows the story of 16 year old Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg), a black teen who lives in the projects of Garden Heights. Instead of attending her neighbor...

Venom Shoots Into Theaters

Venom Shoots Into Theaters

Nour Goulmamine, Special Features Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under A & E

On October 5, 2018, the highly anticipated film, Venom, entered movie theaters across the world. Directed by Ruben Fleischer, the film follows the journey of Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), a renowned journalist well known for speaking out against lies and sharing his opinions. His latest topic involves ta...

Truth or Dare? Which Do You Choose?

Truth or Dare? Which Do You Choose?

Sarah Moskovitz and Anna Chen

May 17, 2018


Filed under A & E

On April 13, 2018, Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, took over theaters once again. The movie, directed by Jeff Wadlow, received a rotten tomato score of 15%. The film has grossed about $39.7 million in the United States and $30.8 million in Canada, for a total of $70.5 million total as of now. IMOb c...

Fans Flock to Marvel’s Infinity War

Fans Flock to Marvel’s Infinity War

Rachel Bybee, Midlo Scoop Staff

May 3, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, which hit theaters on April 27, 2018, made about $640.9 million at the box office on opening weekend, breaking all previous records.  During this new hit movie,  every Marvel character meets and fights against the most powerful foe the superheroes had yet to face:...

A Quiet Place Leaves Viewers Speechless

A Quiet Place Leaves Viewers Speechless

Alyssa Marchese and Samantha Johnson

April 25, 2018


Filed under A & E

With a rotten tomatoes score of 95%, the new movie A Quiet Place, directed by John Krasinski, is generating a tremendous amount of positive buzz, as it boasts No.1 at Box Office for the third week in a row. The movie was first introduced as a simple idea in 2013, before it was turned into a speculati...

Black Panther Packs Theaters

Black Panther Packs Theaters

Nour Goulmamine and Marisa Ruotolo

March 1, 2018


Filed under Special Features

If you find yourself at the movies unsure of what to see, perhaps follow in the footsteps of millions to watch the highly anticipated film, Black Panther. Released on February 16, 2018, the film follows the story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), former Prince of the technologically-advanced African nati...

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