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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...

The Greatest Showman Wows Audiences

The Greatest Showman Wows Audiences

Marisa Ruotolo, Midlo Scoop Staff

January 23, 2018


Filed under Visual Arts

On December 22, 2017, The Greatest Showman hit theaters in Richmond. The trailers leading up to the day excited many and boosted expectations through the roof. The movie, which recounts the true story of P.T. Barnum, is receiving critical acclaim as a “heartwarming film” that tells the history o...

Tale as Old as Time

Tale as Old as Time

Dreya Fernandes, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under A & E

A Disney classic reappeared on theater screens on March 17, 2017.  Beauty and the Beast comes to life this time as a live-action film instead of the original animated version. Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as Prince Adam/the Beast. Creators of the film remained tru...

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