Samantha Massena Contributing Writer After One Act auditions, student actors, stage managers and directors begin the process of preparing seven different plays, all written by students. The show date is May 7, in the Black Box Theater and will cost… Read More ›
“Us” sets up a terrifying, modern-day framework that plots the psyche against the body. Created by Monkeypaw Productions, the thrilling horror film examines the inevitable mayhem that occurs when these two forces converge.
“Freshly Broke Productions,” a theater company founded by seniors Ethan Ryan, Sammy Toskin, and Christian Ragain, will produce the spring mainstage play, “It’s a Mystery.”
“It’s a Mystery” is written by Ryan and directed by Toskin, and it’s the company’s biggest project yet.
“Heard it in a Past Life,” fully written and co-produced by Folk-pop singer Maggie Rogers, comprehensively elates the experiences and feelings of change. Rogers’ first major-label debut album with Capitol Records was released Jan. 18. Upon release, the album placed… Read More ›
Although the Wii Shop Channel’s closure may not affect those who’ve moved on to next-generation consoles, its shutdown comes with major ramifications to something that affects the games industry at large: media preservation. The Wii Shop Channel wasn’t just a… Read More ›
Kevin Hart is one of the few famous figures that willingly and directly addresses their wrongdoings instead of fading into the shadows until the issue is forgotten. Hopefully, Hart will have a second chance to host the Oscars in the future.
“On the Basis of Sex,” directed by Mimi Ledger, was released on Dec. 28. Despite falling short of a Golden Globe nomination, the film did not fail to inspire hope for all ages. Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”) plays… Read More ›
Since 1967’s “Kinoautomat,” a movie based on audience choices, filmmakers have attempted to make interactive films mainstream, yet little has come of this. “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” shows that basic mistakes are holding back this advancement.
Isabella Ferrell Contributing Writer Plenty of films in the last decade have circled the topic of substance abuse. Movies like fictional films “A Star is Born,” to autobiographical films like “Moonlight” capture the heartbreaking reality of addiction. “Beautiful Boy” does… Read More ›
Ethan Ryan Contributing Writer Freddie Mercury was a maestro, making doubters bite the dust while rocking his way to being a champion until his final breath. “Bohemian Rhapsody” depicts his infinite legacy as per the phrase “fearless lives forever.” The… Read More ›
Elise Wilke-Grimm Contributing Writer Come to Clover and the Bee in Webster Groves and expect a trendy and enjoyable experience. Cozy coffee shop in the morning and upbeat outlet at night. Clover and the Bee serves breakfast, lunch and dinner…. Read More ›
Samantha Massena — Contributing Writer
Netflix’s sequel to “The Christmas Prince,” was all over the place with the plot. It came out on Nov. 3, of this year.
Annabelle Lewis Contributing Writer “Home Alone,” a 1990’s comedy that features Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) an eight year old who accidentally gets left behind after his family leaves for Christmas vacation. This movie runs for 1 hour and 43 minutes… Read More ›
With the release of Illumination Entertainment’s “The Grinch,” on Nov. 9, it’s safe to say that the live action “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” from 2000 is the best adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s Christmas classic. Director Chuck Jones’ animated “How… Read More ›
“The Grinch,” delightfully depicts Dr. Seuss’s classic 1957 short story “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” on the big screen. Brightly produced by Illumination Entertainment, the animated film showcases childlike thrills associated with the Christmas season.
As winter approaches, people aren’t very focused on hauntings, but Halloween doesn’t end have to end in November. For anyone wanting some holiday scares, “The Haunting of Hill House” is the perfect option.
With any Super Smash Bros. installment, the spotlight is always on new playable fighters, and “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” is no different, although it sacrifices quantity for quality. “Ultimate” introduces six newcomers, fewer than any previous installment. This is due… Read More ›
“The Crimes of Grindelwald,” sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” was released on Nov. 16, in theaters across the United States. J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series and producer of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to… Read More ›
Newfound music producer and senior Christian Ragain released his first studio album, “PAiNT,” on Aug. 24. Its nine songs encompass modern jazz and hip-hop influence with a personalized synthetic twist. Classically and jazz trained on the piano, Ragain took piano… Read More ›
In the summer of 2017, the auditorium had its seats replaced for the first time since it was founded in 1928. Now, an even more pertinent issue arises concerning the auditorium’s safety and functionality. Over last summer, drama teacher Todd… Read More ›
When remakes try to recapture the magic of their source material, lightning doesn’t always strike twice, as is the case with “Pokemon Let’s Go! Pikachu” and “Pokemon Let’s Go! Eevee.” The “Let’s Go!” games are remakes of “Pokemon Yellow,” an… Read More ›
Some students play sports, have jobs or just play musical instruments, but others form bands like The Jettisons and Beatrix Kiddo. The Jettisons The Jettisons consists of five juniors: Quinn Coffman (bass), Charlie Teeter (keys), Bill Harned (lead guitar), Eli… Read More ›
From killer Captain Kirk to machete wielding hockey goalies, horror movies have flooded theaters “near you” for decades. Their one purpose: to scare.
Elise Wilke-Grimm – Contributing Writer Drama department will put on the musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” It will be showing Oct 25, 26, and 27 from 7-9:30 p.m.
Telltale Games shocked the games industry this month by announcing its closure, and while the future of its unfinished projects is uncertain, what’s more important is the future of the staff that created them. The adventure game developer was created… Read More ›
“Incredibles 2” is still fresh in the public’s minds, but the movie’s flashing lights controversy has mostly died out. However, if the film industry doesn’t change, intense effects will pose a threat to viewers. The film’s antagonist, Screenslaver, can brainwash… Read More ›
The winner of the two tickets to Taylor Swift’s Sept. 18, concert is freshman Anijah Rayner. Congratulations, Anijah, and thank you to everyone who entered!
Although a bad movie can be a disappointment, it’s even more tragic when a promising movie is lackluster, as is the case with the Jim Henson Company’s latest film, “The Happytime Murders.” “Happytime” portrays puppets living alongside humans, albeit they’re… Read More ›
Two tickets to Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour at the Dome at America’s Center on Sept. 18, will be given by the ECHO to the student who most convinces entertainment columnist Josie Krueger that he/she deserves them. Fill out the… Read More ›
Director Spike Lee tells the bizarre, true story of eager rookie Ron Stallworth, played by John David Washington, the first black officer to join the Colorado Springs police department. Based on the book “Black Klansman: Race, Hate and the Undercover… Read More ›
Josie Krueger Entertainment Columnist Director Luca Guadagnino brings André Aciman’s 2007 novel to life in the film “Call Me by Your Name,” released in January 2018. Aciman described how, while hearing the director Luca Guadagnino’s plan for the end scene… Read More ›
Josie Krueger Entertainment Columnist California, sunny days and partying are the typical words to describe the famous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. However, due to a recent controversy involving the event’s owner, Philip Anschutz, the festival has been described… Read More ›